Friday, February 26, 2010
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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Today, the largest building in the world is Burj (tower) Dubai, 824 meters high (2500 ft). This is an engineering triumph in every aspect, but the Chinese have announced that they will soon make even bigger building.
That is why the Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest buildings ever made.It was bult in 2551 BC and was a high 160 meters (500 ft), but due to erosion is high now 138 meters (455 ft).In it is embedded 2.3 million stone blocks, and each is weight 2.5 tons. It is perfectly aligned to the sides of the world, northern slot correctly shows the North Star and the southern slot central star in the Orion belt.What is even more mysterious, that ancient Egyptians accomplish this before the wheel was invented.Many people believe that they were made gods or aliens.This pyramid is one of the seven world wonders. It was the largest building in the world more than 3800 years, while the Eiffel Tower was built in Paris. Even today this is one of the largest buildings in Africa and the world.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Kalashnikov AK47 is the best rifle ever produced. AK 47 (AK-automatic rifle Kalasnjikov, 47-designed 1947) is designs by Russian solider Mihajel Kalashnikov 1947.This is the best selling and most used rifle in history, it has produced over one hundred million worldwide. Because of its simplicity became favorite weapon of terrorists and pirates around the world. This rifle is so popular because it is simple to use, easy to maintain and above all, this is the most reliable rifle ever produced. During the war in Vietnam, U.S. Marines were conducted testing, how quickly can learn their soldiers to use this rifle.It took three hours to teach soldiers to use AK 47, M16 for three days.On their reliability enough the fact that American soldiers during Vietnam often used taken rifles, because they are more reliable then M16.Read More......
Friday, February 5, 2010
Heavyset insect in the world (Goliath giganteus)
This bug is heavy about as a hamburger from McDonald's, African Goliath beetle weighs about 150 grams. But unlike the hamburger, this 10 centimeters (3-4 inches) long bug have strong jaw and horns, and spends days rummage the garbage and fighting with anyone with a mood for battle.
Longest insect in the world (Pharnacia serratipes)
This unusual insect looks like the most common 15 centimeters ( 6 inches) long branches ( with legs), but these kinds of bugs that are widespread in Malaysia and Indonesia and can grow to 55 centimeters ( nearly two feet)! The same kind from the front legs can roll the attacker in the eyes of a substance very similar to tear gas.
Loudest insect in the world (Brevisana brevis)
This beetle, with its drum-like membranes, which are located in the abdomen, this insect is an absolute record in making noise. To attract more beautiful half of its kind, is able to make irritating sound volume to 106 decibels even 50 meters (60 yards) away. For comparison, the drill for breaking up concrete products the noise volume of about 100 decibels.
Bug with the largest wingspan (Thysania agrippina)
Because of the incredible wingspan of over 30 centimeters ( one feet ), this moth in the jungles of South and Central America people often replace for local birds. I didn't verify this information but, as I heard, this moth can make on sweater a hole size of whole sweater.
Beetle best jumper (Philaenus spumarius)
Regular inhabitant of every field, these half-centimeter long bug can drop back 150 of its body length. To this succeeded, 11 percent of the entire body mass are the leg muscles, and at jump experience the strength of gravity even 400 G. Man, for example, lose consciousness already at 4 G.
Most poisonous spider in the world (Phoneutria nigriventer)
Tests showed that a sufficient quantity of only 0.0000062 milliliters of this Brazilian spider venom to kill a mouse. Instead of creating unnecessary network, this spider prefers to hide in the various holes in the jungle and various fruits that are exported from South America.