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715 Peachtree said to land Honeywell's $20 million software development center and division HQ

The 318,000-square-foot 715 Peachtree, a former J.C. Penney Co. regional headquarters located near the Fox Theater, is being renovated and marketed to tech companies. The 55-story Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta tallest office building, was until recently considered a lock for landing the Honeywell expansion.

Updated: Reports of Four Deaths on Everest Were False

The world’s tallest mountain has claimed 6 lives this season

Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.

Everest Death Toll Rises To 10 This Season After 4 More Climbers Found Dead

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The bodies were discovered in tents by Nepalese sherpas at Camp IV, the camp closest to the summit of the world's tallest mountain. The victims have not yet been identified.

Everest almost doubles typical seasonal death toll with 4 more

Bodies were found inside tent at highest camp on world’s tallest mountain, bringing season’s total to 10, atypically high

Midday open thread: Giant wind turbines power UK; Trump makes bogus jobs, military spending claims

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Democracy is not partisan: • A single turn of the blades on the world’s newest, tallest wind turbines can power a home for 29 hours: The world's tallest towers for wind turbines are now those offshore in Burbo Bank, UK. Show More Summary

World's tallest spokeless Ferris wheel opens

3 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A 145-meter spokeless Ferris wheel just opened in Weifang, China. Built on a bridge spanning the Bailaing River, it's about ten meters taller than the London Eye, a spoked Ferris wheel. (more…)

US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A global adventurer when he wasn't seeing patients in small-town Alabama, Dr. Roland Yearwood recently left his rural home to face the same challenge that could have killed him two years ago: Scaling Mount Everest.

American among four dead on Mount Everest

World's tallest mountain claims more lives over weekend as overcrowding makes route to summit even more dangerous

15 storey supercar vending machine opens in Singapore

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-V75fMrDzM A used car dealer in Singapore has opened what is likely to be the world’s tallest car vending machine in the world. The building, located about six kilometres west of the country’s central business district, is 15 storeys tall, and can store up to 60 cars. Customers, located on the ground floor, select a […]

Venus, a MidMarket nine-story statue, opens to the public

San Francisco’s tallest piece of art makes its Olympian debut Lawrence Argent, the Denver-based artist behind the swirling, 92-foot-tall statue of Venus now open to the public at Trinity Place (33 Eighth Street), tells Curbed SF that late Trinity landlord Angelo Sangiacomo asked him once if he could make the statue smaller. Show More Summary

Dan Skipper signs with Cowboys, becomes NFL’s tallest player

The NFL has a new tallest player after the 6-foot-10 Arkansas offensive tackle Dan Skipper signed with Dallas as an undrafted rookie. According to Pro Football Reference, there were four players, all offensive tackles, were tied for tallest in the NFL last year at 6-foot-9: San Francisco’s Trenton Brown, Tampa Bay’s Demar Dotson, Detroit’s Cornelius…

Plaza With Tallest Sculpture In The City Opens Today At Eighth And Mission

Trinity Place opens its Piazza Angelo today, complete with a PoMo Venus de Milo, Frankie Avalon in person, and precisely one of its retail shops currently having a tenant. [ more › ]

Chinese company set to build Africa's tallest skyscraper in Morocco

The tower will be more than double the height of the country's tallest building at the moment. [ more › ]

Tallinn Teletorn (TV Tower) in Tallinn, Estonia

This tower of over 1,000 feet (314 meters) is the tallest structure in Estonia, standing proudly in the skyline as a banner of the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics. Construction of the giant tower began in 1975 in order to provide a higher quality broadcast for viewers of the 1980 Olympics, and was completed just in time for the games. Show More Summary

Huge Upper West Side Tower Faces Mounting Opposition

Last summer, the world was introduced to the ominously-tall 666 foot 200 Amsterdam Avenue, which was slated to become the Upper West Side's tallest building. Since that original unveiling, two additional feet were added to the building to make it 668 feet tall. Show More Summary

Watch This Drone Footage of Salesforce Tower Over San Francisco

At 61 stories and 1,070 feet, Salesforce Tower is going to be the tallest building in San Francisco by quite a lot. The massive development officially topped out in early April and architect Fred Clarke remarked that the structure is “comparable to a pyramid or an obelisk, marking a new place on Earth that’s reaching for the

Developers of Upper West Side’s tallest tower face growing opposition

Plans to erect the Upper West Side's tallest building hit an obstacle this week when a pair of elected officials threw their support behind the group looking to block the development. The dispute... To view the full story, click the title link.

Denali: Facts About North America's Tallest Mountain

Denali, formerly known as Mount McKinley, rises more than 20,000 feet above sea level.

Ex-governor's ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records say

last weekHumor / odd : The Sideshow

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the ambitious project.

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