The next time you find yourself walking across the corner of Maiden Lane and Broadway in Lower Manhattan, remember to look down. In front of what used to be the William Barthman Jeweler is something unexpected: a working clock, embedded in the sidewalk like a precious gem.
Flóra Borsi is fascinated by the beauty of coffee. And so she made this stunning series of pictures where New York City skies are dyed with coffee and the clouds are made of cappuccino foam. It's like the whole city is submerged in a gigantic cup of latte—and some how it is, considering New Yorkers' love for coffee.
This guy is Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi student who traveled to the United States with the intention of carrying out a major terrorist attack. He wanted to blow up this building, 33 Liberty Street, the home of the Federal Reserve Bank located in the heart of the New York City's…
Every year thousands of birds smack their faces on the glass walls of Apple Stores, and it's very sad. But have you ever considered the grandmas? An 83-year-old fur magnate walked face-first into an Apple Store door. She's now suing for $1,000,000.
Canadian company JBI is setting the recycling industry on fire with its new Plastic2Oil plants that promise to convert non-recyclable plastics into fuel.
Imagine buying your dream house and gradually losing it to a slow-moving landslide. For Jim and Charity Marlatt of Keene, NY, this is a living nightmare they face every day.
Dear officials from the City of Beacon, NY: You are stupid. (Update: OK, you are not that stupid).
"Kent Waddell started his day Tuesday by heading to the Hudson River with his bloodworms and fishing rod. But he saw something on the river that made him race home..." This is what he saw. [NYT, photo by Librado Romero]
AT&T's latest idea is actually kind of brilliant on multiple levels: totally free Wi-Fi in Times Square. And it could be how they save their network.
A Radio Shack just exploded with a big ball of fire in Manhattan. It happened on 6th avenue, in between 19th and 20th streets. According to Fox NY, it was a "manhole explosion" that "sparked a transformer fire."
Consumerist is investigating readers' complaints regarding the inability to purchase an iPhone through AT&T's website when using an NY zip code. According to a CS rep: "New York isn't ready for the iPhone." UPDATE: Online fraud is the more likely cause.
Some people use their Kindles to read books. Others get Kindles to spend hours practicing crazy moves with them, like this reader today at the Gizmodo Gallery. Watch him spin the Kindle like a Michael Jordan would spin a basketball.
The 103-inch Panasonic plasma TV is back at Giz Gallery, and as absolutely ginormongous as we remembered. But, uh, how exactly do you install a 900 pound television?
The New York Times sent a photographer inside Grand Central Station's biggest clock, on the building's iconic facade. He emerged with an amazing spherical panorama that may as well have been taken in 1928.
When I was a boy, I loved New York's Museum of Natural History. Mostly the dinosaurs. But why, in the tech world, are there no places to celebrate gadgetry as art, history, the things we love?
I love NYC to bits. But when I see the millions of people shifting in and out Manhattan in a pretty pretty graphic like this, I feel vertigo. And then, when I see the subway statistics, I feel panic: