Advertisers don't like surprises and there's no telling what could end up on a mass-audience video-sharing site--copyrighted content, clips of questionable taste, you name it. That explains the limited scope of YouTube's long-awaited announcement last wee
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If you like engineering, travelling through the Pont de Normandie is quite a marvel.
"The bridge was designed by Michel Virlogeux. The architects were François Doyelle and Charles Lavigne. Construction by Spie Batignolles began in 1988 and lasted 7 years. The bridge opened on January 20, 1995.
At that time the bridge was both the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world, and had the record for the longest distance between piers for any cable-stayed bridge. It was more than 250 m longer between piers than the previous record. This record was lost in 1999 to the Tatara Bridge in Japan. Its record for length for a cable-stayed bridge was lost in 2004 to the 2883 meters of the Rio-Antirio. At the end of construction, the bridge had cost $465 million.
The cable-stayed design was chosen because it was both cheaper and more resistant to high winds than a suspension bridge."
On this sunny Sunday afternoon, the family and I took a little trip to Giverny village, where the house of Claude Monet, founder of the impressionist movement lies in the middle of a beautiful garden filled with flours.