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Broken Crane Could Fall Any Minute Now From A Midtown Skyscraper

Hurricane Sandy toppled a crane at the top of the One57 building at in Midtown Manhattan. It looks like the crane is about to fall to the street as of 2:30 p.m., reports @NYScanner. The crane is...

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A Bentley Underwater!

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You Can Rent An Entire Luxury Hotel In St Mortiz Over The Holidays

Want space and privacy this Christmas? You can now rent out an entire luxury hotel in St Mortiz throughout the festive season. Large families willing to spend lavishly in order to escape domestic duty...

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The Perks Of Being One Of The World's Most Elite Frequent Flyers

New York attorney Elliott Kroll earned a million miles and he never even gamed the system. The business traveler has never done a "mile run," nor has he signed up for a rewards credit card that would...

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What It's Like To Have A Tree Come Crashing Into Your House

Around 2:30 p.m. yesterday, winds from Hurricane sandy blew a tree onto my grandfather's home in Edison, N.J. Here's how Robert Stewart described the crash: "I was sitting in my living room, and I...

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Travel Tips From An Elite Frequent Flier

New York attorney Elliott Kroll knows his way around an airport.  The elite status flyer reached million mile status on American Airlines in 2008, and he's only a few years away from achieving the...

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'In Britain, You're Still Walking. In China, We're Running'

In the first of a three-part series, Mick Brown travels to the Chinese city of Wuhan to see whether its emerging great wealth has also brought great happiness. Night had fallen in Wuhan, and Mrs Wang...

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With These Tips, You'll Like Milan More Than Rome, Florence Or Venice

Milan's cultural charms may not be immediate, but once discovered they're greater than those found in Rome, Florence or Venice. Giovanna Bertazzoni shares her insider guide to the city's hidden...

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I Could Get Used To Living In A Cave In Turkey

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- I could get used to life as a cavewoman. Banish from your mind images of slimy walls and bat- infested gloom. The boutique hotels of Cappadocia in central Turkey are for the...

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Furby, Cabbage Patch Kids, And Twister Are Suddenly Back In Style

Parents up and down the country will be rushing to get their hands on web-shooting Spiderman figurines, a Nerf gun that can hit victims up to 75ft away, and ghoulish dolls such as Frankie Stein and...

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The Hometown Of IKEA Is A Strange Place

As Ikea celebrates its 25th anniversary in Britain, we go on a pilgrimage to its strange HQ in a small Swedish town. In the drawer of my hotel room in Älmhult, there is a copy of the Gideon New...

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This UK Cruise Is The Ultimate Vacation For Golf Nuts

For serious golfers who wants to play some of the world's best courses but have limited vacation time, there's no better way to travel than a golf cruise. And Kalos Golf, a golf cruise operator that...

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Cutthroat New Yorkers Went Apartment Hunting During The Hurricane

Despite Hurricane Sandy wreaking havoc on New York City, New Yorkers and want to New Yorkers are apartment hunting, sources told The Real Deal.  Michael Chadwick, an agent at Bond New York said...

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Hippos Take Desperate Measures To Get Through Dry Season

It's the end of the dry season in the Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, one of the largest conservation areas in the world, and rain is expected any day. The 21,100-square-mile park is dusty...

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Service Alert: BI Emails Are Spotty

Some of your favorite Business Insider newsletters may not be working this week (including Charts of the Day and 10 Things), and others, including "Select" emails, may be late. We apologize for the...

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Chelsea Galleries Lost 'Untold' Amounts Of Art In Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has done severe damage to New York's art center in Chelsea.  Prolific studios such as Eyebeam and Zach Feuer sustained serious flood damage, according to Art Info. During the worst...

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Here's Where New York's 1 Percent Sought Refuge After Hurricane Sandy

Donald Trump has taken a rare step down from his political soap box to do some good for Hurricane Sandy survivors. On Tuesday afternoon, Trump opened the atrium of his luxury Trump Hotel & Tower...

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The 20 Best Cities In America For Trick-Or-Treating This Year

Halloween is here, and kids around the U.S. are eager to fill their buckets and bags with enough candy to last them— well, until the end of the week, we hope.  But before they can hit the streets,...

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This Solar-Powered Home Literally Changes Shape To Follow The Sun

This "Transformation House" concept by Michael Jantzen literally changes its shape as the sun passes through the sky. The design has five center sections that can be rotated 360 degrees either manually...

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America's Richest Families Are Scaling Back On Charitable Giving

The wealthiest American households have certainly scaled back on charitable giving in the past few years, but they're anything but a bunch of tight wads. Of households that earned more than $200,000...

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