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The Secrets of Ancient Roman Concrete

By analyzing concrete used to build 2,000-year-old Roman structures, a team of scientists may have found a longer-lasting, greener alternative to modern cement.

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New York’s Tallest, From Trinity Church to the Freedom Tower: Slideshow

With the Freedom Tower poised to become New York’s tallest building, find out about other structures that have held that distinction over the years.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building For Sale?

With the announcement of a $1 billion public stock offering, it will soon be possible to own a piece of one of the world’s most iconic buildings.

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Is Rome’s Pantheon a Giant Sundial?

The Pantheon’s roof opening may have shed light on the building’s entryway on important days of the year, a new study suggests.