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World Trade Center 7 Report Puts 9/11 Conspiracy Theory to Rest

Conspiracy theorists have long claimed that explosives downed World Trade Center 7, north of the Twin Towers. The long-awaited report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conclusively rebuts those claims. Fire alone brought down the building, the report concludes, pointing …

World Trade Center wirewalk film to go ahead – in 3D

Story of 1974 feat – already told in documentary Man on Wire – to be taken on by Forrest Gump's Robert Zemeckis, with Joseph Gordon Levitt set for the lead<p>• Man on Wire's inside man: 'Philippe sucks you in'<p>A 3D feature film telling the story of Philippe Petit's legendary World Trade Center wirewalk …

Plans for World Trade Center Liberty Park Include 300-Foot Living Wall

Plans for the World Trade Center site’s Liberty Park have been pretty hush hush up until now, but AECOM recently revealed new renderings of the …

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Things Are Not Looking Good For The WTC Arts Center

The <b>World Trade Center Performing Arts Center</b> keeps reminding us it exists with news stories about changes to the design, but the design won't matter if the project never becomes a reality. In the 10 years since Frank Gehry was selected as the center's architect, very little forward progress has …

See the First Section of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub to Open to the Public (PHOTOS)

The first section of the nearly $4 billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub is now open to the public. Designed by world-renowned architect …

Two CNN Producers Arrested For Trespassing on WTC Site

Two CNN producers trying to make some kind of point about how easy it is to sneak into the <b>One World Trade Center</b> site were arrested yesterday for trespassing. Yonatan Pomrenze and Connor Fieldman Boals, who were supposed to be doing a "story about the recent incidents at the W.T.C. and other sites …

3 World Trade Gets Crucial Financing To Rise With Confidence

The once-stalled <b>3 World Trade Center</b> is making great strides in a short amount of time. The planned 80-story tower got a major boost late last year when Silverstein Properties signed media investment managers GroupM to be the anchor tenant. The deal opened up $1.3 billion in financing, but <i>today</i> the …

New World Trade Center Park Will Perch Above 9/11 Memorial Site

If this is your first time hearing anything about the new park planned for the World Trade Center site, that’s probably because it’s been kept …

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Awesome 12-Foot-Tall LEGO Replica of One World Trade Center Unveiled in New York

Last week, a team of expert builders at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Westchester County, New York, unveiled a nearly 12-foot-tall, 100-pound …

Amazon Gold Box: Up to 60% off select Mac accessories, iPad keyboard cases, laptop backpacks, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>As its Gold Box deal of the day, Amazon offers up to 60% off select backpacks, speakers, tablet cases, and more. All orders of at …

22 Images From NYC's Golden Age of Bridge Building

These days, we tend to think of New York's bridges as traffic obstacles. But at the turn of the last century, the bridges that sprang up in thickets …

Missing jet may have strayed to west, Malaysia military says | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam (Reuters) - Malaysia’s military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket, hundreds of miles to the west of its last known position, the country’s air force chief said on …

Google may open a retail store in Manhattan

We’ve been hearing rumors about Google opening permanent retail stores for years now. The rumors usually are during the holiday season, but all we …

Archist Illustrations by Federico Babina

The Archist Poster Illustration Series.<p>I’m sure you still remember the ARCHICINE movie poster series by Federico Babina, which I presented to you …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

iOS 7.1 will speed up your iPhone 4 - Pocket-lint

Apple released the iOS 7.1 update last night, over the air. iPhone 4 users may have gritted their teeth at the thought of more glitchy transitions …

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Incredible Color Photographs of Early 20th Century Russia

Looking back at photography from the past is always an incredible experience, and this beautiful collection of color images from the early parts of …

The 9/11 attack seen from space – an image of impotence

We witness world events as never before, but despite getting so much information so quickly, we remain ultimately helpless<p>This still from a video shot by an astronaut from the International Space Station offers a new perspective on world history. It was taken by American astronaut Frank Culbertson …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

Floods pile political pressure on Cameron

As the floods in Britain continue to worsen, with the first damage estimate putting insurance claims for the Thames Valley alone at around a forecast one billion pounds or more, the much-vaunted patience and perseverance of the British is being sorely tested.<p>The blame game is now raging, with it …

Thousands of Bosnians call on regional government to quit

Thousands of Bosnians have rallied in several towns to demand their government’s resignation.<p>The protests, which began in Tuzla against corruption and unemployment, have plunged the country into crisis.<p>Senad Cizmic, who was made redundant from a shoe factory voiced the concerns of many: “People are …

Michael Jackson fans win damages for 'emotional suffering' from star's death

Court in Orléans rules that five fans of the late musician had been caused emotional damage by Jackson's death in 2011<p>Five Michael Jackson fans have won symbolic damages of €1 each as a French court agreed that they had suffered "emotional damage" from the pop star's death.<p>Played out in a court in …