Lifestyle

26 photos of abandoned buildings that were turned into charming homes

While purchasing and renovating an abandoned home might seem a daunting prospect, these buyers were able to turn neglected buildings into beautiful places to live. One couple in Maryland bought a 120-year-old abandoned church and turned it into their full-time home. In Indiana, a couple bought a 20,000-square-foot former Freemason […]
26 photos of abandoned buildings that were turned into charming homes
Lifestyle

30 photos of churches that were turned into beautiful homes

Across the world, people are buying old churches and turning them into modern homes. One couple in Maryland renovated in a $US320,000 church, but they have kept most of the original architecture. A converted Gothic church in London is on the market for $US7.7 million. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
30 photos of churches that were turned into beautiful homes
Lifestyle

What the view looks like from 8 of the tallest buildings in the US

One World Trade Centre in New York City is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Four different states are visible from the Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. The US Bank Tower in Los Angeles features a glass slide jutting out from the 69th and 70th floors. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
What the view looks like from 8 of the tallest buildings in the US
Lifestyle

What 17 royal residences look like around the world

Many countries have palaces where royals live and conduct events – not just the Commonwealth. Some, like Drottningholm Royal Palace in Sweden, are open to visitors year-round. Others, like Japan’s Imperial Palace, are rarely accessible to the general public. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The British royal family isn’t […]
What 17 royal residences look like around the world
Lifestyle

26 of the most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects

The World Architecture Festival is the world’s largest international architectural event. During the festival, a panel of expert judges recognises the best architecture of the year through the World Architecture Awards. Hundreds of designs were shortlisted during the 12th annual World Architecture Festival in December, but less than 30 completed […]
26 of the most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects
Strategy

11 of the biggest structural failures in history

Structural failures can happen for many reasons, but the results are very often devastating. Here’s a look at some of the most devastating structural failures in history, from an ancient stadium collapse that killed 20,000 people to a bridge that famously twisted and turned in heavy winds. Visit Business Insider’s […]
11 of the biggest structural failures in history
Lifestyle

The ugliest skyscraper in every state

Summary List Placement All across the country, there are tall and striking buildings … but not all of them are visually appealing. Just like every state is home to an ugly building, every state has an ugly skyscraper. Scouring local online forums, architectural critiques, and news articles, Insider went state […]
The ugliest skyscraper in every state
News

7 secrets about Washington, DC landmarks you probably didn’t know

Washington, DC is home to America’s most historical landmarks. These landmarks attract thousands of visitors, but also have secrets and interesting backstories. A hidden crypt, a “whispering gallery,” and moon rocks can be found in DC. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. […]
7 secrets about Washington, DC landmarks you probably didn’t know
News

Secrets you didn’t know about 8 famous landmarks in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, is home to some of the country’s most famous buildings. Though the buildings receive thousands of visitors each year, some have little-known features inside and out. Moon rocks, secret crypts, and underground tunnels are the best-kept secrets in these popular tourist spots. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Secrets you didn’t know about 8 famous landmarks in Washington, DC
Tech

We ranked the 30 most beautiful Apple stores in the world

To understand Apple’s global retail footprint, it helps to see it for yourself. We’ve compiled and ranked the most beautiful Apple stores in the world. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Apple opened its first physical retail store in 2001. Almost 20 years later, the company now has more […]
We ranked the 30 most beautiful Apple stores in the world
Lifestyle

The tallest building in every state, ranked

Every state has a highest building, whether it’s an 11-story apartment building or a super tall skyscraper reaching well over 1,000 feet. We ranked the highest buildings in all 50 states. The tallest building is 15 times larger than the smallest. While tall buildings are concentrated in the larger cities […]
The tallest building in every state, ranked
Tech

Here’s a look at every single Apple store in the United States

We’ve compiled a list of every Apple store in the United States. Jump to your favourite state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every state in alphabetical order. To understand Apple’s retail footprint, it really helps to see it for yourself. Below, we’ve collected the photos […]
Here’s a look at every single Apple store in the United States