Taking The Subway From New York to Chicago

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Heading home for the holidays? Maybe your folks live back in Brooklyn, or maybe they live out in the sticks. Just how far and where could you get if the NYC subway lines were laid end-to-end in one direction?

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Manic Impression: The Illustrations of Ghostshrimp

Cigarettes, casts, knives, arrows, spirits, and blood, are just some of the elements in the fluid world of Ghostshrimp. Self proclaimed ADHD since 1980, Ghostshrimp’s output matches his talent. Working for many cool clients, Ghostshrimp’s main gig is working on the Cartoon Networks’ Adventure Time.

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Locating a Winner: March Madness Mapped

Where is that team from? It’s a question I often ask myself during March Madness. Marquette… isn’t that in Michigan? Nope, Wisconsin. Where the heck is Xavier? Oh yeah, in Ohio. Chances are that university you’re a little fuzzy on is in basketball country.

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Stopping Traffic: The Busiest NYC Subway Stops?

New York City, where half the population doesn’t own a car, is synonymous with Mass Transit. The MTA pegs subway and bus ridership at approximately seven million a day; and each year puts out a ridership report for subway and bus stations.

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Beautiful Ad Campaign Features Instrument Interiors

Don’t you wish you could hang out and listen to some music in this beautifully lit space?
Featuring inside-instrument macro photography, this creative yet simple ad campaign is by art director Bjoern Ewers, for the Berlin Philharmonic with photography by Mierswa-Kluska.

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The “LowLine”– New York’s Proposed Underground Park


How do you transform a 60-yr old underground Trolley Terminal into an underground park complete with growing vegetation?
Dan Barasch and James Ramsey want to use fiber optic cables to reflect surface sunlight underground. The result will be a first ever of its kind park lying under Delancey street, in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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50 Year Old Photos Transformed Into Surreal GIFs

Designer and artist Cari Vander Yacht works for the well known advertising company Wieden+Kennedy by day… but by night she paints and works on experimental projects like this wonderfully surreal series “TGIMGIF” (Thank God It’s Monday’s Graphics Interchange Format).

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Driving Dangerously: It’s All Buckle, No Belt, In China.

Driving without a seat belt is common in China. So common in fact, they have a work-around for the annoying beeping sound cars make when you don’t buckle up. Simply insert Mickey, Hello Kitty, or a rhinestone studded gun to fool your car. Sold on sites like Taobao (China’s equivalent to eBay) with headings such as “These items may be removed at any time! Order Soon!”

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