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Are LG's New Headquarters Really A 'Public Shame'?

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman is on a roll lately in his quest to hold architects accountable for their design shortcomings. His latest target? The firm HOK, which he says has turned tech manufacturer LG’s new headquarters into an “eyesore”.


This Icy Blue Tower Will Be New Jersey's Tallest Residential Building

New Jersey has plenty of tall buildings, to be sure, but it’s not known for its skyscrapers. A new development planned for Jersey City hopes to change all that with a bright blue set of towers that will boost the city’s skyline.


The Roller Coaster That Hurricane Sandy Dumped Into The Ocean Is Being Torn Down

While most of the world has moved on since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc late last October, countless communities are still reeling and recovering from its utter devastation. And today, the Jet Star roller coaster of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, one of the more iconic landmarks from Sandy, is being laid to rest for good.


Mark Zuckerberg Officially Enters The Dirty World Of Politics

BuzzFeed reports today that Zuck and wife Priscilla Chan will hold a fundraiser for New Jersey governor Chris Christie — meaning that Facebook now has political ties. It also means the Republican governor has some serious Silicon Valley cash headed his way.


Watch This: Atlantic City Boardwalk Is Transformed By Glorious Display Of Sound And Light

Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, yesterday, debuted Duality, a sound and light installation — commissioned by The Atlantic City Alliance as part of their effort to restore the city’s once-glorious reputation — that will be projected on the iconic building all summer long.


Verizon Accidentally Sent A Scary Emergency Alert Telling People To "Take Shelter"

Imagine your day yesterday. Maybe you were working. Maybe you were at home or at the grocery store. Now imagine at 12:27 PM you got an emergency alert message on your phone saying, “Civil Emergency in this area until 1:24 PM EST Take Shelter Now U.S. Govern”. Wouldn’t you freak the eff out?


Dirty Bandit Watches Some Porn Before Finishing Off His Burglary

A 25-year old guy broke into a woman’s house in New Jersey, and rather than getting the goods and getting out of there, he took a mid-robbery porn break on her computer in the living room.


Inside Thomas Edison's Vertically Integrated MegaLab

Thomas Edison was not an inventor for the love of the game. “I always invented to obtain money to go on inventing,” he said. For a tireless mind like that, a lab had to be far more than a lab.


New Jersey Police To Shame Drunk Drivers On Facebook

The police force of a small New Jersey town has a Facebook page. And on it go the mugshots of people caught breaking the law. Car thieves, shoplifters and even a child pornographer have been named and shamed so far.


AT&T Reaches $18 Million Settlement In ETF Class Action Case

Without admitting any wrongdoing, AT&T Mobility has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that their flat-rate early termination fee was unlawful. If the settlement is approved, AT&T will pay out a total of $US16 million in cash and $US2 million in “non-cash benefits” to New Jersey residents whose AT&T wireless contract included a flat-rate ETF provision any time after 1998.


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