Tag New York

Stunning view from the World Trade Center

Yeah, I’m biased, but I think New York City is the most beautiful city in the world. A few days ago, this feeling was reinforced after checking out the Daily Mail. This British newspaper published a “mind-blowing picture” (see above), which they snapped…

Too close to call?

For some reason, every self respecting journalist believes the race between Obama and Romney is very close or maybe even too close to call. But is this really the case? Some national polls predict Obama will be the winner, some…

Blackout

Let’s talk blackout: the word refers to multiple meanings (more than fifty, according to Wikipedia). The relation of the word blackout to the image (above) is obvious. Nonetheless, I’d like to talk about a different kind of blackout. A communications…

Happy New Year!

It’s cold and you can’t see a thing. Nonetheless, a million people visit Times Square on the last day of December. And this year was no exception. They see the famous New Year’s Eve Ball descend from the flagpole atop…

Merry Christmas!

If you want to know why New York City is like magic during the Holidays, just look at the photo above. It’s the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree (the photo is from 2008). Merry Christmas to you all!

November 4, 2008

November 4, 2008. The day America elected Barack Obama as their 44th president. I was lucky being in the United States on this very special day. Today it’s November 4, 2011. It’s exactly three years after these historic elections, which…

9/11

Today, ten years ago, two hijacked planes were driven into the towers of the World Trade Center. Killing thousands of people and changing the lives of so many more. Todays remembrance made me think of three years ago. Back then,…

Donald Trump

Most sports have breaks. With football there’s half-time, which is a 15 minute break. NBA basketball has four quarters which gives us two breaks of two, and a halftime break of 15 minutes. On TV, these breaks are filled with…