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tags: Antarctica, music, Terra Nova, Sinfonia Antarctica, photography, streaming video This video is the trailer for DJ Spooky/Paul D. Miller’s next large scale multimedia performance work: an acoustic portrait of a rapidly changing continent. Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica is a seventy minute performance featuring music combined with visual material from Getty Images’ vast collection, creating…

tags: Anne Loftus playground, Inwood, Manhattan, NYC, NYC through my eye, photography, Autumn in NYC Image: GrrlScientist 6 November 2008 [larger view]. As I’ve already mentioned, I am having a rough time right now, but I love photography, so I decided that I should view NYC through a shutter as a way to deal with…

tags: bird behavior, emotional lives of animals, ornithology, birds, avian, photoessay The bird calls out after realising that his (her?) mate is dead Image: Wilson Hsu, AbuNawaf.com [larger view]. There are many inexplicable and tragic events in nature, yet few are captured on film. Here is an interesting series of photographs depicting a pair of…

tags: dinosaurs, Tarbosaurus bataar, paleontology, fossils, Tyrannosaurs rex The newly unveiled fossil skeleton of the juvenile Tarbosaurus bataar in its protective jacket. Discovered in 2006, a near-perfect complete skeleton of a juvenile Tarbosaurus find was made available for public viewing for the first time today by the Hayashibara Museum of Natural Science in Okayama, western…

A Podiatrist’s Nightmare

tags: foot binding, China, social behavior, fashion psychology, streaming video A friend sent these images depicting foot-binding in China. To say the least, I knew this practice was painful and caused permanent malformations, but seeing the damage makes my own feet scream in agony. How did such a strange and harmful behavior like this ever…

Found: Iron Cross from WTC

tags: WTC, World Trade Center, iron cross, NYC, NYCLife The iron cross, salvaged from Ground Zero after the World Trade Center was destroyed by terrorists on 11 September 2001, is located in Inwood, borough of Manhattan, NYC. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

Glass and Sky #3

tags: NYC, glass and sky, Lincoln Center skyscrapers, photography, NYC through my eye Glass and Sky #3. (Lincoln Center skyscrapers). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view]. Yesterday, it was quite cold and breezy in NYC, but the conditions were superb for photographing the city, especially in the afternoon, when I captured some lovely images of Lincoln…

Glass and Sky #2

tags: NYC, glass and sky, Lincoln Center skyscrapers, photography, NYC through my eye Glass and Sky #2. (Lincoln Center skyscrapers. This particular building is a residence — either an apartment or condominium). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view]. Yesterday, it was quite cold and breezy in NYC, but the conditions were superb for photographing the city,…

Glass and Sky #1

tags: NYC, glass and sky, Lincoln Center skyscrapers, photography, NYC through my eye Glass and Sky #1. (Lincoln Center skyscrapers). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view]. Yesterday, it was quite cold and breezy in NYC, but the conditions were superb for photographing the city, especially in the afternoon, when I captured some lovely images of Lincoln…

Subway Station at 72nd and Broadway

tags: NYC, 72nd street subway station, photography, NYC through my eye NYC subway stations at 72nd and Broadway (foreground; the 1-2-3 trains stop here). You can see some snow is still present. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view]. I captured this image yesterday in the late afternoon. One thing that I find fascinating about NYC buildings…