Statue of Zeus at Olyumpia

Statue of Zeus, at Olympia, Greece, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The statue was one of two masterpieces by the Greek sculptor Phidias (the other being the statue of Athena in the Parthenon) and was placed in the huge Temple of Zeus at Olympia in western Greece.

Its construction began in the 6 th century BC but was not completed until the 2 nd century AD. It was 13m tall. It was considered the largest and most impressive temple in Greece but today only a fragment remains.The size of the Statue of Zeus was so large that if Zeus stood up he would have put his head through the roof of the temple.

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia is one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Unfortunately, the statue no longer exists. After the Olympic games were banned in 391 C.E. by the emperor Theodosius I as Pagan practices, the temple of Zeus (where the statue was situated) was ordered closed.

LEXUX hybrid

When starting your drive with the electric motor, expect immediate power that is delivered seamlessly, silently, and efficiently. As the Lexus hybrid electric vehicle speeds up using the fuel engine, a further boost can be provided by the electric motor whenever more power is desired. During your drive, the electric motor and fuel engine work in tandem to allocate and optimize power for maximum efficiency.Braking converts kinetic energy into electricity that recharges the battery. No plugs are ever needed to power the battery — you’ll always be charged and ready to go.

INSTANT AND EFFICIENT

Experience more torque on demand with the electric motor. With minimal emissions and a self-charging battery, it’s one half of our eco-friendly Lexus Hybrid Drive system.

VERSATILE POWER

Using fuel guarantees reliable power, anytime, anywhere.

CLEANER MEANS GREENER

Our self-charging hybrid systems reduce harmful gas emissions to levels that are significantly lower than many international standards. In fact, at lower speeds in the fully electric EV mode, emissions are eliminated with zero fuel used.

PLUG-FREE CONVENIENCE

Unlike electric cars or plug-in hybrids, you’ll never have to connect a Lexus hybrid electric vehicle to a power socket or charge overnight — they’re self-charging and always ready to go.

NEXT-GENERATION HYBRID DRIVE

A 4th-generation hybrid system has been adopted for the first time ever on the all-new Lexus ES. Besides being lighter and more compact, it also realizes a high level of thermal efficiency and power when combined with the newly developed 2.5L engine.

PIONEERING HYBRID PERFORMANCE

The LC 500h’s revolutionary Multi-stage Hybrid System represents the future of performance hybrid technology. By combining an automatic transmission with a CVT, it enables seamless gear shifts for a visceral drive unprecedented in a hybrid electric vehicle.

– LEXUS

Most Venomous Marine Creature?

Craybdea branchi, is a relative of the Australian box jellyfish also known as Chironex fleckeri, is considered the most venomous marine animal.

Box jellyfish, named for their body shape, have tentacles known as nematocysts – tiny darts loaded with poison. People and animals unfortunate enough to be injected with this poison may experience paralysis, cardiac arrest, and even death, all within a few minutes of being stung. But don’t choose the mountains over the ocean just yet. Chironex fleckeri is the largest of the box jellyfish, with body sizes reaching up to one foot in diameter and thick, bootlace-like tentacles up to 10 feet long.

Box jellyfish have traits that set them apart from other jellyfish. Most notably, box jellyfish can swim—at maximum speeds approaching four knots—whereas most species of jellyfish float wherever the current takes them, with little control over their direction. Box jellyfish can also see. They have clusters of eyes on each side of the box. Some of these eyes are surprisingly sophisticated, with a lens and cornea, an iris that can contract in bright light, and a retina.

Their speed and vision leads some researchers to believe that box jellyfish actively hunt their prey, mainly shrimp and small fish.

Hunger Games

“The Hunger Games” is a the first book in a fantastic series of three books written by Suzanne Collins. It takes you into the life of a scared but quick-thinking, brave girl named Katniss Everdeen who learns how to survive on her own from a very young age when her father died in a mining accident. From that day on, she took care of her little family (mother and little sister, Prim) as well as herself by hunting in the woods of District 12 everyday with her guy friend Gale (who might have a thing for her but no one really knows). District 12 was one of the twelve districts that made up the country of Panem. Panem was once the continent of North America. When an epidemic swept through the continent of North America, Panem was formed and, the people who lived under the rules set by the capitol did not like it. They rebelled against the capitol and lost. Now, every year, children’s names, ages 12 through 18, are put into a bowl and drawn out during a ceremony known as “The Reaping.” This is a dreaded time and no one wants to be a part of it because they know that if their names are drawn, it is almost like a death sentence. When a name is called, you are then taken and thrown into what is known as “The Hunger Games.”- soccerlover

Moon conspiracy!!

There are many well-known conspiracy theories around the world. One of them is that ‘Have humans really stood on moon?’-whether there was ever a moon landing by Apollo astronauts in June 1969. As it has continued for forty years, there must be some truth behind the belief that the moon landing was a hoax staged by NASA in order to win the race going on at the time between the USA and the Russia. One conspiracist examined the photo of the astronauts emerging from the landing craft and said he can pinpoint where spotlight was used to simulate sunlight, and calculated that it was between 24 and 36 centimeters to right of the camera. It has also been cited as evidence for it being a hoax that no stars are visible though they should have been, that the backgrounds of all photographs is the same, and that the flag fluttered, as if in a fan breeze, despite there being no wind on the moon.

-Cambridge Course Book

English Literature

The English language has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. English literature is one of the most popular majors of colleges and universities in the US, with a huge number of students enrolling every year due to its diverse nature and numerous graduate opportunities. But with such a broad area of study, prospective students are often confused about what a degree in English Literature actually provides. This article explains what an English Literature degree looks like, and what doors it can open for graduates.

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Title: English Literature
       Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World

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Marvel Heroes

MCU has lots and lots of heroes. It has more heroes than DC. Marvel’s Avengers Endgame was the best reviewed film ever. The heroes are: Ironman, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Spiderman, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, Antman, Wasp, Hulk, Vision, Hawkeye, Bucky, Captain Marvel, Rhodey, Sam and Guardians of the galaxy. Captain Marvel is the current strongest avenger and Thor is second strongest.

Maldives

Language: French

La gloire de la nuit … Maldives
Les plages des Maldives ressemblent parfaitement à un ciel étoilé la nuit. Ces points lumineux sont causés par des millions d’organismes microscopiques (planctons) appelés phytoplancton bioluminescent ou polyèdre de Lingulodinium. Les plages telles que Vaadhoo ont ce type de vue nocturne qui est très brillante, incroyable, excellente et agréable à regarder. Celles-ci s’appellent également la plage stary. La vie nocturne aux Maldives est modeste. Vous devez essayer ceci.

Language: German

Die Nachtruhm … Malediven
Die Strände auf den Malediven sehen nachts perfekt aus wie ein Sternenhimmel. Diese glitzernden Lichtpunkte werden von Millionen mikroskopisch kleiner Organismen (Plankton) verursacht, die als biolumineszierendes Phytoplankton oder Lingulodinium polyedrum bezeichnet werden. Strände wie Vaadhoo haben eine solche Art von Nachtsicht, die sehr glänzend, erstaunlich, exzellent und angenehm anzusehen ist. Diese werden auch Stary Beach genannt. Das Nachtleben auf den Malediven ist bescheiden. Sie müssen dies versuchen.

Language: Spanish

The Night Glory … Maldivas
Las playas de Maldivas se ven perfectamente como un cielo nocturno estrellado durante la noche. Estos puntos brillantes de luz son causados por millones de organismos microscópicos (plancton) llamados fitoplancton bioluminiscente, o Lingulodinium polyedrum, de forma estricta. Playas como Vaadhoo tienen ese tipo de vista nocturna que es muy brillante, increíble, excelente y agradable a la vista. Estos también se llaman la playa stary. La vida nocturna en Maldivas es modesta. Debes probar esto.

Language: Hindi

द नाइट ग्लोरी … मालदीव
मालदीव के समुद्र तट रात के समय में पूरी तरह से तारों से भरे आसमान की तरह दिखते हैं। प्रकाश के ये चमकने वाले बिंदु लाखों सूक्ष्म जीवों (प्लवक) के कारण होते हैं जिन्हें बायोल्यूमिनेसेंट फाइटोप्लांकटन, या लिंगुलोडिनियम पॉलीड्रम स्किनटिफ़िक कहते हैं। वाधू जैसे समुद्र तटों में इस तरह के रात्रि दर्शन होते हैं जो देखने में बहुत चमकदार, अद्भुत, उत्कृष्ट और सुखद होते हैं। इन्हें स्टारी बीच भी कहा जाता है। मालदीव में नाइटलाइफ़ मामूली है। आपको यह कोशिश करनी चाहिए।

Language: Chinese

夜晚的荣耀……马尔代夫
马尔代夫的海滩在夜间看起来就像一个繁星点点的夜空。 这些令人眼花缭乱的光点是由数百万微生物(浮游生物)引起的,这些微生物被称为生物发光浮游植物,或称为灵丹多甙。 像Vaadhoo这样的海滩有这样的夜景,非常闪亮,令人惊叹,非常好看,令人赏心悦目。 这些也被称为stary海滩。 马尔代夫的夜生活很温和。 你必须试试这个。

Language: Japnese

ナイトグローリー…モルディブ
モルディブのビーチは夜の星空のように完璧に見えます。 これらの光の点は、生物発光性植物プランクトン、またはLingulodinium polyedrumと呼ばれる数百万の微小生物(プランクトン)によってシンチフィックに引き起こされます。 Vaadhooなどのビーチには、非常に光沢があり、驚くほど、見事な、素晴らしい夜景があります。 これらはスタービーチとも呼ばれます。 モルディブのナイトライフは控えめです。 これを試してください。

Language: Italian

The Night Glory … Maldive
Le spiagge delle Maldive sembrano perfettamente un cielo notturno stellato di notte. Questi punti di luce scintillanti sono causati da milioni di microrganismi microscopici (plancton) chiamati fitoplancton bioluminescente, o poliedro di lingulodinio scintificamente. Spiagge come Vaadhoo godono di un panorama notturno molto brillante, sorprendente, eccellente e piacevole da vedere. Questi sono anche chiamati la spiaggia stary. La vita notturna alle Maldive è modesta. Devi provare questo.

Language: Russian

Ночная слава … Мальдивы
Пляжи на Мальдивах в ночное время выглядят как звездное ночное небо. Эти сверкающие точки света вызваны с научной точки зрения миллионами микроскопических организмов (планктонов), называемых биолюминесцентным фитопланктоном, или Lingulodinium polyedrum. Пляжи, такие как Ваадху, имеют вид ночного вида, который очень блестящий, удивительный, отличный и приятный на вид. Их также называют старым пляжем. Ночная жизнь на Мальдивах скромная. Вы должны попробовать это.

Language: Portugese

A glória da noite … Maldivas
As praias das Maldivas parecem perfeitamente um céu noturno estrelado durante a noite. Estes pontos brilhantes de luz são causados por milhões de organismos microscópicos (plânctons) chamados fitoplâncton bioluminescente ou poliedro de Lingulodinium cintilantemente. Praias como Vaadhoo têm esse tipo de visão noturna que é muito brilhante, incrível, excelente e agradável de se olhar. Estes também são chamados de praia stary. A vida noturna nas Maldivas é modesta. Você deve tentar isso.

The Night Glory…Maldives

The beaches at Maldives look perfectly like a starry night sky at night time. These glisenting dots of light are caused by millions of microscopic organisms (planktons) called bioluminescent phytoplankton, or Lingulodinium polyedrum scintifically. Beaches such as Vaadhoo have such type of night view which is very shiny, amazing, excellent and pleasant to look at. These are also called the stary beach. The Nightlife at Maldives is modest. You must try this.

The Dead Sea

It’s true that people don’t drown in the water of Dead Sea. This is all because of the water of Dead Sea has has high salt content in it. This stops swimmer from sinking and enables them for floating. Many people say that its not true because they trip and fall. Higher organisms such as fish cannot live in this water but micro-organisms or bacteria like algae ca live in this water. Its difficult to swim here as people float. Dead Sea is around 306 m deep. The high salinity in water increases its density with turns water little oily and objects more buoyant.

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