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A 21-year old may have the answer to clean our oceans

Fun fact: every week, two Empire State Building's worth of plastic floats into the oceans. The people working on a new and ambitious technology startup, The Ocean Cleanup project, are quick to point this, out and may have a fix.    ...

Obama: Refugees No More Dangerous Than Tourists

Syrian refugees pose no more of a threat than tourists wanting to visit the Lincoln Memorial or go to the top of the Empire State Building, claims...

33 Amazing Vintage Pictures of American Architectures Under Construction

America is the place where always has many the most modern buildings in the world both past and present. And here are 33 amazing vintage photos of American architectures under construction in the past. 1. Empire State Building underShow More Summary

The Empire State Building Will Go Dark For Paris Tonight

The Empire State Building will remain dark tonight in solidarity and sympathy with Paris. Last night, the building went dark at 10 p.m. [ more › ]

The 33 – 33 Trapped Miners; 69 Days!

In 2010, a mine in Chile collapsed trapping thirty-three men under 700 tons of rock – deeper underground than the length of two Empire State Buildings. After 69 days, they were freed. The 33 is the story of the miners; their loved ones who erected a temporary town on the site, and the men who … Continue reading The 33 – 33 Trapped Miners; 69 Days! ?

Here are all of the world's biggest ships at sea

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you take the Empire State building, flipped it over to the side, and then put it in the ocean, it would be smaller than some of the world’s largest ships. That’s how big these behemoths of the sea are, more gigantic than skyscrapers. Show More Summary

Take An Alt-History Digital Tour Of NYC's Greatest Landmarks

In spite of the towering grandeur and rich history of New York City's great landmarks, locals keep a cynical distance. Times Square? The Empire State Building? Rockefeller Center? Please—only if you're looking to bump-n-grind with aShow More Summary

Empire State: 1933

July 4, 1933. "New York City. Empire State Building from 41st Street and Fifth Avenue." 4x5 nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

How the Empire State Building was built

2 weeks agoHumor / odd :

Here is one of the original architectural drawings done for the Empire State Building by William Lamb: Scott Christianson wrote a brief piece (taken from his new book 100 Documents That Changed the World: From the Magna Carta to Wikileaks) on how the building was designed and built. Show More Summary

Caitlyn Jenner and Reese Witherspoon Honored at Women of the Year Awards

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

A night dedicated to celebrating women simply couldn't be complete without a few men worming their way into the spotlight. Jared Leto’s locks and the Empire State Building were both bright pink for Glamour’s 25th annual Women of the Year Award. For his part, Mayor Bill deBlasio confusingly rechristened November... More »

Hear Sia's Epic New Song 'One Candle' From 'Racing Extinction' Trailer

On August 1st, digital images of endangered species were projected onto the side of the Empire State Building. It was the first time moving images had been projected on the historic NYC skyscraper, according to The New York Times, and it was soundtracked by new songs from Sia and Antony...

Amazon Opens Actual Real-Life Bookstore Today In Seattle

In the last year, there have been rumors that Amazon planned to open a gadget store and package pickup center in Manhattan near the Empire State Building, and that they planned to buy the leases of some RadioShack stores when that retailer declared bankruptcy. Neither of these happened. This morning, Amazon is opening an entirely different sort of real-life store. …

Watch Steely Dan's 'FM' Soundtrack Empire State Building Light Show

October 29th marked the 50th anniversary of the installation of the Master FM Antenna atop New York's Empire State Building, and to celebrate the occasion, the iconic skyscraper's computer-driven LED "Tower Lights" orchestrated an epic light show soundtracked by Steely Dan's 1978 single "FM (No Static at All)" on Thursday night....

Forgotten Game 7 of Reds-Red Sox '75 World Series Still Haunts Players, Coaches

It is the baseball equivalent of losing American Gothic. Misplacing the master tape of Springsteen's Born to Run. Suddenly being unable to locate the Empire State Building or the Washington Monument. Forty years after it was played,Show More Summary

The Affair's Ruth Wilson Is Not Sure Why There's a Stigma to Infidelity

Ruth Wilson poses at the top of the Empire State Building to turn on the lights in honor of Only Make Believe on Tuesday (October 27) in New York City. The 33-year-old The Affair actress recently talked with THR about her views on marriage and monogamy. “We’re upholding these institutions and I’m not sure work [...]

No Static At All: Empire State Building Light Show Will Be Set To Steely Dan Song

Many Steely Dan fans—and even more casual listeners—can stomach their hit single "FM," which Donald Fagen and Walter Becker were commissioned to write by Universal Pictures as the theme song to the 1978 movie FM. I'm not one of them....Show More Summary

Empire State Building will light up for Halloween -- and you can see it wherever you are

Fans around the world can tune into the Empire State Building’s Halloween light and music show on Saturday. The show begins at 6:45 p.m. Eastern time and will be on YouTube immediately after ( An encore performance takes place at 10 p.m. Lighting designer Marc Brickman is...

Melissa Benoist Gets Support From Hubby Blake Jenner During 'Supergirl' Promo in the Big Apple

Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner walk hand-in-hand while paying a visit to the Empire State Building on Monday morning (October 26) in New York City. The married duo stayed connected all day as the 27-year-old actress promoted her new show Supergirl, which premieres TONIGHT @ 8PM on CBS. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]

1,500-foot asteroid flying past Earth on Halloween was only discovered 2 weeks ago

Talk about a scary Halloween. Earlier this week, reports emerged that a gigantic asteroid with a diameter taller than the Empire State Building will fly past Earth on October 31st. There is no danger of the asteroid making contact with us; it’s expected to pass at a distance of about 310,000 miles, which is further from our planet than the moon. Show More Summary

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