Alright,

Less than a week left so you’ll see a little bit of a last minute sprint here to get everything I still want to see/do into these last couple days. I started at the American Museum of Natural History.

american_natural_history_museum

Quite the lobby entrance…

american_natural_history_museum

This is the Hayden Sphere, it’s used as a size reference when they talk about the universe in terms of distance that you can actually comprehend.

american_natural_history_museum

Inside the sphere is a video about the formation of our universe and how scientist measure distances/time…all narrated by Liam Neeson “I don’t know who Quasars are… but I will find you and…”.

american_natural_history_museum

Obligatory elephant shot, anything not related to elephants is irrelephant.

american_natural_history_museum

These displays/dioramas were conceptualized by a man named Carl Akeley in 1909. He saw that a lot of landscapes and species were disappearing back then and they had to preserve them for future generations. The interesting thing about these is the glass is actually tilted toward the viewer so you don’t get any reflections when looking inside each one.

american_natural_history_museum

Canada made the cut, [insert moose joke here].

american_natural_history_museum

I’m an adult and still went to the dinosaur floor, no shame.

american_natural_history_museum american_natural_history_museum

Museum walking is tough work so I headed over to the Burger Joint in the Le Parker Meridien Hotel by 5th Avenue. The Hotel is a really high scale affair (similar to the Fairmont Pacific Rim) so I was a little shocked when I walked in and found this. Still a great burger and shake though!

Burger Joint

The 5th Avenue Apple store.

Apple Store 5th Ave.

Huge doesn’t even begin to describe it, this is just 1 corner of the floor space they have underground.

Apple Store 5th Ave. NYC

You can see more of my Personal posts here, for more updates follow me on Twitter or Facebook.

Leave a Reply