Wednesday, February 27, 2008

5 Modern Wonders... worth seeing

THE MILLAU VIADUCT is part of the new E11 expressway

connecting Paris and Barcelona and features the highest bridge piers

ever constructed. The tallest is 240 meters high and the overall height

will be an impressive 336 meters, making this the highest bridge in the world.

PARKING in Germany!!!

First Air-Conditioned Bus Station -- Dubai!!!

World's Fastest Elevator Installed In World's Tallest Building

Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corp announced the installation

of the world's fastest passenger elevator just exactly where it is needed –

in Taipei 101, the world's tallest building. The elevator runs at a top speed

of 1,010 meters per minute when ascending (600 meters per minute

on the way down), which works out to 60.6 kilometers per hour.

The Elevator can go from the 5th floor to the 89th floor in 39 seconds.

The world's fastest elevator offers the following new technologies:

The world's first pressure control system, which adjusts the atmospheric pressure

inside a car by using suction and discharge blowers, preventing those

riding inside the car experiencing 'ear popping'.

The World's First All-Glass Undersea Restaurant Opens

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