The New York Times has a new, full-screen photo blog called "Lens"--and it might not exist without Boston.com's "The Big Picture." From a write-up in Photo District News:
Lens draws some inspiration from The Big Picture a
photo blog published by Boston.com, which is also owned by The New
York Times Company. The Big Picture pioneered a wide-screen
layout that took advantage of improving resolutions of computer
screens. It proved popular with audiences and has been widely
I've said it before and I'll say it again: the Times Co. should do this sort of thing more often.