Everyone on Wall Street has been talking about this week's arrest of a little-known UK-based trader on allegations that he caused the May 6, 2010 "Flash Crash." That's because the consensus view on the Street is that the arrest itself is absolutely ridiculous. Show More Summary
Looking for the Loch Ness monster just got easier, thanks to Google Street View. In honor of the anniversary of a famous 1934 photograph of a mythical Scottish monster, the Internet search giant mapped out the iconic lake in all its panoramic glory. Show More Summary
Today Sotheby's in London put on public display this extremely rare Elephant Bird Egg in its galleries at 34–35 New Bond Street. It will be on view for only five days prior to Sotheby's Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History auction on Thursday 30 April. Show More Summary
A crane collapsed at a construction site on East 44th Street, between Third and Second avenues. One person was dead at the scene, according the FDNY, which is on site. The incident in midtown... To view the full story, click the title link.
Over the course of six weeks and with a cast of hundreds, a Belgian theater company seized control of over six miles of streets in the city of Mons to stage surreal spectacles including flying kayakers, crowds of angels, and a taxidermy deer transforming into a donkey.
For years on my way to work I passed Annie Moore's, an Irish pub on East 43rd Street at Vanderbilt Avenue, next to Grand Central Terminal. In the mornings I'd peer in at the breakfast crowd; in the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Rising rents in SoHo may take down another longtime tenant. The space where the Museum of Modern Art Design Store is located at 81 Spring St., on the corner of Crosby Street, is on the market. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
A Bronx-based brewery is going suds up. City Island Beer Co., which opened only two years ago, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection. The operation, which is housed on Reville Street, cited... To view the full story, click the title link.
Washington, D.C., 1922. "NO CAPTION (women on street)." One in a series showing spring fashions at Easter. This trio is going places with a camera and a banjo. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.
David Zwirner presents an exhibition of recent paintings and pastels by Lisa Yuskavage, on view at 533 West 19th Street in New York. Yuskavage?s works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated...Show More Summary
Travelling to Gallipoli is a rite of passage for many Australians, especially around Anzac Day. But if you can’t make it there, Google Street View now has an extensive collection of pictures of historic sites at Gallipoli, including the ability to explore more than 80 key locations on the Gallipoli Peninsula. More »
Search Loch Ness on Google Street View An update to Google's Street View service has made it possible to explore Loch Ness from your computer.The search for the world's best known lake monster received an unexpected boost this week after...Show More Summary
Shares of storage titan EMC (EMC) are up 81 cents, or 2.9%, at $27.13, after the company this morning missed Q1 revenue and earnings expectations, citing geopolitical factors in Russia and China, plus “execution” issues, and cut its year view, citing the rising U.S. dollar. Revenue in the three months ended in March rose 2%, year [...]
“Our next agreement will be on our civil rights!” was one of the slogans people chanted in Tehran only hours after a nuclear agreement was reached on April 2, during their street celebrations. During his election campaign, President Hassan Rouhani repeatedly pledged to observe citizens’ rights, end the house arrest of the Green Movement leaders, […]
Google has uploaded some Street View images of Loch Ness in Scotland, above and below the surface. You can now explore the surface and dive underwater in the freshwater lake of Loch Ness.Take in its haunting beauty, made darker still...Show More Summary
So if you’ve used Google today (and if you haven’t, how do you manage?), you’ve no doubt seen the little animation commemorating the 81st anniversary of the publication of the most well known photo of the Loch Ness Monster, the so-called Surgeon’s Photo. Taken by Dr. Robert Kenneth Wilson and published in 1934 , the photo seems […]
Who wants to go diving into that freezing, murky water anyway?
Those keen to search for Scotland's mythical Loch Ness monster can do so from anywhere in the world after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake. The Street View series includes the ancient Urquhart Castle seen from the water, Fort Augustus Abbey and the lake seen "from Nessie's perspective" under the peaty waters. Show More Summary
(Photo: Google) See that spot on the water? Yes, now we have definitive, scientific proof that a giant swimming cryptid has indeed made her home in the deep water of Scotland’s Loch Ness. Google placed a panoramic camera to a boat to map the lake and took underwater shots for Nessie, who usually travels submersed. Show More Summary
Google Street View recently mapped out the entire Scottish loch above and below the water