You've literally googled "state with the tallest men" (Minnesota) and then considered moving there.
Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein is the tallest member of a notoriously tall front line, at 7'0 and around 240 pounds. And yet you'll hear people -- college fans and NBA scouts alike -- say he can guard all five positions. This is what they're talking about. Show More Summary
The world’s tallest prefab building has just been constructed at a rate of 3 stories per day, showcasing the power of modular design and industrial...
Californian firm Morphosis (headed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Thom Mayne) has revealed plans for a slim mirrored skyscraper that – if it goes ahead – will be the tallest building in Europe. The part where things get weird is that it's due to be located in Vals: a small Swiss village with a population in the region of just 1,000. .. Show More Summary
NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR 1/2 out of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES out of THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST 1/2 out of NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR 1/2 out of RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Radio City Music Hall's New York Spring Spectacular has...Show More Summary
Ski bunnies and abominable snowpeople, maybe, but high up in the Alps the last thing you might expect to encounter is Europe's tallest skyscraper. The 7132 Tower by Morphosis Architects is an ultra-thin hotel to be completed on a mountain in Vals, Switzerland come 2019. Show More Summary
It’s being called a gigacoaster, the Fury 325, the world’s tallest, faster roller coaster. Carowinds ran its first test of the new Fury 325 roller coaster earlier this month. The 32-passenger train climbing to the top of a 325 foot hill. The hill is followed by an 81 degree first drop and then races through [...]
A new tower designed by Los Angeles architect Thom Mayne was announced today which, when complete, will be the tallest building in Europe. Is it in Moscow? London? Frankfurt? Nope. Mayne's shiny slab will stab the sky in the tiny hamlet of Vals, Switzerland. Read more...
The MTA is selling a $56 million property that will allow a developer to build what could become Queens’ tallest highrise.
Tom Cruise has always boasted that he does his own stunts. Whether it’s driving a race car in “Days of Thunder,” battling enemies with a samurai sword in “The Last Samurai”...... Or climbing the tallest building in the world, the Burj...Show More Summary
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NEW YORK (AP) — The first stair-climb race at One World Trade Center — the nation's tallest building — will raise money for military veterans struggling with combat-linked disabilities, two foundations formed after the 9/11 attacks announced...Show More Summary
Polish stunt cyclist, Krystian Herba, set a new world record for most stairs climbed with a bicycle at one time by climbing 3,139 stairs. The record was set at Taipei 101, one of the tallest buildings in the world. Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Always quite tall and skinny, Jewell grew up in Canada accustomed to being made fun of. Once, at a dance, a boy ran out on her when she stood up to the full extent of her six-foot-eight frame. "I'll dance by myself," she thought, "and...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Ethan Hunt isn't the most grounded character. The last time we got a look at Tom Cruise in a new Mission: Impossible movie, he was precariously perched on Dubai's 2,700-foot Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest manmade structure. Show More Summary
There are many things you could call Vienna. Beautiful is one. Traditional is another. An orgy for the eyes wouldn?t be pushing it too far. But forward-thinking? That doesn?t come so easily. So imagine the surprise on learning that an innovative new wooden skyscraper ? including a hotel as part of it ? is going to be built in? Vienna!
image credit Defying gravity by building toward the sky is no easy, or inexpensive, feat. Designer Martin Vargic of Halcyon Maps has made the six graphics in this article, documenting the rise of the tallest buildings throughout history.All...Show More Summary
Krystian Herba, a Polish cyclist, set a new Guinness World Record (pending confirmation) when he climbed 3,139 steps up the Taipei 101, one of the tallest buildings on the planet. According to AFP, this amazing feat of endurance made...Show More Summary
A giant couldn't help UC Irvine slay one of the giants of college basketball. One of the tallest players in NCAA Tournament history couldn't quite help UC Irvine don an extra-long ballgown against Louisville. Cardinals guard QuentinShow More Summary
Ndiaye is the tallest player in college basketball.