Sunday, February 17, 2013

The islands Special To Waste


Rubbish is a difficult pose thorny problems unraveled until now. The problem continues to exist as a solid waste is a growing area, it was difficult to find a location for a landfill.
Here are four islands in the world's landfills were used for waste management.

1. Thilafushi, Maldives
Thilafushi located west of Malé, and is located between Kaafu Atoll Giraavaru and Gulhifalhu of Maldives. It is geographically a part of the channel Vaadhoo. Thilafushi first received waste from Malé on January 7, 1992

Work started with only 1 landing craft, 4 heavy trucks, 2 excavators and wheel loaders single.
Over the years - the early years of waste management, with a volume of 37,500 ft3 holes (1060 m3) extracted, after sand obtained from the excavation is used to build a walled enclosure around the internal perimeter. Waste received from Malé is deposited into the middle - the middle of the hole, ending with a layer of uniform construction waste and then leveled with white sand.

Initially there was no segregation of waste as it is now to be dealt with immediately because the main bertambah.Yang mass accumulation is a means of supporting industrial activities on the island as the boat manufacturing, cement packing, processing and warehousing of various large scale.
One of the biggest contributors are residents of Malé Thilafushi.

Thilafushi not only act as the savior of their own waste problems, but also sent them from cement warehouse storage and other bulk storage facilities.
Maldives government is now striving to maximize the management and processing of waste with more advanced technology in order to reduce the level of environmental pollution around the island.


2.
SEMAKAU ISLAND, SINGAPORE
Located 8 kilometers south of Singapore, and the island of 3.5 square kilometers, the Semakau designed by engineers in Singapore NEA.
It consists of two small islands that have been connected with a stone embankment. The inside area is divided into 11 bays, lined with thick plastic and clay to prevent unwanted materials pollute the sea.
Since beginning to be used in 1999, four of 11 bays have been filled, covered with soil and planted with grass. Greening a cost of approximately $ 400 million, can store up to 63 million cubic meters of waste, enough to meet the waste management Singapore until 2040.


3.
Yumenoshima, JAPAN
Yumenoshima is an artificial island in Tokyo Bay that really - really made ​​out of trash.
It began in the late 1960s (although some sources say began in the late 1950's or late 1970's) by the city / prefecture Tokyo as a solution to some of the garbage problem.
But a solution was found in 1972 when the city government decided to make it into a park. Now the space is covered by eucalyptus trees and equipped by train, green areas for picnics, sunbathing, and anyone looking for relaxation. Between the park premises is a bridge and a yacht marina.


4.
GARBAGE FLOATING ISLAND, OCEAN PACIFIC
A very large island, twice the size of Texas floating somewhere between San Francisco and Hawaii.


It consists of 80 percent plastics and weighs some 3.5 million tons of floats where few people ever travel, in no man's land between San Francisco and Hawaii.


"Growing garbage, waste along with the rest of the world ocean, tenfold every decade since 1950," said Chris Parry, public education program manager with the California Coastal Commission in San Francisco.

5 World's Fastest Train


1. Shinkansen - Japan.
300 km / h (186 mph), top speed 581 km / h (361 mph)

Japanese technology has been able to realize the gifts of a high-speed rail system that covers the whole country. Shinkansen, also known as the bullet train, is a super-fast trains, super safe (because, 40 years of operation without an accident that means) and super comfortable. In 2003, three JR-Maglev train carriages have been able to reach speeds of 581 km / h (361 mph) on a magnetic track magnetic levitation technology.

2.TGV. France.
320 km / h (199 mph) top speed of 574.8 km / h (357.2 mph).
TGV is the flagship product of France, similar to the iconic Eiffel Tower and Baguettes. High speed train service was originally developed in the 1970s and opened to the public in 1981. At this time reaches 150 cities and towns in France and some foreign cities located in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Italy and Switzerland.
Among the kinds and types of TGV, the high speed TGV is a TGV Réseau and Duplex, which berkecapatan about 320 km / h (199 mph). In 2007, which is the operator SNCF and Alstom's TGV which is building the TGV, has conducted a series of experiments. Official speed record took place on 3 April 2007, when the TGV reaches a top speed of 574.8 km / h (159.6 m / s, 357.2 mph). It is the fastest conventional train using metal wheels on metal rails.

3. Shanghai Maglev Train. China.
250 km / h (160 mph), top speed 431 km / h (268 mph)
High speed monorail train called the Transrapid is a German-made trains that use magnetic levitation technology. This train has been operated in Shanghai, China. Trains run distance of 30 km from the airport in 7 minutes 20 seconds, with an average speed of 250 km / h (160 mph) and a top speed of 431 km / h (268 mph).
Transrapid monorail is not implemented for long-distance inter-city.

4. CRH. China.
350 km / h (217 mph), top speed of 394.3 km / h (245 mph)
China Railway High-Speed, which is the Chinese railway system, has operated several bullet train models like CRH1, CRH2, CRH3, CRH4 and CHR5. The fastest type CRH3, based on Siemens Velaro technology, designed to run at a speed of 350 km / h (though in 2008, a CRH3 reach a top speed 394.3 km / h (245 mph) during tests conducted between Beijing and Tianjin).
The other is the fastest model CRH2, produced by Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries. In October 2009 the Ministry of Railways announced that it plans to invest 1.2 trillion yuan ($ 175.44 billion) to develop and expand the railway system in China. The goal is to have 13,000 km passenger line in 2012. A new contract high-speed trains has also been signed between the Ministry of rail Maintenance Technology of China through a license agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

5. AVE. Spain.
300 km / h (186 mph)
AVE, which means the Spanish High Speed ​​(Alta Velocidad Española), is a trains speed up to 300 km / h (186 mph). The train is operated by RENFE, the Spanish railway company, but there are also private operators like Alvia, which runs at a maximum speed of 250 km / h (155 mph).

Mothers with most children in the world

Who was the woman who had 'the birth' of steel? No one knows for sure what his name is. To be sure she was the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev (1707-1782), a farmer from the area Shuya, Russia. She gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 infants Triplets (triplets), and 4 babies quadruplets (quadruplets).



This woman was the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev. I do not know what causes it so that the mother's 69 children died of suicide. Then Feodor married again, and great he could persuade his second wife to take care of 69 children.

Another interesting fact that, of the 69 births, who survived is 67 children.
If each child as an adult produces two more children (very low numbers for the size of antiquity), and if the result of the 2 children 2 children again, and with a predicted range of about 25 years between generations, the descendants of Feodor now reached 70 thousand people!

7 Big Fish Ever Caught


Difficult to determine catch the largest fish in the world, because each type has its own privileges. However, below is a list of seven big fish ever recorded.

 
1. Whale Shark
This type of reported shark ever caught around the Mediterranean Sea. With a length of 7 meters animals is the world's largest fish for sharks.

 
2. Catfish
There's also the biggest fish in the world for this type of catfish. Caught off the coast of Thailand, this catfish has a length of 2.7 meters. And this is the record for the biggest catfish in history has ever captured by humans. But unfortunately this giant fish died shortly after being arrested, because they turned out to be quite difficult to keep the fish this big.
 

3. The giant squid
While the biggest fish in the world for a group of squid, his record is held by squid caught around the Arctic ocean. Squid weighs 490 kg with a length of 6 meters. This is the largest squid ever caught in the world by humans throughout history.

 
  4. Fish Sea Bass
Sea Bass fishing site ever caught by an angler fishing in a commercial area in the California San Quintin. This fish has a weight weighing 180 kg. Even this fish has been named as the biggest fish in the world for this kind of Sea Bass.

 
5. Beluga
Age fish can reach 180 years, and the fish can continue to grow bigger fish until they die. Beluga largest ever caught was 30 feet long and weighs 6000 pounds. Even this fish into the biggest fish in the world for this kind of Beluga.

 
6. Stingray
The next largest fish in the world of this type of stingray. Caught off the coast of Thailand, stingray has a body weight of 253 kg. It takes a long time and work very hard when people who catch these fish try to remove them from the water.
 
 
  7. Goldfish (Carp)
Goldfish certainly often we see it, and its size was small. But the carp is the gigantic one body length of 10 feet with this fish is the largest fish in the world for this type of Carp (carp). This fish was caught in the waters around Southeast Asia.

10 Strongest Animals in the World


10. Bear

This bear is the strongest mountain animal, can lift 0.8 times her weight. Their weight about 1500 pounds and can lift objects weighing 1200 pounds.

9. Mussel
 

These animals can hold objects weighing 2 times its body. The shell is very strong compared to its body size.

8. Anaconda
 

These animals could strangle the same animal to death with his weight. Body weight can reach 550 pounds.

7. Bull
 

These animals are able to attract and carrying 1.5 times their body weight. His weight reached 1300 pounds and can pull and carry objects weighing 2000 pounds.

6. Tiger

These animals can carry an object 2 times her weight as she jumped over the fence as high as 10 feet. Weighing up to 600 pounds and capable of carrying objects weighing 1200 pounds.

5. Hawk
 

The eagle is a powerful bird. They were able to lift objects four times their weight while flying.

4. Gorilla
 

Animals are capable of lifting objects 10 times his weight. It weighs about 450 pounds and can lift objects weighing 4600 pounds, or equal to 30 adults.

3. Leaf-eating ants
 

Ants can lift 50 times their weight objects, just as a man able to lift the truck.

2. Elephant

These animals are the strongest mammals. His weight could be over 12,000 pounds and can lift objects weighing 20,000 pounds, equal to 130 adults.

1. Rhinoceros beetle
 

These animals are insects strongest, but also the strongest animal in the world when compared to their size. They were able to lift objects weighing 850 times their weight.

7 Things's Most Feared Man


In general, fears that many experienced people in the world, ranging in matters concerning everyday life, from relationships, family, to finance.
As summarized from the phobia-fear-release.com, about.com, livestrong.com here are the things most feared man.

1. Fear of Death
Fear of death is the ultimate fear that people experience. Almost all the people are not ready to die knowing that death sooner or later must come. Many people are scared and worried about what might happen after death.
To overcome this fear, it is important to understand that life is a cycle of birth and death, both are two sides of the same coin. Excessive fear of death is called Thanatofobia.


2. Fear of Failure
When trying something, there are always two possibilities, namely succeed or fail. Atychiphobia is an irrational fear of failure that ultimately makes a person not want to do anything for fear of failure.
If the phobia remains untreated, the symptoms will continue to worsen over time. Loss of motivation and a decline in confidence will soon follow which can lead to more severe symptoms such as depression.


3. Fear Denied
Everyone wants his presence received, both by the environment as well as loved ones. Some people even there are so dependent on the recognition, approval or judgment of others to himself.
These people are so driven by the need to be accepted so as to lose his own identity. Some people then withdrew because of fear of rejection. They eventually distanced himself from friends, family and caregivers who care for them.


4. Fear of the Dark
Except for the purpose of sleep, most people are not in a state of sleep be afraid of the dark. Region-daearh dark too often a source of crime.
Fear comes from uncertainty faced not being able to see objects clearly in the vicinity.
Excessive fear of the dark is called Lygophobia, the intense fear of something that does not pose a real danger.
In many cases, this fear is mixed with the fear of ghosts and other mystical figures.


5. Fear of Falling from height
Imagine yourself at an altitude often create panic and fear. Symptoms include cold sweat, shaking and nausea. Excessive fear of heights called Hypsiphobia


6. Fear of Losing a loved one
Being together with loved ones is a moment the happiest in life. When it comes to end of togetherness, both because of separation, divorce or death, many people suddenly fell sad to depression.
Spend more time with family and friends of a loved one. When it comes time to lose them, then the memories will still make those left behind feel excited to live.


7. Fear Poor
If you have poor or grew up in a poor neighborhood, people generally have a very strong fear of poverty. The best way to fight poverty is to educate yourself and learn how to earn money.
Money plays a central role in our lives and deserves the attention. But sometimes people are so afraid of falling into poverty and loss of wealth. Excessive fear is called Peniaphobia.

10 Largest and Deepest Hole in the World


Can you believe that the holes that currently exist, is the attitude of the wrath of God, many people read these events are agree with this. But many holes are made ​​for various mining belahahan world, or the former location of meteor causing the extinction of the dinosaurs. Now these places are even a place for a holiday. Whether it's the Great Blue Hole of Belize, Mirny Diamond Mine of Siberia or the Burning Gates of Turkmenistan, all attract many tourists. These pictures are cool and scary hole
 
 
Mirny Diamond Mine of Siberia
 
 
Great Blue Hole - Belize
 
 
Burning Gates of Turkmenistan
 
 
Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa
 
 
Bingham Canyon Mine - Utah
 
 
Glory Hole in Monticello Dam California
 
 
Diavik Diamond Mine - Canada
 
 
Guatemala Sinkhole
 
 
Chuquicamata Copper Mine - Chile
 
 
Udachnaya Pipe - Russia