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he International Space Station's High-Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment captured views of Super Typhoon Maysak from space and broadcasted it live on Ustream.
Astronauts on board the ISS also took photos of the typhoon, which lashed the tiny island of Yap with strong winds and heavy rain on Tuesday.Edit
Americans don't understand why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
Contrary to popular believe, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's independence day. Mexican independence is celebrated on Sept.16. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.Edit
It takes guts to stand on the top floor of this skyscraper that was built in 19 days.
(NY Post) — A Chinese construction company is claiming to be the world’s fastest builder after erecting a 57-story skyscraper in 19 working days in central China.
The Broad Sustainable Building Co. put up the rectangular, glass-and-steel Mini Sky City in the Hunan provincial capital of Changsha using a modular method, assembling three floors per day, company vice president Xiao Changgeng said.Edit