Empire State Building

President Trump Outlines 3 Things That Made It Possible to Build Empire State Building in One Year

President Donald Trump spent some time on Thursday afternoon touring and speaking at H&K Equipment Inc. in Pennsylvania.<p>During his brief remarks, …

Conservative View

I Shot the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Times Square from a Helicopter

You see the crowd cheering, but you don’t hear a single word. You’re not punched in the chest by every firework explosion that goes off in Central …

Statue of Liberty

Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon narrowed the list of locations under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.<p>Amazon, based in Seattle, plans to invest $5 billion in the new headquarters and could employ as many as 50,000 people in and around the city …

Business

12 Dramatic Photos Of The Empire State Building Plane Crash

1 of 13<p>Smoke streaks out of the Empire State Building's 78th floor windows shortly after a B-25 Bomber crashed into the east wall of the skyscraper. …

Aviation

Little Fishing Boat Gets Run Over By Huge Speeding Motorboat

Sounds like someone hasn’t read ‘How to Avoid Huge Ships’, by John W. Trimmer.<p>Yes, that is an actual book – <b>here’s</b> the listing on Amazon.<p>Better yet, …

U.S. Coast Guard

Australian Scientists Just Discovered The Royal Family Aren't The Only Fossils In Buckingham Palace

Rogenstein oolite from Germany. Image: Lannon Harley, ANU.<p>Turns out building blocks of Buckingham Palace (and a whole bunch of other buildings around …

Technology (Australia)

New York property owners are paying big time

The good news is that the entire city is still worth more than $1 trillion, and your property is probably worth more. The bad news? You will likely …

Real Estate

Planning your next holiday? This is your ideal travel companion

Nothing matches the joy of globetrotting. But, travelling comes with its share of hassles, especially when it comes to getting a sim card that serves …

Travel

The best of New York's go-to district

TECHNICALLY, New York's Midtown stretches from 14th St, skimming the bottom of Union Square Park, up to 59th St.<p>It's the central belly of Manhattan …

Skyscrapers

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

<b>RECENT SALE</b><p>$14.25 <b>MILLION</b><p>186-188 First Avenue (between East 11th and 12th Streets)<p>Manhattan<p>A local investor bought these two five-story East Village walk-ups, totaling 14,900 square feet with 50 feet of frontage. They offer 16 two-bedroom apartments, which are mostly free-market, as well as three …

Real Estate

What Did They Know, and When?

I’m just going to quote large chunks from this piece by <i>The Guardian</i> [guard] and not add much commentary of my own; it’d be redundant. <br>Ladies and …

Climate Change

Raising Your First Round Can Be Fun, If You're Open To It: Seven Lessons

Fundraising is an integral part of startup life — although not the most exciting part of making one’s dreams come true, it can still be fun. On the surface, fundraising looks and feels rigid and impersonal, but once you peel back the onion, you will find that to be far from the truth.<p>Like …

Psychology

Miami Woman To Climb Empire State Building, Again, In The Name Of Autism

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A South Florida mother will put her legs and lungs to the test next month for the 41st Empire …

Miami

The awe-inspiring church built into the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona

The woman who commissioned the Chapel of the Holy Cross was inspired by the Empire State Building.<p>Voted one of the “Seven Man-Made Wonders of …

Catholicism

People called Emma Watson a 'white feminist.' Now, she admits, they weren't wrong.

She's holding herself accountable, and that's a great place to …

Feminism

Where to staycation this winter

Itching to escape the city’s winter doldrums but don’t want to suffer through the hellhole that is JFK? Opt for a staycation instead. At New York’s …

Lifestyle

New York Mayor Lights Up Empire State Building To Announce Dumbest Plan Ever

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants his city to know that he is committed to fighting against a threat far more important than terrorism to the …

Conservative View

Wheelchair-bound athlete honoured for climbing up mountain

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A car accident seven years ago stripped professional Hong Kong rock climber Lai Chi-wai of his ability to walk, but this did not stop him climbing up a mountain that is roughly the height of New York’s Empire State Building.<p>The 35-year-old, who is paralysed from the hip down, …

China

My Ex Is Back In Town and Wants To See Me - Should I?

<b>Dear E. Jean:</b> I’m a pretty, smart girl who’s gone through shattering, horrible, tragic heartbreak because of a man I absolutely adored. After I spent …

Love

Applaud Mayor de Blasio and NYC for Climate Courage: Righteous Pension Divestment, Legal Fight Against Fossil-Fuel Companies

When I was a young man living in the city, back in the early 1980s, there were always small knots of three-card Monte players ripping people off in …

Liberal View

Here's the Latest from The Nation's Anti-Trump ‘OppArt’ Section

On October 17, this space first wrote about a liberal, anti-Trump “OppArt” section on the left wing website TheNation.com that regularly publishes …

Conservative View

LOOK: Empire State Building lit up to celebrate Alabama’s National Championship win

The college football world took note of Alabama’s National Championship win over Georgia.<p>It wasn’t just that Alabama won another championship under …

College Football

Business Travel is Your Worst Enemy - Unless It's to One of These 6 Cities (INFOGRAPHIC)

Traveling can be tedious, especially when it’s on work.<p>Long flights, jet lags, expenses and poor network coverage are just some of the reasons most …

Small Business

LOOK: Empire State Building lit up in crimson and white after Alabama’s victory

The celebration of Alabama’s National Championship Game victory wasn’t limited to just Tuscaloosa on Monday night.After the Crimson Tide beat Georgia …

College Football

85 UFO Sightings In New York City Over Past Two Years

New York City experienced 85 UFO sightings in the past two years, according to the New York Post Saturday.<p>The information comes from a database …

UFOs

Spacecraft Will Land on Two Different Asteroids This Year—And Bring Samples Back to Earth

There are plenty of exciting space missions planned for 2018, but one incredible pair will bring back the best present Earthlings could ask …

Space Exploration

'Bomb cyclone' expected to cover the US in snow from the Carolinas to Maine

• <b>A powerful storm described as a 'bomb cyclone' hit the US is expected to cover a huge swath of the US in snow, ice, and possible record-breaking cold.</b>• <b><br>The storm is expected to hit the US' Easter Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine.</b>• <b><br>At least 17 have already died in connection to the terrible …

Weather

Holy Shit, It Is Cold In America Right Now

Even the penguins are over it.

Frozen

We ventured outside during New York City's 'bomb cyclone' — and saw some of the city's iconic landmarks covered in snow

New York City was hit on Thursday with a bomb — a coldbomb, that is.<p>Meteorologists call it a "bomb cyclone."<p>It basically means a storm occurring outside of the tropics, whose central pressure falls at least 24 millibars over a 24-hour period. If it happens in the Northern Hemisphere — like New York …

U.S. Politics

2018 The State Of Maritime

By Captain George Livingstone (Editorial) As we enter 2018 what is thje state of the international maritime industry?<p>The Cruise ship industry is …

Merchant Shipping