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The Secret Life of Passwords

Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the world’s largest financial-services firms, still cries when he talks about it. Not long after the planes struck the twin towers, killing 658 of his co-workers and friends, including his brother, one of the first things on Lutnick’s mind was passwords. Show More Summary

Soundgarden – “Kristi” (Stereogum Premiere)

Next week, Soundgarden will release the three-CD rarities collection Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path, which has already yielded the songs “Storm” and “Twin Tower.” One of the set’s unreleased songs is “Kristi,” a crushing riff-rocker that the band recorded during the sessions for their 1996 album Down On The Upside. According to [...]

Soundgarden – “Twin Tower”

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Since learning about Soundgarden’s B-sides and rarities comp Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path we’ve heard early original “Storm” and a Sly Stone cover. Now comes another previously unreleased track, a hard-hitting, discordant instrumental called “Twin Tower.” The song makes me feel like I’m climbing a narrow spiral staircase to great heights, so [...]

Linkage: Modern Homes in New Canaan; Anti-Mansion Laws; More!

Photo by Simon Upton via Elle Decor · The world's obsession with twin towers. · D.C.'s MLS stadium will be the league's priciest. · Incredible midcentury homes in New Canaan, CT. · "Asia meets Santa Fe" house can't sell. ·...

Dubai Plans to Eclipse Kuala Lumpur With World’s Tallest Twin Towers

Co-developers Dubai Holding and Emaar Properties announced a new project that will include two skyscrapers expected to become the world’s tallest twin towers. Dubai Creek Harbour will be three times the size of the Downtown Dubai project, also developed

New Development on Dubai Waterfront will Feature World’s Tallest Twin Towers

Dubai Waterfront will have a massive 6 million square meter development as the Emmar Properties and Dubai Holding have come together to launch the Dubai Creek Harbour Development last week. The project will consist of six residential towers but the highlight of the development will be a pair of rocket-shaped buildings. Show More Summary

One World Trade Center opens for business

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One World Trade Center, America's tallest building, on Monday welcomed its first tenants, publishing group Conde Nast, in a symbolic moment 13 years after the 9/11 attacks that brought down the original Twin Towers. About 175 executives...Show More Summary

Football: Lincoln's 'Twin Towers' key win over Franklin

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles Lincoln Coach Albert Carrillo has been relying on his "Twin Towers" this season.

First Tenant of 1 World Trade Center Moves In

James Barron, New York Times: More than 13 years after a terrorist attack destroyed the twin towers -- symbols of New York City's might, financially and structurally -- the first employees of the first tenant in the building erected to take their place arrived for their first workday there on Monday. Show More Summary

World Trade Center Reopens For Business, 13 Years After The September 11 Attacks!

Thirteen years after the devastating attack on U.S. that destroyed the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and took the lives of over 2,700 people, the rebuilt One World Trade Center tower has finally opened for business. Show More Summary

Condé Nast moves into now-open 1 World Trade Center

The 104-story, $3.9 billion 1 World Trade Center skyscraper known as the Freedom Tower came to life Monday as staff from publishing giant Condé Nast started moving in — marking a milestone at the site where the Twin Towers once stoo...

World's Tallest Twin Towers Planned for Dubai — Design News

There's a massive new development planned for the Dubai waterfront, and it includes what would be the world's tallest twin towers. The project will create 39,000 homes and 22 hotels. READ MORE »

Dubai's Newest Twin Towers Will Look Like A Pair Of Blunts

Economic downturn be damned, this pair of spliff-shaped buildings are determined to rise high on the Dubai horizon. While they won’t give the Burj Khalifa a run for its money, these twin towers are already being touted as the world’s tallest duo. I hope they will be nicknamed the Dubai Brothers. Get it, because Dubai sounds like doobie? Sigh. More »      

Development Watch: World's Tallest, Most Blunt-Like Twin Towers Planned for Dubai

Photo via Dezeen A massive new development on the Dubai waterfront will include the world's tallest twin skyscrapers, if developers Emaar Properties and Dubai Holdings can pull off this latest addition to the city's long list of audacious and unbuilt...

Dubai's Newest Twin Towers Will Look Like a Pair of Blunts

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Economic downturn be damned, this pair of spliff-shaped buildings are determined to rise high on the Dubai horizon. While they won't give the Burj Khalifa a run for its money, these twin towers are already being touted as the world's tallest duo. I hope they will be nicknamed the Dubai Brothers. Get it, because Dubai sounds like doobie? Sigh. Read more...

Rap’s newest obsession: Lyrics about Ebola

3 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

The most catastrophic, headline-making news events have been used by hip-hop lyricists, both as fodder for political commentary and in the construction of rhetorical devices. I’m talking Twin Towers falling, the Columbine shootings, the Oklahoma City bombing. Ebola is no different. Over the past 30 days, Rap Genius, a crowd-sourced database of song lyrics, has […]

Arizona Basketball: Could Arizona's Sean Miller Go with a Twin Towers Lineup?

Sean Miller has something on his 2014-15 Arizona Wildcats roster that few college coaches ever have at the same time: two legitimate seven-footers. Junior Kaleb Tarczewski (7'0", 245 lbs.) and incoming freshman Dusan Ristic (7'0", 240...Show More Summary

Brigitte Gabriel Gives Explanation Why The Peaceful Majority In Muslim Population Are Irrelevant, Receives Standing Ovation

Ever since the tragedy to the Twin Towers happened in New York City on September 9, 2011, many people within our country have learned more about basics of the religion of Islam than any other time in our nation’s history. The reasonShow More Summary

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Maybe Playing Edward Snowden for Oliver Stone

Next fall, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will bring to life the exploits of daredevil Phillippe Petit, the man who did a high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center back in 1974, in the film The Walk. But it sounds like he might bring another headline-making real-life person to life soon too. Show More Summary

9/11 in NYC: 2014 Prayers and Remembrances

From Rockefeller Center I took the subway to St. Paul's Chapel, directly across the street from where the World Trade Center Twin Towers had stood, on the east side of WTC. Thirteen years ago those towers became a huge pile of massive steel, toxic ash, broken concrete, human remains, and burning fuel from the airplanes and massive tanks full of heating oil for the Towers.

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