ArtPrize makes September an exciting time in Grand Rapids. Art installations pop up all over the city throughout the entire month. All of that excitement culminates to the top 10 showdown in early October. The top 10 entries can be anything from massive sculptures, to 3D art, to paintings, to pencil drawings. With ArtPrize kicking off on September 19th, let' take a look back at the winners from last year.
New York pauses each year on the 10th of September to get ready to honor the brave men and women that died in the September 11th attacks. Below you will find a gallery of images of residents of New York taking that pause.
Cruising down Woodward in Detroit has been a right of passage for Eastsiders since the 50's. Every August, hundreds of thousands flock to the famous street to watch classic cars cruise up and down the strip all day and night. Here are a few photos from the 2012 Detroit Dream Cruise.
The City Commission approved ballot language for a marijuana proposal that voters will have a say on in November. Deciminalize GR is a pro marijuana advocat and the major force behind marijuana law reform in Grand Rapids. The verbage introduced to the ballot would make the possession and use of marijuana a civil infraction. If passed, the bill would prohibit Grand Rapids police from prosecuting violaters under state law.
You might not think you are, but you're doing it wrong. Apparently, your posture needs to be perfect while doing housework... At least according to an article from The Delineator circa 1920. The American woman's magazine would often publish articles on clothing patterns, home decor, embroidery, and other domestic topics. The series of photographs in this article are taken of Miss Ruth Kellogg demonstrating correct postures for various forms of housework.
The Olympics are always a forum for amazing stories of victory, defeat, overcoming obstacles and also succumbing to them. There have been several of these amazing moments so far in the 2012 London Olympic Games. But, the following story of defeat and heartbreak has been absent from major American media.
A brand new texting service has arrived that will help beer lovers from all over enjoy new and unfamiliar beers. BeerText.US allows you to text the name of a beer to 315-679-4711 (standard texting rates apply) and receive a description, a complete list of ingredients, and it's alcohol contents. It has never been easier to impress your friends with an encyclopedic knowledge of beer.
The year was 1963 and robots were still relegated to menial tasks and science fiction. But AT&T saw the future of robotics. They knew that one day there would be a chance that robots may turn against us in a horrible Matrix style apocalypse.
When growing up, we learned about history in black and white. The photos in textbooks were aged and in less than perfect condition. But with image altering software such as Photoshop being so readily available, why do we need to view these images in black and white?
In this gallery you will find: Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Pearl Harbor, and Vietnam.
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