Samantha Hartsoe was curious about the cold air leaking into her New York City apartment bathroom, so she investigated. Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Candyman!
The short answer is that it goes to New Jersey. But what happens in New Jersey is surprisingly interesting. Business Insider: "You don't smell garbage. You smell money" New York City is one of the most wasteful cities in the world. But none of its trash is actually processed in NYC. It's sent to waste-to-energy… READ THE REST
My Modern Met has a cool photo essay featuring the work of Nicolas Miller, a NY-based photographer who teases out neo-noir photo-stories from the nighttime, rain-soaked, steamy streets of the real Gotham City. Miller's pursuit of imperfect light and lonely urban corners produce images that invoke the magic of film noir in the modern age.… READ THE REST
432 Park Avenue, tallest residential tower on Earth when built, promised a life of modern luxury and leisure in the skies over New York City. It isn't working out: the pipes leak, the elevators frequently malfuction, the walls creak ominously, and they've cancelled free brunch. Less than a decade after a spate of record-breaking condo… READ THE REST
If you're running a website, you want people to visit that website. Presumably. Wild guess. If you're going through the work and cost of operating a website just to dump your thoughts on the web, that's cool. Diary is probably safer, but whatever. Back to the point at hand: If you're operating a website, you… READ THE REST
How do you protect yourself from everybody online trying to get all up in your business? And we aren't just talking about cybercriminals and other malevolent black hats rummaging around the internet either. We also mean all those "legitimate" businesses that use trackers, cookies, and other online tricks to harvest as much usable information from… READ THE REST
Everybody strives for truly unique home decor. That would seem to make a lot of sense, because who wants the same stuff that everybody else has? Of course, unique often translates to handmade, so unless you've got a knack for carpentry or know a great art dealer, unique can be both tough and costly to… READ THE REST