Here is what the Earth looks like during a solar eclipse. The shadow of the can be seen darkening part of Earth. This shadow moved across the Earth at nearly 2000 kilometers per hour. Only observers near the center of the dark circle see a total solar eclipse - others see a partial eclipse where only part of the appears blocked by the Moon. This spectacular picture of the 1999 August 11 solar eclipse was one of the last ever taken from the Mir space station. The two bright spots that appear on the upper left are thought to be and . Mir was deorbited in a controlled re-entry in 2001.
World's First Flying Hotel
The hotel Hotelicopter features 18 luxuriously-appointed rooms for adrenaline junkies seeking a truly unique and memorable travel experience.
It is a helicopter hotel! It has 18 rooms with five-star facilities!
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50 years ago today, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.
The US had been dropping depth charges near the submarine in an attempt to force it to surface, unaware it was carrying nuclear arms. The Soviet officers, who had lost radio contact with Moscow, concluded that World War 3 had begun, and 2 of the officers agreed to 'blast the warships out of the water'. Arkhipov refused to agree - unanimous consent of 3 officers was required - and thanks to him, we are here to talk about it.
Dubai Arch Bridge
In the Summer of 2008, the Dubai government announced the earmark of $817 million on building the world’s largest arch bridge.The bridge will be 670 feet tall and one mile in length and is scheduled to be completed sometime in 2012.
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Globe+ | a Chrome experiment project based on WebGL Globe
The Globe+ project is a delighted interface based on HTML5 technologies which allow the user to add his own position on the Globe and view a