Investors in the Northeast Maglev (TNEM), an American company with funding from a Japanese government bank, say that a superconducting magnetic levitation train is the future of transportation between Washington, D.C. and New York City. If successful, the Northeast Maglev would carry passengers one way in 60 minutes, and from Baltimore to D.C. in 15 minutes. (Magnets! How do they work?)
Chef Marc Forgione, of Restaurant Marc Forgione, Khe-Yo, and the new American Cut, talks to Co.Create about his creative process and demonstrates how to make his famous chili lobster.
"I think in general, we’re worried a little bit," says Jon Oringer, founder and CEO of Shutterstock, a publicly traded company and one of New York City’s biggest technology outfits. "Tech should definitely be one of the main pillars of the campaign of whoever is planning on running the city, and we haven’t heard too much detail."
Regardless of their business interests, most every New York techie I spoke with admitted they’d be voting Democratic when the time came—and that they support DeBlasio’s advocacy for public education and economic rights.
"Yesterday I set up a stall in the park selling 100% authentic original signed Banksy canvases. For $60 each.”
Artist Jennifer Maravillas is making a 10-foot-by-10-foot map, made from scraps of foraged trash, of every block in Brooklyn.
One way to have more energy at work? Eat smarter. If you don’t get enough protein in your diet—as in, you survive on bagels and coffee, like Ms. Hepburn above—then you’re inviting the low-energy grump into your life. As Lifehacker writer Jason Fitzpatrick notes:
A diet comprised mainly of carbohydrates… . is a recipe for a constant cycle of blood-sugar highs, lows, and the accompanying feelings of exhaustion that go with them. If carbohydrates are the kindling of your metabolism, protein is the slow burning old-growth wood that keeps you going.
How to get more? Fitzpatrick recommends eggs, peanut better, and working in some protein powder. 8 unobvious ways to have way more energy at work
New York Daily News' Marc A. Hermann matched old newspaper photographs of crimes and accidents with present-day locations to create riveting photo mashups of NYC’s past and present.
#Sandy is a compilation of stunning iPhone photos taken during Hurricane Sandy. Its royalties will go to on-going relief efforts.
Check out this giant orb made of NYC’s snapped umbrellas
Irritated urban bicyclists like Mark Climaco and Casey Neistat are capturing the inconsiderate drivers that make it dangerous to bike in the city.
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1 World Trade Center as seen from Hudson River Park. When the Woolworth Building (at the far left) was built in 1913, it was the tallest in the world.
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