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Monday, January 31, 2011

Carnival Of Venice Part 5 (Slideshow)


 

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10 Most Expensive Catastrophes in History



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# 10. Titanic – $150 Million
The sinking of the Titanic is possibly the most famous accident in the world. But it barely makes our list of top 10 most expensive. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank on its maiden voyage and was considered to be the most luxurious ocean liner ever built. Over 1,500 people lost their lives when the ship ran into an iceberg and sunk in frigid waters. The ship cost $7 million to build ($150 million in today ‘ s dollars).

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# 9. Tanker Truck vs Bridge – $358 Million
On August 26, 2004, a car collided with a tanker truck containing 32,000 liters of fuel on the Wiehltal Bridge in Germany . The tanker crashed through the guardrail and fell 90 feet off the A4 Autobahn resulting in a huge explosion and fire which destroyed the load-bearing ability of the bridge. Temporary repairs cost $40 million and the cost to replace the bridge is estimated at $318 Million.

10 More Unsolved Mysteries of the World

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There is no doubt that some of our most popular lists are ones which revolve around mystery and intrigue. Fortunately for us all, there is no end to the number of weird and wonderful mysteries in the world, so we are now able to present our fourth list of unsolved mysteries. So – onwards to the world of the mysterious!

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The Grooved Spheres
 
Over the last few decades, miners in South Africa have been digging up mysterious metal spheres. Origin unknown, these spheres measure approximately an inch or so in diameter, and some are etched with three parallel grooves running around the equator. Two types of spheres have been found: one is composed of a solid bluish metal with flecks of white; the other is hollowed out and filled with a spongy white substance. The kicker is that the rock in which they where found is Precambrian – and dated to 2.8 billion years old! Who made them and for what purpose is unknown.


Beauty of Ballet Movements

Beauty of Ballet Movements

Beauty of Ballet Movements

Guangzhou Opera House by Zaha Hadid


A new Opera House by Zaha Hadid designed in collaboration with Patrik Schumacher is almost completed and is planned to be opened early this year. Standing near the Pearl River in Guangzhou the new Opera House  looks very unconventional yet grand. Combining art and technology its design is unique and functional as it allows access to the riverside and docks



Unusual Swimming Pool Designs


Unusual swimming pool design can show off your style. It is also a way to add luxuriousness to your house. Dollar sign swimming pools are no longer popular. Now it is high-tech and pools with 3D creates in them are ‘in’. Small artificial waterfalls and unusual swimming pool locations are also a way to jazz up this water container.


Luxurious Villa Castillo in The Caribbean



Luxurious Villa Castillo was put up for auction for 42 578 200 Euros at Sotheby’s.  Huge luxurious villa Castillo is located at seaside boulevard on Grand Cayman island, Caribean. Villa Castillo is not only located near the ever warm sea but also has many entertainments inside and outside. Tennis court, several swimming pools, jacuzzi and hammock aren’t the only things.



9 Most Amazing Buildings In The World

Modern architecture has brought many amazing buildings to the world.
Quirky shapes, ambitious designs, new materials, and new different styles have come with the modern architecture into construction today. The purpose of the building is not always seen in its design. Futuristic museums and opera houses have become a usual thing. Today we list 9 most amazing buildings in the world.

Cubic Houses, Rotterdam, Netherlands

 Piet Blom had an idea of cubic houses in 1970s. Some of them were built in Helmond and when Rotterdam city asked him to build housing on top of a pedestrian bridge he chose this concept.

Dancing Building, Prague, Czech Republic


The ‘Dancing Building’ is a nickname given to Nationale-Nederlanden building that is located in Prague’s downtown. Designed by Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in collaboration with Canadian Frank Gehry the building was completed in 1996. The building was built instead of the one that was destroyed during Bombing of Prague in 1945.

The Existing Cities Of The Future

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A one picture is worth a thousand words. Those are some prediction of exciting cities in far future. Imagine huge building, futuristic building, near Eiffel’s tower, Dubai that looks so futuristic in our time and you think that it can’t go further. Opera House in Sidney nearness that is so rural that it can’t goes higher. All of those are some designs of the world’s largest cities and capitols that shows us how they can look in a future.

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Allure of The Seas : A Giant in The Water


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A new cruise ship “Allure of the Seas” was the title of the largest ship in the world, surpassing his friend – the famous “Oasis of the Seas”.

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Japans Indoor Man-Made Beach








           
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