Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee’
I felt that I have been posting some serious stuff for about a week now.
May be I should go in for reading , viewing something light and interesting.
2. Niagara Falls formed at the end of the ice age, 12,000 years ago, and has eroded the 1 m (3 ft) per year over a distance of 11 kilometers (7 miles) to the current location.
3. The first person to go to Niagara Falls in a barrel was Annie Taylor, a 63-year-old teacher in 1901 and survived.
4. Jesse Sharpe, 28-year-old from Tennessee, went to Niagara Falls with a kayak on June 5, 1990. Robert Overacker, 39-year-old from California, using jet skis to go to Niagara Falls on October 1, 1995. None of them survived.
5. On October 20, 2003, Kirk Jones, 40-year man from Michigan accidentally went toNiagara Falls without any protection and survived. He swam at the bottom of the waterfall.
6. More than four million KW of electricity per hour generated by the Niagara River.
8. On December 24, 1814, the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Ghent, called the Peace of Christmas. The treaty is a treaty of peace.
9. Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario homes for Parliament. The first anti-slavery law passed in this place in 1793.
10. The first railway bridge in the world founded on the Niagara River in 1848.
Hence these videos.
The world’s tallest treehouse, located in Crossville, Tennessee, makes the Swiss Family Robinsons look like a bunch of amateurs – but that might be because it was commissioned by God.
The 1960 Disney film about a family shipwrecked on an island, features an impressive treehouse complete with its own water mill.
But the Robinson’s home pales in significance next to this structure, which took builder Horace Burgess 11 years to build.
- UFO Tree House (flipflipmeheidi.com)