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The man who invented the wheel

The organizers received a lot of responses, but almost all of them were unoriginal — basically it was proposed to build a higher tower. Even Alexander Gustave Eiffel sent his project, which again was limited to the construction higher than the Parisian tower (Burnham received several dozen letters of protest from leading American engineers, perturbed by such unpatriotic approach).

Young engineer George Ferris came up with the idea. Considering various projects, one day during a dinner with colleagues he remembered the wheels of water mills, which saw growing on the Carson river in Nevada. By the end of dinner he was drawing on napkins sketches a giant Ferris wheel with cabins for visitors. Most of his colleagues found the project to be absolutely impossible, but Ferris was persistent. He spent $25 000 of their own funds (at that time a lot of money) for the creation of drawings and the development of precise specifications of structures, and finally, on November 29, 1892, the administration of the exhibition agreed. However, with one condition — unlike the Eiffel tower, whose construction was partially financed by the French government, and Ferris had to find the money to build the wheels (and he succeeded). In addition, the construction was given only 22 weeks (and during golodnostepskiy winter).  Continue reading

Dream Ride

Amusement, Fair, Ride the Ferris wheel

If you dream you saw a colorful Fair, Horoscopes foretell That your life will soon be filled with financial prosperity, And you will learn What is the support of real friends. But if at the Fair you have visited some kind of Attraction, for Example, a Ferris Wheel, Horoscopes claim That you, most Likely not enough fresh impressions and bright emotions in reality.

To dream of the fair, to Visit the bustling, Colourful fair – get the best business proposal; manage to get rich somehow non-standard way; otherwise, the help and support of loyal friends and companions.

The fair is traditionally stands for a very positive way. The Fair, Seen in a dream, it Promises success in financial matters. This is a very old interpretation, When the Fair had United people from different social strata and classes. Probably, you have much to gain (earn good money) through close contact with some adventurous people.

To dream of ruined, Empty, Deserted fair – will suffer from their own carelessness and negligence.

Empty Fair, Seen in a dream Shall be your first warning – in the near future do not hurry to entrust the conduct of their Affairs unfamiliar or questionable people. Continue reading

The scariest rides in the world

Today, the construction of large-scale amusement rides is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the entertainment industry, in which millions of dollars are invested. Grand entertainment facilities built around the world – from the United States to Japan. Slides, high multi-storey building; the attraction of free fall; an enormous Ferris wheel and other, equally thrilling rides that attract millions of tourists – fans of extreme sports.

One of the most highest Ferris wheel has long been considered the famous London Eye (“London Eye”) with a height of 135 meters. A full rotation of this wheel makes a little more than half an hour. But recently, Singapore had built a Ferris wheel with a height of more than 160 meters. To make one circle, Singaapore Flyer (“son of Singapore”) should be about 40 minutes.

Another breathtaking attraction is set in USA and is called the Simulator of the launch of the spacecraft. In its creation were used the equipment used for real training of American astronauts. Visitors of the attraction will provide all the sensations of astronauts taking off into orbit.

The original attraction can be considered a catapult “Big Shot” – “Big Shot”, giving visitors the feeling of “free fall”. Ustanovlennuyu USA, catapult picks up participants at more than 320 meters up into the sky and “casts” them from this height at speeds over 100 km/hour. Continue reading

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