This Awesome Gif Shows the Population of New Yorkers at Work vs. the Population at Home Over a 24-Hour Cycle

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The neighborhood just south of Central Park that stays red unusually late is Midtown, home to Times Square, 30 Rock, and Grand Central Station, and intersected almost right down the middle by Broadway. With so many landmarks, it's a wonder that it doesn't stay red even later. The same goes for the southern tip of the island, home to Wall St., and the financial district. As they say, "money never sleeps."

Pic of the Day: Humpback Whale Spotted Off the Coast of New York City

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Pic of the Day: Humpback Whale Spotted Off the Coast of New York City
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Cleaner waters around New York City has increased the populations of fish the whales like to eat.

Smiles Given of the Day: NYC Subway Conductors Experiment

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In New York City, every subway conductor has to point at a certain area at each station to show that they've fully arrived and are paying attention. Yosef Lerner decided to help make this task a little less tedious and bring a smile to the faces of these conductors.

New York City's Barefoot Homeless Man is Internet Famous, But Still Shoeless

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New York City's Barefoot Homeless Man is Internet Famous, But Still Shoeless
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The New York Times tracked down and interviewed Jeffrey Hillman, the barefoot homeless man who was given a brand new pair of boots by an NYPD officer on duty last week, as famously seen in the viral Facebook photo captured by a tourist who happened to be passing by the scene. Curiously enough, the man was once again barefoot when the Times reporter approached him and when asked why, he responded that he was hiding them in safe place as "they are worth a lot of money."

Artsy Fart of the Day: LEGO New York

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Artsy Fart of the Day: LEGO New York
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New York-based artist JR Schmidt designed this 3D topographical model of New York City based on a pixel-by-pixel rendering of Google Map's satellite imagery.

Hat tip goes to This Isn't Happiness.



Artsy Fart of the Day is a feature series dedicated to showcasing a colorful range of visual arts in digital and traditional mediums.

Before-and-After of the Day

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Before-and-After of the Day
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3D artist Andy Gilbert created this neat webpage that sheds a new light on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City's Manhattan skyline. Click through and check it out!