Microsoft is reportedly planning to revamp its Redmond headquarters. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the software giant hired architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP who also designed the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. The same firm is also helping Microsoft to revamp its campus in Mountain View, California. For now, the plans to revamp its […]
Early last year, the Wilshire Grand—which will one day be the tallest tower in the West—set records with a massive concrete pour for its foundation. Not quite a record-setter, the concrete pour over at Metropolis, the Greenland USA megaproject...
Wuss Mountain, more like. Will Obama stop at NOTHING? First, like a common dictator, he changed the name of America’s tallest mountain to some funny foreign Alaskan word “Denali,” just because that’s what the Alaskans always called it anyway, and despite the fact that the change made a solid HANDFUL of Ohio Republican politicians cry. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow reports on President Obama restoring the name of the tallest mountain in North America to Denali over the objections of Ohio Republicans, and...
“Alaska’s glaciers are melting faster, too?-?threatening coastal communities, tourism and adding to rising seas”. “This is as good a signpost of what we’re dealing with on climate change as just about anything”, Obama told reporters waiting at the base of the glacier. “Let’s be honest”, he said. The host asked NBC News’s senior White House
As Air Force One neared Anchorage, Alaska, President Obama grabbed a shot of Denali from the window. Just that day, the tallest mountain in North America was given back its native name. Hey everyone, it's Barack. Incredible view as we near Anchorage. Show More Summary
New technology allowed scientists to take a more accurate measurement of Denali, formerly Mt. McKinley.
Not only is North America’s tallest peak getting its name changed to Denali, but it’s also getting 10 feet shorter.
It was bound to happen and it has: the massive crane in use for the under-construction Millennium Tower that may or may not (maybe) transform Downtown Crossing forever is now the tallest structure in Boston history. It reached 885.....
Denali, in 2015 (Photo: Todd Paris/UAF/USGS) This has been a big week for North America's tallest mountain. First, President Obama changed its official name to Denali, the name that native Alaskans used for the mountain before the U.S. Show More Summary
As those of you with access to the Internet will know, President Obama recently discovered the executive superpower to rename mountains. As a consequence, Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America and the tallest mountain inShow More Summary
The Tallest Peak In North America Is Now Officially Re-Named Denali President Barack Obama announced on Sunday, August 30, 2015 that Mount McKinley will be officially renamed Denali. The 20,237? (6,168m) peak is the tallest peak in North America. For thousands of years, Denali was the mountains original native Alaskan name, but it was changed from Denali […]
Jesus says Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee are equally stupid. Oh look, it is Republican presidential candidates making a mountain out of … oh, this time they are making a mountain out of a mountain! Except they shouldn’t be making one...Show More Summary
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) has a new joke about President Barack Obama moving to rename Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America, to Denali. On Monday, the GOP presidential candidate asked why Obama would want to rename North America's tallest peak after the GMC Denali, the automaker's high-end line of trucks and SUVs. Show More Summary
There are three Garfield Mountains along the Garfield Ridge Trail in the Pemigewasset Wilderness (of New Hampshire’s White Mountains), although you’re probably only familiar with the tallest one on the four thousand footer list. The other two peaks, West (3667?) and East Garfield (3590?), are short bushwhacks off the main trail, both on the more esoteric […]
North America’s tallest peak is will have its name changed from Mount McKinley to Denali, its traditional Alaskan Native name, but while Alaskans have celebrated the decision, Ohio legislators have sharply criticized it. United States President Barack Obama was expected to announce Monday a name change for the highest mountain in North America. He asked
The televised flight map on Air Force One still called it Mount McKinley, but President Barack Obama was all about capturing the historic moment that Denali - now the name of North America's tallest peak - came into view. Obama snapped...Show More Summary
America's tallest mountain peak, Mt. McKinley, is getting its old name back. President Barack Obama, who is on a three-day tour of Alaska, highlighting the impacts of climate change, announced on Sunday the restoration of the Alaskan Native name of Denali to the mountain. Show More Summary
Renderings of a new 61-story skyscraper proposed by Mitsubishi Estate Co., hich would be the tallest in Japan if constructed. Rendering via Misubishi Estate Co./Japan Times Mitsubishi Electric Co. wants to build the tallest skyscraper in Japan's financial district,...
McKinley Peak / Shutterstock TPM: Republican strategist Karl Rove said Monday that President Obama should be "more gracious" to the man whose name he just stripped from North America's tallest peak. After all, Rove told Time magazine, it was President McKinley's administration that annexed Hawaii, making it possible for Obama to be President.... Show More Summary