There's a unique water tower on the park-like property of Bell Labs, resembling an H.G. Wells Martian tripod more than anything. The white, three-legged saucer looms over the entrance drive to Lucent's Research and Development facility, itself a scary mirrored sarcophagus of deep think and E-novation.
The Fountain of Wealth at Suntec City in Singapore is the world's largest fountain. It has a base area of 1683 sq metres and from this base area projects a huge 85-tonne (85,000kg) bronze frame resembling a tripod but with four legs. Water from the fountain shoots up to 30 metres high. Also, from the huge ring at the top of the structure, sprays of water sluice the fountain base. Whether you ta...
Lake Peigneur is a shallow, now salt-water, lake near New Iberia, Louisiana that was the location of an unusual man-made catastrophe on November 21, 1980. Beneath the lake, there was both the Diamond Crystal Salt Mine and Texaco's oil drilling occurring concurrently.
The generally accepted cause of the disaster is that a miscalculated oil probe punctured the roof of a salt shaft,...
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