If you're a streetwear brand, what better way to show off your fashions than through Google Street View? Clothing label OneMeth has done just that with what it's calling Google Streetwear View. Rather than put out a traditional lookbook,...Show More Summary
The New York Stem Cell Foundation inked a 42,000-square-foot lease at 619 West 54th St., where it will house lab and office space, according to The Wall Street Journal. The 10-year-old nonprofit is... To view the full story, click the title link.
From polar bears in the Canadian Arctic, to communities in the Brazilian Amazon, to blue oak trees in Central California, the impacts of climate change is being felt by plants, animals and people across the planet. As world leaders gather...Show More Summary
Can't afford a trip to Jordan? Thanks to Google, you can get pretty close for free!
11. Google Street view once caught Flaming Lips frontman—and proud Oklahoma City native—Wayne Coyne washing up in a bathtub in his front yard.
This week in art news: the ancient city of Petra was added to Google Street View, Scotland Yard opened its "Black Museum" of historic crime artifacts to the public, and the US government is sued over lost footage of JFK's assassinat...
David Zwirner presents an exhibition of paintings by Raoul De Keyser, marking the artist?s first show with the gallery in London. On view at 24 Grafton Street, Raoul De Keyser: Drift is organized around a group of twenty-two works completed shortly before his death in October 2012, and known as The Last Wall. Show More Summary
Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials see something else: opportunity. Bodies were still lying in the streets of Paris when CIA operatives began exploiting the resulting fear and anger to advance long-standing political...
Hillary Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. In the 18 months prior to announcing her second campaign for president, the... To view the full story, click the title link.
You can now explore more than 30 historical sites throughout Jordan in Google Street View. People all over the world now have a window into this kingdom in the heart of the Middle East.Throughout the ages, ancient civilizations have left their footprints in Jordan. Show More Summary
There is something about ruins that do seem to carry a sense of mystique and intrigue. If only walls could talk, how those ancient stones in the city of Petra, Jordan, will be able to whisper and regale us with tales of yore as armies marched through its belly and traders haggled with their customers. Show More Summary
Google's Street View goes to Jordan, cataloging 30 historic sites with the help of Queen Rania.
Google has been systematically capturing images of some of the world's most beautiful and historic sites on its Street View for years, from the tallest mountains to the sea floor. On Monday, the company announced that it's adding more than 30 historic sites, from Jordan to this catalog including the ancient city of Petra — the […]
In a November 23 post for the Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire blog, Patrick O'Connor highlighted how the "anti-establishment" views of conservative talk radio hosts such as Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity, and MarkShow More Summary
Google continues to expand the range of its Street View project. Today, the company is launching imagery from the ancient rock-cut city of Petra, in Jordan (and one of the seven wonders of the world, depending on which list you’re looking at), as well as imagery from 30 other historical sites in the country. Show More Summary
Starting today you can explore more than 30 historical sites throughout Jordan in Google Street View. To tell you more, read today’s guest blog post, by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan. -Ed. What a great day for JordanShow More Summary
The exact street in Delft that Johannes Vermeer depicted in his 1658 painting View of Houses in Delft, better known as The Little Street, has been identified. It’s the Vlamingstraat, at the current house numbers 40 and 42, and even though the original buildings are gone, it’s eerie how similar the modern scene is to [...]
When I was a boy growing up in Boyle Heights, I had an unobstructed view of the City Hall tower from our apartment on Breed Street. Each year during the Christmas season, our city lit up its seat of government in the shape of a cross. I remember wondering why the city was favoring one religion...
San Francisco circa 1870s. "California Street from Sansome Street." With a horsecar passing by. Copy negative of a photo by I.W. Taber. View full size.
Little Rock, Arkansas, circa 1910. "New Capital Hotel, Markham Street." A century later the building looks much the same, although it's lost the "New." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.