Deirdre Loughridge and Thomas Patteson curate the Museum of Imaginary Musical Instruments, where you can read about fictional music makers, concept instruments, and fanciful sound technology, from ancient times to today. One of the exhibits is the Tower Orchestra, conceived by Adolphe Sax, who also invented the saxophone. Show More Summary
Even the most casual soccer fans should know that Arsenal and Germany’s centre back and 6-foot-6 human tower Per Mertesacker is better and more affectionately known as the “Big Fcking German.” That’s because “Big Fcking German” is so much easier and more fun to say than sounding like a dork who doesn’t know how to pronounce Per Mertesacker.
British pro-renewable energy company Ecotricity has released a new anti-fracking film “Don’t squeeze the last gas” featuring a number of farting gas towers. This is similar to their previous series of films — collectively titled Dump the Big Six — in that it features personified towers in humorous situations. This specific campaign is meant to [...]
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 have taken an enormous toll on so many people across the country and around the world. New Yorkers are reminded everyday of the tragedy when they look south and don’t see the Twin Towers that so definitively graced the Manhattan skyline. Even 13 years later, one can’t help [...]
We?re on a roll when it comes to scoping out the latest on citizenM at the moment: the exterior of citizenM at Paris Charles de Gaulle seems pretty much finished, New York Times Square is getting ever so close to being done, and the Holborn location in London looks like this. Show More Summary
Happy Friday! Don't forget to set your clock back on Sunday! Because if you do forget, the Daylight Saving Time monster will get you in your sleep. In the news today: Trump Tower may soon be raining glass; an Ontario teacher who forced...Show More Summary
Maybe it's bad luck to say it, but it seems like Wilshire just west of Barrington may be getting a big tall residential tower by 2017. (Just across the street, the bw apartments were supposed to be 28 stories;...
The views from office towers near Los Angeles International Airport can be great. Tenants watch planes coming and going or check out city skylines and the Pacific Ocean. They just don’t have much company.
What is hip? Apparently horns, fringe leather pantsuits and some pretty sweet dance moves. [ more › ]
The fashion world jetted to Paris Fashion Week, and while they made their way to some of the industry's hottest runway shows, the most popular spot for a photo shoot was the Eiffel Tower. Insiders like Alessandra Ambrosio took time out...Show More Summary
Some of the world's most prized landmarks and monuments, including the Statue of Liberty and Tower of London, could disappear before our eyes in the next 2000 years, says study
Mobile satellite company, Iridium, has a new product on the market that could signal the demise of cell towers as we know it. Iridium Go! is a personal mobile hotspot that draws signal from satellite WiFi to bring you the internet wherever you go – globally. It’s like having a personal cell tower. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
You don't need a huge cell phone tower to send a message when cell phone service goes down with this new gear from the Vodafone Foundation. In a disaster, cell phone networks can be one of the first things to go, leaving survivors unable to text for help or call to check on friends and family. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — A new interactive photo taken from the spire of the nearly completed World Trade Center tower offers stunning 360-degree views that can be zoomed in and out.
Tower defense sequel Defense Grid 2 is now confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One, along with its already announced PC release due later this year. Defense Grid 2's development has had quite the storied history. A Kickstarter campaign raised...Show More Summary
"Our hopes, like towering falcons, aim at objects in an airy height; The little pleasure of the game is from afar to view the flight." Said Matthew Prior. Michael Gross is a delightful guy who has made the privacy-mad 1 percent of New...Show More Summary
TweetIn my day, ATC towers were symmetrical, AND THAT WAS THE WAY WE LIKED IT! These days, IJDK, IJDK: Click to expand
Sporting a thin frame, six fingers on his left hand and a personality the size of the Sears Tower, Theodore Roosevelt “Hound Dog” Taylor was simply incomparable. While some continue to deem him as an aberrant madman swaddled in amplifier...Show More Summary
GE is launching a new wind turbine tower next week and CleanTechnica just got a chance to go inside and see what makes it tick, so we’re going to share that with you right now before practically anybody else gets wind of it. The newShow More Summary
Venezuela can be likened to a Jenga tower. Years and years of revolution have been building it while carefully removing and replacing some of its pieces... but all of that work is for naught.