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The Market For Tragedy: 9/11 Museum Gift Shop

The Market For Tragedy: 9/11 Museum Gift Shop

By Alex Williams May 22, 2014

Right now you can buy a $110 talking Osama Bin Laden action figure on eBay if your heart so desires. If you don’t want to waste your money, you have the option to download for free the Super Columbine Massacre …

Mali Explosion: Will Terror Come to Europe, America Mali Explosion: Will Terror Come to Europe, America

In the aftermath of suicide bombings in the vicinity of a military camp in Mali’s northern city of Timbuktu on Saturday, Malian armed forces and Islamic separatists exchanged heavy gunfire in the center of the northern town of Kidal on …

Declassified NSA Documents Reveal Privacy Violations Declassified NSA Documents Reveal Privacy Violations
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Following pressure from lawsuits by both the ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the federal government has released 14 documents concerning privacy violations committed by the NSA in their collection of private data from US citizens. Both lawsuits were based …

Firefighters Honored; Officials Climb 110 Stories Firefighters Honored; Officials Climb 110 Stories

In honor of the World Trade Center towers collapse on 9/11, a ceremony will take place this Sunday. Many law enforcement officials will climb the stairwells of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel to remember all of those who lost …

AT&T's 9/11 Tweet Doesn't Succeed AT&T's 9/11 Tweet Doesn't Succeed
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While the mobile industry is being owned by Apple’s iPhone Event, one of the primary distributors of Apple’s flagship device is making news as well. The problem is, it’s not the for the same reasons as the upcoming iPhone 5S/C. …

AT&T’s 9/11 ‘Tribute’ Becomes Social Media Faux Pas AT&T’s 9/11 ‘Tribute’ Becomes Social Media Faux Pas

AT&T has been forced to apologize for a series of social media posts regarding 9/11 that many called tasteless, tacky, and altogether repulsive. One must wade cautiously into the waters of anything 9/11-related, even 12 years after the terrorist attacks …

September 11: Watch Jon Stewart Address The Nation September 11: Watch Jon Stewart Address The Nation

After September 11, several television shows went on a brief hiatus as the nation tried to recover from and cope with the worst disaster most people of a certain age had ever seen. “The Daily Show” was one of those, …

Tour The 9/11 Memorial On Google Street View Tour The 9/11 Memorial On Google Street View
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Back in late May, Google announced that it had published some new imagery for New York, including imagery of Hurricane Sandy, Central Park and the 9/11 Memorial. With today’s date in mind, the memorial imagery is worth revisiting. “The 9/11 …

Riders to Honor 9/11 Victims, Call Out Obama Riders to Honor 9/11 Victims, Call Out Obama
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A group of reportedly 2 million bikers who requested a permit to pass red lights in a peaceful demonstration to remember 9/11 and urge that the Obama administration be held accountable for the Benghazi attacks, and were subsequently denied, will …

2 Million Bikers to D.C. for 9/11 Anniversary 2 Million Bikers to D.C. for 9/11 Anniversary
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Thousands of motorcyclists plan to ride to Washington D.C. for the twelfth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, despite the city’s refusal to grant the bikers permits allowing them to coast through the city without stopping at red lights. Co-creator …

Million Muslim March Planned For 9/11 Given New Name Million Muslim March Planned For 9/11 Given New Name
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The announcement of a “Million Muslim March” on the national mall on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks drew the high level of criticism that you would expect of such an event. In an attempt to draw less fire …

World Trade Center Owner Suing Airlines World Trade Center Owner Suing Airlines
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Larry Silverstein, the owner of the World Trade Center, is seeking billions of dollars in compensation from the airlines whose planes flew into the towers on 9/11. Though Silverstein was paid out $5 billion in insurance money, his attorneys say …

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Designs Vacuum in CIA Prison Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Designs Vacuum in CIA Prison

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that leveled the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, has been in a CIA prison, tortured, and now held at Guantanamo Bay. But according to an AP report, he has …

Google Adds Historic New York Imagery To Street View Google Adds Historic New York Imagery To Street View

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added new New York imagery to Google Maps Street View, including imagery of neighborhoods struck by Hurricane Sandy, a tour of the 9/11 Memorial, and 360-degree imagery of Central Park. “To create a …

Billy Joel: Depression, Drinking Caused by 9/11 Billy Joel: Depression, Drinking Caused by 9/11
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Just over one decade ago, singer Billy Joel entered rehab for a drinking problem. He followed that up with trip to the Betty Ford Center in 2005. Now, Joel is opening up about his depression, his drinking, and why he …

Here's Amanda Berry's 911 Call [Video] Here's Amanda Berry's 911 Call [Video]

Three women – Amanda Berry, Gina Dejesus and Michelle Knight – disappeared over a decade ago in Cleveland, and were found today after being kidnapped and held captive. Cleveland police chief Ed Tomba reportedly said today, “The real hero is …

Osbourne 911 Call Being Reevaluated Osbourne 911 Call Being Reevaluated

On Monday, Ozzy Osbourne took to Facebook to admit he had been drinking and doing drugs for the lat year and a half. He apologized to his family, saying, “I was an asshole to the people I love most.” Osbourne’s …