Category: Places

Why Chronic Floods Are Coming to New Jersey – Vox

  Scientists have directly observed sea level rise since the late 18th century. And as they forecast the next 20, 50, and 100 years, sea level rise will continue to accelerate at an alarming rate. That rise won’t just threaten homeowners on the coast — it will also impact the

Harry Macklowe’s “Tower Fifth” To Become New York City’s Tallest Building – New York YIMBY

  YIMBY has the latest on Harry Macklowe’s Tower Fifth at 5 East 51st Street in Midtown Manhattan, the future tallest building in New York City by roof height newyorkyimby.com: Harry Macklowe’s “Tower Fifth” To Become New York City’s Tallest Building By Roof Height, Rising 1,556′ To Pinnacle at 5

Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018 | NASA

Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018 nasa.gov: Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018 | NASA

Disturbing Before-and-After Images Show What Major US Cities Could Look Like in the Year 2100

What the US might look like if the worst climate change predictions come true. businessinsider.com via msn.com: Disturbing before-and-after images show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes

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Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

Working from a combination of satellite records and declassified submarine sonar data, NASA scientists have constructed a 60-year record of Arctic sea ice thickness. Right now, Arctic sea ice is the youngest and thinnest its been since we started keeping records. More than 70 percent of…

The Queen Threw Some Subtle Shade at Trump

when he came to visit / LGBTQ Nation The royal family’s disdain for the crass orange blowhard is hardly a secret …The royals – particularly Princes Harry and Charles – are friends with the Obamas. And since the Queen is notoriously fastidious about protocols of state, it was hardly an

City Hall Station – New York, New York – Atlas Obscura

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier. atlasobscura.com: City Hall Station – New York, New York – Atlas Obscura

20 Spectacular Photos of Cities Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Around the World – Business Insider

The US is far from the only country to recognize Pride. Worldwide, cities aim to highlight issues facing their queer communities through Pride celebrations throughout the year. Here’s how cities around the world have recognized Pride so far in 2018. See much more at businessinsider.com: LGBTQ Pride 2018: Photos of

The Vanishing World of Neon Motel Signs – Atlas Obscura

A photographer has spent decades capturing these symbols of Americana and the open road. The rise of automobile culture at the end of World War II gave Americans an easy and affordable way to see the country. Subsequently, mom-and-pop motels began appearing to meet the demand created by these new

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