Authored by John Glaser, originally posted at The Guardian, To avoid a violent militaristic clash with China, or another cold war rivalry, the United States should pursue a simple solution: give up its empire. Americans fear that China’s...Show More Summary
Via the Museum of the City of New York. New York City is home to many Art Deco gems. Some of them are hidden; others, like the Chrysler Building and the Empire State, are the opposite. These towers stand out...
Adrian Grenier hangs out next to a viewfinder while visiting The Empire State Building on Thursday (May 28) in New York City. The 38-year-old actor also stopped by The Today Show that morning to chat about his new movie Entourage. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Adrian Grenier “Amazing cameos, yeah,” Adrian said. “It’s [...]
Food & Water Watch released "Factory Farm Nation," a report this week on the dominance of industrial beef, pork, chicken, dairy, and egg production in the US. Besides overuse of antibiotics, foodborne disease, water and air pollution, and loss of local independent farms, the mountains of manure are monstrous and largely unregulated.
During her time as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton approved dozens of weapons sales to governments that had also donated money to the Clinton Foundation, her family’s philanthropic empire, an International Business Times investigation has found.
Two more regional manufacturing reports came out today, from Dallas and Richmond.The Dallas region was the weakest in six years thanks to oil. For details, please see Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Collapses: Lowest Production Reading...Show More Summary
The history of Palmyra stretches back to the dawn of human civilization, but it was not until the Roman era that Palmyra reached the level of prosperity needed to build the magnificent ruins now under threat from Islamic State.
Joining the ranks of the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, the $100 million, three-story attraction atop One World Trade Center, offers breathtaking views of New York City and beyond. But there’s more than just views here—and there should be, given the $32 ticket price—from dazzling, high-tech elevators to fine dining. Show More Summary
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Once thought to be stable, the Southern Antarctic Peninsula has melted enough to fill 350,000 Empire State Buildings
Rick Perlstein, "When Leftists Become Conservatives", The Nation: Back in the United States, writers could secretly imagine the same imminent fate for themselves: that when the revolution came in America, they would become its heroes—or...Show More Summary
Zedd is a busy man lately. Not only did he release his new album, True Colors, but he also performed on the top of the Empire State Building. The German DJ is still finding the time to date as he aggressively promotes his new album. Zedd, 25, released his sophomore album entitled True Colors. Show More Summary
You’ve been warned. It’s long been public knowledge that the gargantuan Park Avenue tower visible from neighboring states heralds a new crop of super-tall neighbors; that the Empire State Building’s primacy over midtown is a thing of the past; and that the Nordstrom Tower on 57th Street will reach as... More »
New York police are investigating the death of a man found unconscious with a head injury under a mattress at a hotel near the Empire State Building.
The Empire State Manufacturing survey for May pulled out of negative territory, but only to a soft 3.09 from -1.19. Industrial production fell for the 5th straight month in April, down -0.3%, while capacity utilization in the nation’s factory’s fell -0.2% to 78.2. The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index plunged from 95.9 to 88.6 in […]
The Empire State Manufacturing survey came in today weaker than the Bloomberg Consensus Estimate, but at least the economists got the leading +- sign correct. The first indication on May conditions in the manufacturing sector is soft, as indications have been all year. Show More Summary
The May report on Empire State manufacturing from the New York Fed is set for release at the bottom of the hour. Expectations are for the reading to come in at 5, up from last month's -1.2 reading, which showed a pullback in activity in the New York region. We'll be back with the live numbers when they hit. Show More Summary
Everyone's seen hilariously bad reviews on sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor. Negative feedback on popular tourist destinations (think: "soul destroying" at the Empire State Building) is entertaining and all, but unexpectedly casual, surprisingly...Show More Summary
As the painful destruction of the once-mighty RadioShack empire continues, administrators have been selling off anything worth anything — including a massive trove of customer data, much to the displeasure of some states’ Attorneys General. And now, Apple is joining the good fight. Read more...