A roundup of worthy weekend reading material. A Philosophy of Herbs New York Times ‘‘Mint!’’ he almost shouted at me. "Mint! Can’t be served with pasta!" I felt horrible for him, watching him redden. ‘‘Mint is for fish!’’ And his wet head fell into his hands. Show More Summary
Greg Carafello describes the morning of September 11, 2001, in a matter-of-fact tone. He was on the 18th floor of the South Tower. His company, AbraCadabra, was headquartered there. He had gotten in early that day. Only one other employee was in the office that morning. He heard the first... More »
Somewhere along the way, Link traded Epona for a sleek sportbike. It's unconventional, but probably necessary in the high-octane world of Mario Kart 8. I mean, Epona is literally one horsepower. That doesn't quite cut it. Link upgraded to something a little more stylish, and you can too. Show More Summary
The global arms trade is one of the most lucrative markets in the world, but two young gamers have discovered the virtual weapons market isn’t too shabby either. Artur Minacov, 21 and John Brechisci, 28, founded a site called OPSkins...Show More Summary
Trading Card Toesday returns with one of the most famous cats in the world: Maru. Collect all our NEW C.O. Trading Cards here!Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: C.O. TRADING CARDS
The American trade group and its foreign affiliates pit countries against one another and lobby on behalf of the tobacco industry around the world.
The WTO, or World Trade Organization, is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade, and one you need to be intimately familiar with if international trade is core to your business. Officially commencing operations twenty point five years ago on January 1, 1995 as a result of the Marrakech Agreement, signed by 123 nations, it […]
Foreign direct investment in Israel dropped by 50% in 2014 according to a 2015 World Investment Report issued yesterday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. One of the authors of the report, Dr. Ronny Manos from...Show More Summary
If you prefer to check out movies in IMAX, you will want to know that Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk – the story of how French tightrope walker Philippe Petit crossed from one building to the other at the World Trade Center – will be released in IMAX 3D on September 30th, nine days before its … Continue reading Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk To Be Released First in IMAX 3D! ?
Heritage Auctions has announced that Lloyd Currey, one of the leading popular fiction specialists in the rare books trade, will be joining forces with Heritage Auctions. "Lloyd is one of the top specialists in the world when it comes...Show More Summary
DELTA AIR LINES remains the world’s most popular carrier, according to the latest data released by IATA, an aviation trade group. Delta carried 129.4m passengers last year, putting it a nose ahead of second place Southwest. Only one of the world's five largest carriers was not American—third-placed China Southern flew 100.7m people in 2014. Show More Summary
Mo money, mo problems. In most architectural projects, budgets far exceed projections. The eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge notoriously cost $5 billion more than projected and a new transit hub near the World Trade Center in New York is similarly billions over budget. Show More Summary
Three men who parachuted from the top of One World Trade Center were just convicted of criminal charges. On Monday, a Manhattan jury found them James Brady, 33, Andrew Rossig, 34, and Marko Markovich, 28 guilty of reckless endangerment, reckless endangerment of property and unauthorized climbing, jumping and suspending oneself from a structure. Show More Summary
Three BASE jumpers who parachuted from One World Trade Center’s communication tower in September 2013 beat a felony burglary charge on Monday in Manhattan criminal court but were convicted of misdemeanors. A Manhattan jury convictedShow More Summary
The three men who BASE jumped off One World Trade Center in 2013 have successfully dodged felony charges. [ more › ]
Or, why the architect of the original World Trade Center would probably hate the new one.
Three men who jumped with parachutes from the top of One World Trade Center were convicted of criminal charges on Monday in their plunge from America's tallest building. A jury in state Supreme Court in Manhattan deliberated over the...Show More Summary
The metal still gleaming and the paint freshly dried a mere 13 days after its grand opening, I found myself at the observation deck known as the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in New York, which is the tallest building...Show More Summary
Angel Di Maria has spoken of his passion for playing for Argentina, saying he would trade all of his club trophies for just one piece of glory with his nation. In the interview with the Copa America website, Di Maria also speaks of his...Show More Summary
If you’re a product of the 90?s you may remember A.L. as one of the era’s more talented and battle tested freestylers and a well respected lyrcist among NYC underground circles. He famously traded bars with Eminem on Baruch College’s Solo Vibes radio show during their December 9th, 1997 (my 20th birthday, incidentally) episode, and appeared alongside […]