See the 360-degree view Views from the observation deck atop the West's tallest skyscrapers are no doubt impaired this week as it makes it debut. Wildfires burning near Duarte are filling the Los Angeles Basin with smoke, but the vistas are still expansive. Show More Summary
It's been the subject of a half-century-long debate. But thanks to a new mapping technique, mountain experts have identified the tallest mountain in the US Arctic and uncovered a bit of a surprise as well. Using fodar, a technique he invented to map terrain using airborne photography, glaciologist Matt Nolan...
The 584-foot "tunnel" starts 250 feet above ground.
You can try the slide perched on the outside of the 70th floor of a skyscraper for a mere $33.
Our shortest (and tallest) editors debate who really pulls the short straw while flying.
A debate over the tallest peak in the Alaskan arctic has finally been settled after almost six decades of fighting. Both Mount Chamberlin and Mount Isto claimed the title as their own. Now, one has emerged triumphant—and a third, entirely separate mountain peak has also entered the race. Read more...
Finding out which is the highest mountain in the US Arctic may be the last thing on your mind, unless you are an explorer who skis from the tallest peaks around the globe. A ski mountaineer and a glaciologist aimed to settle a debate of more than 50 years, while testing a new, affordable mapping technique in a steep mountainous region.
'The Slide' in London could be the most exciting (or terrifying) art installation ever
Slated to surpass the height of Burj Khalifa by approximately 100 meters or 328 feet, ground is expected to be broken next month for the construction of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, which is due to open by the time Dubai hosts the...Show More Summary
TOHO's KONG is the tallest and still will be. Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... The Hollywood Reporter was at CineEurope, where Warners had a huge presentation on a number of their offerings, but as I'm a KING KONG...Show More Summary
Work has begun on the distinctive glass sail atop the Wilshire Grand Photo by Gary Leonard Courtesy of Wilshire Grand The 73rd floor of the Wilshire Grand tower—soon to be the tallest tower in the West—was poured earlier this month and...Show More Summary
Networks of highly branched stigmarian rootlets developed on the first giant treesAuthors:Hetherington et alAbstract:Lycophyte trees, up to 50 m in height, were the tallest in the Carboniferous coal swamp forests. The similarity in their...Show More Summary
Gary Gulman is the tallest funniest Jew I know, and I’ve known him personally since 2004, when he competed on seasons two and three of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Gulman went to Boston College on a football scholarship but found his goal line in stand-up comedy a few months after graduation. He has recorded three […]
Quick! Name the tallest building on the Upper West Side. Don't worry if you can't, and trash that obscure bit of knowledge if you can because it will soon be obsolete. New renderings shared by New York YIMBY show that 200 Amsterdam Avenue will rise an imposing 666 feet over the neighborhood, crowning it the tallest building on the Upper West Side. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Fleet Foxes, The Tallest Man On Earth Song: Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal (Dom Kilsby Remix) What's so good? As I sit here waiting for the current wave of this week's musical selection to pass me by, I'm struggling to...Show More Summary
The $5.5-billion Shanghai Disneyland is a colossal 963-acre park three times larger than Hong Kong Disneyland and anchored by the tallest castle in any Disney theme park. The joint venture with China-based Shanghai Shendi Group, which owns 57% of the park, is the glitziest in a spate of entertainment firms rushing to establish themselves in […]
It's official! After getting sneak peeks of the park and previewing the rides, Shanghai Disneyland is open to the public. It features the biggest, tallest castle in any Disney park and the first pirate-themed land. Even though the opening day came with rain, thousands of excited Disney fans were still able to enjoy the attractions. Show More Summary
A new experiment in energy efficiency from the architects behind the world's tallest buildings From the architects who brought us the Burj Khalifa and Kingdom Tower now comes the energy-conscious construction of the ‘Crazy Kazakh City’—aka Kazakhstan’s Astana Expo City 2017. Show More Summary
Walt Disney Co has opened the gates to its first theme park in China, prompting a rush from thousands of gathered Mickey Mouse enthusiasts to be the first to storm Treasure Cove, ride the Roaring Rapids or visit Disney's tallest castle. Disney's...Show More Summary