Sunday, October 23, 2011

10 Most Beautiful Geological Wonders

Outside of Belize, a country in South America, is almost perfectly circular hole whose diameter is 0.4 km. The water depth in this hole -145 m, which gives it a deep blue color. Tourists from around the world are immersed in the great blue hole in Belize, to admire the amazing species of fish in its clear waters. It is believed that this magnificent geological object formed billions of years ago, when the water rose above the caves.

Our planet is the greatest and most beautiful creations, which are so remarkable place that is simply breathtaking. Many of them were formed naturally, such as the eruption of a volcano or meteorite fall. 09 more after the break...
02. Eye of the Sahara

In the Sahara Desert in Mauritania is one of the most amazing geological wonders, Eye of the Sahara, which is also called the structure Rishat. In the middle of the bare desert land can be seen like a bull's eye formation, with a diameter of 50 km. The crews of space ships even use eye Sahara as a guide. Initially anticipated that the eye has been called the Sahara of a meteorite on Earth. But now scientists believe that this creature was formed geological uplift and erosion of land.

03. The Gates of Hell
Darwaza is a city in Turkmenistan, where there is an impressive geological formation, called the Gates of Hell. This hole in the ground have inexhaustible supplies of fuel gas. It is believed that about 35 years ago, geologists who drilled the ground to detect the gas, dug too deep and the ground failed. Geologists did not dare climb into the hole to pick up their equipment. Fearing that poisonous gas could come from the land, they set fire to gas in the hole, and since the fire is burning here permanently.

04. Icy Tower Erebus

On the coldest continent, Antarctica is Erebus, a volcanic mountain covered with hundreds of ice towers. The towers are located at a height of 20 meters and constantly emitting steam. When the steam in the cold, the inner walls of the towers grow and expand. These earth geological creations like the tower on the planet Mars, the satellites of Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune. This constantly active volcano is another miracle of nature, where there are ice and fire. Last Erebus erupted in 1978.

05. Diabolical boulders

Australian aborigines, who live here are called Devilish boulders Charles Carl (Karlu Karlu). These huge round boulders of red granite are located amidst beautiful landscape. The diameter of these boulders can be from 50 cm to 60 m in cross section. Some are very bizarre way, balancing on each other. Diabolical boulders were formed millions of years ago when molten magma was under the sandstone and cooled to form granite. Years, and environmental factors have caused the erosion, so today we can observe these amazing natural phenomena. For Australian Aboriginal Devil boulders have special spiritual significance.

06. Reed Flute Cave

Reed Flute Cave in Guangxi autonomous region in China is a famous landmark, also known as the Palace of Natural Art. Natural limestone caves filled with wonderful and bizarre formations like icicles and rock formations with the additional effect of colored light. This geological object has been named in honor of the cane, which is found outside the cave and used for making musical flutes. Its length is about 240 m and a vast territory, which is an impressive landscape. The object is ancient, since its walls with inscriptions during the reign of the Tang dynasty, dated 792 BC

07. Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni in southwestern Bolivia. This geological wonder is the biggest dried salt lake, situated more than 3000 meters over the Andes, with area greater than 10 000 km ².This unique landscape formed by multiple layers of salt and water. In the middle of the marsh salt thickness is 10 m. When it rains, Salar de Uyuni is immersed and looks like a huge mirror. It is believed that it was formed at the confluence of the geothermal springs and salt lakes. At this point, several kinds of pink flamingos gather to breed.

08. Antelope Canyon

The most frequently photographed canyon in the southwestern United States is Antelope Canyon. It is located on Navajo land in Arizona. Navajo people call it Tse bighanilini, which means "place where water runs through rocks." Antelope Canyon is divided into two separate Canyon, Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon.

Since the rain water flows through this place, it smooths out the rocks, giving them a curving form. Antelope Canyon was formed during the severe flooding that caused erosion of rocks, which opened the passages where the deep open corridors with interesting shapes of the rocks. In 2006, authorities closed the Antelope Canyon in 5 months because of flooding.

09. Chocolate Hills

More than 50 miles? Province of Bohol in the Philippines, has settled the geological creation, called the Chocolate Hills. In fact, on these hills is not chocolate, but all the hills, which, according to some estimates, from 1268 to 1776, look chocolate-brown in the dry season. Chocolate Hills are the third National Geological Monument in the Philippines, and they are depicted on the flag of the province of Bohol. Chocolate Hills are the perfect uniform shape and the height is about 30-50 m. According to one version, they were formed by self-destruction of an active volcano. According to legend, they were formed from the tears of a giant who has lost his love.

10. Stone Forest

Reserve Tsinzhi du Bemaraha, Madagascar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place where you can see the Stone Forest. The Stone Forest consists of a high and broad diffuse limestone, covering an area of 666 km ², being similar to the limestone towers. Locals warn that this is the place where you can not walk barefoot, since the terrain is fairly steep. In the Stone Forest home to unique animal species such as white lemur.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Expensive Actress in Hollywood

Look at all the lovely ladies have earned in the period from June 2009 to June 2010. More images after the break...
09. Meryl Streep - $ 13 million

08. Drew Barrymore - $ 15 million

07. Angelina - $ 20 million

06. Julia Roberts - $ 20 million

05. Sarah Jessica Parker - $ 25 million

04. Jennifer Aniston - $ 27 million

03. Cameron Diaz - $ 32 million

02. Reese Witherspoon - $ 32 million

01. Sandra Bullock - $ 56 million

Beautiful Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz 08 more images after the break...

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

The Tata Nano — Navaratna

 One for the jewel carriageway: World's cheapest new car coated in £3m of gold, silver and gems. The world's cheapest new car has been turned into one of the planet's most expensive after it was covered with £3 million worth of bling. The Tata Nano, which normally sells for under £2,000, has been coated in gold, silver and gems in recognition of India's booming economy and 5,000 year-old jewellery trade. Thirty artists were employed to decorate the tiny car in 80kg of 22 carat gold, 15kg of silver and 10,000 semi precious stones and gems. 03 more images after the break...

Flashy motor: Today Tata unveiled its 'Nano' car crafted in gold, silver and gem stones in Mumbai, India, and below the amount of precious metals and stones used in the one-off design is shown clearly side on. Billionaire businessman Ratan Tata - who recently bought Jaguar Land Rover to add to his collection of car companies - ordered the one-off design to celebrate the strength of his country's growing wealth and mark its history. Paying homage to 5,000 years of jewellery tradition in India, Tata Motors said it had created the world's first 'jewellery car'. Unveiling: Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Group, standing next to the car which he says celebrates 5,000 years of jewellery making in India. Fascinated: People stare at the Goldplus car covered in 80kg of 22 carat gold, 15kg of silver and 10,000 semi precious stones and gems.  Aimed at emerging middle class, the original Nano that launched with a 100,000-long customer waiting list in 2008 has seen sales plummet.
Founded: 1945

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Profits: £1.3bn in 2010/2011

Employees: 50,000

Sales per month: 75,000 vehicles

In August the Mumbai-based group shipped just 1,202 units, down 88 per cent from April's 10,012 units. Analysts blame the Nano's poor safety record as several incidents of the cars spontaneously bursting into flames were widely reported. Its existing Nano customers were offered a safety upgrade to its electrical and exhaust systems. But despite the problems the company announced on Monday it would invest £355 million in building a new engine plant at Jaguar Land Rover near Wolverhampton. 

Eco-House — Naomi Campbell

Billionaire Vladislav Doronin gave to his black girlfriend, supermodel house on one of the Turkish islands. He repeats their outlines an ancient Egyptian symbol - the eye of Horus.
The house was designed by Spanish architect Luis de Garrido. According to de Garrido, he was not restricted in any media or in the imagination., 05 more images after the break...

The house was designed by Spanish architect Luis de Garrido. According to de Garrido, he was not restricted in any media or in the imagination.

In a huge building - at least five spacious salons and drawing rooms 25 bedrooms. Multi-level central dome home is a perfect hemisphere and rests on a steel frame. Under the dome in the atrium, a spacious terrace with panoramic landscape views.

Glass panels can, depending on time of day, to admire the starry sky over your head, or bask in the gentle rays of sunlight, and this occurs when the greenhouse effect contributes to the natural heating of the building. For protection from the scorching heat in the hot season use built-in tilt blinds and additional "outlet" for effective ventilation.

Thanks to the huge solar panels, an elaborate system of rainwater harvesting and wastewater treatment, the house is completely autonomous. It can accumulate and very sparingly large amounts of electricity and drinking water does not pollute the environment.

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