Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By comparison, the average for high-speed trains in Japan was 243 kilometres per hour while in France it was 277 kilometres per hour, said Xu Fangliang, general engineer in charge of designing the link, according to Xinhua.
Beijing has an ambitious rail development programme aimed at increasing the national network from the current 86,000 kilometres to 120,000 kilometres, making it the most extensive rail system outside the United States.
China unveiled its first high-speed line at the time of the Beijing Olympics in 2008 -- a service linking the capital with the port city of Tianjin.
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Friday, December 25, 2009
The gigantic 19 hectare structure which has a seating capacity of 55,000, will be used mostly for athletics and rugby events, including hosting the main events for the 2009 World Games.
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a collection of the most meaningful and conceptually creative surreal artworks. Surreal Art has now become a very familiar medium of art and it is growing continuously in its popularity because in this medium of art, artist has much more room to show his creativity and convey his feelings and way of thinking to his audience.
Here is a collection of 30 very conceptual and momentous Surreal Artworks
The weakness of silence
Too Much Heaven
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Thursday, December 17, 2009
too bad we seem to be chopping down trees faster than planting em!
We'll soon have to pay nations to stop chopping trees down.
Canadian company says it will plant 1,176 trees to offset the carbon emitted by Air Force One when it carries President Barack Obama to Copenhagen
Obama will travel 3,979 miles to Denmark
Air Force One will emit an estimated 196 tons of carbon on that trip
"By offsetting President Obama's carbon emission, we are setting a precedent for the global community,"
privately held company based in Saint John, New Brunswick -- specializes in offsetting carbon emissions. Among other things, it offers several packages to make personal Internet usage “carbon neutral.”
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