Category: Photos

A Koi Grows in Brooklyn

A cool little koi pond my daughter and I came across while walking around the hood the other day.  I have no idea how these fish can afford to live here. Brooklyn rent prices are […]

David Letterman is Embracing His Inner Beard in Retirement

“You know what? I used to say, every day, ‘I am so sick and tired of shaving.’ I had to shave every day, every day, for 33 years,” he explained. “And even before that when […]

My Building’s Elevator Company is Serious About Character Limits on Buttons

There’s an elevator in my building that actually prompts a physical reaction from me every time that I use it. I reach over and choose the floor I’m going to and then…I see it. “CALL […]

Underwater Volcanoes: Watching the Earth Give Birth

Underwater volcanoes have fascinated me since the first time I read about the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, a volcano located in the Sunda Strait. Krakatoa was the name also used for the surrounding island group […]

500,000 people gather at Moscow’s Manezh Park to demand the resignation of Mikhail Gorbachev and his communist party in the spring of 1991

Sometimes an historical photo can capture a place and time better than any amount of words. This is one of those times. These people got together and effected change.

Photos of a man who injected himself with Melanotan-II for 5 months

If you’re like me, and probably most normal people, you have likely never heard of Melanotan-II. It’s likely because it’s never been approved by any governmental agency anywhere and has never even been used (in […]

Curiosity rover takes an amazing selfie on Mars

This will never cease to blow my mind. Not only that we were able to successfully build and then landed this thing on Mars but that it continues to just wander around, collect data and […]

NASA captures the dark side of the moon as it transverses in front of the Earth

A camera aboard NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite was 1 million miles away from the Earth when it turned captured these images of the dark side of the moon crossing in front of […]

George W. Bush shows up for jury duty

Being a former POTUS might come with its perks but getting out of jury duty isn’t one of them. Unfortunately Bush wasn’t picked for duty because can you just imagine how freaky it would be […]

Young entrepreneur at West 4th Street offers a ‘Date while You Wait’

 If you’re like many young people living and working in Manhattan then you know finding time to have a social life can be a challenge. Fortunately this guy was able to identify a need in […]