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Panama Canal is a ship track that is very important in the Americas. Because the American continent is the continent with the form extending from north to south. To the east of this continent there is the Atlantic, and in the south Pacific ocean there. To make a voyage from the side of the continent, to the other side of the continent requires a considerable distance, if it had rounded the continent via the south, in the south of the country Chile. For example, if a ship which departed from San Francisco (west coast of America) to New York (east coast of America). Ships must sail around South America with a trajectory that is as far as 22,500 km. On this basis the Panama canal was built. It is to save the distance or navigation channel was cut path. And the result is a distance of 22,500 km, eventually could be cut to 9,500 km only.

Ships crossing Panama Canal

Plan the construction of a canal in the middle of the American continent is already there since the 16th century, but just can be realized on August 15, 1914. Although construction is facing a fairly severe constraints, such as malaria, Read the remainder of this entry »

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10 persons with highest IQ in world

Posted March 5, 2011 By eXplorer

IQ (Intelligence Quotient) is a measure of intelligence. People who are smart or a genius means that the person had a high IQ, and vice versa, if the person had a low IQ, then that person is a person who is less intelligent. IQ test is most often done in school. If you’re curious about the people with the highest IQs in the world, then you should read the list of 10 persons having the highest IQ in the world below, to satisfy your curiosity.

1. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), IQ 220

Leonardo da Vinci, IQ 220

This man is from Italy. Leonardo da Vinci is famous for its renowned paintings ever made the painting of Mona Lisa. At that time, thought Leonardo da Vinci was already very far ahead of its time. This can be seen from some design sketches he made for example parachute design, cars, tanks, helicopters, machine guns, submarines, printing machines, drawing chains and much more. From his thinking that he booked a scientific record of Read the remainder of this entry »

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