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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...

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 as One World Trade Center Comes to Life in a Stunning Time Lapse

Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech. Across the street from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum now resides the tallest building in the United States, One World Trade Center. Thanks to its 408-foot long spire, the skyscraper reaches 1,776 feet, soaring beyond the Willis Tower in Chicago. Show More Summary

Can the World's Tallest Buildings Predict the Next Recession?

The Skyscraper Index appears to be eerily good at predicting recessions. Here's what to make of it.

Crazy Russian Climbs To The Top Of Frozen Shanghai Tower, One Of The Tallest Buildings In The World

ShanghaiTowerstandsatatremendous2,073feet.ItisthetallestinallofChina,thesecondtallestinthewholeworld.Notonetobeone-uppedbyotherdaredevils,adventurousRussianclimberIvanKuznetsov wasdeterminednotonlytoscalethebuilding,buttheconstructioncrane atopthebuilding.Ohyeah,andwhileit’stotallycoveredinice.

Crazy Ivan climbs atop the frozen crane of the 2073-foot Shanghai Tower

Ivan Kuznetsov doesn't care that the world's highest construction site—atop the 2,073-foot (632-meter) Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building on Earth—is full of ice and it's slippery as hell. His compatriots did it before him without ice, so he had to best them. Here are more of his adventures for you to scream. Read more...

Swaying Shanghai Tower Handles Peak Wind Loads of 114 MPH

Once it’s finished, the tower will become China’s tallest building and the world’s second tallest building. Located on an ex-golf course in Shanghai’s fast-growing Pudong District, the tower will have two of the world’s tallest buildings as neighbors-the

NY: WTC Steel Company CEO Arrested on Fraud Charges

The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and women-owned businesses.

Mysterious Sinkholes Are Forming By One of the World's Tallest Buildings

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When it's finished, Korea's Lotte World Tower will be one of the world's tallest buildings. Unfortunately, crews are encountering some problems as they near the top: Small sinkholes are forming in the neighborhood, and a nearby lake is mysteriously emptying into... hopefully not the base of the sixth tallest building in the world. Read more...

How Tall Can Skyscrapers Get? [Science Video]

Get an engineeer’s-eye-view of the tallest buildings in the world, to learn what challenges they face as they reach for the sky and wonder, how tall can we build? [SciShow]

SciShow Explains How Skyscrapers Are Possible and the Challenges Engineer’s Face While Building Them

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Hank Green explains how skyscrapers are possible and the challenges that engineer’s face while build them on the latest episode of SciShow. Get an engineeer’s-eye-view of the tallest buildings in the world, to learn what challenges they face as they reach for the sky and wonder, how tall can we build?

Tallest Building West of the Mississippi Is Getting an Observation Deck

The owners of the tallest building in Los Angeles want to build an observation deck to rival the views at New York's Empire State Building and Chicago's Willis Tower. The sky-high deck on the U.S. Bank Tower will get about $50-million...Show More Summary

Views From the Top: West Coast's Tallest Tower Finally Getting Sky-High View Deck

Finally: the owners of the 72-story US Bank Tower, the tallest building on the West Coast (for now), will open up a public viewing deck like a real Empire-State-building-style tourist trap. Maybe next they'll light the Hollywood Sign! The...

Tallest Building’ Might Save the World

last monthOdd : Weird Asia News

In three years, the tallest tower in the world will be turned from concept into reality. In China’s Wuhan City, the Phoenix Towers are hoped to be the solution for China’s intense pollution problem. Designed by UK architecture firm Chetwoods,...Show More Summary

Spectacular Video Of The Supermoon From The World's Tallest Building

Video: Gerald Donovan and his team made this incredible time lapse of this weekend’s supermoon: The crown prince of Dubai climbs to the tip of the Burj Khalifa — the tallest building in the world — with an impressive moon in the background. More »      

NYC Is Getting the Tallest Residential Building On Earth

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The last time we wrote about the Nordstrom Tower, it was due to become one of the tallest buildings of the development boom in NYC's most insufferable neighborhood, Midtown East. But new leaked drawings show that its developers are actually planning the tallest residential building in the world. Read more...

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