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Now, the discovery of rare, nearly-complete fossil of a giraffe ancestor may provide new insight into how the skyscraper of the savannah came to be, reports Karen Weintraub at The New York Times.
The regime hopes to move forward with projects that were deeply unpopular before the war, raising skyscrapers, hotels and restaurants from the rubble.
As the urban theorist Mike Davis has pointed out, the IPCC’s mitigation targets assume that profits from fossil capitalism will be recycled into green technology rather than penthouse suites in soaring skyscrapers.
The Scoop is hit by the anti-gravity ray and rises above the skyscrapers.
The modernist skyscraper’s name has remained unchanged in the nearly five decades since John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. developed it.
Our society has internalized these weird ideas to the extent that many skyscrapers still don’t have buttons for the 13th floor of a building, as though calling the 13th floor the 14th floor is a critical measure toward keeping everybody safe.
Flush with petrodollars, the government spent billions building roads, railways and other infrastructure, while skyscrapers went up across Luanda.
On the 15th floor of this midtown Manhattan skyscraper, past the glass-walled conference rooms and the fancy island countertop made with a strip of actual ice—mini-Zamboni included—is a display commemorating past Stanley Cup champions.
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