Nov 7, 2011 — How do skyscrapers withstand 100-mph winds? How does air circulate inside tall buildings? And what happens when you flush a toilet on the 100th floor? Those questions and more are answered by Kate Ascher in her new book exploring the inner workings of skyscrapers.
Nov 7, 2011 — Read an excerpt from The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper by Kate Ascher.
Jun 26, 2008 — Journalist James Glanz is Baghdad bureau chief for The New York Times; he's just reported on a government study criticizing the Bush administration for broadly overstating certain gains in Iraq.