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UAE Plans Man-Made Mountain to Increase Rainfall

Home to the tallest building in the world, high-rise tennis courts and ATMs dispensing bars of gold, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to build a man-made mountain in an effort to boost rainfall in the region. According to the...Show More Summary

Massive, Shiny 'Venus' Sculpture, SF's Tallest Public Art, Coming to Mid-Market

So big The good news: A tall, twisty giant "Venus" sculpture is coming to the Mid-Market area. The bad news: Most of us will not be able to see it. The 92-foot stainless steel piece, created by Lawrence Argent, will go up at the new (albeit uninspired) Trinity Place apartments at Market and Eighth Streets, nestled in between three of the towers. Show More Summary

Tickets Are Now on Sale For the World’s Tallest Slide

Ever since London hosted the Olympics in 2012 there has been a gargantuan addition to the city’s skyline. The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower is the largest piece of public art in Britain, and it has now been given a seriously inspired update. Called “The Slide,” it is quite literally a slide that will be the tallest […]

See the Terrifying Glass Slide Stuck to the US Bank Tower's 69th Floor

You'll have to wait until June to ride the attraction at the tallest tower in the West, though One of the most high-profile renovations in Downtown Los Angeles right now is at the tallest tower in the West, the US Bank building. Newish...Show More Summary

The UAE may build a mountain to make it rain

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

The United Arab Emirates is certainly no stranger to ambitious mega-projects. Just take a look at the towering Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, or the Palm Jumeirah, the artificial archipelago in the shape of a palm tree that juts out into the sea near Dubai. Even by the UAE’s standards, however, building a mountain would […]

'On the Fly: Stefan Struve' video: UFC Fight Night 87 heavyweight settles in Florida

Stefan Struve needed a change of pace, and he believes he’s finally starting to see things click in South Florida. Struve is on center stage in the UFC’s latest “On the Fly” video feature, which showcases the promotion’s tallest fighter while (...)

Downfall of The World's Tallest Building

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

It was once the tallest building of the worldbut in the late 1960s it was rendered suddenly obsolete, and so New York lost the Singer Building.

Evergreen Cemetery - Jesus in Cowboy Boots in Paris, Texas

Out of the 40,000 graves in Evergreen Cemetery, Willet Babcock has just about the tallest memorial. The fifteen-foot height, while certainly impressive, isn’t the most surprising thing about the marker – that would be the cowboy boots. Babcock wasn’t from Texas. Show More Summary

Angel Falls, Mesmerizing Miracle of Nature

What a wonderful world! Watch some of the most captivating footage of Angel Falls, the tallest waterfall on the Earth.

Interesting Facts About Nepal Which Will Amuse You

Cathy from Canada enjoying Holi at Thamel (Photo : Nepal Tourism Board's Facebook) Mt. Everest is the tallest peak in the world which lies 8848 km above the sea level. Everest became a brand in the international arena after Tenzing Norgay of Nepal and Edmund Hillary of Australia stamped their flag over its summit. Show More Summary

Kid Climbs World’s Tallest Church Spire

Germany's Ulm Minster stands just over 161 meters (~530 feet) tall and you're probably not supposed to climb it. The post Kid Climbs World’s Tallest Church Spire appeared first on The Good Men Project.

20 Times Kim Kardashian Kicked Off Her Heels and Wore Flats

Post by Meredith Gordon. Kim Kardashian is known for teetering her famous curves on the tallest, skinniest heels. But now that Kim is a mom, sometimes she takes the heels off and slips on some flats. We think she looks great minus her stilettos, and her poor tootsies are probably thanking her too. Show More Summary

Sneak Peek: Renderings of Luxe 181 Fremont, the West Coast's Tallest Residential Building

Let's take a look, shall we? The sleek Heller Manus-designed mixed-use office and residential development at 181 Fremont is well underway right now, climbing high next to the Transbay Terminal construction. Lauded as the country's tallest...Show More Summary

City Hall Was L.A.'s Tallest Building For 4 Decades—By Law

Until it was overturned in 1958, a municipal ordinance ensured that no other building could come close to City Hall's height. [ more › ]

Looking Out (and Down) From Atop the Wilshire Grand

The mayor got to see the view from the future tallest tower in the West, which workers enjoy all the time Mayor of Instagram @ericgarcetti at the Wilshire Grand this morning. A photo posted by @jlevinla on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:23pm PDT Yesterday,...Show More Summary

Two-Minute Cinema: Drone's Eye View of Dubai

Ascend to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

Climb Mt. Everest Without The Risk Of Cold, Bodily Harm 

last weekSports : Deadspin

There’s no doubting that the view from atop Mount Everest—the tallest mountain on the planet—is stunning. Indescribable, even. A view so grand that it’s unable to be properly captured by mere pictures or video. Read more...

Brooklyn’s tallest tower further permitted for construction

The 1,066-foot-tall residential tower at 340 Flatbush Ave. Ext. and 9 Dekalb Ave. in Brooklyn is one step closer to breaking ground. After receiving approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission to modify the landmarked Dime Savings...Show More Summary

Photos: A View From The 69th Floor Of The Wilshire Grand

Upon completion, the Wilshire Grand Tower will be the tallest structure west of the Mississippi, soaring 1100 feet above ground. [ more › ]

New Chinese Skyscraper Would Be World’s Third Tallest

If completed, the proposed project in Shenzen would add another record-breaker to the country's crop of megatall towers Set to rise 2,297 feet (700 meters) above Shenzhen's Central Business District, the proposed H700 Shenzhen TowerShow More Summary

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