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|Name: The Pyramid|
The biggest clock in Berlin and europe
At the edges of the glaspyramid every second two blue lights are going from the ground to the highest point of the pyramid (100m)Every minute there is a flash at the highest point, and the hours and minutes are shown with ...
|The atomic cannon was a huge piece of ordnance built by the United States in the mid-1950s to hurl nuclear shells far enough that they wouldn't kill the people who fired them. While far more sensible WWIII technology than, say, the atomic hand grenade, the atomic cannon did have its detractors and tactical limitations. ||01/11/2006||712|
|The Colgate Clock is an octagonal clock in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States, promoted as being the largest clock in the entire world. It is situated in front of the (former) headquarters of consumer products conglomerate Colgate-Palmolive, which until the 1980s was based out of Jersey City. It is fifty feet in diameter (the original clock was thirty-eight feet in diameter), faces the Hud...||04/26/2006||464|
|The world's 3rd. biggest clock was installed at Abbasabad district of the capital city on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by a number of urban officials. |
'Flower Clock' which measures 15 meters in diameter and weighs 750 kgs was installed at a cost of six hundred million rials.
The clock was built by the private sector in cooperation with Tehran Municipality in tw...
|The clock on this church in Whitgift, Yorkshire goes from 11 to 13 O'clock.||12/30/2009||577|
|The Colgate Clock, located at a Colgate-Palmolive factory in Clarksville, Indiana, is the second largest clock in the world. It was first illuminated in Clarksville on November 17, 1924.||12/20/2006||404|
|The Allen-Bradley Clock Tower, the world's largest four-sided clock, and located on the south side of Milwaukee. Each of its octagonal faces is nearly double the size of the more famous Big Ben in London. Each of the hour hands is 4.8 meters (15'-9") long and weighs 229 kg (490 lbs). The minute hands are 6.1 meters (20'-0") long and weigh 240 kilograms (530 lbs). Hour markings on each face ar...||08/29/2007||502|
|Overlay showing Nagasaki, Japan before the atomic bomb was dropped on August 9, 1945.||12/18/2006||1,816|
|From these pits, the atomic bombs "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" were loaded into the B-29'ers "Enola Gay" and "Bockscar" on Augst 6 and 9, 1945 and eventually dropped above Hiroshima and Nagasaki. "Little Boy" caused the death of approxiametly 200.000 people by 1950, of whom 70.000 were killed instantly by the blast.|
"Fat Man" caused the death of approxiametly 80.000 people by the e...
|This is the Las Colinas Floral Clock, located on the southeast corner of John Carpenter Freeway (TX 114) and O'Connor Rd. in Irving, Texas. This picture was obviously taken at around 9:20 in the morning.||04/02/2007||304|
|Clock Tower, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa|
Situated near the site of the original Bertie's Landing Restaurant, the Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower has always been an icon of the old docks and has become an important focal point in the Waterfront's recent urban design. This was the original Port Captain's Office completed in 1882. On the second floor is a decora...
|Overlay showing ground zero after the Nagasaki atomic bomb was dropped on August 9, 1945.||12/18/2006||2,754|