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Mega Quake Japan And Beyond (2011)

Posted by shewe on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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National Geography

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    Witness an 8.9 Mega quake then watch as a 30 foot high tsunami Destroys many cites of Japan. Its only a matter of time before a devastating earthquake hits a major American city and wipes it off the map. Scientists now believe that day could be sooner than we thought. And its not Los Angeles or San Francisco thats in danger. But Seattle, Washington, the crown jewel of a region called Cascadia in Americas Pacific North...
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Beijing Water Cube

Posted by shewe on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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National Geography

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    The Beijing National Aquatics Center, also officially known as the National Aquatics Center,and colloquially known as the Water Cube, is an aquatics center that was built alongside Beijing National Stadium in the Olympic Green for the swimming competitions of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Despite its nickname, the building is not an actual cube, but a cuboid (a rectangular box). Ground was broken on December 24, 2003, and...
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Impossible Bridges Denmark to Sweden

Posted by shewe on Friday, March 11, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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National Geography

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The longest bridge of its kind, the Oresund connects Denmark and Sweden for the first time since the Ice Age. Discover the extreme equipment, massive parts and innovative design it took to create the link that radically altered the map of Scandinavia.

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Future Trains

Posted by shewe on Friday, March 11, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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National Geography

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Speeding at 430 kph, a futuristic magnetic levitation train links the Pudong International Airport with Shanghai’s Longyang Road Station. The 30 km journey between air strip and financial district is now only an eight minute joyride. As the world’s first commercial electromagnetic levitation train system, MAGLEV combines the technology of conventional rail and the time advantages of air travel to produce a safe, ene...
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Obamas White House [2010] HDTV

Posted by shewe on Thursday, February 10, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


Production: National Geography

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    Catch a glimpse of presidential life from behind the camera in this intimate and exclusive film. As an inspiration to millions worldwide, President Obama is already a modern-day icon. Meet the man behind the images, as this extraordinary show offers a snapshot of the President's life as you've never seen him before.
Working out of the West Wing, office photographer Pete Souza is tasked with creating the official photogra...
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Into The Lost Crystal Caves HDTV

Posted by shewe on Thursday, February 10, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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NGC goes inside one of the greatest natural marvels on the planet - a giant crystal cave described as Superman's fortress, with magnificent crystals up to 36 feet long and weighing 55 tons. A team of experts venture into the cavern, enduring scorching-hot temperatures that could kill a human after just 15 minutes of exposure. They'll push the boundaries of physical limitation to explore a crevasse that could lead to a...
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Millau Bridge

Posted by shewe on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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National Geography
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It is the world's tallest bridge, at 343 m tall at its highest pillar, the Millau Viaduct in Southern France is almost a third taller than any other bridge in the world. A freeway in the sky, the bridge crosses the river Tarn in France and can save travelers almost an hour of travel between France and the Mediterranean. It also removes the traffic congestion once faced in the town of Millau. The episode documents the di...
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Alhambra

Posted by shewe on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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The Alhambra is the greatest example of Islamic military architecture in Europe. In 1238, the Moorish Sultan Muhammad I withdrew to Granada, in southern Spain, to create a bastion that would protect his family against Christian attack. It was here, against the backdrop of war and terror that Muhammad began a construction process that would span more than one and a half centuries and create one of the most beautiful pala...
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Airbus A380

Posted by shewe on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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It is the largest passenger plane ever built and it is a 12 billion dollar investment. The episode documents the history of the Airbus A380, from its design concept, its interior features, the precision manufacturing, the logistics, the final assembly and its final maiden flight.

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Kansai International Airport

Posted by Shewangizaw Sisay on Sunday, December 5, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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Located 5 km off the coast of Osaka, Japan, is the Kansai International Airport. The airport is built entirely on a man-made island, 4 km long and 1 km wide. The only link between the island and Osaka is by the world’s longest 2-tiered bridge. Although the airport is built to withstand earthquakes and typhoons, the artificial island itself is sinking faster than anticipated. The episode looks at the various measures t...
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Shanghai Super Tower

Posted by Shewangizaw Sisay on Sunday, December 5, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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The Shanghai World Financial Centre will, on completion, be mainland China's tallest building. At 101 floors tall, the skyscraper has been built to withstand anything nature and man can throw at it.

  
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The Science of Concrete

Posted by shewe on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


Production: National Geography

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    It is the most widely used building material on Earth. It was a building block of the Roman Empire, and is a material of choice for a new generation of gravity-defying skyscrapers. This show breaks open the unique history of concrete, a material too often taken for granted.
NGC brings you face to face with one of the world's most widely used building materials. From its early beginnings at the Pantheon in Rome to the wo...
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The Science of Steel

Posted by shewe on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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    Steel is one of the strongest materials on earth. It has altered civilisations and changed the course of history. From the soaring skylines in a vast metropolis to dinner tables across the world and razor sharp tools responsible for medical miracles: steel has helped sculpt life as we know it. Come face to face with this alloy's marvellous simplicity and the grand and innovative structures it has given birth to, such as...
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The Worlds Tallest Hotel

Posted by shewe on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : NAT-GEO: Megastructures 


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        Measuring more than 320 metres high and stretching higher than the Eiffel Tower, Dubai's Burj Al Arab is an architectural icon for the 21st Century. Rising out of the sea like a proud ship at sail, the Burj pushes the boundaries of engineering to the limit. How does a bold young design team that has never built anything taller than 16 stories tackle building the tallest and most luxurious hotel in the world? To sta...
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