This post is really just so I can have a moment to LOOK AT DA PUPPY. Last fall scientists examined how dogs drink, just out of curiousity. The results led to video from various places, such as the New York Times.
The New York Times has tried a bit of a bolder experiment as it expands its offerings online: Acted out re-enactments of actual transcriptions. The result is quite amusing, if not news, per se. Continue reading
One of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s failed attempts was to bring the Summer Olympics to New York in 2012. Other projects from that failed effort ultimately went ahead, but in the end the Olympics went elsewhere. Of course, with the Winter Olympics taking place this year in Sochi, Russia, a enterprising New York Times team of reporters and illustrators wondered: What if organizers attempted to construct venues appropriate for the Winter Olympics in The big Apple? Continue reading