Archive for December 21st, 2006

The World’s Longest Bridge

Thursday, December 21st, 2006
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Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
Modern Marvels takes a look at the incredible effort the Japanese made to build the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, currently the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world.

Christmas Tech

Thursday, December 21st, 2006
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Christmas
Christmas is observed by nearly one-third of the world’s population and probably more if you count the non-Christians who incorporate the more secular traditions into their winter season. Every year, revelers go all out with trees, ornaments, lights, window displays and Christmas treats. Technological advancements have made them cheaper, easier and safer.