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  • Where's Waldo has 25th birthday

    Where's Waldo has 25th birthday
    Lika many parents, I spent hours poring over "Where's Waldo" books with my kids, but I was amazed to hear that the series is marking its 25th anniversary beginning today. How time flies. The geeky guy with the red-striped shirt and goofy cap has become a...
  • A colossus crumbles

    A tweet this morning from @WoodenHorse Pub caught my eye: "Reader's Digest Association reportedly is almost out of cash & trying not to default. Downgraded by S & P this month." To anyone growing up on the 1950s and 1960s, seeing that tweet is like...
  • Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone

    Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone
    In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed. Visitors would be able to walk into the...
  • Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner

    Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
  • LEGOLAND Florida ya tiene un año

    LEGOLAND Florida ya tiene un año
    El tiempo pasa volando. Parece que fue ayer toda la algarabía que creó la apertura de LEGOLAND Florida, el primer parque temático abierto en la Florida Central en más de una década, pero ya hace un año. El balance de estos 365 días tiene que tener a los...
  • Accused Synagogue Bomb Plotter May Accept Plea Deal

    Accused Synagogue Bomb Plotter May Accept Plea Deal
    It was touted by the mayor and police commissioner as a unique case of homegrown terrorism that had potentially put hundreds of New Yorkers at risk of attack. Now, that high-profile terrorism bust may be lowering its profile somewhat, as details emerge...
  • Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Empire State Building Goes Green Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...
  • New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky

    New York City loves its High Line, the trail in the sky
    NEW YORK - It is a new and still-growing trail. It's not long: Just 1 mile, or 19 blocks. Welcome to the High Line Trail in the heart of New York City. It is known by some as the "Miracle Above Manhattan" and "The Trail in the Sky." The rail line-...
  • London's Big Ben to be renamed in honor of Queen

    London's Big Ben to be renamed in honor of Queen
    Big Ben, the landmark clock and tower in London, is getting a name change and a sex change of sorts. Big Ben is now Big Liz. Lawmakers voted to permanently change the name of the tower to The Elizabeth Tower in honor of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee....
  • 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,...
  • Several Shot Near Empire State Building

    Several Shot Near Empire State Building
    At least 10 people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building, according to the New York Office of Emergency Management. The gunman was shot and killed by police, the New York Police Department reported.  NEW YORK (WPIX)—A gunman was...