China plans to relocate 250 million people to country’s megacities. To do this, they need solid infrastructure. So, they invested billions in huge infrastructure projects. Some of them have been already completed, others are underway. Here are some of the giant and expensive Chinese building projects.
These amazing photos that were taken from an airplane cockpit show us what pilots see from above. And the view is simply breathtaking. A pilot from the Netherlands Christiaan van Heijst and his friend Daan Krans run a website called Amazing Aviation where they post flight-deck images. The images below were captured above Toronto, India and China.
If you get an email like this from your assigned roommate in college, you haven’t even met yet, he or she is probably crazy. This is what happened to two friends, Winnie Chen and Gustinna Tun, a couple of incoming UCLA freshmen. Each of them received an email from their third roommate assigned to them. Just a reminder, the girls haven’t even met her yet…
Plastic or polymer banknotes were first developed by the Reserve Bank of Australia in 1988. Advantages of such banknotes are quite obvious: they last significantly longer than paper notes, have lesser environmental impact, a reduced cost of production and replacement and incorporate many security features not available to paper banknotes, including the use of metameric inks. The United Kingdom, Chile, Nicaragua, Republic of Maldives and some other countries have introduced plastic banknotes into circulation too. Here are the best looking plastic banknotes out there.