Gustave Eiffel

The Cross, the Crescent, or the Swastika?

If the past month has been chaotic in America, it has seen some bloody scenes here in Europe. On the morning of October 29, a 21-year old Tunisian national entered the Basilica of Notre Dame in Nice, France began knifing the three people he found there. He virtually severed the head of an elderly lady, [...]

London builds…something.

Public art or public eyesore? The mayor of London -- the host city for the 2012 Olympic games -- has commissioned a tower for their Olympic Park meant to be their own "mini-Eiffel." Some 400ft high – admittedly a little shy of the Paris landmark's 1,063ft, but higher than the Statue of Liberty – the [...]

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