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Voluntarily Stuck in a Labyrinth

Battery Park, New York, NY

Congestion at the South Ferry Subway Terminal

Lower Manhattan, New York, NY

Free Concert with Sonic Youth and the Feelies

Battery Park, New York, NY

Police Presence High Due to Terror Threat on September 11th Anniversary

Times Square, New York, NY

Thousands of Protesters 'Occupy' Times Square

Times Square, New York, NY

Excessive traffic of counterfeit designer merchandise leads to police seizure

Canal Street, New York, NY

Atlantic Yards to be densest residential community in America, twice the units per acre as the densest census tract in Manhattan, eight times Manhattan's average people per acre

Atlantic Yards

FEIS-ordered changes to Atlantic, Flatbush and 4th Avenue intersections, a primary access point to Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards

Appellate Court agrees state broke law approving Atlantic Yards, orders Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

20 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207

Billy Graham's (New York) Crusades

New York, NY

A Confusion of Languages at the Tower of Babel puts a halt to construction and scatters people across the world.

Tower of Babel, Al-Mahawil, Babil, Iraq

400 dead in a stampede to exit the church after an Easter fire ceremony

Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem

Anonymous users of 4chan.org b group attack Church of Scientology website with a distributed denial-of-service attack.

Hollywood, FL

Waiting for the Staten Island Ferry

Staten Island Ferry Terminal, New York, NY

Occupy Wall Street

Zuccotti Park/Liberty Plaza, New York, NY

Forest City Ratner and (private organization) New York City Regional Center court Asian financiers, offering green cards as incentives for investments

Atlantic Yards

Naked Cowboy Becomes Times Square Fixture

Times Square, New York, NY

Sunday Morning Sermon(s) at Emmanuel Faith Community Church

Escondido, CA

Unregulated Parking During the High Holidays

New York, NY

Easter Morning with Tebow

Georgetown, TX

Holy Communion! and Papal Mass

New York, NY

Traffic Jams Across New York City

New York, NY

Staten Island Ferry Crashes into Dock

Staten Island, New York, NY

Future Congestion Event: New WTC Area Security Measures

World Trade Center, New York, NY

Road Closures and Mass Transit Disruptions in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan, New York, NY

Carlton Avenue Bridge reconstruction, an Arena Opening Condition, is years behind schedule

Pacific St

Empire State Development Corporation's 1000 page Atlantic Yards Final Environmental Impact Statement is downloadable online, but the public comment section must be snail-mailed as a CD


Jesus Christ in the Second Avenue Bike Lane on Good Friday

East 5th Street and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY

Way of the Cross Procession in Williamsburg on Good Friday

Bedford Ave and South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY

Harry Houdini Performs Straightjacket Escape on Subway Construction Crane in Times Square

Times Square, New York, NY

$27 Million Plan to Make Pedestrian Plazas Permanent Times Square Fixture

Times Square, New York, NY

Shen Wei Dance Arts Begins Their World Tour on Duffy Square Steps

Duffy Square, New York, NY

Police Prepare for New Year's Eve in Times Square

Times Square, New York, NY

Barclays Arena construction worker uproots No Standing Anytime sign, freeing up parking spaces.

700 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY

Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council tries to reduce planned surface parking lot in residential neighborhood

Pacific St

Atlantic Terminal Mall security guards call police on Merry Gridlock protesters

Atlantic Terminal, New York, NY

Depression Era Breadline

Bryant Park, New York, NY, U.S.

"Fireballed": Websites linked by daringfireball.net crash from rapid influx of heavy traffic


Long Immigration Lines at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Suvarnabhumi International Airport Thailand

Jakarta Jam Alleviated by State-Owned Enterprises Minister's Road Rage

Jakarta, Indonesia

West Broadway and Broome St - 3rd highest incident of congestion complaints in New York City

West Broadway and Broome St, New York, NY

Broadway and Broome St - highest incident of congestion complaints in New York City

Broadway and Broome Street, New York, NY

Occupation of New School Student Center

90 5th Avenue, New York, NY

Traffic Jam Before Long Weekend for International Women's Day

Russia, Moscow

Art Project Causes Taxi Cab Traffic Jam

San Francisco, CA

Bay Bridge Backup

Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Anonymous' #OpMegaupload denial-of-service revenge spree

Washington, DC

Space Debris

The Cosmos

The number of protestors at the WTO event increased beyond what police anticipated, congesting intersections.

Downtown, Seattle, WA

The 1954 Kumbh Mela where 800 pilgrims died in a stampede

Allahabad fort, Uttar Pradesh, India

Tijuana-San Ysidro Border Crossing (Daily)

Tijuana/San Ysidro Border (U.S./Mexico)

2009 Space Satellite Collision between America's Iridium 33 and Russia's Kosmos-2251

In Orbit over Siberia

Traffic Jam Averted in Los Angeles

Interstate 405, Los Angeles, CA

Data Lag

SoHo, New York, NY

Snarled International (overseas) Air Travel


The Longest Traffic Jam in History

French Autoroute from Lyon to Paris

Inmates being held on the Interstate 10 overpass

Interstate 10, New Orleans, LA

Mandatory evacuation of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Stampede of Shoppers Tramples Wal-Mart Employee

Valley Stream, NY

350,000 unclaimed photos recovered from the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami have been collected in a single room in Ofunato, Japan.

Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan


Manhattan, NY

The 2006 Stampede at the Jamaraat Bridge where 345 pilgrims killed and 1000 injured during the annual Hajj.

Jamaraat Bridge, Mecca, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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