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World Trade Center's centerpiece sculpture to return

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The sculpture "The Sphere Plaza Fountain," which stood in front of New York's World Trade Center before the September 11, 2001 attacks, is set to return to the site. Unveiled in 1971, even before the completion of the Twin Towers two...Show More Summary

“A Noun, A Verb and 9/11?

Any New Yorker over twenty-five at the time of the the destruction of the Twin Towers should instantly know the target and the author of the title quip. Some may forget that Joe Biden coined the phrase. Everyone should recognize that it’s about Rudy Giuliani, who adopted the title of “America’s First Mayor” in the [...]Show More Summary

Last three artifacts from 9/11 WTC attack removed from JFK Hanger

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

For many 9/11 survivors, three massive chunks of the topped Twin Towers endure as repositories for remains of the still-missing victims.

A Propagator of Race Hatred and Violence

This isn't getting a lot of attention. But it should. Everybody took note when Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that American Muslims across the river in New Jersey celebrated and cheered as the Twin Towers fell on 9/11 - an entirely fabricated claim. Show More Summary

Garth Brooks Aces His First New York Show in 19 Years

The last time Garth Brooks played New York City, the Twin Towers still stood, and Williamsburg was a pale shadow of the luxury high-rise armada it is today. The year was 1997, and a free Manhattan concert stop as part of a three-year world tour drew hundreds of thousands to ... More »

4 Reasons the Twin Towers Could NOT Have Been Brought Down With Explosives On 9/11

Preface: We've previously shown that 9/11 couldn't have been an inside job, because: 9/11 was thoroughly and exhaustively investigated by the 9/11 Commission, Congress and U.S. scientific agencies No one could have foreseen 9/11 Government...Show More Summary

Twin sustainable skyscrapers under construction in China

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Initial construction work is underway on a pair of sustainable mixed-use towers in Hangzhou, China. Rising to a height of 280 m (980 ft), the design of the Zhejiang Gate Towers project reflects Chinese characters, and the towers' facades...Show More Summary

Shimmering fin-like twin towers to rise as beacons of sustainability in Hangzhou

Inspired by the Chinese character for ‘gate,’ the Zhejiang Gate Towers will stand 280 meters in height with a total area of 370,000 square meters. “The high-rise towers are an interpretation of the Chinese characters meaning ‘gate’ or entrance to a city,” said Tobias Wallisser, director of LAVA. Show More Summary

What 'Papa Don't Preach' Has to Say About Parenting, Love, Trust

The video for Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach,” the 1986 song that turns 30 today, opens with a shot of Manhattan receding, haze wafting over the Twin Towers. The point of view is of a passenger on the Staten Island Ferry: the Statue of...Show More Summary

At 52, the World’s Fair panorama of New York is still amazing

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

From the right spot in Queens, you can still see the Twin Towers.

FSP Announces Twins: 500W and 700W ATX PSU with Redundancy Capability

2 months agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

FSP this week announced its new series of redundant PSUs called the 'Twins'. The new power supplies are compatible with standard ATX and PS2 tower chassis, but provide redundancy capabilities and can thus enable building non-stop servers...Show More Summary

Man Wants to Crash Jet Into Building to Settle 9/11 Debate

An American in Thailand wants to recreate one of the jet crashes of 9/11 in order to settle the debate over whether the twin towers of the World Trade Center were brought down by the planes or by a controlled demolition. Who is this guy and can...

Saudi Arabia: Legal Expert Says That U.S. Government Blew Up The Twin Towers On 9/11

Saudi Arabia is livid over the recent passage of a bill in the U.S. Senate that would allow 9/11 victims’ families to sue the Middle Eastern nation. The bill was recently passed by a unanimous vote, and while the Washington Times reports that President Obama has vowed to veto it, that hasn’t stopped the Saudi... Show More Summary

Half-built twin towers in Jordan’s capital to be completed

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Half-built twin towers have blighted the Amman skyline for years, a symbol of mega-construction schemes gone awry and a potential turn-off for investors. Now city officials say work on the Jordan Gate Towers will resume in two months, following a deal between the Gulf-based Al Bayan Holding Company, and a Jordanian […]

Building Blocks: Once Filled With Symbols of Hope and Despair, a 9/11 Repository Is Set to Close

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Since 2002, the Port Authority has distributed 1,890 pieces of the twin towers’ steel and 550 other objects that were housed in Hangar 17 at Kennedy Airport.

A top L.A. sheriff's recruit was just days on the job when he says deputies beat an unresisting inmate

Less than a week into his career as a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy, Josh Sather was summoned by his training officer to the sixth floor of the Twin Towers jail. Sather, a promising rookie who had graduated at the top of his class of recruits, was told an inmate had left his cell without...

Jones Breaks Out of Slump to Lift Orioles Over Twins, 5-3

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Adam Jones broke out of a long slump in a big way, delivering the go-ahead, two-run single in the ninth inning after a towering homer in the fifth to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

1/4 World Trade Center: Tulsa’s Half-Sized, Untwinned Tower

The BOK Tower in Tulsa, Oklahoma, looks uncannily like the vanished Twin Towers of the New York City skyline and this is neither accidental nor coincidental....

Goodbye, Earffel Tower

3 months agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: The Walt Disney World Resort last night finished the task it'd previously said it would do... and tore down the Earffel Tower. The Earffel Tower, with its topiary twin, back in the days of the old Backlot Studio Tour If that "punny" name doesn't sound familiar, the sight surely looked familiar to millions of Disney fans. Show More Summary

Josh Norman On The Panthers: ‘Good luck With Julio [Jones] and The Big Twin Towers In Tampa”

3 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Former Carolina Panthers CB Josh Norman, after signing a huge deal with the Washington Redskins, is speaking out against his former team because he felt blindsided when they rescinded his franchise tag. According to a report from ESPN’s David Newton, it sounds like Norman wanted to stay with the Panthers by signing the franchise tag last […]

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