Popular now on WCYB.com

The world's tallest buildings

POSTED: 12:13 PM Mar 22 2012   UPDATED: 1:57 AM Nov 15 2013

The Blackstone Group recently purchased Chicago's Willis Tower for $1.3 billion. See how the building stacks up against the world's tallest.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, tallest building
1 / 13
Titoni Thomas via WikiMedia

Burj Khalifa, also known as Burj Dubai or Dubai Tower in the United Arab Emirates, is the tallest building in the world at 2,717 feet tall.

Around The Watercooler

IPO-blurb-Facebook

Mom uses Facebook to apologize for daughters' rudeness

When Kyesha Smith Wood heard that her teen daughters were rude to another patron who asked them to be quiet at a local movie theater, she was furious.

The Birmingham, Alabama, mom made them write an apology note, but she didn't know who should get it...

Police lights file

Police: Suspect jumps in river, can't swim

A theft suspect jumped in a river near Portland, Oregon to avoid arrest, but he did not appear to be a very good swimmer and was caught hiding along the riverbank, according to police.

Golf ball on rough

Loaded gun found in thrift store golf bag

For one golfer, a seven iron wasn't enough protection for any potential run-in with wildlife on the course.

Gene Simmons KISS makeup

Gene Simmons, WWE team up for horror movies

With his KISS makeup on, frontman Gene Simmons always looked a little scary. So maybe this new venture makes sense.

The rocker and reality-show star is teaming with WWE Studios to launch Erebus Pictures, a label that will finance and produce horror mo...

Big Mac thermals clothes

Sleep in, under, surrounded by Big Macs

A new product line from McDonald's will have you dreaming of Big Macs.

advertisement

Email Sign-Up

advertisement