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02.12.15 Bucky Turco

After shooting stunning photos of New York from a helicopter, giving it the appearance of a toy city, photographer Vincent Laforet published aerial shots of Las Vegas for an ongoing series he’s calling “Air.” According to the lensman, he didn’t use a special filter to achieve the amazing hues. “The neon colors and shapes are […]

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12.06.12 Marina Galperina

“Oh, wow. That’s, like, very deep commentary on the American zeitgeist circa 2012…” “It’s not art, dude. That’s a real deep-fried gun!” “Oh… That’s cool.” “Yeah.” Apparently, the Beretta was tossed into a deep fryer at the El Diamante Restaurant in Las Vegas, exploded and fired a shot. 44-year-old Obdulio Gudiel is under suspicion of attempted robbery […]

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11.19.12 Andy Cush

As it turns out, it’s not just the man’s politics that are questionable. DJT Steakhouse (that’s Donald J. Trump to you), the flagship restaurant at Las Vegas’s Trump International Hotel, received no less than 51 health code violations during a recent inspection, forcing it to briefly shut down until the errors were corrected. And the transgressions […]

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05.10.11 Marina Galperina

Tilt focus? Check. HDR? Check. Super wide angle? Check. Sometimes, this time-lapse does all three at once, from Vegas sunrise to Vegas sunset with the Moon soundtrack going dum dum dumdumdum. Too much? […]

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01.03.11 Bucky Turco

There’s a reason they call it the ‘Hard Rock’ and it has absolutely nothing to do with music. […]

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12.01.10 Marina Galperina

Graffiti vandals bombed some 1,000-year-old Native American rock art panels in Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas. Using red spray paint—color coordination—they put up their tags and crew: “NHC.” Evidently, It has lots of meanings, even when misspelled. If caught, they could face a $100,000 fine and five years in prison for violating the Archaeological Resources […]

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11.05.10 Marina Galperina

1,000 people call the flooded tunnels under the Vegas strip their home. Driven underground by a struggle with poverty, drugs and mental health problems, they live in makeshift, water-soaked subterranean bungalows of scavenged furniture and books like NYC’s legendary Mole People. The community designated an entire section of the tunnels as their art gallery and […]

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06.26.09 Will Sherman

A woman cries while clutching wax replica of Michael Jackson outside of Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in Las Vegas. |WSJ| […]

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04.21.09 Will Sherman

Yesterday, Snoop Dogg posed with his wax twin at Madame Tussaud’s unveiling in Las Vegas. The weed-loving twitterer is not just the third rapper in the museum’s collection of wax figures, but the only living one as he joins Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. |Woooha| […]

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