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Peugeot Car Concept July 25, 2007

Posted by ionicflux in Gadgets, Travel, Video.
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The next generation cars: the futuristic Peugeot

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The World’s deadliest commute: July 24, 2007

Posted by ionicflux in People, Places, Travel.
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From CNN: They are the arteries that keep Mumbai’s economy ticking, rattling 6 million people a day to offices, shops and factories. But arriving safe and sound for work after a trip on Mumbai’s clogged railways is no mean feat.

On average 4,000 people die a year on Mumbai’s railways, crushed under trains, electrocuted by overhead power lines or killed as they lean from jam-packed carriages to gasp for air. It is perhaps the world’s deadliest commute. (more)…

Freedom: Plans For The World’s Largest Ship November 28, 2006

Posted by ionicflux in News, Travel.
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If I have lots of money, I will definitely buy 1unit on this ship.. 🙂

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Freedom will dwarf the Queen Elizabeth II and become a permanent home for 50,000 people.

“Freedom will be large enough to bring on more than 50,000 residents, 15,000 employees, 20,000 day guests and still have four times as much roaming-around square footage per person as the most modern cruise liners,” Nixon says during POPULAR

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MECHANICS’ visit to see how his ambitious plan is progressing. Taller than the highest buildings in most American cities and topped with a runway that can handle jets, Freedom may someday be the globe-trotting address for 17,000 homes and 4000 businesses. Its dimensions are so colossal that it will have to be assembled at sea. Once it’s built, Freedom will circle the earth every two years, following the balmy breezes as it approaches the world’s major ports. The wealthiest of her “citizens” will leave their 15-ft. by 80-ft. ocean-view apartments and board their private jets or yachts for jaunts to shore. Meanwhile, the 15,000 people who work aboard the ship will gear up for the next on-rush of day visitors anxious to shop at its duty-free stores and guests checking in to vacation in its hotels and time-share condominiums.

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The Fastest Growing City in the World September 14, 2006

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Dubai: The Fastest Growing City in the World