3 posts tagged with hubris by Chrysostom.
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Of course, James Blish sent it into space

Filling the East River. Filling the HUDSON River. Building a dome over Midtown. Borderline crazy proposed infrastructure projects for New York City.
posted by Chrysostom on Jul 2, 2013 - 45 comments

Hitler's plans for the world's largest stadium

"The 1940 Olympics will be taking place in Tokyo. But after that they will be held for all eternity in Germany -- and in this stadium. And it is we who will determine how the sporting field is measured."
posted by Chrysostom on Oct 25, 2012 - 52 comments

I'm certainly not going to work on the 500th floor

How tall can buildings get, anyway?
posted by Chrysostom on Aug 26, 2012 - 94 comments

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