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Google’s Android Billboard in Times Square is Bloody Massive

It was weird night in New York's Times Square last night. I had just spilled out of a music show trying to catch any semi-convenient train back to Brooklyn. Hours earlier, a grand jury had failed to indict Darren Wilson on murder charges against Michael Brown and crowds gathered in protest, all bathed in the white light of this massive fucking Google screen. Read More >>

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How Times Square Works

When we stepped out onto the roof, the wind whipped me sideways, and it took me a second to get my bearings. I was nine stories above Times Square, staring at the back of its biggest LED sign, and it was thrilling. Read More >>

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Moscow’s Replica of Times Square Looks Startlingly Realistic

Russia might not be doing much business with the US anymore, but that doesn't mean it's not interested in the foremost symbol of consumerism in America. VEGAS Crocus City, a Moscow shopping centre, has unveiled a surprisingly realistic model of Times Square. It even features the forever-swamped TKTS podium—now bereft of crowds. Read More >>

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Watch America’s Tallest Hotel Get Built in Less Than 60 Seconds

The only thing cooler than gawking at record-breaking architecture is watching record-breaking architecture get built. The tallest hotel in North America, a Marriott Residence Inn on top of a Marriott Courtyard, just opened in Times Square. This is what it took to build the tower. Read More >>

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Samsung Showing off its Galaxy S4 in Times Square on Announcement Day

It looks like Samsung's going to take to the streets of the US to show off its forthcoming Galaxy S4 phone, with the tech giant's New York launch announcement set to take place in Times Square. Big screens, crowds, excited hands-on reports from bewildered tourists and millions of excited internet pages will be spawned on March 14. [Samsung] Read More >>