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|The birthplace of recorded sound, the light bulb, and hundreds of other of Edison's inventions. The tower sits on the grounds of Edison's Menlo Park labratory.|
|The CCGS Martha L Black is known for her versatility, that allows her to offer marine support to the regional programs. |
Her primary mission as a buoy tender is to lay, recover and service buoys using her heavy lifting boom, whose maximum lifting capacity is 20 tons. She also carries out fixed aids maintenance and reconstruction operations..
The vessel's AC/AC pro...
|The Soreq Nuclear Research Center is located near Yavne,Israel, west of Beersheb, and shares a security zone with the Palmichim Air Base. The functional equivalent of the US Livermore or Los Alamos national weapons laboratories, it is responsible for nuclear weapons research, design and fabrication.||08/11/2006||1,180|
|Wonderful Moonscape with hundreds of mountains and rock formations popping out of a sea of sand. Of Lawrence of Arabia fame. T.E. Lawrence used the area as a retreat from his guerrilla campaigns against the Ottoman turks. David Lean filmed part of his movie there.|
Editors note - I have been here, toured by day and ate dinner at night in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum. Good food, gre...
|Six huge towers hold power lines crossing the Saint Lawrence River, they’re quite cool. If you follow the lines to the north you’ll find another six not-so-huge towers as the lines have to cross another part of the river.||09/19/2005||393|
|Kings Weston Roman Villa is a Roman villa near Lawrence Weston in the north west of Bristol. The villa was discovered during the construction of the Lawrence Weston housing estate in 1947. Two distinct buildings (Eastern and Western) were discovered, the Eastern building was fully excavated (in 1948-50), the other lies mostly below Long Cross road. Finds from the site are now held in the Bristo...||10/21/2009||260|
|Age: 100 years and counting (as of 2001) |
Installed: First installed at the fire department hose cart house in 1901. Then moved to fire station at First and McLeod, then to its present site in 1976 at the fire station, 4550 East Ave., Livermore, California
Proof of Longevity: From local newspaper records; also GE engineers researched it. Was donated to the Fire Department...
|Jacques Cartier (December 31, 1491 – September 1, 1557) was a French explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France. He was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, which he named "The Country of Canadas", after the Iroquois names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona (Quebec City) and at Hochelaga (Montreal I...||10/28/2009||344|
|The National Gallery houses an interesting national collection and hosts travelling international exhibitions. It also has a permanent display of some outstanding Shona soft-stone carvings.||09/20/2005||488|
|Harbour of Matane at St. Lawrence in Eastern Quebec, Canada||08/31/2005||318|
|The most comprehensive mapping of Augusta National Golf Course.|
More Information: Augusta National Golf Club at Golf Nation
|The National Museum in Nuuk contain the history of Greenland over the last 4500 years. Also located is the National Archive with documents dating back to 1733.|
Here you can also see the famous arctic mummies from Qilakitsoq.