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… » 12/02/14 5:06pm 12/02/14 5:06pm

10-year time-lapse of the World Trade Center Memorial

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. » 5/16/14 11:48pm 5/16/14 11:48pm

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… » 5/14/14 11:00am 5/14/14 11:00am

The Amazingly Touching Way the 9/11 Memorial Arranged the Names of the…

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. » 9/07/11 12:20pm 9/07/11 12:20pm