Yachting Defined How Big Is Yours

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There really is nothing quit like sailing; open seas, grand views, and the feeling of freedom, you thought there was nothing like it in the world…until you have sailed on a yacht. Sailing on a yacht is beyond experience. There really is a pleasure in sailing on something you could live on. When people imagine […]


Ten Watertight Lux Yacht Builders

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While the size of one’s boat may set yachtsmen apart, the underlying commonality is that all yacht owners are seamen at heart. Making a big splash on the marine scene today calls for something of substantive value. While every yacht out there is not a superyacht of 100 feet or more, or a mega-superyacht exceeding […]


Giant Squid Finally Captured On Film

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On 27 September 2005, the greatest zoological discovery of the century was announced. For the first time ever, a live giant squid was caught on film. The Animal The giant squid (Architeuthis) has been known to humans since ancient times. Giant squid were regular features in many Norwegian tales (where, many believe, it inspired the […]


The Building Of The Pentagon

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The Pentagon was completed in 16 months. It was built on a swamp and on the area of the old Washington airport. Trucks hauled some 5.5 million cubic yards (4.2 million cubic meters) of junk and soil and dumped it in the marshes. The building’s foundation rests on 41,492 concrete piles. The purchase of land […]


The Story Of The Guillotine

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The guillotine was first put to lethal use on April 25, 1792, at 3:30 PM, in Paris at the Place de Greve on the Right Bank of the Seine. It separated highwayman Nicolas Jacques Pelletier’s head from the rest of his body. The device was perfected – though not invented- by Doctor Joseph Ignace Guillotin […]


A Walking Safari In Tanzania S Ngorongoro

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See Tanzania’s incredible flora and fauna on foot, walking in the African Bush with Masai warriors as you guides. Spectacular game viewing is combined with hikes around Lake Eyasi and the Ol Moti Crater, where you experience cultural encounters amongst the Masai, Datoga tribe and nomadic Bushmen. The walking safari in Ngorongoro Conservation area is […]


Catalonia Some Memories

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Clearly, Catalans have a special attraction to mountains. I discovered this one winter weekend a 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Barcelona in the Pyrenees when I visited La Molina, the oldest ski resort in Spain, with a peak rising 2,537 meters (8,320 feet). The train ride, through vistas worthy of the Alps, was noisy […]


Bungee Trampolines Discover New Heights

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Trampoline jumping has literally been taken to new heights with the launch of a gravity-defying, adrenaline-pumping sport known as bungee trampoline, introduced by the world of extreme sports. In bungee trampoline, the jumper has an adjustable harness attached to the waist, connected to bungee ropes on both sides. This allows various types of somersaults and […]


The House Of The Opening Match For The 2006 World Cup The Allianz Arena Stadium

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The responsibles for the construction of the stadium that will host the opening match between Costa Rica and Germany are the architects Herzog and DeMeuron; they opted for a similar construction as the old Munich Olympic stadium which was categorized as one of the most spectacular pieces of post-war architecture in Germany. Its particular cover […]


What Is A Kitewing

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You propably know what a Kite is, but have you heard about the Kitewing? The kitewing is a lightweight hand-held wing shaped as a kite that can be used for sailing on ice, snow and land with a pair of skis, skates or a snowboard. This is done in wintertime. For summer use one can […]


Dancing With Whales

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We’ve all heard about whalewatching from boats or shore, and a few companies are now offering the possibility of actually swimming and snorkeling with whales in the wild. Is this a good thing? Some whalewatching operators in the Kingdom of Tonga, South Pacific islands, advertise the possibility of swimming and snorkeling with humpback whales during […]