The village looks nice from the outside and seems to be ok but appearances may be deceptive. After team Australia moved into their living quarters, they were faced with electricity, gas and plumbing problems and the overall cleanness was unsatisfactory. This caused them to move out and look for the hotels to stay at. There was a fire in the Dutch building and only 12 of the 31 buildings have passed safety inspections. And it is less than two weeks before the opening ceremony on August 5. Rio’s officials promised to do the necessary improvements before the games start.
Let’s take a tour of the village and see what it looks like now.
Graham is a product of a joint work of a sculptor, a trauma surgeon, and a road safety engineer, who designed him as a part of a new Australian road safety campaign. The three worked together to create a projection of the kind of body that humans would need to have in order to withstand a car crash. This is what they have come up with.
After five days of the muddy Glastonbury Festival, half a million sacks of rubbish were left behind by 135,000 festivalgoers who start leaving the site. A major clean-up of the 400 hectare area will begin shortly.
The Cojutepeque prison in El Salvador that housed 1,282 18th street gang members had to be closed down by the government because the authorities were unable to prevent the illegal activities happening inside the prison. The gang members were transferred under heavy security measures to different prisons around the county.
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset in England. This year heavy rains brought chaos and caused ten-hour traffic jams to Glastonbury site when festival goers started arriving. Overall, more than 180,000 revelers expected to arrive but the organizers begged people via Twitter not to come to the site today until long queues are cleared…
Amazing photo captures a moment when the huge 3.5 meter (11 feet) predator launched into the air just meters away from surfer Daniel Caban who didn't have any idea what was going on behind him. The picture was taken by photographer and electrician Nathan McLaren at Swansea Heads, just south of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.