The 20 Tallest Skylines in The World

Fly Dubai has created a very interesting infographic that features information of tall buildings throughout the world. Skylines within cities such as Dubai’s 828 meter high Burj Khalifa, Shanghai, New York, London, Mumbai and more, and totalled up the total height of the top five highest buildings in each city, all in the these graphics you see below. via: Design You Trust

Triple Lightning Strike Over Chicago Skyline

Chicago-based photographer Craig Shimala captured a incredible triple lightning strike on three buildings in Chicago, the Willis Tower, Trump Tower, and John Hancock during a storm on June 30th. Watch the time-lapse video below.

Scary Skyscraper Tilting Windows

The John Hancock Tower in Chicago created a scary new attraction on 94th floor for people who visit the skyscraper. Windows tilt down extended out over 1,000 vertical feet of air to give you a better view of the ground beneath you. Watch the video below.

Foreign Student Charged $4,240 for Taxi Ride

Chicago Police are looking for the taxi driver who scammed the collage student from China out of several thousand dollars on a 150 mile Taxi ride to Champaign, Illinois. The 18-year-old University of Illinois student arrived at O’Hare airport at 6 P.M. on August 20th, and was approached by a Taxi driver who offered to drive him to… Continue reading Foreign Student Charged $4,240 for Taxi Ride

Stunning Kaleidoscopic Time-Lapse of Cities

Mirror City is a dazzling Time-Lapse video by Michael Shainblum that show some of the great American cities in mirror images using the kaleidoscopic effects. Shainblum has been mirroring images for five years and spent four months working on “Mirror City,” using footage from Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Chicago Sinkhole Swallows 3 Cars

A huge sinkhole opened up in Chicago (residential area) and swallowed three cars and injured one person following a night of heavy rain storms. According to ABC Chicago, around 5:15 a.m., the sinkhole opened up and two cars fell inside. Shortly after the fire department arrived on the scene, a third car slid into the sinkhole, which spanned… Continue reading Chicago Sinkhole Swallows 3 Cars