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World’s Fastest Train – CRH380A

Tue, Jun 7, 2011

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China’s High-Speed train set new world record of 486.1 kms per hour. The train CRH380A hit a speed of 486.1 kms per hour to set a new world train operational speed record on world’s longest high-speed rail line. China on Saturday December 11, 2010 launched the world’s fastest train service covering a distance of 1,068 kms at the average speed of 350 kms an hour. The distance between Wuhan in central China and Guangzhou in the country’s south was covered by the high-speed train in two hours forty five minutes. The train reached a maximum speed of 394.2 km per hour during trial runs that begun on December 9. Officially, on Dec. 26 the world’s fastest train will be open for traffic on high-speed railway Wuhan-Guangzhou for the longest in the world and is a ‘record’ is also on the speed. Distance more than a thousand kilometers to be covered in three hours at an average speed of 340 kilometers per hour.

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The Unsolved Mysteries – Part 2

Sat, Jun 4, 2011

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11. The Fountain of Youth
Don Juan Ponce de Leon completed Spain’s claim on America in 1509, and soon after was made governor of Puerto Rico. Six years later, following Indian rumors, he traveled north to the island of Bimini in search of the Fountain of Youth. Bimini turned out to be the peninsula of Florida, and the fountain remained hidden until July 2006, when famed magician David Copperfield claimed the waters on his $50 million Exumas Island (c.) had healing properties.

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The Unsolved Mysteries – Part 1

Sat, Jun 4, 2011

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1. The mighty Incan Empire of South America
The mighty Incan Empire of South America flourished between 1200 and 1535 AD. They developed drainage systems and canals to expand their crops, and built stone cities atop steep mountains such as Machu Picchu (above) without ever inventing the wheel. Despite their vast achievements, the Incan Empire with its 40,000 manned army was no match for 180 Spanish conquistadors armed with advanced weapons and smallpox.

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Stunning Views Of Mars

Fri, Jun 3, 2011

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Outstanding digital photo processing methods Dutchman Kees Venebosa been demonstrated in National Geographic and NASA site. Terragen. Processing of the images he made with the help of landscape modeling Terragen. He has worked with various versions of this program since 1999. Mars Global Surveyor. Most of the photographs were obtained by digital simulation of heights on images from various NASA satellites, such as Mars Global Surveyor. He made a lot of pictures for National Geographic, not only Mars but also the good old Earth and other planets in the solar system and extrasolar planets of other systems. We have gathered a collection of his most beautiful and fantastic images of Mars.

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Totems – Load Carriers

Fri, Jun 3, 2011

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These pictures were taken by a French photographer, Alain Delorme in Shanghai throughout 2009 & 2010. He called the series, Totems.
These couriers – mostly migrant workers from other parts of China – not only need strong legs but also acrobatic skills to balance these massive loads on their tricycles & bicycles while on the move. A lot of you must be wondering where the centre of gravity is in each case.

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