Once in awhile a group of people joins together to create a marvelous wonder generation after generation stand in awe of. Our page is dedicated to the master builders of the world who uses technology and science to bring to "life" a vision that now is a treasure to behold.
So now take a trip with us on a journey to visit Seven Wonders of the World. Hop a plane on our map and travel to one of the seven wonders by playing our interactive game where your knowledge will earn you money or go directly to menu options for quick learning. Along the way you'll gain some knowledge and realize that dreams can become reality with hard work and dedication.
Japan opens the world's longest suspension bridge Connecting Awa Island to the city of Kobe. The $7.7 billion project has a center span or distance between towers of 1.2miles. Towers are higher than a 90-story building and bridge is able to withstand earthquakes.
Far East, Malaysia introduces the twin 88 story Pentronas Towers Piercing the sky at 1476 ft. Petronas Towers high strength Concrete provides sufficient stiffness to minimize swaying by caused by high winds. Petronas Towers is now the world's tallest building.
Wonder One - Overcoming Distance. A trip worth making.
Getting from one point to another doesn't seem that difficult but when obstacles like mountains, deep water, extreme distances and travel speed constraints are added into the equation, engineers and designers need to be creative. Come travel on one of the most famous bridges in the world and experience the wonders that have accomplished the goal of overcoming distance.
Wonder Two - Overcoming Height. No fear of height here.
Going up anyone? The skies the limit. Architects and engineers realized the unlimited potential of mastering height by creating marvels that changed the skyline forever. Come select a floor in our elevator and learn floor by floor as you travel in one of the most famous towers that almost touches the clouds.
Wonder Three - Overcoming Depth. Don't be afraid on this page you won't drown.
Our earth is two thirds covered by the seas. Jules Vern used his imagination to write about inventions that would help master the seas. Now come and experience the real wonders below the seas that overcome depth. Penetrating the seas almost seems impossible yet it has been done. Want to know more? Just hop our ship and your off!!!
Wonder Four - Public Spaces. Come join the party.
One thing we all enjoy is a good party. But lets see I need a place to hold 55,000 spectators and they all must have a view of my special entertainment. Also I have no money to spend. Can you tell me where I might find such a place? Well we have the answer - check out these amazing structures that are used for public spaces.
Wonder Five - Need for Protection
It is hard to believe but mans greatest enemy is man himself. Civilization after civilization has gone to endless means to protect and defend themselves against their most arc-enemy, whether it be a marauding neighbors or invades from a foreign land. Visit some of the most ambitious engineering projects ever undertaken in the name of Protection.
Wonder Six - Responding to the Spirit. Time to do a little soul searching.
What makes man different from an animal? Well most would answer his ability to think and feel about his existence. As far back as history has been recorded, man spiritual being has guided him. The devotion to man's religious and spiritual beliefs can only be measured by the amazing structures he has built to nurture his beliefs. Come visit - All are welcome.
Wonder Seven - Harnessing Nature's Power
All scientists would agree that Nature has the greatest power. The fury of the wind blowing has affected many lives. The currents of water sweeping with tremendous force has changed land. The sun's power nurtures the earth. Engineers and designers have built some ambitious projects trying to harness this power of nature. We invite you to visit some of the most amazing wonders.
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The best way to learn about a wonder is to experience it. Our team has interviewed people so you can get an insight view of wonders around the world. Here is where we can help each other through team work. If you have visited a wonder please tell us about it on our survey form. Your story will be posted on the site.