திருக்குறள் (Thirukural)

Friday, 25 November, 2011

Largest Dam of the World

The Largest Dam of the World

Giants construction can block the river and give us energy.

Almendra dam (Spain)

This dam was built near the village of the same name. The lake, which she formed covers an area of ??nearly 900 square miles. Dam height of 200 meters. 05 more dams after the break...

Inguri dam

Located in Georgia. Despite the fact that the construction of the dam began in the 60s of last century, it was put into operation only 15 years ago. This dam is the highest arched concrete dam in the world, its height reaches 270 meters.

Dam Dworshak (USA)

This work of architects was built in just 6 years old. It is considered one of the highest dams in the western hemisphere - its height is 290 meters.

Karun dam
One of the most famous dams in the world. It is in Iran. The width of the dam - 160 meters, height - 205 meters.

Dam Grande Dixence (Switzerland)
Unique in that it retains water to form a small stream flowing into the lake Lac des Dix, itself, the lake is huge and contains millions of cubic meters of water. The height of the lake above the sea level is 2364 meters.

Hoover Dam

This is a hydroelectric power plant, located in Black Canyon, on the border of Arizona and Nevada, 48 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Named in honor of Herbert Hoover, 31st U.S. president, played a significant role in its construction.
 
Thanks to source: ritemail.blogspot.com

Saturday, 5 November, 2011

Interesting Coins

Interesting Coins — Around The World


Cameroon, 2011, 1000 Francs
 In the 20th century numismatics became the most popular hobbies in the world.
Central banks began to produce different commemorative coins to the delight of collectors.
Here are some of the most unusual coins from all over the world.


Côte d'Ivoire, in 2010, 1,000 francs

Mongolia, in 2011, 500 MNT

Australia, 2011

Liberia, in 2001, $ 10

Liberia, in 2005, $ 10

Congo, in 2007, 10 francs

Palau, 2008

Canada, in 2002, $ 20

Niue, 2008, $ 1

Benin, of 2011, 100 francs

France, in 2010, EUR 10

The Polish zloty coin of 10, dedicated to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing

Turkey

Niue, 2008. "Kaliningrad", a coin from the series "Amber Road", $ 1

Latvia 1 Lats

Cambodia, chetyrehliky soaring Buddha, 3,000 riel

Spain, the research vessel Hesperides, 2007, EUR 10


Thanks to Source: ritemail.blogspot.com/2011/11/interesting-coins-around-world.htm

Tuesday, 1 November, 2011

Bear Hit man


One Tough Camper (NOT FOR THE WEAK HEARTED)

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This is from the Northwest Territory , this chap is lucky to be alive. The guy survived the bear Attack.

The bear jumped on him while he was sleeping in his tent and he managed to Get it off of him and shoot it.

One tough camper!

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