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1956 Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. It is 1.71 miles long. The weight of the roadway is hung off of two cables that pass through the two main towers and are fixed in concrete at each end. Each cable is made of 27,572 strands of wire. There are 80,000 miles (129,000 km) of wire in the main cables. The bridge has approximately 1,200,000 rivets.
Archery misses youth target in Bhutan
For centuries Bhutan’s national sport archery has had a fervent following in the mountainous Himalayan Kingdom. Steeped in the country’s military history, it is one of the few sports the Bhutanese compete in at the Olympic level. But the tradition is under threat with many young people increasingly enthralled by foreign games like basketball and football. Voiced report.
Rotation around human respiratory system
Animation depicting a rotation around the respiratory system followed by a zoom through the trachea and into the alveoli.