When you need a quick escape to recharge, there's no better place to find inspiration than among the towering granite spires of Yosemite National Park. On two recent trips to Yosemite, my family and I managed to do just that: first in May for a friend's wedding in Yosemite Valley, then a month...
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Y Combinator has helped over 800 startups come to market that are today worth a collective $30 billion (and possibly even more very soon). Now it looks like a new VC is emerging out of it that will be dedicated to help the most promising of these grow. Show More Summary
Emilia Clarke is an orange slice of heaven while attending the premiere of her new film Terminator Genisys held at the Lotte World Tower Mall on Thursday (July 2) in Seoul, South Korea. The 28-year-old actress was joined by her co-star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who recently wrote a sweet letter to a fan after hearing about [...]
American artist and filmmaker Philip Haas created an awesome group of four towering sculptures inspired by a famous series of oil paintings by 16th century Italian painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo (previously featured here) in which he depicted himself as each of the Four Seasons. Show More Summary
Sure, there’s an official 2359-piece version of the tower, but Brenden McMahon had a much grander vision in mind: His LEGO Orthnac is 8-foot-tall and features nine individual floors! The thing is so tall that you need a ladder to fully...Show More Summary
The backlash Donald Trump has been receiving since he made some very offensive comments directed towards Mexican immigrants just keeps going. So far this week, Macy’s department stores have dropped Trump’s line of suits, shirts, andShow More Summary
Many people have weighed in at great length on Donald Trump and his Mexican Rapists Candidacy Announcement, since the real-estate mogul delivered the headline-making speech in the gold-plated halls of Trump Towers a couple weeks ago....Show More Summary
Overlooking San Francisco Bay, the Belvedere Residence designed by Polsky Perlstein Architects aims at capturing light and surrounding vistas: “The site has South and West views over the San Francisco Bay toward Sausalito and the Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary
To many people, the Sierra Nevada means granite. The Sierra Crest, with towering peaks of granite carved by glaciers. Yosemite and Hetch Hetchy valleys, with vertical walls of granitic rock. Lake Tahoe, surrounded by granite peaks. Those who visit the mountains find "granite" to be three-quarters true. Show More Summary
Defend your kingdom with strategically placed defense towers, explosives, barricades and walls. Battle with players worldwide and besiege their castles for resources. Gameloft’s Siegefall is now available for download from Windows Store. App Description: Smash the castle gates and leave nothing but rubble behind in the game that makes you builder, strategist and destroyer, […]
Cyprus's Othello Tower, named after the ill-fated Shakespearean hero, reopened Thursday after a facelift with a performance of the tragedy that organisers hope will spread unity among long-divided communities. The year-long, EU-funded...Show More Summary
At nearly 600 feet (180 meters) tall, this structure was narrowly granted permission to be the first skyscraper to grace the Parisian skyline in nearly half a...
The fallout over Trump's disparaging immigrant comment seems never-ending
A rollercoaster ride called The Smiler at Alton Towers has undergone another tragedy, leaving dozens stranded upside down in midair for an hour after breaking down, according to Mirror. On the hottest day of the summer, the rollercoaster ride stopped at 5:25 p.m. Show More Summary
He asked for it! Donald Trump is receiving a ton of backlash for the racist comments he made during his presidential bid speech. Univision, NBC and Macy's have all ended their business relationships with the billionaire after he made disparaging characterizations about Mexican immigrants! Now, the voice of the Latino community has responded to the Apprentice star — [...]
5 Rabbit Cerveceria, the Latin-themed craft brewery that made Trump Tower Chicago's house beer, has changed the brew's name to "fck your hair."
Photo by Scott Frances for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties Up until this point, views inside of the skyline-domineering 432 Park Avenue have been limited to renderings. But behold: ahead of the tower's fall move-ins, a few photographs of its...
By Ryan Simpson on Jul 02 2015 “An inexorably haunted landscape” best sums up the three hours of noise on these cassettes. If field-recordings of the history that surrounded Chindia Tower were folded and layered into 180 minutes of sound this would be the result. Show More Summary
“A common sight in most major capitals, skyscrapers have faced deep opposition in Paris ever since the 300-metre high Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 Universal Exposition. Paris’s socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, diluted opposition to the new Tour Triangle last November after some of its planned office space was sacrificed for childcare and cultural […]