One World Trade Center: Ground zero to 1776 feet

Dan Milano posted this amazing GIF showing the construction of One World Trade Center, formerly known as the Freedom Tower, from Ground Zero to 1,776 feet.

807933560I’m curious. The height of this building–

–did anyone else catch the similarity of those numbers?  We’ve seen that combo of digits many times.


Why, of course it was.



On a clear, sunny late summer day in September 2001, Al Qaeda terrorists aboard three hijacked passenger planes carried out coordinated suicide attacks against the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., killing everyone on board the planes and nearly 3,000 people on the ground. A fourth plane crashed into a Pennsylvania field, killing all on board, after passengers and crew attempted to wrest control from the hijackers. Below is a chronology of the events of 9/11 as they unfolded. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Read more

Ten Of The Most Dangerous Aircraft Carrier Deck Mishaps Ever Caught On Camera

manning the rails
SAN DIEGO (Nov. 25, 2008) Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while the ship makes her way past Point Loma into her homeport of San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call/Released)

Even if they are extremely important to the projection of military power across the globe, aircraft carriers and their flight decks are among the most dangerous working places on earth. Read more

REPORT: US Failure To Confront ISIS Could Lead To Jews Pulling Off Another 9/11

via: Duffel Blog

NEW YORK, N.Y. — From Alex Jones to your Uncle Earl who is currently browsing the forums at Stormfront, conspiracy theorists around the world have expressed fear that the inability of the U.S. to confront ISIS could lead to the Jews pulling off another 9/11 attack, Duffel Blog has learned. Read more

The Day America Stood Still

Haunting images of the eleventh of September, 2001. It took years for me to be able to look at any pictures or news clips of this day, but I feel it’s important for us to reflect on them; they serve as reminders of the day that changed America forever.

They may have succeeded in knocking us down, but they failed to knock us out. America’s resolve is, and must remain a pillar of strength.


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