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(Daily Mail)   One-hundred-foot section of the Great Wall of China collapses, Mongolians take note   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 23
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2012-08-08 09:29:05 PM  
8 votes:

sno man: And - most tellingly - Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei couldn't see it at all."


And I bet he was really squinting, too.
2012-08-08 06:55:52 PM  
5 votes:
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2012-08-09 12:35:00 AM  
3 votes:
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2012-08-08 11:58:31 PM  
3 votes:

FriarReb98: sno man: And - most tellingly - Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei couldn't see it at all."

And I bet he was really squinting, too.


media.nscdn.com
2012-08-08 11:56:35 PM  
3 votes:
I thought Reagan tore down that wall. That's what my Kansas high school science book "Jesus and Reagan; How the Gods made the universe by inventing America" said.
2012-08-08 11:48:30 PM  
3 votes:
In fairness, building codes were crap when that went up.
2012-08-08 08:44:28 PM  
3 votes:
When 2000 years old you reach, look as good, you will not
2012-08-09 01:01:29 AM  
2 votes:
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...strangely silent on the matter.

/with arms wide
//hot
2012-08-08 08:30:02 PM  
2 votes:

sno man: RexTalionis: The original Great Wall dates back to seventh century China, but the section in Zhangjiakou was rebuilt more than 500 years ago in 1484 during the Ming Dynasty.

The original Great Wall started construction in 220 BC, not 7th Century China.

Still one of the only man made objects visible from space, the wall is made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials.

No, it isn't.

Well just cause YOU can't see it from space...
or
"one of the" as in 'not the only', but it's still a shortish list in daylight.
or
is it the materials list you have issue with?


According to Google Earth, you can see my car from space. Or from a really nosy plane. I'm not sure.
2012-08-09 04:32:29 AM  
1 votes:

RexTalionis: If you're willing to pay a fee, I'm sure you can hire someone to carry you to the top on a palanquin.


That would be FARKING AWESOME!!!

www.wildlifesafari.info
2012-08-09 01:04:46 AM  
1 votes:
Don't worry. I'm sure the perpetrators and any Chinese citizen the Communists think might even remember this event will be put to death. Problem solved, Communist style.
2012-08-09 12:52:42 AM  
1 votes:

unlikely: "Sappy" tag out visiting the damage?


/obscure?


That's the SappER tag, you DOLT!
2012-08-09 12:49:49 AM  
1 votes:
i.dailymail.co.uk

I don't see what the problem is. According to the map, the Russians took care of the Mongols already.
2012-08-09 12:12:53 AM  
1 votes:
Over a million people died while building the Great Wall. According to some sources, the bodies were buried within the Wall's foundation. According to other sources, the bodies were were actually buried near the Wall, not in it, because the builders knew that a rotting corpse would only leave a chink in the Wall...thus compromising it and causing it to crumble...Hey! Wait a minute....
2012-08-08 11:58:10 PM  
1 votes:
Looks like its not such the Great Wall Of China afterall. More like the Alright Wall of China seeing as how its falling down and all
2012-08-08 11:50:40 PM  
1 votes:
This sounds like one of those Southwest commercials, "Wanna get away?"
2012-08-08 11:49:26 PM  
1 votes:
Cheaply made Chinese crap, as usual.

USA! USA!
2012-08-08 11:48:36 PM  
1 votes:
This is what happens when Chinese Olympic hurdlers try to hurdle the wall.
2012-08-08 11:47:57 PM  
1 votes:
FARK YOU MONGORIAN!!
2012-08-08 11:42:39 PM  
1 votes:
Just get Superman to to rebuild it with his rebuild a wall vision
2012-08-08 11:35:58 PM  
1 votes:
"Sappy" tag out visiting the damage?


/obscure?
2012-08-08 08:26:08 PM  
1 votes:
It's times like these that the Krazy Glue helmet guy needs to come out of retirement.
2012-08-08 07:15:21 PM  
1 votes:
Wow. You'd think they'd take better care of that.
 
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