Considered a throw-in as part of the 2008 trade that brought his brother Pau to Lakers, Marc Gasol has become an elite center, leading Memphis' deep playoff run. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — He was the younger brother, a throw-in from the Pau Gasol trade, his name often appearing at the end of sentences describing what the Memphis Grizzlies received in exchange for their best player.
Earlier today I happened to be near the east edge of the World Trade Center site, and I noticed the first bits of steel rising above-grade for the Oculus of the Santiago Calatrava-designed WTC Transportation Hub. Unfortunately the only...Show More Summary
Robert Reimann watched the second plane hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and then observed as his office nearby destroyed as the towers fell. Then he did something few Americans considered at the time:Show More Summary
By Thomas Hedges, Center for Study of Responsive Law A bipartisan team of U.S. senators has introduced a bill that would expand sanctions against Iran by targeting an estimated $100 billion worth of the country’s foreign currency reserves that are parked in overseas accounts.
Despite being the one member of the trio that can never grasp the offensive spotlight, Chris Bosh has been at the center of more trade rumblings, at least amongst the masses of bloggers and analysts, than any other member of the Miami Heat. Show More Summary
The Secret of Southsun update for Guild Wars 2 centers around a shady company known as the Consortium. The Consortium is solely concerned with the bottom line and hopes to challenge the Black Lion Trading Company for trade supremacy...
If you count yourself both a Lakers and Pau Gasol fan, you might not want to continue reading. On the other hand, if you're a realist, you will readily admit that trading the soon-to-be 33-year-old center may be the smartest move his current team could make this summer. Show More Summary
A spire was recently placed on the recently rebuilt top of the One World Trade Center in New York City. At 1,776 ft, this is arguably the new tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. - Via The Daily What.
Now that 1 World Trade has its spire, the city's gearing up for the building's opening next year, and it looks like security around it is going to be tight; the NYPD just unveiled its security plan for the area surrounding the World Trade Center, and they're creating an intense, fortress-like barrier to keep cars at bay. [ more › ]
For those vertiginously challenged, look away; for everyone else, the fastest trip up the new World Trade Center... (or is this what it feels like to be the Nikkei?)
Shopping center and mini-mall REIT DDR Corp. is beefing up its property portfolio. On Wednesday after close of trading, DDR announced that it has agreed to buy out Blackstone's share in multiple shopping centers currently operated by...Show More Summary
A camera attached to the spire captured the landmark moment when workers installed it on top of One World Trade Center last week. Last week, workers installed the 401-foot spire on the top of One World Trade Center as crews watched and cheered from below. Show More Summary
Rendering via Architizer With their One World Trade Center safely crowned the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, the skyscraper overlords at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have moved on, recently unveiling yet another record-breaker: Tanjong Pagar Centre, which will be...
If you have any human vulnerability whatsoever, this will make your stomach turn.
The World Trade Center gets its spire, from the spire's perspective. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
This freshly spun-off data center services firm is trading under its peers and poised for major growth.
Workers at the construction site of the World Trade Center complex used a GoPro camera to film the historic placement of One World Trade Center's spire last Friday, resulting in a beautiful bird's eye-view of the Manhattan skyline from the new tallest building in the Western Hemisphere (1,776 ft).
When the final part of the spire was lifted and installed on to the top of One World Trade Center, the Port Authority attached a camera to the bottom. This means that with one click, you can get a view from the tallest point in New York City... Show More Summary
The final (and highest) piece on the One World Trade Center building was recently installed and recorded in this inspiring, yet vertiginous video shot with a GoPro camera. It’s nine minutes-long, but the views are amazing. Hat Tip L...
On Friday, workers completed the installation of the spire atop the One World Trade Center building, a symbolic step toward completing the building that has taken more than 10 years to complete. The 1,776 foot peak of the building was covered by media across the globe. But the iron workers involved in the spire’s installation [...]