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16-story Buddhist pagoda in China destroyed by fire

The pagoda was known for being the tallest wooden structure in Asia. The post 16-story Buddhist pagoda in China destroyed by fire appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Get Lit: Check Out These Amazingly Simple and Whimsical DIY Menorahs

I can still remember the Kindergarten tradition of making homemade menorahs at my Jewish day school like it was yesterday. Take a sawed-off 2x4, glue 10 small square tiles atop it, in a line (two at the center for the tallest candle), then place 9 screw nuts in a row, one on top of each tile. I'm pretty sure my parents even still have mine — somewhere. READ MORE »

Texas’s 12 essential architectural sites

From Louis Kahn to Renzo Piano The state of Texas has an astonishing array of architecture: City skylines boast some of the tallest skyscrapers in the country and the state’s top-notch art scene has inspired world-class architects to...Show More Summary

Britain's tallest mountain is in Antarctica

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Researchers have discovered that Britain's highest mountain isn't in Britain. A recent cartographic survey by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has found that Mount Hope, at an elevation of 3,239 m (10,654 ft) above sea level, is not only the highest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), but in any British territory. Show More Summary

Testing for Service Virtualization: A Need of the Next-Gen Technologies & Devices

3 days agoTechnology / Software : Gallop

Clicking selfies has never been an easy task. In fact, sometimes it’s dangerous too. When you are in groups, normally the tallest person gets to take selfies or the one with necessary skills. But going by a latest update on aerial selfie drones, very soon this won’t be needed. Show More Summary

New satellite imagery reveals new highest Antarctic Peninsula Mountain

Cartographers surveying Antarctica have discovered Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) at 3,239 m (10,654 ft) above sea level. Until now, maps showed Mt Jackson as the tallest mountain in the territory at 3,184 m (10,444 ft). Show More Summary

Worlds tallest hybrid timber building to boast Vancouvers most expensive new apartments

New details and renderings have been released of Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House, a collection of luxury homes in what will become the world’s tallest hybrid timber building. Developed by PortLiving, Terrace House will be set at the center...Show More Summary

Jewish congregations and Disney maintain a footprint around Upper West Side's tallest tower

On Nov. 27 Extell Development Co., one of the city’s more prolific developers, unveiled plans for what would be the tallest tower on the Upper West Side: a 775-foot residential spire on West... To view the full story, click the title link.

Developer claims to own just $23 million in real estate during divorce trial

Developer Harry Macklowe, who was a partner in the condo tower at 432 Park Ave. on Billionaire's Row—the Western Hemisphere's tallest residential building—claimed his real estate... To view the full story, click the title link.

Google's new 'landscraper' will be as long as a super-tall skyscraper is high — and it could be the next big building trend

When complete, Google's new London headquarters will measure longer than the Shard — the tallest skyscraper in the United Kingdom — is tall. The Shard measures 1,016 feet tall. Google's London headquarters is similar in size, but flipped...Show More Summary

Tokyo marks 1,000 days to go until 2020 Paralympics

Tokyo marked 1,000 days to go until the 2020 Paralympics with a ceremony at the world's tallest tower        

American Climber Dies Scaling Mexico’s Tallest Mountain

A mountain climber from the United States perished due to an accident that occurred while he was attempting to scale the 18,619-foot Pico de Orizaba in Central Mexico, prompting rescue teams to scramble to save other climbers that were also … More » The post American Climber Dies Scaling Mexico’s Tallest Mountain appeared first on EveryJoe.

Climber from U.S. dies scaling Mexico's tallest mountain

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Mexican officials say they've mobilized rescue efforts in recent days for at least nine climbers on Mexico's tallest mountain.

5 fun facts about Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

What's the tallest new balloon? Where did it take a flight test? How many clowns hit the street? Impress friends with these fun facts.

The sky's the limit for sustainable wooden skyscrapers

Australia will soon hold the record for the world's tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland's new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

Mighty Oaks - Storm

Sounds like: Fleet Foxes, Ben Howard, The Tallest Man on Earth What's so good? Just as the subject of their name would do in the midst of the subject of this song name, Mighty Oaks have weathered the storm of the indie-folk movement and emerged stronger. Show More Summary

Bright ideas from the world's biggest student design show

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Dubai is home to lots of things that lay claim to being the world's biggest. There you'll find the world's largest mall, with the world's tallest choreographed fountain dancing outside beneath the world's tallest man-made structure, the mighty Burj Khalifa. Show More Summary

It’s an open, open, open, open world as Assassin’s Creed and Middle-earth dominate

Middle-earth: Shadow of War stood tallest in a month of big games, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. Assassin’s Creed: Origins was just behind it. Shadow of War, the open-world fantasy adventure, debuted September 28, and it went on to dominate physical and digital game sales in the United States in October. Shadow of […]

Ole Scheeren unveils designs for a stunning sky forest in Vietnam

International architecture firm Buro Ole Scheeren just unveiled designs for Empire City, a greenery-infused skyscraper set to rise in Ho Chi Minh City. Expected to become Vietnam’s tallest building at 1,093 feet, the development softens...Show More Summary

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