The Modern Wonders

Today, there is no list of “ Modern wonders” for the modern world. Still, there are some interesting buildings or landmarks that are called “wonders”. These landmarks are easily recognized by people everywhere. The last time we introduced you the ancient wonders, now it is time to focus on the modern wonders that is not least interesting.

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Small Asteroid to shave Safely by Earth

The US space agency said “The space rock will shave safely by Earth at around 5:30 pm”. It will remain about 39,000 miles (64,000 kilometers) from Earth, which is less than one-fifth the distance to the Moon.“Asteroids of this size do not often approach this close to our planet — maybe only once or twice a year” : said Paul Chodas, manager of the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. According to the NASA an asteroid bigger than a city bus is on track to zoom by Earth Friday at a safe but close distance, less than one-fifth as far away as the Moon.  The asteroid is estimated to be between 50 and 130 feet (15 and 40 meters) in size.

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10 Awesome Facts About The Sun

The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth’s climate and weather. It is an almost perfect sphere with a difference of just 10km in diameter between the poles and the equator. The average radius of the Sun is 695,508 km (109.2 x that of the Earth) of which 20–25% is the core. Its gravity holds the solar system together, keeping everything from the biggest planets to the smallest particles of debris in its orbit. Electric currents in the Sun generate a magnetic field that is carried out through the solar system by the solar wind. The connection and interactions between the Sun and Earth drive the seasons, ocean currents, weather, climate, radiation belts and aurorae. There are billions of stars like our Sun scattered across the Milky Way Galaxy. Today we have prepared 10 awesome facts about the Sun that will arouse your curiosity.

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Top 10 Curious Facts about Mercury

Our solar system is home with 8 amazing planets. There are small, rocky, big and gassy planets. Some are so hot that metals would melt on the surface, and some are freezing cold. Every planet has its unique features and mysteries, that are really fascinating. Mercury is one of four terrestrial planets in the Solar System, and is a rocky body like Earth. In this article we will introduce 10 curious facts about Mercury that will arouse your interest.

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Seven Ancient Wonders

Seven Ancient Wonders

The ancient Greeks created a list of the Seven Wonders of the World. They chose these creations for their size and beauty. Now, let’s take an ancient tour.
The Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza
Built: 2560 B.C.
Almost 100,000 people worked for twenty years to build this tomb. It is made of over two million stones. Each weighs over 900 kilos. It is the structure itself with its perfect symmetry and impressive height which impressed ancient. It is the only ancient wonder that still exists.
The Hanging Gardens at Babylon
Built: around 600 B.C.
They are described by the ancient writer Diodorus Siculus as being self-watering planes of exotic flora and fauna reaching a height of over 75 feet through a series of climbing terraces. A king built these gardens on an artificial mountain for his queen. He planted beautiful trees and flowers on it.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Built: around 600 B.C.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, a Greek colony in Asia Minor, took over 120 years to build and only one night to destroy.

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Amazon is Planning to Update the Kindle Fire E-book Reader

Amazon has informed that new software update for its Kindle Fire e-book reader is coming up soon. As the reviewers and users have been complaining, the best promoted Amazon Fire tablet left some blunders in its design and functionality that made many Kindle users to pack the device and send it back to the manufacturer or throw it in some place and wait for a software update.
The main complains were the following:

Lack of privacy. There was no screen lock or authorization feature available on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which was making your taken actions completely transparent to your family members and people that access your Kindle device. With the new software update, the browsing history will be available for cleaning.

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