Here's What A Grid-Plan City Looks Like From Space

Here's a stunning picture of humans stamping our footprint onto the landscape. Taken by a member of the Expedition 35 mission to the ISS in 2013, this photo of the Phoenix, Arizona area is like a fractal — the closer you look, the more squares of light you see. » 2/03/15 12:00am 2/03/15 12:00am

These Are The Pages Being Ripped From A Biology Text Book In Arizona

The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board in Arizona recently voted to "redact" a page from a ninth-grade biology text book because it includes a brief section on an abortion pill. School officials have responded by literally tearing the page from the texts. Thankfully, the Internet has come to the rescue. » 11/07/14 10:55am 11/07/14 10:55am

What would NYC look like in the Grand Canyon, or Death Valley?

We've seen how New York City might appear were it suddenly transported to another planet, but what would, say, Manhattan look like if it were transplanted somewhere else right here on Earth – Death Valley, for instance, or the Grand Canyon? Well... it would look something like this. » 7/17/13 12:00pm 7/17/13 12:00pm

Wow. So Google Street View is now available for the Grand Canyon.

Google strapped backpack-mounted cameras onto members of their team and sent them trekking through the Grand Canyon. The end result? Google Street View for Arizona's great gorge, though a more accurate description would probably be "Trail View"; according to the official Google Blog, the company's newly released… » 2/01/13 12:40pm 2/01/13 12:40pm

Where abandoned arcade video game cabinets go to die

If you're a fan of upright arcade cabinets, you may want to avert your eyes. Photographer Thomas Schultz documents the dust gathering and decay of a handful of abandoned classic games, including Atari's Star Wars and Sega's Zaxxon. » 11/17/12 11:30am 11/17/12 11:30am

The best ever abandoned computer manufacturing plant turned Satanic…

In Casa Grande, Arizona, there's a mouldering set of futuristic domes and saucers that were once destined to be computer manufacturing plants in the 1970s. According to urban legend, they were never used. And now the Domes, as they are called, are the site of Satanic rituals. And if you look at these pictures, you… » 8/16/12 9:20am 8/16/12 9:20am

Yodaville, the fake city the Air Force built to bomb

Yodaville is a fake city in the Arizona desert used for bombing runs by the U.S. Air Force. Writing for Air & Space Magazine back in 2009, Ed Darack wrote that, while tagging along on a training mission, he noticed "a small town in the distance-which, as we got closer, proved to have some pretty big buildings, some of… » 7/06/12 8:00am 7/06/12 8:00am

Absolutely stunning time-lapse footage of the American Southwest

Check out the latest installment in photographer Dustin Farrell's three-part Landscapes series, a collection of jaw-dropping time-lapse videos of the southwestern United States. » 10/12/11 2:30pm 10/12/11 2:30pm