Monday, March 25, 2013

Saona Island - Dominican Republic

Saona Island or Isla Saona is a tropical island located a short distance from the mainland on the south-east tip of the Dominican Republic, near La Altagracia Province. It is a government protected nature reserve and a popular destination for tourists from all over the Dominican Republic, who arrive in fleets of catamarans and small motorboats on organised excursions every day. The Island is famous for the natural beauty of its beaches, and has been used on many occasions by film-makers and advertisers looking for a stereotypical 'desert island' setting for their film or product. It is promoted amongst European visitors as the setting for the famous Bounty chocolate bar adverts.

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Video of amazing places in the world

Video of amazing places in the world - The other day I was surfing the internet and found this great video of amazing places in the world.
I like to know about different and strange places that most of the people don´t even know that exist, and videos like this one gives us the opportunity to know and see these places. Of course the ideal would be to travel and know these places personaly, but meanwhile these videos are great. Enjoy them!!
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Warsaw, the capital and largest city of Poland

Capital of Poland, is located, as well as Krakow, on the banks of the Vistula river. Warsaw is much less ancient than Krakow. In fact, we can literally say that it is a new city, it was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War.

Rebuilt in recent years, the city has a modern air today, where the wide avenues and new buildings coexist with the historical and ancient monuments that were restored. Thanks to that, you can visit the old town and see how was the Royal Castle Square with the column dedicated to Sigismund III, who made it the capital to Warsaw.

Here is where the royal castle and is where the old Royal tract (4 km) begins. Following the old town, we find the Cathedral of St. John (the oldest church in town) and also the Old Town Square, the most beautiful part of Warsaw.

Later, it appears the Barbakan (Tower Defense) and not much further they call the New Town, but dating from the fourteenth century, with the new Town Square, the home of Marie Curie or a monument to the Warsaw Uprising.

The city also wanted to remind the Jewish people in the Ghetto Square, a memorial to what this city has suffered during the war.

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The Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), India

The Golden Temple, known in India as Harmandir Sahib, is a Sikh temple located in the Indian city of Amritsar, near the Pakistani border (in the state of Punjab).Sikhs consider it their most sacred temple and must journey there to pray and offer their prayers at least once in their life.
Originally built in 1574, the site of the temple was surrounded by a small lake in a thin forest. The temple was completed in 1604. In the mid eighteenth century it was attacked by one of Ahmed Shah Abdali generals, Jahan Khan, and his Afghan military forces, and had to be rebuilt in the 1760s.

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The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is amazing construction. Without doubt one of the world symbols, everybody knows about the Eiffel Tower, a symbol of Paris, the city of lights. The Eiffel Tower was built between 1887 and 1889, has 325mt of altitude, and was for many years the tallest building in the world.Its construction was the subject of controversy for the date, and was inaugurated for the World Expo of 1889.Designed by engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower has three levels, based on a base that is 125 meters on each side, the foundations have a depth of 7 meters which are the pillars that are the entrances to the tower.

The first level at 57 meters high, has an area of 4200 mt2, and a maximum capacity of 3000 people, has a

circular gallery that allows a 360 degree view of Paris, and a restaurant, where you can see also inside the tower.

The second level is at 115 meters high, has an area of 1650 mt2 and a capacity of 1600 people. At this level there is also a restaurant, and for most of the people has the best view of Paris.The third and last level, located at 275 meters, covers an area of 350 mt2 and a capacity of 400 people. At this level, access by lift are mandatory, as the stairs are closed to the public.

Undoubtedly one of the world's most striking buildings and a place that it is impossible not to visit when you are strolling through Paris.

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Mysterious pictures from moon

Mysterious pictures from moon - Strange Things on the Moon

Several anomalous shapes and structures on the lunar surface have been photographed. What could they be?
There's a lot we know about the moon. It's roughly one-sixth the size of the Earth; it's about 4.6 billion years old; it's approximately 238,000 miles distant from the Earth; it has no atmosphere and no water (except what was recently found to exist as ice in craters near the poles); it's covered with an incredibly fine gray powder. We've walked on the moon six times during the Apollo missions, and we've sent many more probes there to map it and study it.
But there's much we don't know about it, too. We're not sure where it came from. Some think it might be a broken-off chunk of Earth. Although there's evidence that the moon once had active volcanoes, we're not sure if it's still geologically active (the prevailing theory is that it is not).
The moon has its more controversial mysteries, too. Some think extraterrestrials have or once had bases there. Some think there's stuff on the moon -- other than the hardware, flags, and debris left there by the Apollo astronauts - that the government knows about, but is not telling us. Decades - even centuries - before we sent ships to the moon, observers with telescopes have claimed to see signs of intelligent life or design there. Indeed, there are many enigmatic photos that seem to show shapes and structures on the lunar surface that don't fit conventional explanations. Perhaps there are reasonable answers for them, but those answers are not easy to find.
Here's a look at some of those lunar anomalies:
The ShardThe Shard. This one, in a photo snapped by the Lunar Orbiter, has been named "the shard" or "the tower," by Richard C. Hoagland, who comments on this photo at Richard Hoagland's Lunar Anomalies. Taken from a distance of about 250 miles, the strange structure (if that's what it is) would be enormous - seven miles high, by Hoagland's calculations. (The star-like shape above the tower is a camera registration mark.) It's difficult to believe that such a huge structure actually stands on the moon... so what are we seeing in this photo? Is it a plume of "smoke" from some lunar gaseous emission? Are we seeing the ejecta from a meteorite impact? What is it?
The Castle.The Castle. This strange object, photographed during an Apollo mission, has been named "the castle" by Hoagland. It seems to have a definite structure, like the remnant wall of some ancient building. The bottom looks as if it has rows of support columns, above which is a high spire. Whatever it is, it's much brighter than the surrounding landscape. Is it just a trick of light and shadow? A photographic anomaly? Or is it all that remains of some rich Martian's get-away retreat?
Ukert crater.The Ukert Crater. The Ukert crater, located near the center of the moon as it is viewed from the Earth, contains this amazing equilateral triangle. According to Luna: Arcologies on the Moon, each side of the triangle is 16 miles in length. And note the three bright objects around the perimeter of the crater - if they are joined by straight lines, they too would from an equilateral triangle. Is this evidence of intelligent design, or merely a fantastic coincidence?
Alan Bean's helmet.Strange Reflection. This is one of my favorites because it comes directly from a famous photo from the second Apollo mission to land on the moon, Apollo 12. The photo is of astronaut Alan Bean and was taken by Pete Conrad as both stand on the lunar surface. You can see Conrad in the reflection in Bean's visor. You can also see some instrumentation in the foreground of the reflection. But what the heck is that thing hovering in the sky in the background, pointed out here as "artifact" by Luna: Astronauts Among the Ruins? You can even see the shadow it casts on the ground behind Conrad. It's been seen as everything from a UFO to a hanging light fixture by those who think the Apollo landings were faked. Yet this photo is really puzzling. We can usually find reasonable, or at least plausible, explanations for the other photos shown here and elsewhere, but this one is truly enigmatic. What about it NASA? What the heck is that thing?
As mentioned above, strange things have been seen on the moon for centuries -- usually flashes of light or color, or lights that appear to move across the lunar surface. These are known as transient lunar phenomena (TLP), and many of the reports, dating from 1540 to 1969, have been cataloged by NASA. But perhaps the best source for this kind of information is The Lunascan Project, an organized effort by amateur astronomers to record and document TLPs.
FastWalker 1Such flashes of light and color could be attributed to meteor impacts or perhaps some kind of gaseous emissions, but harder to explain are the "fastwalkers" that have been videotaped by several amateur observers. This one, from the Lunascan Project, is a capture from a video taken by an amateur Japanese astronomer several years ago.
FastWalker 2The dark object (circled in the upper photo and pointed out in the close-up in the lower photo) moved from north to south some unknown distance above the lunar surface. What could account for this anomaly? A satellite orbiting the moon? (It would have to be enormous to show up like this.) A satellite orbiting the Earth that happened to cross the the observer's field of view as he or she was videotaping the moon? (Steve Davis at Lunascan puts this idea in doubt, too.) So what could the unexplained object be?

Yes, we've been to the moon, we have mapped it extensively, and we have brought back lots of rocks for study. But the moon still remains a great source of mystery and wonder.
What is your opinion about this?
Is it true there is an alien spaceship out there? is it a creature that lived on moon? is it just an our imagination? what is the true fact of all this?
We dont know that yet......
It will be a mystery forever........

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Are Dinosaurs still alive?


Is it true? did you believe dinosaurs are still exist until now, 21 century?
I know it sounds like crazy, but if you know that somewhere in earth has a story about this monsters. Have you heard about yeti, bigfoot, tsuchinoko, nessie, and the other mysterious animal that has appeared in front of people?. They said that those animal are still exist and they had seen them by their own eyes, did you believe it?

Just like we all know the most famous one is about the sighting in the loch ness. It has been more than a hundred sightings about that mysterious animal in the loch ness. They said it have a long neck, sharp teeth, similliar with a dragon, can swim more than 100 miles per hour, etc.
But when scientist and researcher have an investigation in there, the sightings of nassie has stop. Moreover, it has been ten years they search in loch ness and it's useless. The sign of nessie things hasn't been found. They used many way to capture the monstrous animal that people say lived in loch ness, but it seems hopeless.

After that people interest for captured that monster has dissapeared, and now there just a few scientist that still searching for that creature.

Did nessie is really live in the deep loch ness? we can't find the answers yet. So what is the sighting from the villager? did they lie to us?

Another story is about an appearance of a pterosaurs in the middle of Africa.

Pterosaur is an prehistoric creature that had been lived on earth for over 100 million years ago.
They have a large head, wide wings, sharp teeth, etc

They were the largest creature that ever attain fly in the earth sky. With wingspans reach more than 40 feet, pterosaurs had ruled the prehistoric skies for more than 100 million years, until they finally died with dinosaurs extinction about 65 million ago.

Or did they have survive untill now?
There have been many modern-day sightings of creatures that by eyewitness description sound like pterosaurs. There are also intriguing rock carvings and even photographs that suggest that this species of amazing flying monsters could have survived extinction, could have soared through the skies of the southwestern United States until very recently, and might still exist in small numbers in remote parts of the world.
Pterosaur were not dinosaurs, but a family of large flying reptiles ("pterosaur" means "winged lizard") that includes the pterodactyl and pteranodon. The pterosaur stood on two rather spindly legs and had wings composed of a leathery membrane that stretched from the animal's extremely long fourth finger to its body. Despite their appearance, they were not related to birds (as dinosaurs are theorized to be), and were highly successful flyers that might have dined on fish and insects.
Modern Sighting
Although there seems to be no hard evidence that pterosaurs did not die out millions of years ago - no pterosaurs have ever been captured and no bodies have ever been found - sightings have persisted. Stories of flying reptiles have been recorded for many hundreds of year Some think that tales of the "mythical" dragons in the lore of many cultures around the would could be attributed to the sighting of pterosaurs. Here are some more modern accounts:
May, 1961, New York State - A businessman flying his private plane over the Hudson River Valley claimed that he was "buzzed" by a large flying creature that he said "looked more like a pterodactyl out of the prehistoric ages."
Early 1960s, California - A couple driving through Trinity National Forest reported seeing the silhouette of a giant "bird" that they estimated to have a wingspan of 14 feet. They later described it as resembling a pterodactyl.
January, 1976, Harlingen, Texas - Jackie Davis (14) and Tracey Lawson (11) reported seeing a "bird" on the ground that stood five feet tall, was dark in color with a bald head and a face like a gorilla's with a sharp, six-inch-long beak. A subsequent investigation by their parents uncovered tracks that had three toes and were eight inches across.
February, 1976, San Antonio, Texas - Three elementary school teachers saw what they described as a pterodactyl swooping low over their cars as they drove. They said its wingspan was between 15 and 20 feet. One of the teachers commented that it glided through the air on huge, bony wings - like a bat's.
September, 1982, Los Fresno's, Texas - An ambulance driver named James Thompson was stopped while driving on Highway 100 by his sighting of a "large birdlike object" flying low over the area. He described it as black or grayish with a rough texture, but no feathers. It had a five- to six-foot wingspan, a hump on the back of its head, and almost no neck at all. After consulting some books to identify the creature, he decided it most looked like a pterosaur.

Africa's Kongamoto

While other reports of pterosaur-like creatures have come out of Arizona, Mexico and Crete, it is out of central Africa that some of the most interesting anecdotes have come. While traveling though Zambia in 1923, Frank H. Melland collected reports from natives of an aggressive flying reptile they called Kongamoto, which means "overwhelmer of boats." The natives, who were occasionally tormented by these creatures, described them as being featherless with smooth skin, having a beak full of teeth and a wingspan of between four and seven feet. When shown illustrations of pterosaurs, Melland reported, "every native present immediately and unhesitatingly picked out and identified it as a kongamato."
In 1925, a native man was allegedly attacked by a creature that he identified as a pterosaur. This occurred near a swamp in Rhodesia (now Zambia) where the man suffered a large wound in his chest that he said was caused by the monster's long beak.
In the late 1980s, noted cryptozoologist Roy Mackal led an expedition into Namibia from which he had heard reports of a prehistoric-looking creature with a wingspan of up to 30 feet.

After the fact above, did you believe dinosaurs may still exist somewhere in our world?
It's up to you, but you must know that it had victims and eyewitness everywhere.
Did you think they just making a joke or a lie?

Untill now it's still had been mystery to us
maybe someday we know the answers of all......


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