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Construction Watch: Mapping Boston's Tallest New Residential Developments

8 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Boston is perhaps alone amongst America's grandest cities in its sizable reticence to height (D.C. doesn't count because of that business with the Washington Monument). Witness the continuing kerfuffle over the Boston Harbor Garage redevelopment plans. A waterfront tower...

Graphic: Chelsea are the tallest & Arsenal the shortest on opening PL weekend [Daily Mail]

The number crunchers have been looking at the figures from the opening weekend and have produced some facts that may or may not matter, depending on how you understand football. According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea fielded the tallest team in the Premier League, along with Crystal Palace, Stoke and West Ham. Jose Mourinho’s side […]

QUICKLISTING: 388 Bridge Street

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

388 Bridge St - Brooklyn's Tallest Studio, 1, and 2 bedroom rentals now available. Exceptional amenities. Breathtaking views. 388bridge.com

Courthouse Hopping: The occupants of the historic...

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The occupants of the historic Dade County Courthouse, which was once the tallest building south of Baltimore and is now where civil cases are heard, are continuing in their campaign for a new courthouse. But don't worry about the...

VIDEO: Colossus, Once Nation's Tallest Wood Coaster, Is No More

Officials at Six Flags Magic Mountain in southern California won't say what's to come of the ride. read more

Architectural Craziness: Will Miami Erect The Tallest Flag Pole in The World?

Horrible, grotesque, and tacky, are words some have used to describe billionaire Mike Fernandez's proposal to build North America's tallest flag pole (but not the world's tallest, which is in Tajikistan) in order to hoist a massive 500 pound...

3 More Climbers Die in Falls on Mont Blanc

Just days after six climbers died on Western Europe's tallest mountain—marking the deadliest accident there in two years, AFP notes via the Raw Story —three more have died at the site. This time, two climbers and their guide fell some 2,600 feet, police say; their bodies were found...

Historical Maine Lighthouse Sells For $78,000

On Sunday, the federal government closed the auction for Boon Island Light Station, a lighthouse located on a rock island in the Gulf of Maine. Boon Island Light is the tallest lighthouse in New England and Maine with a height of 133 feet. The location of the lighthouse has a history dating back to 1710

JW Marriot Zhengzhou Becomes the Tallest Hotel in Central China

In Zhengzhou, the capital of the Henan Province in China, the 60-floor, 918-foot Millennium Royal Plaza towers above the city and stands as the majestic home of the new RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Watch This Terrifying BASE Jump From World's Tallest Building

If you're afraid of heights, you might not want to click the "play" button. The video above shows a BASE jump from the pinnacle of the 2,717-foot-... Read more: World-Records, Skydiving, Base Jumping, World Records, Burj Khalifa Base Jump, Highest BASE Jump, Weird News News

This Will Be The World's Tallest Tower

Saudi Arabia might be trying to outdo every other country with its massive Kingdom Tower. The new tallest building in the world will stand one kilo... Read more: World's Tallest Building, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom Tower, Hpl, Burj Khalifa, Kingdom-Tower-Worlds-Tallest-Building, Kingdom-Tower-Saudi-Arabia, Tallest Building, World News

Empire State Building snubs Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The city's second tallest building is coming up short for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Fegren of the Air in Dublin, Georgia

On one of the tallest buildings in downtown Dublin, Georgia, look for a marker that tells the story of the remarkable life lived high above the ground in Kcymaerxthaereal times. These monastery districts were quite self-reliant and were connected by a web of lines so people could go from place to place without being exposed to danger. Show More Summary

Watch One World Trade Center's Entire Construction In Just Two Minutes

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It took three years to construct the new One World Trade Center, but this time-lapse video lets you watch the Western Hemisphere's tallest skyscraper rise over the New York skyline over just two minutes. Read more...

Why Doesn't L.A. Have More Supertall Skyscrapers?

The construction of L.A.'s new supertall tower underscores the difficulties of designing skyscrapers in earthquake country. When completed in 2017, L.A.'s Wilshire Grand Center will be the tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi.Show More Summary

6 Climbers Killed in Fall on Mont Blanc Peak

(PARIS) — Six French climbers died in a fall on France’s Mont Blanc after a night of snow and wind on Western Europe’s tallest mountain, officials said Wednesday. August is the height of the climbing season on Mont Blanc, where even in the warmest months storms can strike quickly. High winds buffeted the area where…

5 Climbers Dead on Western Europe's Tallest Mountain

Another tragedy has struck at the peak of climbing season on Western Europe's highest mountain: Five climbers have perished on Mont Blanc in France and their guide is still missing, reports the AP. Word went out that the climbers had disappeared yesterday evening when they didn't come back from a...

5 climbers dead on Mont Blanc peak; 6th missing

last weekNews : The Newsroom

PARIS (AP) — Five French climbers died and a sixth was missing Wednesday on France's Mont Blanc, after a night of snow and wind on Europe's tallest mountain.

Take to the Skies and Experience Nepal by Helicopter on This Awesome 15-Day Trip

Resting between the jungles of the Indian plains and the Himalayas, the small mountain nation of Nepal is a stunning destination comprised of snowy peaks, monasteries and the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest. Its region is a favorite among t... via JustLuxe.com

Camp Confidential: Minnesota Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. -- The biggest question surrounding the Minnesota Vikings when Mike Zimmer took over as head coach in January was the team's future at quarterback. The tallest task facing Zimmer when he accepted the job on Jan. 15 might...Show More Summary

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