Strong words in Parliament Buildings. But not from the Assembly chamber or a committee room. I stand before you today as a woman unfree, in spite of the location of my birth here in the European Union, a colony of the British empire, the island of Ireland, Eire. This is because I do not have […]
Remember mathematics — the brainchild of Babylon? The star of many of mankind's most AMAZEBALLZ endeavors, like the Empire State Building and balancing your checkbook? Sure you do! Well, she's back and this time she's helping us fly for cheap!!! The folks over at Cheapair.com are using math to try and make the world better! They just [...]
Some of New York's must-see sites are permanent: Lady Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum and other popular sites are always here. But exhibitions come and go. These are some shows that will close within weeks. Show More Summary
The state is moving forward with a plan to expand Pennsylvania Station into the 1912 Farley post office building, a proposal that has had a number of botched starts over the years. The Empire State... To view the full story, click the title link.
Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen have a bromance for the ages. They've been gallivanting around NYC together for a while now, hanging at the Empire State Building and at Knicks games, making sci-fi/fantasy fans the world over shriek with AU crossover joy. Last night, we were treated to the Sirs' adorableness on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
A provision of a plan to take properties including New York's Empire State Building public, which allowed the owners of the skyscraper to buy out investors who didn't vote for the deal, was upheld by... To view the full story, click the title link.
Photographer Allen Henson created a bit of a stir last year with his 'boobs-about-town' project—he's had photoshoots at restaurants, with policemen, on rooftop bars, and at the top of the Empire State Building. That last stunt led to him being sued for $1.1 million by the ESB. Show More Summary
In 1931, construction workers added the final nail to the Empire State Building in New York. At 1,250 feet high, it was the tallest building in the world, and remained so until the 110-story north tower of the World Trade Center finalized...Show More Summary
by James Ramsay Liquid Sky is one of the most visually ambitious films ever made about fashion, heroin, New Wave clubs, UFO saucers, ordering Chinese food and having them put it on your tab, the Empire State Building, androgyny, neon and tin foil. Show More Summary
This aerial photo shows the Empire State Building above the midtown skyline in Manhattan, New York, on February 10, 2013. [AP File Photo] We know that social media connects the world, so these tools are critical to our work here at the State Department. Show More Summary
Remington Arms Company, Inc., founded in 1816 in upstate New York, announced today they will build their new factory in Alabama and not the Empire state. Since New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) signed the SAFE Gun Control Act, multiple … Continue reading ?
The beautiful Mariah Carey was all smiles as she celebrated The Empire State Building’s 20th annual Valentine’s Day Weddings event. Mariah also got a chance to meet the three lucky winning couples of the event’s annual weddings cont...
Mariah Carey is a vision in white to light the Empire State Building red and pink in honor of the Valentine’s Day wedding event Love Above All on Thursday (February 13) in New York City. The 43-year-old entertainer helped celebrate with the three winning couples who were chosen to wed at the Empire State Building [...]
She’s been all over the Big Apple promoting her Valentine’s Day tune “You’re Mine (Eternal),” and Mariah Carey's latest stop is New York City’s Empire State Building. On Thursday (February 13), the R&B gal stopped by the iconic spot,...Show More Summary
by Dan Nosowitz Here you will find a video of two Russians breaking into the Shanghai Tower, which when completed will be over 2,000 feet tall (the Empire State Building is 1,250 feet tall, for comparison), and climbing it all the way to the top of the scaffolding. Show More Summary
Using precision lasers, a Nanoscribe 3D printer can print models of the Empire State building in a space the width of a human hair. Watching the machine build through the “lens” of an electron microscope is otherworldly—but the printer’s potential runs beyond microscale model making. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute […]
New York may be known for awe-inspiring buildings such as the Chrysler and the Empire State Building — but they've got nothing on a new set of towers that’s set to spring up this summer. The complex, known as Hy-Fi, will be built primarily...Show More Summary
UNESCO pledges support for Cairo museum, George Bellows painting leaves Virginia for London, major Islamic art loan at the Dallas Museum, missing Empire State Building art, and more from the week in art news.
Running up buildings is not an Olympic sport just yet, but it’s making progress with races like the Empire State Building Run Up, among others.
Shortly after the Seattle Seahawks blew out the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl, the Empire State Building put on a light show in Seahawks colors (via the NFL Network). Join the conversation about this story »