Southern girl: Is that the Empire State Building?Random guy: Yes.Southern girl: Haha, sorry, we're not from around here.Random guy: I'm from Holland.–Top of the RockOverheard by: David Matthew
The next official build of Android M, Preview 3, may see a bit of delay in release, according to the public Android M Developer Preview community on Google+. As stated by a moderator in the community, “We want this to be a near final...Show More Summary
On Saturday night, the most famous building in New York City will be aglow with images of endangered species as part of Oceanic Preservation Society’s “Projecting Change on the Empire State Read More The post Endangered Species to Light Up the Empire State Building appeared first on Ecorazzi.
President Obama issued an executive order Wednesday for the United States to build the world’s fastest computer over the next decade. Mr. Obama has created the National Strategic Computing Initiative to help the country lead in the development of High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems. Show More Summary
Police in Connecticut say they've found a human torso in an abandoned building two weeks after discovering a pair of severed arms and legs elsewhere in New Haven. State and local police, using cadaver dogs, began searching two buildings that share a parking lot after receiving a tip yesterday. Officer...
It may not be as tall as landmarks like the Empire State Building or Chicago's Willis Tower, but the 605-foot structure has a towering spirit of its own.
(Update: Comment from Georgia Attorney General’s office) The U.S. Justice Department is accusing the state of Georgia of segregating thousands of students with behavior-based disabilities from their peers in inferior buildings that formerly served as schools for black students back in the years of legal segregation. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a rare admonishment of a close ally, the United States urged the European Union on Wednesday to speak out more forcefully to support Washington in its dispute with China over building and militarization of man-made outposts in the South China Sea.
A filmmaker and collaborator will project images of endangered species on a huge New York — and global — canvas on Saturday night.
A New York Times newsletter July 28 called attention to the 70th anniversary of an event that rang faint bells — yes, on Sept. 11, 2001, there were references to another time an airplane had hit a New York highrise. That crash had a high toll among employees of the National Catholic Welfare Council, the […]
Dave Schaaf runs the Bee and Honey display Volunteers are needed to help at the State Fair. It is a three hour stint at the Bee and Honey display in the Ag Hort building. You will be talking to the general public about honey bees. This is a great help for the public to get good information about honeybees from the beekeepers that work the hives. Show More Summary
The biggest Asian yeast manufacturer, Angel Yeast Co., Ltd., have signed an agreement with the state government to invest $75 million to build their second overseas yeast plant in Lipetsk Oblast, Russia.
An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal lands reveals that the extremist group has grand ambitions of building a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and triggering a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world.” The only way to do that is to go nuclear. Show More Summary
Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath Queensland’s state government has called for expressions of interest to build what is being billed as Australia’s first electric vehicle service station, as the first installment of a potential 1,600km network of solar powered EV fast-charging stations dotted along the Bruce Highway. Show More Summary
Oregon State Police said Monday that some of the packages contained an unknown substance. Police did not say how many packages were received or which government buildings received them.
'Theaster Gates, a potter by training and a social activist by calling, wanted to do something about the sorry state of his neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. So he did, transforming abandoned buildings to create community hubs that connect and inspire those who still live there (and draw in those who don't). Show More Summary
As Bayern Munich enter the 2015-16 season, they are in a peculiar state of transition. What in the spring of 2013 was a team in its prime, appearing destined to remain more or less the same for at least a few more years, has markedly...Show More Summary
Pakistan has been building a snooping network that "would rival some of the world's most powerful surveillance programs," according to a report released this week by the London-based Privacy International. "The extent of surveillance has not yet been known in Pakistan," Matthew Rice, the author of the report, told VICE News. Show More Summary
FACT CHECK: Did President Obama order the Empire State Building to be illuminated green in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan?
McDonald’s recently embarked on a nationwide roll out of its “Create Your Taste” menu system; a touch screen kiosk that lets you build bespoke burgers from a range of premium ingredients. Since it launched late last year, close to 800,000 burger combinations have been made by peckish customers. Show More Summary