Where does the word "skyscraper" come from? Did it have a prior meaning? The history of the word referring to tall buildings is not so clear cut.

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These three countries are always at risk for disaster, whether typhoons, earthquakes, or flooding. What do they do to mitigate the natural disasters that just seem to never let up? How do they keep their populations safe?

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After 9 Amazing Facts About The Burj Khalifa, we have decided to move on to the next tallest building in the world, Shanghai Tower. Initially scheduled to be completed and opened in 2014, this tower has been completed, and is just awaiting fire safety certification. Shanghai Tower is located in Shanghai, China and is

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Since the first skyscraper was built in 1890 in New York, skyscrapers have become irrevocably linked to the city as a symbol of its power and prosperity. New York skyscrapers have been immortalized by many works of art and culture, with the city’s iconic skyline providing memorable backgrounds to movies and TV series such as

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To say the Burj Khalifa is a tall building is a bit of an understatement. One cannot help spotting it when visiting Dubai. It’s been the world’s tallest building since it’s completion in 2009 but will most likely lose that distinguished title in 2019. The following are nine amazing facts about the Burj Khalifa: The

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After publishing our post on hotel fire safety tips we received a firsthand, personal account about a hotel fire in Greece in 1989, and we thought it was definitely worth sharing. We want to once again remind you how important it is to make sure your hotel is fire safe and up to code, and this story

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