Booming Los Angeles has seen a bloom in new hotel construction in recent years. As readers may recall, I was there in June for the opening of the city’s tallest hotel– the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. (See our review) LastShow More Summary
Tonight's NYC shows include The Tallest Man on Earth + yMusic, Bing & Ruth, Le1f, The Barr Brothers, Tei Shi, Shilpa Ray, and more. Continue reading…
There are 2.3 million photovoltaic panels at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park near Dubai. And now the massive solar farm is about to get a 700 megawatt (MW) extension, which will include the addition of an 853-foot solar tower, the world's tallest.[...]
What is set to be the world's largest single-site solar park is getting a little larger, with the government of Dubai approving a 700-MW extension to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The new addition will give the facility...Show More Summary
People will do some pretty crazy things to get in the record books. Though some world-record holders are physical anomalies — like the world's tallest person, or the shortest — the Guinness Book of World Records is filled with some incredibly...Show More Summary
A day at a waterpark is meant to be filled with fun and excitement. But for one family, it ended in unspeakable tragedy. And now, it’s finally become clear about
Nepal has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world's tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday.
The Irvine Co. unveiled its latest high-rise office tower at the Irvine Spectrum Wednesday, which together with its twin make up two of Orange County's tallest buildings. The new 20-story 400 Spectrum Center tower and its nearby twin, 200 Spectrum Center, both measure 323 feet tall.
Minneapolis artist Human Heat is introducing his latest album with immediately addicting tones. Under this moniker, Alex Schaaf breaks away from his other projects (Yellow Ostrich, The Tallest Man On Earth) and puts forth the private visions that lurked beneath the surface. As he seems to make moves at redefining chillwave, the young producer blends deep thought […]
I had never heard this until today. Amazing that this clip was not available during the campaign. Literally moments after the towers came down, Trump was asked if anything had happened with his own building at 40 Wall Street. His answer was to brag about now having the tallest building in downtown Manhattan. It’s so […]
As we note the 16th anniversary of 9/11, remember that the man who is currently president of the United States used the occasion to brag that his building was now the tallest in New York. Amazingly or not so amazingly, this attitude makes millions of Americans feel better about themselves. Share
Trump claimed that the destruction of the WTC meant one of his buildings was now the tallest in lower Manhattan.
Happy Monday, everyone! Of course, it’s September 11th, so you’re not allowed to be that happy, even though it is the 16th anniversary of Donald Trump’s 40 Wall Street becoming the tallest building in Manhattan. You may recall that Trump...Show More Summary
Ekaterina Lisina's legs are as long as some people are tall. They've also propelled the model to newfound fame. Lisina has nabbed not one but two new Guinness World Records as the world's tallest professional model (at 6 feet, 8.77 inches) and woman with the longest legs. They measure...
A towering spillway at the nation's tallest dam was crumbling, and tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. But as darkness fell, state officials realized dealing with … Click to Continue »
That’s 7.7 million pounds of sand! Summer may be on its way out, but how about one last hurrah in the form of an incredible sandcastle? Over in Duisburg, Germany, travel company Schauinsland-Reisen recently commissioned a massive sandcastle intended to snatch the Guinness World Record for “Tallest Sandcastle” from the previous titleholder in India. Show More Summary
This sandcastle isn't the kind that you make on the beach with a bucket and spade, but an ambitious project that has been declared the world's tallest sandcastle by Guinness World Records. Comprising 3,500 tons of compressed sand, it...Show More Summary