Sunday, January 05, 2014

Factoid of the day take two

via AtlasObscura: The Time Square hum...

no, it's not ET's or ghosts:

In fact, the noise is deliberate. Rising up from what seems to be beneath the street, the hum was originally an art installation by Max Neuhaus, created in 1977 without signage or notification essentially to see if anyone on the world's busiest street would notice. And like any piece of unmarked art meant to catch the attention of the public, almost no one did notice.

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