What makes New York special is the multitude of stupendous buildings. No trip to The Big Apple is complete without experiencing some of its world-class cultural institutions, and Museum Mile is a good place to start. It lays claim to one of the world's densest concentrations of culture. Offering a diverse cultural spectrum, the museums along the "mile" include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York.
These showcase the nation's premier collections of works by 20th-century American and contemporary masters, while just across Central Park, the mammoth American Museum of Natural History feature larger-than-life science exhibitions. The Cloisters houses an impressive collection of medieval art juxtaposed with the museum's gorgeous architecture; it also offers charming gardens and stunning views of the Hudson. Brooklyn Museum, one of the largest and oldest art museums in the country, boasts a wide-ranging collection that spans cultures and artistic movements in its Beaux-Arts home at the northern end of Prospect Park.
The Statue of Liberty, a gleaming beacon for generations of immigrants seeking a better life in America, is perhaps New York City's most recognizable historic landmark. For the better part of a century, visitors to the New York have headed straight to it for the thrill of a lifetime: the journey aloft to its fabled Observatory nearly a quarter of a mile above Fifth Avenue. Here you are treated to breathtaking panoramas across the rooftops, avenues and byways of the New York Metropolitan areas, to as far away as four neighbouring states.
Video games represent an issue which frequently generates a great deal of heated debate, with gamers maintaining that some of them are truly educational, whilst opponents claim that they can be very addictive if abused.
In the first place, one very convincing point in favour of video games is that they increase visual...