Manhattan's New 1,775-Foot Skyscraper Proves New York Loves America

Andy Cush · 07/10/14 03:03PM

Next time someone tries to tell you New York City isn't Real America, you remind them: 1 World Trade Center is 1,776 feet tall, man. Ain't that America? We love our country so much, in fact, that a new skyscraper — Earth's tallest residential building! — will top out one foot lower in patriotic deference.

Lacey Donohue · 11/12/13 09:01PM

[The Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announced on Tuesday that One World Trade Center in New York City is the officially the tallest building in the United States. Suck it, Chicago. Image by Mark Lennihan via AP]

Three Guys Scale The Tallest Building In The World

Kate Shaprio · 11/10/10 09:30AM

Here's a video of two dudes sitting on the tallest building in the world with no safety harnesses on. No big deal. Just perched there. 2,717 feet in the air. Pretty awesome. Warning: This video might cause vertigo.

10 Videos Shot From the World's Tallest Buildings

David Matthews · 12/02/09 11:32AM

Tall buildings have always been a symbol for national pride and financial dominance. However, it takes a lot to not curl up like a baby lemur when looking out from this high.