“Bandit’s Roost,” pictured above, was once considered the most dangerous part in all of New York City.
Jacob A. Riis was a police reporter in 1877 and decided to document the people living in New York’s East Side slum district. His book, How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York, was the result of these photographs and was published in 1890.
Head over to Petapixel for more incredible photographs and info on Riis.
Ed note: The story behind the famous lunch atop a skyscraper photograph.
Self-portrait based on MRI scans
“I developed this concept by drawing or engraving details from MRI and CT scans onto multiple sheets of glass, thereby layer by layer recreating human and animal forms, in particular the brain. The finished pieces, presented in three dimensions in a vertical plane, reveal the extraordinary inner anatomical architecture concealed beneath the surface, thus creating the most objective form of portraiture. (…)”
If this is your husband, I have just endured a 2 hour train ride from Philadelphia listening to this loser and his friends brag about their multiple affairs and how their wives are too stupid to catch on. Oh, please reblog the shit out of this…
Girlfriend decided to put a sock on my dogs foot, and my dog seemed a little shocked to say the least.