Archive for September, 2011

The Greek Acropolis at Night

The Greek Acropolis at Night
The monuments of the Acropolis stand in harmony with their natural setting. It is the most significant reference point of ancient Greek culture, as well as the symbol of the city of Athens. The Acropolis is primarily dedicated to the Goddess Athena. The Acropolis is a flat topped rock which rises 150 m above sea level. You can explore Sacred Rock and see the following sights Parthenon, Old Temple of Athena, Erechtheion, Statue of Athena Promachos,... 

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls of The World – Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls of The World – Iguazu Falls, Argentina
The Iguassu Waterfalls are situated inside the Iguassu National Park. The park was created in 1934 and it contains one of the greatest natural beauties of Argentina. The falls themselves sit on the Iguazu River and rest on the border between Brazil and Argentina. The width of the falls (2700 m) is 800 m on the Brazilian side and 1900 m on the Argentinean side. The falls are formed by a group of 272 smaller falls varying in height and power. The biggest... 

Sexy Revoltech Action Figure with MacBook

Sexy Revoltech Action Figure with MacBook
That figure looks awesome. Revoltech Joint aka Revoltech is an innovative joint system that allows figure to demonstrate any kind of realistic pose. Best part of these is that you can do your own combination. Here is one of Saber head and Revy body. credit: Steve Keys  Read More →

Vibram Five Fingers Alternative Shoes

Vibram Five Fingers Alternative Shoes
They look pretty darn funny. Vibram FiveFingers footwear is a product of innovative design. They combined quality materials with the proven technology of Vibram soles. Fivefingers are great for walking, running, fitness, step aerobics … They are comfortable, so you can wear it everywhere. The Classic version has a very good price, about $75 and it’s great for practically everything. They also have other versions that are more practical for... 

Why Was Concorde Supersonic Jet Retired?

Why Was Concorde Supersonic Jet Retired?
The Concorde was truly an amazing aircraft. Anglo-French government Concorde was a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner. It combined the manufacturing efforts of Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation. A total of 20 Concordes were built between 1966 and 1979, and 14 of these were passenger models that entered airline service. A flight from London to New York cost about $30,000 for one person. Average flight time was about 3 hours... 

Some Interesting Facts about Hummingbirds

Some Interesting Facts about Hummingbirds
The hummingbird is the smallest bird and also the smallest of all animals that have a backbone. Hummingbirds can beat their wings up to 80 times a second during normal flight and up to 200 times per second during a courtship dive. A hummingbird has a heart rate that can reach up to 1,260 beats per minute. Hummingbird can reach speed to 60 miles per hour during courtship dives, normal straight-line flight speed can be 20 to 30 miles per hour. Hummingbirds... 
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