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Construction of the Burj Al Arab 1

A video analyzing the construction of the world’s tallest hotel, the Burj Al-Arab off the coast of Dubai. Rising 321 meters from an artificial island in the Arabian Gulf, this sail-like structure boasts numerous technical innovations, including the largest fabric wall and atrium in the world, and a ‘floating’ restaurant. …

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Famous Failures

Don't be put off achieving your destiny, even if you have experienced failure in your life. This video mentions well known people who had failed, but kept pressing on until they became successful.

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Engineering an empire – Carthage Part 1/3

Carthage, a remarkable city-state that dominated the Mediterranean for over 600 years, harnessed their extensive resources to develop some of the ancient world’s most groundbreaking technology. For generations, Carthage defined power, strength and ingenuity, but by the third century B.C., the empire’s existence was threatened by another emerging superpower, Rome. …

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