Tag: barge

Interesting! I just learned from Gizmodo┬áthat┬áthere’s a giant floating prison in NYC called the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center. It’s located at 1 Halleck Street in the Bronx, directly across the water from Riker’s Island. Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center is a 625-foot long by 125-foot wide flatbed barge with 100 cells.

I was barely a year old when this whole fiasco happened so forgive me if this is old news to you (it’s new to me). The Mobro 4000 was a barge which left NYC in 1987 with over 3000 tons of trash originally meant for North Carolina. But because of a series of news reports […]

Here’s a video from February 2010 of unnecessary excessive force being used by a SWAT team in Columbia, Missouri as they search Jonathan Whitworth’s home for drugs. The SWAT team broke the door with guns drawn and began shooting inside the house as Jonathan’s 7-year-old son and wife were still inside. In the process, the […]


Photo by Will Steacy This photo is so awesome even if the circumstances behind it are not. Photographer Will Steacy captured this odd juxtaposition of land and ocean vehicles after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.