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Humans and nature. Two quarreling siblings if there were ever any. We generally tend to think of our technology and achievements as being at odds with nature’s design, but sometimes the two combine in mysterious, beautiful ways.
And a perfect example is Manhattanhenge. You can probably guess about what it is from the name. Today, the sun will align exactly with the grid-like street layout of New York City (the streets and avenues of Manhattan are actually 30 degrees off from the geographic north/south line) and create a stunning effect sure to turn even the most jaded New Yorker into a sun-worshiping pagan.
Catch it today at about 7:45pm. Go to the east side of Manhattan and look west along one of the major through streets like 14th, 34th, or 42nd streets.
Send us your pics of Manhattanhenge.