Blackout City

What might London’s night sky look like without light pollution? Through some clever editing, videographer Nicholas Buer brings you the answer.

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Evicted From The Jungle: Homeless Driven Away in Droves

Supporters protest the evacuation of more than one hundred homeless people from The Jungle. Source: Miami Herald

Source: Miami Herald

Not all California residents are rejoicing about the rain this week. Situated at the heart of the Silicon Valley near tech giants like Google and Yahoo lies one of the country’s largest homeless encampments—The Jungle. Covering a space of about 74 acres, The Jungle was once home to countless homeless individuals over the years, often containing more than 300 residents at any given point. Now the camp is being disbanded, forcing numerous people to find shelter elsewhere.

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Wooden Cities Come In All Shapes And Sizes

Wheel by James McNabb

Source: Contemporist

Armed with little more than a bandsaw, Pennsylvania-based artist James McNabb sculpts incredible wooden cities as complex and limitless as real-life urban areas. Constructed in bizarre shapes (often as spheres or wheels), these geometric towns represent a woodworker’s journey from the suburbs to the city. Each completed sculpture in McNabb’s City Series is built from repurposed scrap wood, allowing him to use various textures and colors to build structures that wow urban loft-dwellers and farmhands alike.

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Chicago As Seen Through A Canon 5D

Taken over the course of two years, Eric Hines presents the energy, architecture and movement of Chicago in an absolutely thrilling way. As the city changes, Hines says that his fascination with Chicago grows. We can tell.

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