We can barely catch two green lights in a row, but driver Tim Burke managed to take advantage of New York City’s timed traffic grid in the wee hours of the morning, and caught an astounding 55 lights in a row. Now try this at rush hour.
Another day, another snowstorm on the East Coast. Doing his best to make lemonade from New York City’s snow-covered lemons, Casey Neistat decided to bust out his snowboard and take it for a little ride through the slush.
While you could go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art or MoMA, if you’re looking for a NYC museum you can get through in minutes, not hours, check out Museum, a tiny Chinatown exhibit space featuring everyday curiosities.
(NSFW: Language) Ah, Gotham. If you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere. Or get lambasted by a random stranger while practicing your musical instrument. This is why we love New York. (Thanks Disco Chicken!)
The New York Times introduces us to Brent Weingard, a professional window cleaner who’s been hanging precariously from the sides of buildings for more than 35 years. And yes, he does worry about dropping stuff on us.
Improv Everywhere confuses and amuses New York Subway passengers once again, this time setting up a late night talk show on a random subway car. Though it might have been more entertaining without pants.
The final (and highest) piece on the One World Trade Center building was recently installed and recorded in this inspiring, yet vertiginous video shot with a GoPro camera. It’s nine minutes-long, but the views are amazing.
New York’s 36 Street Subway Station is like any other big city underground stop – except for one thing – its staircase has one wonky step that’s tiny bit taller than the rest, making everyone trip on it.
Here’s something you don’t see everyday, at least not around here: three human shaped RC planes flying around New York City to create the illusion of people flying, set to a dubstep tune. (Thanks Joe!)