The Great Wall of Los Angeles is a wonderful masterpiece that takes you on a journey through the history of the people of California. It is also one of the country’s most respected large monuments that incorporates inter-racial accord and is a true cultural landmark. The Great Wall spans a half a mile in length which is 2,754 feet and is considered the longest mural in the world. It consists of pictures that represent the history of the ethnic people of California. The mural’s pictures go back to the prehistorical history of the ethnic people all the way up to the 1950’s. It resides in the Tujunga Flood Control Channel of the San Fernando Valley by a park and bike trail. It swarms thousands of visitors each year who are able to see the work
At 8:47 am flight 11 hit the north tower causing terrors in all of U.S.A. everyone thought that that was going to be the only hit but they were wrong at 9:02 flight 175 hit the South Tower. 9/11 was the worst day in US history.
Are you visiting Rome? The city has many attractions. Vatican city, Colosseum, Stadio Olimpico, crusty thin pizza and many others. My personal favorite, and maybe the biggest attraction of them all is the Pantheon.
"Oh Lord How manifold are thy works! In wisdom Hast thou made them all: The earth is full of thy riches"( Psalms 104:24). The Grand Canyon is known to be one of the most fascinating places on earth. The Grand Canyon is outstanding; however one must see it to believe it. Over five million people visit the canyon ever year. The Grand Canyon is famous for the way it is formed, the different types of rocks and fossils that exist, and the fun and interesting places to explore.
The life of Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel might be the most interest I ever get to research. I was actually told to write about someone I admired, but where’s the challenge in that? Benjamin or Bugsy as he was known to friends, family, and the public was an entrepreneur that started out with a criminal record that included armed robbery, rape, and murder dating back to his teenage years.
Undoubtedly one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, set the stage for understanding earths forces and how to handle them effectively. San Francisco's transformation into a destroyed city, effective response to wide-spread disaster, and expensive reconstruction were all hurtles for the city to climb back to its previous economic power. Despite these challenges, San Francisco was able to rebuild itself into an even greater and more advanced power. The 1906 earthquake gave way to developments that continue to have a positive effect in today's society.
In today’s fast-paced world, there is nothing more valued than the time carved out for a relaxing vacation. Vacations are a much needed time to relax from the drudgery of everyday life and to spend time enjoying family. As a native Texan, I have vacationed in all the major cities of Texas and each city has its own distinct atmosphere and attributes. Dallas is as different from Houston as Houston is from Austin. While all of these cities are worth visiting, if time or money limits choices and only one can be chosen, then San Antonio is the place to visit. San Antonio is the best vacation destination in Texas because of the atmosphere, food, and fun activities.
Have you ever been on a lonely road ? Some roads seem extremely boring, but then you arrive at a glamorous destination. California has many fascinating areas, yet there is one spot that stands out from all of them. Everything is dull until, you see this fabulous parts! The saying bumpy roads often lead to beautiful destinations is so true when it involves Lava Beds National Monuments. Lava Beds would be a moment to always remember!
The poem “Telescope” by Louise Glück suggests that looking through telescope can provide a new perspective that can change the way the world can be viewed. Exploring the world in a new way can change the way a person thinks and can affect the way he or she views life. In the poem “Telescope” Glück uses the metaphor telescope to describe a new state of mind that is developed when looking through a telescope. The metaphor in the poem “Telescope” suggest that looking through a physical object, a telescope you see the stars and get a different perspective on the way the world is today. With that being said, the other made a shift in the poem to redirect the readers in a sense that looking through a telescope in everyday life can allow a person
The murky bullets fell to the ground fast, it as if a god from the sky was using a gun to punish me for all the sins that I had commited. the thunder clapped every time a tear ran down my cheek, as if I were a pawn in an act.
Sunset Overdrive is a game that is extremely successful in everything it sets out to do. It’s combat and traversal systems are innovative and fun, the tone of the game is funny and meta, and the story is unpredictable and wacky from start to finish. To top it off, each character in the game is memorable in their own weird and wonderful ways.
The Louvre is the world’s largest museum with an extremely impressive art collection. It is located along the Seine River in Paris, France. The louvre was originally built as a fortress, then reconstructed to a royal palace. When Louis XIV moved the royal residence to Versailles, the Louvre became an art museum. The Louvre includes Egyptian antiques, crown jewels, Greek and Roman Sculptures, as well as other French noble artifacts. It houses more than 35,000 works of art at any time. Most of the artwork spans from 6th century B.C. to 19th century A.D. The museums most famous piece is Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”. The Code of Hammurabi, the Greek sculpture “Nike of Samothrace” and “Venus de Milo” are also notable masterpieces.
After its recent renovations, it is even more sought after than ever. It displays all the delights of the nighttime sky with its opto-mechanical star projector, and it offer laser light shows that are one-of-a-kind and carried out by the on-site laserists in real time. It also is very comfortable with seats that were designed to provide the optimal viewing capability and comfort. The planetarium even has a gift shop if you want to bring home a souvenir of this eye-opening
Bright stars fill the Milky Way galaxy with beauty. Many solar systems revolve around the galaxy. The Milky Way is the galaxy we live in. Even though many people only know the Milky Way as the galaxy we live in, there is actually a lot more to it than you may think.
This building stood 1454ft (443.179m) and had up to 102 stories. Architectural firm Shreve & Lamb, designed the bank of Manhattan, where recruited for the development of design of Empire State Building with the recruiters being company Raskob and Smith.( L Kystek, 2011) The reason for the building was from a competition betweenWalter Chrysler of the Chrysler Corporation & John Jakob Raskob of General Motors (Stephen Rutledge, 2015). William Lamb was the lead architect and along with the construction firm Starrett Brothers and Eken the Empire State Building was developed(Sudip Bose, 2010)With construction starting in 1929, when stock markets crashed,(Sudip Bose, 2010) and the completion of the building in 1931 it didn’t have a great welcoming and due to the great depression was know as the “Empty State Building” and only started to produce profits in 1950 (C V. Bagli and P. Lattman, 2011). The opening of the Building on 1 May 1931 President H. Hoover performed a symbolic grand opening to the Empire State building as it was made to look as if he had switch the lights on from the White House in Washington DC when in actually fact as he pushed the button “to switch on the lights” someone in Manhattan literally turned on the lights to the building from inside. From 1931-1973 the Empire State building was the tallest building in the world.(L. Krystek,