Iconographies to decorate your walls
Bagel or baguette? J.F.K. or C.D.G.? Pigeons or rats? These abiding questions are the central conceit of Paris Versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities, the Web site by the Parisian graphic designer Vahram Muratyan.
A metropolitan touch to your city apartment.
A huge rat has been speared to death by a pitchfork at a sprawling New York housing project
Jose Rivera, a Housing Authority worker, was clearing a rat hole at the Marcy Houses in Brooklyn when three of these massive rats popped out.
He was only able to nab one. It appears to be almost three feet long, including the tail, is covered in white fur and looks well-fed.
Mr Rivera, 48, said: 'I hit it one time and it was still moving'.