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The Last Pieces of the Destroyed Twin Towers Are Leaving New York City

The memorial is finished, the tower replacing it is occupied, and the museum is open—for better or for worse. Today, several of the largest remaining pieces of World Trade Center infrastructure from the 9/11 terrorist attacks were pulled out of storage to leave New York City.

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Alissa Walker

December 16th

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A Memorial to Qatar’s World Cup Worker Deaths That Will Never Be Built 

A Memorial to Qatar's World Cup Worker Deaths That Will Never Be Built 

Thousands of immigrant workers have died over the past year as they labored at the sprawling construction sites for Qatar's World Cup in what Amnesty International calls "modern-day slavery." Now a pair of architects have shared a proposal for a memorial to the workers—and it's a horrible reminder of just how many people have died to build World Cup stadiums and housing.

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

December 2nd

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Video shows the World Trade Center Memorial being built over 10 years

Video shows the World Trade Center Memorial being built over 10 years

If you ever find yourself in New York, make sure you make some time to stop by the World Trade Center Memorial. It's a powerful and touching tribute to one of the worst tragedies in American history. This time lapse video, just released by EarthCam, shows the 10-year process it took to build out the memorial.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

May 17th

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The Algorithms at the Heart of the New September 11 Memorial Museum

The National September 11 Memorial Museum opens to the public tomorrow here in New York City after more than a decade of complications, and amidst not always civil disagreements over what the museum should be in the first place—what its narrative intentions might be and whether or not it could ever be possible to achieve them.

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Geoff Manaugh

May 14th

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Is This the Saddest Corner of the Internet? [Internet]

Most of the time, the Internet is home to happy and humorous memes and viral content. A fun and funny realm for us to play in and with. More »


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Molly Oswaks

September 6th

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A eulogy for Steve Jobs, as spoken by his sister

During a memorial service for Steve Jobs that took place on October 16th, his sister Mona Simpson delivered a touching eulogy that was published in today’s New York Times. Follow the link below to read it in its entirety.

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Zach Epstein

October 30th

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Visualized: Apple’s celebration of Steve Jobs’ life in Cupertino (Update: video)

The state of California made October 16th "Steve Jobs Day," and on October 19th, the company he co-founded with Steve Wozniak celebrated his life on campus in Cupertino. The photo here, provided by Apple, shows CEO Tim Cook addressing throngs of people who came to the memorial.

Update: Apple has updated their homepage with a video of the event. See the source link (3) below.

Visualized: Apple's celebration of Steve Jobs' life in Cupertino (Update: video) originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 22:46:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Darren Murph

October 20th

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Apple to close retail stores tomorrow during Steve Jobs memorial

As Apple holds a memorial on Wednesday at its Cupertino, California campus to honor the life of co-Founder Steve Jobs, the company will close its U.S. retail stores for at least an hour. Employees of several Apple Stores were informed of the closures at a private company event or by phone, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The exact duration of the closures is unknown, however one employee told the paper they could last up to three hours. Apple Store employees noted that closings of this kind typically only happen ahead of product launches. Steve Jobs’s funeral was held on October 7th, and a larger memorial event for friends, family, Apple employees and industry executives took place this past Sunday. Tomorrow’s event in Cupertino is for Apple employees only.

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Zach Epstein

October 19th

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How Reflecting Absence Became America’s Most Expensive Public Memorial [9/11 Commemoration]

It may have taken a decade, but New York finally has a fitting tribute to those who lost their lives in 9/11. More »


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Andrew Tarantola

September 11th

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The Amazingly Touching Way the 9/11 Memorial Arranged the Names of the Victims Who Died [Video]

The 9/11 Memorial is sure to be beautiful—a cascading waterfall in remembrance of that tragic day. It's also extremely thoughtful—instead of arranging the names in alphabetical order, the 9/11 Memorial will cluster people together who share bonds through friendship, work or incredible story. More »


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Casey Chan

September 7th

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