NASA satellite measurements calculate that since 2004, Antarctica as a whole is losing 130 billion tons of ice each year. This is the weight equivalent of 356,000 Empire State Buildings. This dramatic melting could cause serious issues for coastal cities around the world. Show More Summary
Take a commercial break from cat videos and watch some YouTube clips for social good. Collectively, humanity has spent more time watching Gangnam Style than it would take to build more than 20 Empire State buildings, four Great Pyramids of Giza, or another Wikipedia. Show More Summary
Conor Dougherty, reporting for the NYT: Google owns or leases about 7.3 million square feet of office space in Mountain View — roughly equivalent to three Empire State Buildings. That includes most of the property around its headquarters...Show More Summary
There are countless buildings around the world that we all recognize and love, from the Empire State Building to the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, and the Burj Khalifa. But what about all of the spectacular structures that were planned, but never built?
Worst Best Pictures: Why the Academy Screws Up the Category So Often Anybody who has lived in or even visited New York City is able to attest to the following: the colossal grandeur of the Empire State Building is only truly appreciated from a distance. Standing on the corner of 34th Street and Fifth Avenue, [...]Show More Summary
It's a lovely day for a drive. You get the best view when you park on top of the Empire State Building. (via Frame Synthesis) Having fun with Google Maps is nothing new. Whether you're finding a church shaped like a penis, staging a murder, or writing reviews for North Korean prison camps, it's one of the Internet's most reliable time sinks. Show More Summary
A lucky 100 couples got married or renewed their vows on the 86th-floor observation deck of the Empire State Building Saturday.
Movies tell us love blossoms at the top of the Empire State Building, or at sunset on the bow of a ship. But real-life connections can be just as remarkable-without all those cheesy violins. To celebrate Valentine's Day, RedEye talked...Show More Summary
If things seem quiet on Silicon Alley Thursday morning, that might be because NYC tech's biggest names are all in one room at the Empire State Building. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Tech Talent... To view the full story, click the title link.
An Australian woman won the annual race up the Empire State Building's stairs for the sixth time, a record for the women's event. Suzy Walsham dashed up 1,576 steps to the 86th-floor observatory in... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hundreds of people will take to the stairs at the Empire State Building on Wednesday night, climbing from the lobby to the 86th-floor observatory. They'll be going up the 1,576 steps as part of the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hugh Jackman is handsome in a suit while visiting the Empire State Building’s 86th floor observatory for Australia Day on Friday (January 23) in New York City. The 46-year-old Aussie actor was joined by Julie Bishop, who is the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Hugh Jackman “Awesome morning [...]
Thanks to an approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the isle of Manhattan will soon have two structures dubbed the "Empire State Building." A once-divey, now-regal prewar rental building headed for a li'l facelift, 640 Broadway will have that...
Did you know there's another building called the Empire State Building? It's significantly shorter and less iconic, but it did have the name first. According to Curbed, 640 Broadway was built in 1897, and above its entryway were the words "Empire State Building," which will reappear following a proposed restoration. [ more › ]
You might climb to the top of the Empire State Building, and never meet King Kong. Or visit Katz's Delicatessen, and never encounter Meg Ryan. But tourists who ran the iconic "Rocky" steps Saturday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art hit the movie-location jackpot, The Associated Press reported. Show More Summary
The Empire State Building was lit up in Seahawks and Patriots colors on Sunday night to honor the Super Bowl participants.
If you're hoping to see King Kong scale the Empire State Building and wreak havoc on New York one more time, then we've got some pretty bad news for you! Right now, there's not a whole lot known about the upcoming 2017 flick, Kong: Skull Island, other than the fact that it's being made and will [...]
The Empire State Building has joined the fun leading up to the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Ohio State and Oregon. The famed New York City building is lit up in Ohio State and Oregon colors. It may look like Christmas colors, but hey, this game is a present. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
Gesture of solidarity comes as over a million take to the streets of Paris
The Empire State building paid tribute to those that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks at Charlie Hedbo by lighting up in the colors of the French flag – red, white, and blue. The building in New York illuminated the sky andShow More Summary