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Damn, Sandy. You may not have toppled buildings, but you definitely brought New York to a stop (for at least a few minutes) and delivered some terrifying visuals. Cars became buoyant in Tribeca, mailboxes floated away in the East Village, that crane is still dangling in the Midtown sky. If it weren't real life, these photos would be totally awesome. Alas, this stuff is very, very real.
Click through for the roughest, realest images we've seen.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read