Looks like Facebook is ready to start building a new data center -- this time in the Lone Star State.
I am the oldest daughter of a United States Marine. Born in the Pink Doctor Building during the final years of a Cold War conflict we did not win, I learned to walk on Honolulu's sandy beaches, waving to the improbable sky hippopotamus...Show More Summary
Once thought to be stable, the Southern Antarctic Peninsula has melted enough to fill 350,000 Empire State Buildings
image via mapbox screen capture Growing up in Minnesota, I could have easily told you our state bird (the humble Loon), our state motto (“L'Étoile du Nord”) and even who designed our state’s domed capital building (legendary architect Cass Gilbert). Show More Summary
Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has responded to criticism directed at the Ark Encounter project by stating that those who ask why the money isn't used to help poor people instead are really objecting to the Gospel mess...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident. The Chinese navy issued eight warnings to the U.S. Show More Summary
“English National Ballet (ENB) is to move to a new “state of the art” home in east London, its artistic director Tamara Rojo has announced. The company will share the building – on the new London City Island development, close to the Canning Town railway interchange – with the English National Ballet School.”
Constructed for the 1964–65 World’s Fair, the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Park is one of the few buildings still standing more than five decades after the fair’s opening. Envisioned by then-governor Nelson Rockefeller as a magnificent symbol of the state’s strength, the Philip Johnson–designed pavilion was a... More »
Bing intends to expand its index of search results to include content from mobile apps, the company stated in an announcement today. In fact, Bing is building what it calls a “massive index” of content from apps across all three major platforms — iOS, Android, and Windows. Show More Summary
This post was originally written on April 28th, 2015. "Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard." ? Harvey Milk stood outside the Supreme Court of the United States building as a straight ally in support of marriage equality,...Show More Summary
After seizing the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, IS now controls more than 50% of that country's territory; IS's momentum builds after capture of Ramadi in Iraq in same week
“I don’t think any bill is dead as long as there’s session left,” Rep. Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia) told me this week in the corridors of the massive Texas State Capitol, the largest of all the state capitol buildings, the dome of which, not surprisingly, is seven feet higher than even the U.S. Show More Summary
The Detroit News The Legislature is on its way to repealing the state's prevailing wage law. The measure artificially drives up the costs of public construction projects for schools and other government buildings. That's bad for taxpayers, school districts and job seekers.
The leaders of Montgomery and Prince George’s counties will get one last shot today to convince Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan why the state should build a light-rail Purple Line between the two suburbs.Montgomery Executive Isiah Leggett (D) and Prince George’s Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) are scheduled to meet with Hogan (R) at 11 a.m. in Annapolis. Read full article >>
Iraqi authorities are planning to build a national guard-style force to fight against the Islamic State, a senior US State Department official said.
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America’s mission is to empower all girls, helping them to build courage, confidence and character. This also includes transgender girls. The organization’s stance on serving transgender girls isn’t particularly new—it was actually made public on the Girl Scouts’ FAQs page four years ago. 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 »
Jill Lepore, ranked #1 in the United States for building arguments so clear as to require no scaffolding whatsoever, wrote a masterful piece in the New Yorker this week about the Supreme Court cases that have shaped the course of reproductive and marriage freedom in America—one path continually embattled and at best stagnant, the other expanding at a clip. Read more...
This year, California must break new ground for immigrant rights California was the original "Arizona" of the immigration debate. More than twenty years ago, Prop 187 whipped up a frenzy of fear and hate. But now, the Golden State is...Show More Summary