Nos quoque iberi sumus

You throw a large stone into the ocean and the ground under your feet begins to tremble … and the Iberian peninsula snaps off and begins to move away from the rest of Europe: a stone raft. Or you are a woman who picks up a branch and scratches a line in the dirt and immediately the earth trembles … and the Iberian peninsula snaps off and begins to move away from the rest of Europe: a stone raft.

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Throw Away the Stair-Master

A quick note from an article at the New York Daily News:

Near-Complete Spanish Skyscraper Forgets Elevators
Today in uncomfortable news: a Spanish skyscraper reached 94 percent completion this week before anyone realized that the plans neglected to include a single elevator shaft. The InTempo is 47 stories high — not exactly friendly for walk-ups — and has been plagued with problems from the start.

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The rumor that Fox News is interested in occupying the top floors of the building is evidently not true. In Fox’s case, their elevators don’t go all the way to the top but at least they have elevators.