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Eiffel Tower lights up the party ro celebrate 300 million visitors

PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 28, 2017) (REUTERS) – The iconic Eiffel Tower, the world’s most visited monument, celebrated on Thursday (September 28) 300 million visitors since it opened to the public in 1889. Continue reading


Hundreds gather to witness Britain’s Big Ben fall silent

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday (August 21, 2017) before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out.
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20 km high space elevator tower planned

(REUTERS / THOTH TECHNOLOGY / ESA) – Though a tried and tested way to launch space missions, firing rockets isn’t fuel efficient.

Thoth Technology of Canada says its planned 20 kilometre high space elevator tower could solve that.
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