By Rebecca Frankel Best Defense Chief Canine Correspondent The Marine Times reported this week that "[t]he Navy's Center for Security Forces is in the final stages of creating the first apprenticeship trade program for those with military...Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox recently lost their starting center fielder when Jacoby Ellsbury agreed to sign with the New York Yankees. When that happened, a trade for Matt Kemp immediately stood out as an intriguing response. However, such aShow More Summary
Sakar International, which makes cameras under the Polaroid brand name, has agreed to stop selling the model at the center of a patent and trade dress dispute with Nikon. A New York court issued an injunction stopping Sakar from making, selling or advertising the Android-powered iM1836, based on an agreement reached by the two companies. Show More Summary
The Sacramento Kings today acquired forwards Rudy Gay and Quincy Acy along with center Aaron Gray from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for guard Greivis Vasquez and forwards John Salmons, Patrick Patterson and Chuck Hayes, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. “We’re excited to welcome these additions to our team,” said D’Alessandro. “In Rudy we’ve [...]
Although Bitcoin is designed to be a decentralized currency that can be used the world over, China is quickly becoming the center of focus for its future. Once a non-player in trading Bitcoin, China is now home to...
The World Trade Center’s Tower 7 collapsed at 5.21pm on September 11, 2001, after fires ignited by debris from the first and second towers weakened its structural columns. But were the building’s designers and developers responsible for anticipating the attack? More »
Occam’s Razor states that among competing hypotheses, the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions should be selected. In layman’s terms, the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. But I guess it was only a matter of time before someone started attributing eerie things to the World Trade Center site, the place of one of the […]
The World Trade Center's Tower 7 collapsed at 5:21 pm on September 11, 2001, after fires ignited by debris from the first and second towers weakened its structural columns. But were the building's designers and developers responsible for anticipating the attack? Read more...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Wednesday it has agreed to sell the remaining 50% interest in the sprawling retail complex to be built at the World Trade Center site to mall developer/operator Westfield Group for $800 million. Show More Summary
On stormy days and windy nights, Tribeca residents say their neighbourhood is filled with a strange, high-pitched whistling sound coming from the redeveloped World Trade Center site. It’s an inopportune location for howling (although, really, where is?), but it’s hardly the first building to surprise its neighbours by humming or whistling. More »
The Washington Post reports that the NSA collects billions of cell phone location records daily–but there’s more to this issue than privacy. Twelve years ago today, the wreckage of the World Trade Center was still smoldering. AmongShow More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shopping mall giant Westfield Group said on Thursday it would buy the remaining 50 percent interest in New York's World Trade Center for $800 million, which will make the company the sole owner of the shopping mal...
In the baseball equivalent of becoming a turncoat, Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has reportedly agreed to sign with the arch-rival New York Yankees. But Ellsbury is just the latest to trade Fenway Park for Yankee Stadium.
On stormy days and windy nights, Tribeca residents say their neighborhood is filled with a strange, high-pitched whistling sound coming from the redeveloped World Trade Center site. It's an inopportune location for howling (although, really, where is?), but it's hardly the first building to surprise its neighbors by humming or whistling. Read more...
Negligence was not the cause of the collapse of a third World Trade Center tower several hours after the twin towers were destroyed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a federal appeals court said Wednesday, absolving a developer and others of responsibility in the destruction of the 47-story building. Show More Summary
An eerie howl has been heard throughout parts of NYC and it’s keeping residents spooked and wide awake. At 3:15 a.m., a Tribeca resident recorded what he heard outside of his home. Puzzled, residents have reported...
(NEW YORK) — A federal appeals court has ruled that negligence was not the cause of the collapse of a third World Trade Center tower several hours after the twin towers were destroyed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued the decision Wednesday in a 2-to-1 ruling. Show More Summary
A COMING SOLAR-NAT GAS PARITY Solar to Become Competitive with Natural Gas by 2025; Solar electricity will reach cost parity in 10 major regions, accelerating adoption without subsidies, and will even benefit from abundant natural gas December...Show More Summary
Post by Kiri Blakeley. The horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 is one that the world will never forget. Especially New Yorkers. Even those of us who didn't see the planes hit lived with the aftermath...Show More Summary
Once the Cleveland Browns made the surprising decision to trade RB Trent Richardson, speculation began that the franchise might start a fire sale prior to the end of the NFL trade deadline. WR Josh Gordon was the center of many trade rumors. ESPN’s Adam Schefter had reported during the weeks leading up to the trade […]