Unforgettable Photos From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Northeast last night leaving a trail of destruction including floods, fires, fallen trees and millions without power. John Miksad, senior vice president for electric operations at Consolidated Edison, said, “This will be one for the record books. This will be the largest storm-related outage in our history.”

Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg said, "Make no mistake about it, this was a devastating storm, maybe the worst that we have ever experienced.”

"But we will get through the days ahead by doing what we always do in tough times, by standing together shoulder to shoulder ready to help a neighbor, comfort a stranger, and get the city we love back on its feet.”





December 2, 2016

Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Modern

  Every December, Britain’s Tate Modern debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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