A tunnel build on stone cliff with bare hand by 13 Chinese villagers

A village named Guoliang in China is located on the top of a mountain of stone and steep cliffs at an altitude of 1,700 meters. For more than 600 years, the villagers had been using an almost-vertical stair with 720 steps to get in and out of the village. Video report: Five years ago, the…

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World’s Longest Bridge Over Water – China beat the US

China has opened the World’s longest sea-bridge, winning ove the United States. The 26.4 miles long bridge spans Jiaozhou Bay on the North-Eastern China. The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge beats the previous record holder, 23.83 miles long Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Guinness Book of World Records, state that the the new bridge is about 2.5 miles…

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China leads in the supercomputer race with Tianhe-1A

China’s Tianhe-1A supercomputer, capable of carrying out more than 2,507 trillion calculations a second (2.507 petaflops), is claimed to be the most sophisticated supercomputer ever built. Made with more than 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips, the supercomputer is performs almost twice (47% faster) the speed of the next fastest supercomputer, XT5 Jaguar at…

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Fastest train in the world

The fastest commercial train in the world is now operational in China running at a maximum speed of 394 kilometers per hour (km/hr) in a trail run. The train link connects two cities, Guangzhou in South to Wuhan in central China, and will travel at an average speed of 350km/hr (217mph). The 1,068 km distance…

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