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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Carpet Bombing [Video]

Carpet bombing is a large aerial bombing done in a progressive manner to inflict damage in every part of a selected area of land. The phrase evokes the image of explosions completely covering an area, in the same way that a carpet covers a floor. Carpet bombing is usually achieved by dropping many unguided bombs.

Here is a video of of A-26 Invader Carpet Bomb showcased at Randolph Air Force Base in an Air Show in San Antonio, Texas (USA) in 2009.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

New Year 2012: London Fireworks Display

London's new year fireworks dazzled their way into 2012 in an "awesome" display that has been widely hailed by both the media and public as a stunning success.

It was the 11-minute fireworks spectacular that wowed the world. More than 250,000 revellers watched the breathtaking display, of more than 12,000 fireworks producing 50,000 projectiles lit up the sky which cost £274,000 and demonstrated that London is the best in the world at putting on a show to celebrate the New Year.