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The President’s Secret New York City Train Station

Dan Lewis runs the popular daily newsletter Now I Know (“Learn Something New Every Day, By Email”). To subscribe to his daily email, click here. Grand Central Terminal, located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, has more than 40 platforms, making it the largest train station in the world. But one of those platforms is rarely, [...]

Perfectly Positioned

It looks like a pretty but not extraordinary illustration, right? Keep scrolling. It’s actually a series of sheets of bullet-proof glass suspended so that they look like a face when viewed from the right angle. Michael Murphy assembled this sculpture. It and other works by him are on display at gallery nine5 in New York City. Link [...]