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Two Men Arrested For Trying To Climb Vista Tower

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two 28-year-old men are under arrest for trying to climb what will become Chicago’s third largest skyscraper.

Witnesses called police just after 7 p.m. 37 more words


72 hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a former British colony that is located in the south east of China. It’s vibrant, densely populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline. 949 more words


30 Rock

30 Rockefeller Plaza.

We visited the “Top of the Rock” observation deck last time we were in New York back at the start of the decade, but this time I only walked around the bases of the Rockefeller Center complex and the only observation deck I visited this time was One World Trade Centre – which was a great experience but not as nice a view as the one from Top of the Rock, I don’t think. 36 more words



The idea of a sky scraper still blows my mind. Basically a whole bunch of people stacked on top of each other, with just some concrete and maybe a bit of steel and glass keeping them from literally standing on top of each other. 163 more words


Skyscraper Sunsets

Sunset and sunrise times vary with altitude. This has consequences for the timing of prayers and breaking of the fast on skyscrapers and mountains,as well as in planes (How much? 1,086 more words