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World’s Most Likely to Be the Largest Statue

It will be the largest statue, if it’s ever finished. The Crazy Horse monument has been under construction since 1948 in South Dakota, the territory once home to the Dakota chief, who defended the U.S. Army. The statue which right now is only a few miles from the giant sculptures of some better known chiefs – the four presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln, which was completed in 1941. The design of the Crazy Horse monument includes its entire body, as well as its horse. Just the 87 foot top base took 50 years to complete. For now, the world’s largest sculpture is a carving of the Buddha in China’s Henan province, that is 420 feet tall. The Statue of Liberty isn’t even close – it’s only 151 feet from toe to torch, though it’s 15 stories high. And anyway, big isn’t necessarily popular. The most visited statues are those in the Louvre, the world’s most visited museum, whose collection includes both the Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory of Samothrace. The Winged Victory of Samothrace – a classic of Ancient Greek Sculpture was built more than 2000 years ago, when it was unearthed in the 19th century, by Charles Champoisean, unlike the Crazy Horse statue in South Dakota, which is, for the moment at least, nothing but arms and head.

Building the most likely to become the largest statue in the world
Building the most likely to become the largest statue in the world


Crazy Horse Statue in South Dakota
Crazy Horse Statue in South Dakota


Crazy Horse Statue
Crazy Horse Statue

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Greatest Natural Disasters in the World

Nature has many times proved that it holds our lives in its hands. All great natural disasters stand as prove for the previous statement. Thousands of human lives were lost, together with their goods. What has caused this hell on Earth? What are the most significant disasters humankind has recorded by now? Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis all sound familiar when we are talking about this phenomena in theory. But there have been very many people who were directly affected by the unfortunate consequences of this “terror”. Some survived, others not. But the pain and feeling of loneliness for those who were left without anything but theirselves, this became something certain. Below there is a list of the greates natural human disasters in the last centuries.
1. The Antioch Earthquake in Antakya, Turkey recorded about 260,000 deaths.

The Antioch Earthquake
The Antioch Earthquake

2. Bhola Cyclone, that took place in Bangladesh in 1970 struck West Bengal and killed around 500,000 people, that is arounf 45% of the island population.
Bhola Cyclone
Bhola Cyclone

3. Another significant cyclone was India Cyclone, which killed 300,000 people in 1839.
India Cyclone
India Cyclone


4. Aleppo Earthquake, also called “the fourth worst Earthquake of all time” was indeed a disastruous phenomena, which killed 230,000 people and completely destroyed the town of Aleppo. However, the worst hit area was Harim, where Crusaders had built a large citadel.
Aleppo Earthquake
Aleppo Earthquake

5. Floods are visibly a certain thing when spring comes or even during the hot season. However, Yellow River Flood in China is known to have killed more than a million people.
Yellow River Flood
Yellow River Flood

6. Until 1931, China was again a territory ruled by floods, which continued killing between 2 and 4 million people, let alone the 100 million of people, who were considerably affected by this great natural disaster.
China Flood
China Flood

7. Another flood – Nina Banqiao Dam – (306 mm (12 inches) rainfall per day) made very many victims in 1975 in China, when more than 230,000 people died after a rainfall which lasted about 24 hours. When the dam finally burst, it caused a large wave, which was 10 kilometers (6 miles) wide, 3-7 meters (9-23 feet) high.
Nina Banqiao Dam
Nina Banqiao Dam


8. China is the unfortunate place on Earth where most greatest natural disasters occurred. Shaanxi Earthquake is one of them. It took place in 1556, and its negative consequeces were compare to those of a nuclear bomb. It led to cracks in the ground.
Shaanxi Earthquake
Shaanxi Earthquake

9. In 1976 another horrifying earthquake – The Tangshan Earthquake, considered to be the third deadliest Earthquake of all time – took place in China, too. The earthquake was 7.8 on the Richter scale and evidence show that there were about 250,000 victims.
The Tangshan Earthquake
The Tangshan Earthquake

10. Tsunamis are also associated with great natural disasters which take place in the whole world. All of us remember for sure about the Indian Ocean Tsunami (or Sumatra-Andaman earthquake) in 2004. The Earthquake itself registered 9.3 on the Richter scale, and is the second largest ever recorded on a seismograph. The earthquake triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts. Donations for the survivors affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami were rapidly gathered from the entire world, let alone the more than 250,000 victims.
Indian Ocean Tsunami
Indian Ocean Tsunami

Natural disasters are the consequences of natural hazards, which lead to thousands of victims.

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3D Express Coach, China’s Solution for Traffic Jam

3D Express Coach is the soon-to-be ecological solution for traffic jams in China. Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment has proposed the design for the new bus, which will go above the road and other cars, called ‘3D Express Coach‘. According to the research made, traffic jams will be reduced by 30% during the period this bus functions. It is claimed to cost about 500 million yuan, which means only 10 per per cent of the cost of an equivalent subway system. The new bus will have 1400 passengers capacity for one way, and it will be placed above the rest of the traffic. This is also because China overcame USA in matters of greenhouse gas rate, and it took the decision to reduce air pollution.

Traffic Jam Solved in China With 3D Express Coach
Traffic Jam Solved in China With 3D Express Coach


3D Express Coach is also named “three-dimensional fast bus” and it will travel at speeds of up to 37 mph and it will be 15 feet high. Moreover, because it is projected as an ecofriendly means of transportation, it will be solar-powered.
3D Express Coach, China's Straddling Bus
3D Express Coach, China

Cars will easily go under this bus will be warned, through an alarm as they drive when it was about to make a turn and also when they drive too close from the bus wheels. Inside 3D Express Coach a ladder will help passengers in case of emergency. The front and rear of the buses will emit ultrasonic waves to keep trucks or too-tall cars from entering the “tunnel.”
Cars Under 3D Express Coach in China
Cars Under 3D Express Coach in China


Inside the China Bus
Inside the China Bus

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