Monday, April 30, 2007

Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards project goes on as demolition begins. An old gas station on the corner of Pacific and Vanderbilt was boarded up with tall blue plywood is now gone.

Friday, April 27, 2007

A Genius Takes Flight

Sometimes I post images that simply touch me. Here are two of Stephen Hawking.

British physicist Stephen Hawking floats in a weightless environment created by flight maneuvers during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 owned and operated by the Zero-Gravity Corporation, after taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.
Zero-Gravity Corporation/ handout/epa/Corbis

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

A Tall Demand

Supporters of Save Darfur and former NBA player Sudanese-born Manute Bol protest investments by Fidelity in Sudan in lower Manhattan.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Accidental Tourist

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad poses for a picture with tourists during a visit to the ancient imperial city of Persepolis, the capital of Persia's Archaemenid dynasty, near the town if Shiraz, some 950 km south of current capital of Tehran.

AFP Photo/STR/Getty Images