Tag Archives: city

San Francisco Made Out of Jell-O

After all of the world’s major cities are decimated my nuclear weapons, engineers of the future might decide to rebuild with a cheaper building material alternative. Case in point, Jell-O. The Golden Gate Bridge would be a hell of a lot tastier, that’s for sure. You won’t want to hike through the city streets without a spoon and some Cool ...

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Corner Communication Warning Sign Saves You From Unsightly Collisions

If you’re neurotic like me and always have to peek around a corner to make sure someone else isn’tbarrelingtheir way in your direction, then a system like the Corner’s Communication Warning Sign is a welcome addition to city streets. Designed by Sanghoon Lee, the Warning System uses sound sensors to determine when someone is approaching the corner and manages the ...

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Hail a Taxi in The Warmest Way Possible

Being a frequent taxi rider must be pretty taxing on the avid mitten wearer. I know that if I drove a taxi, there’s little chance I’d be able to take mitten wearers very seriously. Mittens, in my brain, are completely associated with little kids. So when I see a full-grown adult donning a pair, I can’t help but coyly giggle ...

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Urban Jewelry

What would you do if you discovered a pair of earrings bigger than your car lying on the streets of your city? Would you be amazed or scared that a fashionable giant was about to trample you?

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Paris Wrapped Around Your Finger

The Paris ring features the famous European skyline of the city of Paris, wrapped around your very own finger. Rose, white and yellow 18k gold icons of Paris sit upon a single shank and ring. Hipster bros are going to be all over this in a few weeks, which will totally eliminate any chance of being unique, so if you ...

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Prankster Screws with Crosswalk LEDs

This has to be one of the best street pranks ever. Spotted on the streets of Manhattan, some urban prankster had the ingenious idea of altering the “stop” hand of a traditional crosswalk light to resemble a hand flipping the bird instead. Want to cross the street? Fuck off! No really, just go away. Viva las vandalism! This is so ...

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High Tech: Yankee Stadium

While I’m not a Yankees fan, one can’t deny the popularity and rich history of one of the most famous baseball teams ever. Their new stadium is still being completed in time for the 2009 season that starts next month and it’s shaping up to be quite the experience. Shown above is the 103-by-58-foot 1080p display that will show fans ...

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New York’s Sky Garage

New York City is home to a lot of things. The Mets, Mario and Luigi, Bryant Park. One thing that always flies here, however, is luxury. No matter the cost, you can always build something bigger and better. Such is the case with a set of new apartments in Chelsea. 200 11th Avenue will get an in-house car elevator that ...

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Check Out The Times Square NYE Ball

Living in New York, you’d think I’d be pretty excited for New Year’s Eve and all. After all, millions of people cram into Times Square to see The Jonas Brothers play their hits and to watch the famous ball drop. This year, the ball will feature over 16 million colors, 2668 Waterford Crystals and 32,256 LEDs. Yes, over thirty-two thousand ...

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Google Maps Advertising Hits New York Subway

It appears Google is advertising its Maps service on the New York City subway. I found these pictures on my buddy Nick’s Tumblr, thus leading me to believe that Google would prefer you to use the Maps service over Hopstop. Too bad it’s stuck on the shuttle train. Link

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