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July 23, 2019

Vintage Photos Show Rare Look at New York City When It’s Empty and Quiet

We think of New York as “the city that never sleeps,” but photographer Duane Michals has shown a different side of the metropolis. In his series Empty New York, he presents pictures of Manhattan, shot in 1964 and 1965, like a ghost town. It lacks the typical hustle and bustle we’ve come to expect from the urban island. Restaurants are without patrons and local bakeries have nothing to show in their window displays.

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July 23, 2019

NASA Is Going to Visit a Gold and Precious Metal Asteroid Worth $700 Quintillion

We may be on the brink of a new gold rush, but not here on Earth. An asteroid made entirely of metal is the subject of a future NASA mission that may allow us to understand more about the Earth’s core and how planets formed. 16 Psyche is a massive asteroid that is particularly interesting due to its metallic composition, which has caused some people to speculate about its potential value.

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July 22, 2019

Adventure Video Game Lets Players Explore an Open World as a Cat

If you’ve ever wanted to see the world from a cat’s perspective, developer Eric Blumrich has created an open world video game that lets you do just that. Set on a remote island of Maine, Peace Island is a story-driven adventure game where players become cats that must work together to secure their future. The game begins with a group of nine cats (Boy, Gary, Calinaigh, Anin, Girl, Zack, Ronan, Sushi, and Elizabeth)

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July 22, 2019

Stunning Winners of the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards

The winners of the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards have produced stunning bird imagery that stand out from the crowd of over 2,000 North American photographers who entered the contest. In an exciting development, the Audubon Photography Awards have added two new prizes in addition to the Professional, Amateur, and Youth contests.

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