The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, opened on Thursday, June 30, 2011 as the world's longest cross-sea bridge. It is 42 kilometers (26 miles) long and links China's eastern port city of Qingdao to an offshore island, Huangdao.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Sunday, June 19, 2011
According to the Guinness Book of Records,the GoldVish “Piece Unique” is the most expensive mobile phone in the world; it costs $1.6 million dollars. Only 3 people in the world own of these and it is rumored that they are all Russian.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Monday, June 13, 2011
Conan, a two-year-old male with black hair and soulful eyes, begins his routine by standing beside a priest before the altar and staring intently at a statue of a Buddhist deity. When the priest begins to chant and raises his clasped hands, the little dog also lifts his paws and joins them at the tip of his nose. He is now the top attraction at his Japanese temple.
The Sharpei is a Chinese breed dog that is well known for its distinctive features of deep wrinkles (towel look) and a blue black tongue. As puppies, Sharpei have numerous wrinkles but will disappear once they mature. It is also once named as one of the world’s rarest dog breeds by Time magazine and the Guiness Book of World Records.
Friday, June 10, 2011
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
This Melting Buildinglocated in Paris, France is definitely an eye-catcher. The mural drawn on the building, a trompe-l’oeil, is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects really exist, instead of being just two-dimensional paintings. The name is derived from French, tromper – to deceive and l’oeil – the eye.