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Floating Cities – Your Future World

Floating Cities – Your Future World

At first glance, they look like a couple of giant inflatable garden chairs that have washed out to sea. But they are, apparently, the ultimate solution to rapidly rising sea levels. This computer-generated image shows two floating cities, each with enough room for 50,000 inhabitants.

By On April 2, 2011 Respond
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Softbank Offering Free Phone To Japan Tsunami Orphans and Free Replacement for Lost iPhones

Softbank Offering Free Phone To Japan Tsunami Orphans and Free Replacement for Lost iPhones

After the catastrophic earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son has announced to provide free phones to all orphaned children with all call costs up to an age of 18 including free replacement to all lost or damaged iPhones.

By On March 31, 2011 1 Response
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Qatar 2022 World Cup Stadium Getting Artificial Cloud Shade

Qatar 2022 World Cup Stadium Getting Artificial Cloud Shade

Qatar’s won the right to host the 2022 World Cup finals.The small Middle Eastern country beat bids from Australia, the United States and 2004 World Cup co-hosts Japan and South Korea. A Qatar-based engineering teacher has unveiled a design of an artificial cloud to shade and cool the open playgrounds to be used during the 2022 World Cup in Doha.

By On March 24, 2011 Respond
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Japan Earthquake And Tsunami

Japan Earthquake And Tsunami

It is highly possible that a partial meltdown was occurring in one of the nuclear reactors damaged in Friday’s powerful earthquake and by Sunday afternoon, the death toll from the country’s strongest-ever earthquake in more than a century and the crushing walls of water that followed had risen to 801.For this tsunami and earthquake up to 10,000 feared dead in Miyagi prefecture alone, cooling tem fails at a second nuclear plant,number of rescuers doubled to 100,000,190 people exposed to radiation,as a result millions without power and drinking water……..

By On March 13, 2011 Respond
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Buy Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Action Figure

Buy Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Action Figure

Great news for Facebook fans, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Action figure is now available for Sale. The Action figure is called the “The Poking Inventor” to make sure you don’t get sued (and screwed) by a multi-billion dollar social network. Chinese company M.I.C. Gadget is selling the lifelike Zuckerberg doll for $70 on its website.

By On March 10, 2011 Respond
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Al Jazeera Reports: Libya Rebels Reject Potential Gaddafi Offer To Step Down

Al Jazeera Reports: Libya Rebels Reject Potential Gaddafi Offer To Step Down

Two Arab newspapers and al Jazeera television said on Monday Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was looking for an agreement allowing him to step down, but there was no official confirmation of the reports. Al Jazeera said sources from the rebel interim council told its correspondent in Benghazi that the offer was rejected because it would have amounted to an “honourable” exit for Gaddafi and would offend his victims.

By On March 8, 2011 1 Response
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Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Masterplan in China 2014

Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Masterplan in China 2014

Populous has designed the Masterplan for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Over 198 hectares will be built into the existing city, including public buildings, schools, exhibition centers, Olympic venues and athlete accommodations. Many of the buildings will glow like lanterns and careful attention will be paid to creating lush, picturesque landscaping and incorporating sustainable strategies.

By On March 5, 2011 Respond
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2011 Academy Awards: The Social Network(Facebook Movie) Won 3 of 8 Nominations

2011 Academy Awards: The Social Network(Facebook Movie) Won 3 of 8 Nominations

The Social Network, the highly acclaimed movie about the founding of Facebook, won 3 of 8 nominations at the 83rd Oscar Academy Awards. It was nominated for eight awards, including Best: Picture, Actor (Jesse Eisenberg who played as Mark Zuckerberg), Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score and Sound Mixing.

By On February 28, 2011 7 Responses
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Japan Plans To Build Fastest Train In The World

Japan Plans To Build Fastest Train In The World

The Central Japan Railway Company has announced that it plans to build the fastest train in the world, between Tokyo and Nagoya, to be completed by 2027, a next-generation maglev built at a cost of 64 billion dollars.

By On February 27, 2011 Respond
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Amazon Eve: Super Tall Model Hopes to Win Guinness World Record

Amazon Eve: Super Tall Model Hopes to Win Guinness World Record

At 6 feet 8 inches, model Amazon Eve is set to take her career to new heights. The Guiness Book of World Records certified “World’s Tallest Model” (who also makes money working as a dominatrix) was at the Playboy Mansion for a party last week where “the bunnies sized me up and treated my body like a stripper pole!”

By On February 20, 2011 Respond
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Somali Pirates Seize a Yacht, the Quest With 4 Americans on Board

Somali Pirates Seize a Yacht, the Quest With 4 Americans on Board

U.S. officials confirmed that a yacht with four Americans aboard has been seized by Somali pirates in the waters of the Indian Ocean. The yacht is about 58 ft in size and belongs to Jean and Scott Adam, who have been sailing the boat around the world for the past seven years. The advocacy group Ecoterra International says its monitoring of regional maritime activity off the coast of East Africa indicates four Americans aboard the yacht S/V Quest were seized by pirates 240 nautical miles off the coast of Oman.

By On February 20, 2011 Respond
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Shocking: Steve Jobs May Have Only Six Weeks to Live

Shocking: Steve Jobs May Have Only Six Weeks to Live

In mid-January, Steve Jobs, the Apple CEO, took the medical leave to rest on home. But, we haven’t a little bit idea that Mr Jobs is so much struggling with his health. Internet is a buzz with the rumour that Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have only six weeks to live. US-based tabloid National Enquirer claims to be publishing photos of Jobs taken on February 8 outside Stanford Cancer Center that show the Apple founder looking extremely thin and frail.

By On February 19, 2011 10 Responses
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Paris Hilton Launched iPhone App

Paris Hilton Launched iPhone App

Paris Hilton has enjoyed a busy birthday week full of festivities, television appearances and the expansion of her entrepreneurial empire with the launch of a signature iPhone app. The new app allows fans to stay in touch with the socialite 24/7 with news updated and exclusive personal pictures as well as shared playlists of the heiresses favourite songs and the chance to enter a Paris Hilton look-a-like competition.

By On February 19, 2011 Respond
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10 Fascinating Floating City Concept

10 Fascinating Floating City Concept

With both population and man’s greed for money increasing at galloping speed, land mass on earth is turning into concrete jungle. People have already felt the pinch of property prices rising skywards which is due to shortage of space in urban areas. So it dawned upon few brains that lets plunge into the water bodies for is occupies as much as 70% of earth’s surface. And voila, we have Gyre, the Floating City Concept which will rest on humongous oceans and create a new space for modern human civilization.

By On February 17, 2011 Respond
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Largest Public Library in United Kingdom – Library of Birmingham

Largest Public Library in United Kingdom – Library of Birmingham

Mecanoo designed the Library of Birmingham, England with the goal of solidifying Centenary Square as a center for arts, culture, and entertainment. The library design aims to integrate the buoyant cultural aspect of the zone, and transform that into well defined spaces within the building. It will be amalgamated to the Repertory Theater next door, even sharing programs and events, along with a 600 seat theater inside the library itself.

By On February 12, 2011 Respond
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