Sex in the City
Sex in the City
A Gentleman's Directory, circa 1870, provides a a Zagat-esque guide to the seedier side of the city, in particular, 150 brothels. At the time the guide was easily picked up at newsstands for the "Gentleman on the go". picked by suebe 3 months ago
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 City of Shadows
City of Shadows
City of Shadows is a collection of photos of St Petersburg using time lapse techniques giving a sense of the faceless anonymity of the masses of the city as they go about their daily business.

The other galleries are worth a look too. picked by pocksucket 3 years ago
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 City of Villains
City of Villains
City of Villains is a massively multiplayer online role-playing computer game based on the superhero comic book genre, developed by Cryptic Studios and published by NCSoft. Released on 2005-10-31,the game is integrated with their previous release, City of Heroes. The gameplay centers on defeating a variety of computer controlled opponents within a three-dimensional world using various powers and a... read full post picked by sholom22 4 years ago
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 Hidden City Provides Fascinating Insight into the Structures of Hellenistic Settlements
Hidden City Provides Fascinating Insight into the Structures of Hellenistic Settlements
The discovery of an ancient city buried beneath the sands of modern-day Syria has provided evidence for a Hellenistic settlement that existed for more than six centuries extending into the time of the Roman Empire. The site provides a unique insight into the structures of a pre-Roman Hellenistic settlement. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Plastic Pink Flamingos Voted As Official City Bird
Plastic Pink Flamingos Voted As Official City Bird
Madison, Wisconsin has name the lawn ornament as its official bird.. Blushing city folks are learning that the birds are made in Illinois. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Kowloon walled city, Hong Kong
Kowloon walled city, Hong Kong
Kowloon Walled City was the most densely populated place on Earth before it was destroyed in 1993 and turned into a park. At its peak, the “city” had 50,000 inhabitants on 0.026 km² area of land picked by wildminou 3 years ago
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 Derinkuyu - Underground City
Derinkuyu - Underground City
At Derinkuyu in Turkey is an underground city discovered in a DIY accident in 1963.

So far archaeologists have discovered levels extending 40m underground but believe it goes further.

Not a place to hang out if you're claustrophobic. picked by pocksucket 2 years ago
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 Circuit City Facing Game Over
Circuit City Facing Game Over
Circuit City may be forced to file bankruptcy as early as the first quarter of 2009. Blockbuster even withdrew a purchase of the electronics giant earlier this year. picked by punthe 3 years ago
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 If Your City Were Nuked
If Your City Were Nuked
CarlosLabs, a design firm based in Sydney, created a Google Maps mashup of cities around the world and what they would look like if hit by various nuclear devices. You can choose your city and then a weapon (Fat Man, Little Boy, Tsar Bomba, Asteroid) and press "Nuke it!" and then see the extent of thermal damage.

See some examples here picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Visit China's Forbidden City - as a virtual eunuch
Visit China's Forbidden City - as a virtual eunuch
Culture fans thousands of miles from Beijing can now visit its famous Forbidden City, through a three dimensional recreation of the vast palace that also allows them to dress up as an imperial eunuch and meet a courtesan.

Visit now picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Circuit City Files For Bankruptcy
Circuit City Files For Bankruptcy
Facing pressure from vendors and consumers who aren't spending, Circuit City Stores Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Monday as it heads into the busy holiday season with hopes that move will help it survive.

My father insists its because my brother and I quit working there.
Updated from: picked by ImNotBlue 2 years ago
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 City to pay McDonald's $300k for bridge that blocks sign
City to pay McDonald's $300k for bridge that blocks sign
The city of Madison has endorsed a plan to pay McDonald's more than $300,000 to settle a 2008 lawsuit alleging that a recently constructed pedestrian footbridge has crippled business at an East Side branch of the fast food behemoth. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 City to Legitimize Mystery Stop Signs
City to Legitimize Mystery Stop Signs
The city of Cranston, Rhode Island, had a puzzler on its hands after it came to the city's attention that there were hundreds of unauthorized stop signs on its streets, installed by a person or persons unknown. At the time, the mayor said his staff was still researching what to do, but that the city would probably pass a special ordinance giving legal effect to most or all of the signs. According ... read full post picked by zircon77777 3 months ago
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