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  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • Man Jumps to Death From World's Tallest Building

    Man Jumps to Death From World's Tallest Building
    DUBAI, UAE -- A man committed suicide Tuesday by jumping off the 147th floor of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The man landed on a deck on the 108th floor of the 160-story structure, according to news reports from Dubai....
  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Nearly a million revelers crowded New York's Time Square to witness the traditional dazzling ball drop, fireworks lit up Australia's Sydney Harbor and communist Vietnam held a rare Western-style countdown to the new year as the world ushered in 2011....
  • Millions Gather Worldwide To Ring In The New Year

    Millions Gather Worldwide To Ring In The New Year
    NEW YORK -- Revelers smooched and cheered the famous ball drop in New York's Times Square as the largest New Year's Eve celebration in the U.S. ushered in 2011. Most tried to set aside concerns about the worldwide economic downturn as partiers from New...
  • World's tallest tower opens in Tokyo

    World's tallest tower opens in Tokyo
    Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to the Tokyo Skytree on Tuesday, trying to be among the first people to get a view of the Japanese capital from the world's tallest tower. The Skytree rises 634 meters (2,080 feet) above Tokyo. It was certified as...
  • 'Mission: Impossible--Ghost Protocol' review: An exciting bonanza of stunts and eye candy

    'Mission: Impossible--Ghost Protocol' review: An exciting bonanza of stunts and eye candy
    *** (out of four) Tom Cruise runs like a maniac. It’s kind of awesome. The much-maligned but still very commanding movie star’s relentless, up-for-anything energy keeps the blood flowing and the stunts, uh, stunting in the first “...
  • The world's tallest 20 skyscrapers in the year 2020

    1: Kingdom Tower, Jeddah 2: Burj Khalifa, Dubai 3: Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen 4: Seoul Light DMC Tower 5: Signature Tower Jakarta 6: Shanghai Tower 7: Wuhan Greenland Center 8: Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel 9: Goldin Finance 117, Tianjin...
  • Europe's tallest building opens, but lacks tenants

    Europe's tallest building opens, but lacks tenants
    Europe has a brand new tallest building. The Shard now graces the skyline of London at 310 meters high (bear in mind The Empire State Building is over 380 meters, the Sear's Tower is more than 400 and the Burj Dubai is over 800 meters!). Anyway,...
  • 'The Dark Knight Rises' will contain more than an hour of IMAX footage

    'The Dark Knight Rises' will contain more than an hour of IMAX footage
    Not that you needed another reason to drool over "The Dark Knight Rises,"but here's one more: The conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy (opening July 20) will feature more than an hour of IMAX footage, Nolan told the Wall Street Journal....
  • Designers move into the hotel business

    Designers move into the hotel business
    In the last few years, fashion designers have been invading the hotel industry. "Hotel companies and guests have become conscious of design," says hospitality industry analyst Bruce Baltin, from L.A.-based Colliers PKF Consulting USA. "Also, it is another...
  • Dubai development may be down, but it's not out

    Dubai development may be down, but it's not out
    If a city can be spectacularly quiet, this waterfront city-state has certainly qualified in recent months. Hundreds of abandoned construction cranes languish above Dubai's gated communities and beach-side developments and, most dramatically, up and down...
  • Planning your trip to Dubai

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France and British Airways offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubai. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $785. Etihad, www.etihadairways.com, is the national airline for the United Arab Emirates;...