The Holy Grail (…with an eye twinkle…;-)

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The Holy Grail (...with an eye twinkle...;-)

Apple store on 5th avenue, Manhattan, New York City (currently under renovation).
Taken – of course with an Apple iPhone 4 – during our visit in New York, April 2011.

We are a real (crazy) Apple family with:

1 iMac 27"
2 MacBook Pro 15"
1 MacBook Air 11"
1 iPad
2 iPhone 4
1 iPhone 3GS
1 iPhone 3G
1 iPod Touch
2 iPod Nano
2 iPod Shuffle

Comments and favs welcome, even from poor Microsoft Windows Users 😉

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; NYSE: AAPL; previously Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of October 2010, the company operates 317 retail stores in ten countries, and … Read More

Schenectady New York ~ Nott Memorial Corridor ~ Union Faculty ~ Historic

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Schenectady  New York ~ Nott Memorial Hall ~ Union College ~ HIstorical

Very first applied as a campus museum.
The Nott Memorial is an elaborate 16-sided stone-masonry setting up which serves as the two architectural and bodily centerpiece of Union Faculty in Schenectady, New York. Dedicated to Eliphalet Nott, president of Union for a exceptional sixty-two several years (1804–1866), the a hundred and ten-foot (34 m) substantial by 89-foot (27 m) large structure is a Countrywide Historic Landmark.
Officially specified Nott Memorial Corridor but referred to by generations of pupils and faculty simply just as “The Nott” or “The Nipple” (from time to time “The Nipple of Awareness”), the building’s centrality and preliminary design trace again to Josef Ramee’s 1813 conception of the faculty grounds, the first prepared school campus in the United States.

The Memorial was built by Edward Tuckerman Potter, architect of location church buildings and households, alumnus of the school, and grandson of President Nott. Construction began in 1858 and was concluded in 1879. The outcome is a person of incredibly few 16-sided structures in the earth.

For practically a century the Nott was typically open inside of. In 1961 the school moved its bookstore into the basement and configured the first two flooring into theater in the spherical. … Read More