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The Virginia shooting and the dark side of the social media age

I saw a clip of Matt Lauer today. He said that viewing the video of the murder of two journalists “took my breath away.” Here is the man, I thought, who broadcast to me news of planes flying into the twin towers on 9/11. It must take a lot to take this veteran’s breath away. Then I watched the one-minute video myself, and I knew what he meant. Show More Summary

Marcy Borders, 9/11 'Dust Lady' Dies of Cancer at 42

Her name was Marcy Borders but the world knew her as "Dust Lady" after a now iconic image showing Borders covered in dust during the attacks on the Twin Towers, September 11, 2001.

Saved from Islam on September 11

As I looked up at the burning twin towers, life-changing words came to me—words I suddenly heard inside my head I ’ve heard that Christians are made, not born. How true that is, I don’t know. My wife, Jennifer, was born on a Thursday and baptized by her father, a Lutheran pastor, the following Sunday. Show More Summary

'The Walk' spoilers; Live action movie in 3D

"The Walk" movie will feature the magnificent feat that unfolded in New York in 1974 as tightrope artist Philippe Petit walked on a wire in between the Twin Towers, with no net or a harness to catch him.

Critics fear sidewalk repair proposal will burden nonprofits, churches

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Twin parkway trees towering over Mt. Salem-New Wave Fellowship Church, a single-story, store-front ministry on South Los Angeles' Central Avenue, shade parishioners from the punishing summer sun.

Petit walks a tightrope between the Twin Towers in 1974

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A french daredevil tightrope walked between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.

Your Pictures Of The Homeless Aren't Gritty, They're Exploitative.

A Vietnamese girl running from a cloud of napalm. A police dog viciously attacking a black man during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest in Birmingham, AL. The Twin Towers burning against a bright blue sky. The most iconic pictures in photojournalism are either violent or depressing. Show More Summary

Previously unseen Sept. 11 photos show Bush, Cheney, Rice in hours after attacks

One image shows Vice President Dick Cheney watching his television, smoke and flames rising from the twin towers. In another, he stares straight ahead, his face reddened.

These Newly Released Photos Of Dick Cheney And Crew On 9/11 Are Creepy

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Just over 350 never-before-seen images of Vice President Dick Cheney on 9/11 have been released by the National Archives. They span the entire day, from him seeing the twin towers burning on a tiny TV in his office, to leaving to “an undisclosed location” (aka Camp David) that evening. Read more...

Photos: Dick Cheney Kicking Back, Watching TV Coverage Of 9/11

  Hundreds of photographs documenting Vice President Dick Cheney on September 11, 2001 have been released by the National Archives. And yes, he's got a leg up on his desk as he watches a news broadcast of the burning Twin Towers. [ more › ]

Previously Unseen Images Show 9/11 Drama Unfold Inside White House [Photos & Video]

A series of never-before-seen images taken in the White House capture the drama immediately after the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. The images show the reactions of various Government officials to the attacks. Captured...Show More Summary

Five Views of 2 World Trade Center

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

A look at Bjarke Ingels Group’s shape-shifting, stacked tower design for 2 World Trade Center, the final building overlooking the site where the twin towers were destroyed.

Twins Collect 16 Hits in 9-5 Win Over Tigers

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Torii Hunter's towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.

Marina City Tower On Track To Become Chicago Landmark

Marina City's iconic twin towers are expected to be giving preliminary landmark status this week by Chicago's Commission on Landmarks. [ more › ]

American Family Radio’s Bryan Fischer melts down on Twitter: “6/26 is now our 9/11?

"Moral jihadists" on the Supreme Court have "blown up the Twin Towers of truth and righteousness"

Why the architect of the original Twin Towers would hate the new World Trade Center design

Made of concrete and featuring tiny, slit-shaped windows, the design of the original Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan reflected architect Minoru Yamasaki's penchant for gothic design and his fear of heights. But...Show More Summary

WTC architect Bjarke Ingels would've rebuilt the twin towers

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

If it was up to architect Bjarke Ingels, the entire site of the Sept. 11 attacks would have been redeveloped quite differently.

Mariah Carey Takes Her Adorable Twins to Disneyland Paris

Mariah Carey is the lady in red while stepping out of her hotel on Monday (June 8) in Paris, France. Later in the day, the Grammy-winning singer changed into a camouflage top while enjoying a sight-seeing trip to the Eiffel Tower. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mariah Carey On the same day, Mariah [...]

First Look: Bjarke Ingels' Ambitious New Tower For The World Trade Center Site

The Danish starchitect is replacing Norman Foster as the designer of the long-stalled tower. Will his design actually get built? After the twin towers toppled on September 11, 2001, it seemed inevitable that two new towers would take their place—a defiant symbol of American resilience. Show More Summary

Beautiful Time-Lapse Drone Footage of Fog Gently Rolling Over Twin Peaks and Sutro Tower in San Francisco

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Videographer Eddie Codel (previously) used hiz DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter to capture gorgeous footage of the San Francisco fog (whose name is Karl) as it rolled over Twin Peaks, past Sutro Tower, and gently enveloped the surrounding neighborhood. via Eddie Codel

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