You don't have to be tall and skinny to live here, but it would probably help.
"Screw it," New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo (probably) thought. People will text and drive, so let’s give them a safe place to do their texting.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan that will make New York City the most electric vehicle friendly place in America.
This week's tech news is all centered around the CES show in Las Vegas, but next week Apple looks to take back some of the thunder with an education event in New York CIty, followed a week later by the Macworld / iWorld conference.
Every year, billions of people across the globe (myself included) flip on their TVs to count down to the new year and watch as the Ball slips down its pole. It's been a tradition that's happened on the roof of One Times Square since 1907. Each year, the ball changes ever so slightly — so little that most people wouldn't even notice a difference. I braved torrential rains into the heart of New York City to see what those alterations would be for the 2012 New Year's Eve Ball, which is decked out with 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles and carries the theme of Let There Be Friendship this year. From down on the streets, the New Year's Eve Ball that now sits permanently above Times Square all year round looks the size of a basketball. You don't realize what a looming structure it is until you get right down under it. It's like the Death Star, only friendlier and without all the planet-vaporizing lasers.
Millions of photographers shoot pictures of New York City every day. How many of them can paint the Big Apple in a light that doesn't feel generic and reek of "been there, done that?" Stephen Wilkes is one of those guys. His Day to Night series showcase how NYC landmarks would look if night and day existed simultaneously.
Bike sharing programs have proven popular in other countries, but the high cost of building an infrastructure has made it tough to do in US cities. A new iPod and GPS powered system looks to change that by requiring no special fixed bike stands.
Yesterday afternoon Lego celebrated the grand opening of its Rockefeller Center store in New York City. The big event climaxed with the final assembly of a 16-foot-tall, two-ton Big Apple that 17,000 people helped build. The store also houses Lego versions of over two dozen classic New York landmarks and scenes.
Oobject just released a list that's as interesting as it is depressing called "15 skyscrapers on hold." There's a few on there you've probably already heard about, such as the Chicago Spire, which may never be restarted again. Its aborted...
The annual Toy Fair opened up at the Javits Center in New York City this weekend. Ignoring the predictable remote-control helicopters, planes, robot animals and lame board games, we still found 10 worthy gems hidden among the miles of...