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18 December 2007 01:40 pm
The LeSoon after building started in 1173, the foundation of the Pisa tower settled unevenly. Construction was stopped, and was continued only a 100 year later. It then became visibly clear that the Tower of Pisa is leaning, tilting to the south. aning Tower of Pisa has never been straight

15 December 2007 01:20 am
A SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module) is a rectangular memory chip used in some cellular telephones. It holds personal identity information such as: cell phone number, phone book, text messages, and other data.

12 December 2007 06:40 am
The modern English word Christmas comes from the Old English Christes Maesse (Christ Mass), the name of the service of Holy Communion that commemorates Christ's birth. Familiar names for Christmas from other languages, such as the Spanish Navidad and the French Nol, are derived from the Latin, Dies Natalis, "Day of the Birth."

12 December 2007 04:15 am
How do they work? Hot air rises. A burner heats the air within the balloon. As the air heats up, it becomes warmer than the air around it. This causes it to rise, taking the basket and its contents along with it.

08 December 2007 10:04 am
You couldn't possibly visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even if you do not want to visit it, you will see its top from all over Paris.

08 December 2007 10:00 am
The largest flower in the world, the rafflesia arnoldi, weighs 7 kg (15 pounds) and grows only on the Sumatra island of Indonesia. Its petals grow to metre (1,6 feet) long and 2,5 cm (1 inch) thick.

03 December 2007 03:37 pm
The Louvre in Paris, France, is the most visited and one of the oldest, largest, and most famous art galleries and museums in the world. With 8.3 million visitors in 2006, the Louvre is the most visited art museum in the world.

03 December 2007 08:58 am
Contrary to popular belief, the camels humps are not full of water. Instead, these odd protrusions are mounds of fatallowing the gangly beast to travel days through the desert without stopping for a bite to eat.

30 November 2007 12:10 pm
Each year, more movies are produced in India, where the moving image industry is referred to as Bollywood, than in Hollywood. About 1000 movies are released annually in India, about twice the output of Hollywood. The "B" in Bollywood refers to Bombai (renamed Mumbai).

28 November 2007 05:06 am
Queen Mary 2, featuring 17 decks and towering 62 metres (200 ft) above the waterline, one and half times higher than the Statue of Liberty, only 35 metres shorter than the Empire State Building.

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