A history of billionaire magnet 432 Park Avenue, Manhattan's tallest residential tower: "In previous generations, when towers of this scale were erected, they were monuments to working. 432 Park, unlike the Chrysler Building, the World Financial Center, and the Empire State Building, is a monument to owning." Read more...
Wieden + Kennedy recently created a pretty incredible out-of-home tourism installation for Travel Portland: the tallest freestanding cuckoo clock in the U.S. Chainsaw sculptor J. Chester Armstrong carved the clock, made from a single Oregon maple, in the national forest just outside Portland. Show More Summary
Dutch filmmaking duo Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie took their DJI Phantom 2 drone for a spin on a foggy day to capture some truly stunning video the Dom Tower in Utrecht — the tallest church tower in the Netherlands — as it burst through the haze. I was waiting for these weather conditions […]
The futuristic tower would be Verona's tallest building
Planned for 2017, Orlando's Skyscraper roller coaster will rise over 500 feet into the air
Aerial drone videos, for better or worse, are here to stay, but it's difficult to be too upset about this filming technique's unchecked adoption when it captures video like this. Dutch filmmakers Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie filmed the tallest church in the Netherlands, and the results are breathtaking. Read more...
Lack of affordable housing inspires latest work.
In 1965, a Ford Mustang Convertible proudly went on display at the top of the Empire State Building, the world's tallest building at the time. Earlier this year, the Blue Oval recreated the stunt by bringing the latest droptop 'Stang to the sky-high structure during the New York Auto Show. Show More Summary
Developers David and Joshua Wallack are set to build a 570-foot vertical coaster, which will be the tallest in the world, at International Drive and Sand Lake Road in Orlando. The ride will be known as "The Skyscraper" and will be built on 12 acres around a Skyplex, which will feature other entertainment and shops. Show More Summary
This is a video animation showing what it will be like to ride the Skyscraper roller coaster at Skyplex in Orlando, Florida. The roller coaster will begin construction in 2017 (so plenty of time for the world to end in the meantime) and reach a height of over 500-feet when completed. Show More Summary
Ten? Twenty? 500,000?
Nope. Let's imagine for a moment that you and I paid money for a ride on The Skyscraper, Orlando's Skyplex's planned attraction, which will be the tallest roller coaster in the world. Now, I know that's crazy. We wouldn't do that, because that's something that crazy people do, but let's just pretend for a moment. Show More Summary
The world's tallest roller coaster is coming to Orlando, Florida, in 2017, but you don't have to wait until then to get a peek at the ride. "The Skyscraper" coaster will take thrill-seekers on a wild ride around a 535-foot-tall tower. Show More Summary
The world's tallest roller coaster, The Skyscraper, is scheduled to open at Orlando's Skyplex in 2017, and it looks like it'll be a tower of goddamn terror. The coaster's track will wrap around a 535-foot-tall monolith, twisting riders through a downward spiral for four minutes with "no downtime." Read more...
Despite a 10-inch height advantage, the big man backed down.
Blackpool boss Lee Clark has promised to overcome his fear of rollercoasters if the club avoid relegation from the Championship this season. The town’s amusement park Pleasure Beach features one of the tallest and steepest rollercoasters in the world. The ‘Big One’ reaches a height of 235ft (71m). It doesn’t look like he’ll be hoping […]
A furious comeback to defeat a top 20 team and a dude dunking over the tallest player in college or professional basketball were the must-see moments from college hoops' Wednesday night slate. TOP 25 SCORES No. 2 Arizona 71, UC Irvine 54 No. Show More Summary
Coming soon, the gonzo ride features a 55-story drop.
UC-Irvine's Mamadou N'Diaye is Division I's tallest basketball player at seven feet, six inches tall. Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson dunked over him tonight. Read more...
For those who want to be taken even higher, Orlando’s International Drive has just your ticket.