The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.
Marko Markovich, 28, one of three men who successfully BASE jumped 1,368 feet from the communication ring at One World Trade Center in the fall of 2013, has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service and a $2,000 fine?a sentence on par with that issued to his co-jumpers, James Brady, 32, and Andrew Rossig, 33, earlier this month. [ more › ]
Cambodia is an increasingly notable exporter of soft goods to the West, and in fact an early (premature, really) member of the World Trade Organization. It's a reasonably open society these days, with of course one of the world's great tourism sites at Angkor Wat. Sporting barely 15 million people, [...]
With a whopping 26 players currently out on loan, Chelsea have one of the most extensive loan systems in world football. Jose Mourinho has some high profile names plying their trade all over Europe on short term contracts, including Juan Cuadrado, Marko Marin, Patrick Bamford, Dominic Solanke and Mohamed Salah. Show More Summary
This is the second part of a two-part series. In part one, I examined how Germany regulates the sex trade. In this part, I'll look at the conditions for sex workers in Germany. Hamburg red light district during the German World Cup. c Filipe Fortes, 2006. Show More Summary
Bank worker who survived World Trade Centre terror attack dies at 42 after year-long battle with cancer It was one of the most haunting images that emerged after 9/11: a woman covered in ash and powdered concrete fleeing the World Trade Center after the first plane struck the tower and brought...
The World Trade Center is leaking, and it's not one of those "Oh, we'll just patch it right up," leaks, either—officials are concerned that a faulty slurry wall is to blame, and if that's true it will be quite the project to fix. [ more › ]
(Photo: Anders Sune Berg) Whenever I see photos of Copenhagen, I want to go there. For hundreds of years, the capital of Denmark has been one of the great trading centers of the world. Ships from many nations touch there, so it is appropriate that this footbridge reflects that heritage. Show More Summary
On Monday, the world’s stock markets continued to fall after suffering steep losses the previous week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, one of the most widely followed indexes, opened for trading by dropping more than 1,000 points in the first six minutes, or about 6.5%. This thousand-point drop...
The recent stock market fall appears to be in reaction to weakness in foreign economies, not domestic developments in the US. One measure to watch is world trade. from December to May world trade volume fell -3.4%. Interestingly, in the first five months of the 1971 decline trade fell -3.5%, essentially the same […]
One of the main reasons a month ago we started carefully following the commodity trading giants, the Glencores, Mercurias and Trafiguras of the world... Which will be first: Trafigura, Mercuria or Glencore — zerohedge (@zerohedge) July 22, 2015... Show More Summary
The summer of 2013 was dominated by one transfer, with Gareth Bale trading White Hart Lane for the Bernabeu for an eye-watering world record fee of £86 million, per the Telegraph. While Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is notoriously...Show More Summary
#23 on a list of 99 things Trump has said.ADDED: Men who are using money to trade up sexually are getting women who are interested in that kind of exchange. They can say they are getting "top women" for their money, and the woman can say she's getting a "top man," and it's an even exchange. Show More Summary
Bank of America Merrill Lynch this week put out a note it dubbed the "Transforming World Atlas", which tries to explain the world through a series of maps. One of the most interesting in the pack is its map on the trafficking of illegal opiates — heroin — around the world. Show More Summary
In a move to stick up for what the head of Amnesty International describes as "one of the most marginalized groups in the world who... face constant risk of discrimination, violence, and abuse," the organization voted today to recommend decriminalizing that group's line of work: prostitution and sex for trade,...
Two of the three BASE jumpers who leapt off One World Trade Center in September 2013 and posted the videos of their dive were sentenced Monday for their gravity-defying caper. Judge Juan Merchan ordered James Brady and Andrew Rossig, who were found guilty in June of misdemeanor reckless endangerment and of violating... More »
One of the biggest office buildings in Long Beach, One World Trade Center, has sold at a steep discount to Orange County developers who plan to renovate the oceanfront high-rise and seek additional tenants for it.
Mike Napoli is headed back to Texas, where he played in a World Series before going on to win one with Boston.
One World Trade Center was finally rising over downtown Manhattan, after years of battles about its design, security, and cost, when a new problem emerged: The site's political overseers wanted to... To view the full story, click the title link.
Two teams that haven't won the World Series in more than two decades went all in at the July 31 trade deadline. One team with a $230 million payroll and a 27-year drought did not. The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays acted as if they were desperate to win this year. Show More Summary