This engineering marvel connects the two countries and is the longest European viaduct that combines a railroad and a highway. It was open to the public in 2000 and looks especially impressive from above.
10 amazing facts about migratory birds 9/17/2015 • Gloria Vargas
Every autumn migratory birds cover distances that may be compared to the distance from the Earth to the Moon. There is a hypothesis that during their journey birds use the geomagnetic field for navigation: they have a kind of compass in their eyes or beaks.
Our eyes need training, especially if we spend a lot of time sitting at a computer. There are certain exercises that can be done to relax one's eyes and even to improve eyesight.
The Inspection Paradox 9/15/2015 • Allison Posner
Many are aware of the so-called friendship paradox of social networks, which was mentioned in one of the investigations in 1991 when social networks were offline. However, this paradox can be applied to modern online networks as well. This is actually a type of the famous inspection paradox.
We all got accustomed to the way the keys with letters are arranged on the keyboard. But do you have any idea why? The reason was rather practical: it was done in such a way so that a typewriter shouldn't get locked.
We are living in the epoch of globalization and many people come to realize that it's necessary to know more than just one language. But for grown-ups to learn a foreign language is not always an easy task. Here are several tips from polyglots who know the secret of mastering any language in a short time.
Sudoku - one of the most exciting puzzles 9/12/2015 • Eli
Today people have numerous opportunities to spend their leisure time. Lots of computer games and on-line puzzles are developed and released almost every month, but thousands of people all over the world still prefer to spend free time trying to solve Sudoku!
National September 11 Memorial & Museum 9/11/2015 • Terry Defoe
We all remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001. These terrorist attacks are unprecedented in recent history. It has made everybody realize that no country and no citizens are safe from murderers who are ready to sacrifice a great number of innocent people for the sake of their aims.
The painted town 9/10/2015 • jennavene Wilson
Mexican authorities asked street artists to paint the houses of Palmitas, a small neighbourhood of the Mexican town Pachuca. The result exceeded all expectations!
The Trulli of Alberobello 9/9/2015 • Charlotte Mills
Alberobello is a small town in Apulia, an Italian region situated at the South East of the Apennine peninsula. This town is famous for its unusual houses called trulli.