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It is now in the final stages of completion, and EarthCam released a time-lapse video showing its construction over the past seven and a half years. However, this is hardly going to be the last word on the issue — the city promised to appeal — so here are some interesting ways to still get your fix, in case the worst does happen:. From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. Way back over a hundred years ago, inTimes Square was called Longacre Square — until the New York Times commissioned a building at the site and the square was re-named after them.
That building is known as One Times Squareand it world trade center rebuild options at one time lapse video 2004 to 2013 the Times for about a decade, until the newspaper moved to 43rd St. This is a picture of One Times Square being built and if world trade center rebuild options at one time lapse video 2004 to 2013 click on it, you can see a high-resolution version that captures a lot of detail from life in The Times sold the building inand it eventually became the billboard it is today:.
From Wikipediavia Shorpy and Neatorama. When it was completed, init was the tallest building in the world, but it lost that honor to the Twin Towers ft inwhich was surpassed the same year by the Sears now Willis Tower in Chicago ft. Inthe Petronas Towers ft in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia became the tallest, then Taipei in Taiwan ft inand finally the enormous Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which in shattered all of the records at ft — more than twice the height of the Empire State Building.
Freedom Tower, which surpassed Willis Tower to be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, with a patriotic ft. That last one is part of the new Hudson Yards Redevelopment Projecttaking place on a six-block former railroad site on the West side of Manhattan. The site covers 26 acres and ranges from 30th to 33rd Street and from 10th to 12th Avenue.
Mayor Bloomberg broke ground on the construction site on December 4th, It was previously the largest single undeveloped piece of land in Manhattan. At first glance, sodas at most fast food restaurants will be banned since, with some exceptions, most small sodas are somehow still over that size.
The large ones are sometimes four times over the allowed size. But, the ban has a few caveats:. So in effect, the only thing the ban does is to make it slightly harder for people to buy a lot of soda.
Which begs the question of why laws are being used to educate people, rather than maybe a public health campaign. Unfortunately, even though traditional means of public education have been proven to work quite well, more and more we see politicians passing morality laws in an effort to be our mom: From YouTubevia Laughing Squid. Riding that wave, after a failed attempt to institute a state-wide soda tax, his latest idea is to ban the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16oz in restaurants in the city.
This largely applies to sodas, but also to sweetened juices and coffee drinks. Mayor Bloomberg with sodas and the equivalent amount of sugar cubes in them.
Photo by The New York Times. A few months ago, a group of scientists proposed treating sugar like alcoholand this measure would certainly be a nod in that direction, but limiting the sale of alcohol has world trade center rebuild options at one time lapse video 2004 to 2013 not slowed down its consumption, and the same goes for cigarettes and illegal drugs.
The only thing that has ever worked is education: Update, 1 June Ever wonder what all the people around you are listening to on their iPods? Someone in New York did, and asked them.
Apartment 46 Interesting, funny stuff. However, this is hardly going to be the last word on the issue — the city promised to appeal — so here are some interesting ways to still get your fix, in case the worst does happen: One Times Square, Burj Khalifa on the right, compared to other tall structures. But, the ban has a few caveats: It only applies to restaurants that the city regulates.
Fountain drinks at stores like 7-Eleven are not covered by the ban. Or you can buy a two-liter of Coke at Duane Reade and put a straw in it. It only applies to sugar added by the vendor: And of course, you can always buy three 16oz sodas and drink them one after the other, or even all at once. What Are You Listening To? Via Laughing Squid Share this: Because Americans are self-reliant, they have superficial relationships: RSS Feed Follow me on twitter.
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