Hart Island History and Abandoned Photography at Opacity. View of the Convalescent Hospital on Hart's Island

Hart Island History and Abandoned Photography at Opacity. View of the Convalescent Hospital on Hart's Island

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

What We Found at Hart Island, The Largest Mass Grave Site In the U.S.

The New York Times has published a long piece about Hart Island, a few weeks after Gizmodo's own coverage of the shocking and emotionally super-charged site, where prisoners from Riker's Island bury New York City's unclaimed dead.

Cala d'Hort is a small, beloved beach in Ibiza (Spain) with a fantastic view of the mysterious island of Es Vedra, which rises dramatically from the sea only several hundred metres from the shore. The beach itself is sandy to one side, pebbly to the other, and in summer is extremely popular.

Cala d'Hort is a small, beloved beach in Ibiza (Spain) with a fantastic view of the mysterious island of Es Vedra, which rises dramatically from the sea only several hundred metres from the shore. The beach itself is sandy to one side, pebbly to the other, and in summer is extremely popular.

A poignant article in The New York Times recently focused on "Finding Names for Hart Island's Forgotten."  Hart's Island, in Long Island Sound,  has some 800,000 graves dating from 1869. There are no markers with names, but registers do exist. And thanks to one woman, families may once again be able to learn about relatives buried there over the years.

A poignant article in The New York Times recently focused on "Finding Names for Hart Island's Forgotten." Hart's Island, in Long Island Sound, has some 800,000 graves dating from 1869. There are no markers with names, but registers do exist. And thanks to one woman, families may once again be able to learn about relatives buried there over the years.

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