10 awesome acts of collaborations that led to………..<br />
The first human flight<br />On December 17, 1903 Orbur and Wilbur, fondly known as the Wright brothers created history by making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight.<br />
The first moon landing<br />On 20th July, 1969 three men Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin steered their space vehicle Apollo 11 to successfully land on the moon.<br />
longest suspension bridge<br />The Akashi-Kaikyōbridge, Japan has the longest central span of any suspension bridge. At 1,991 meters (6,532 ft) it took two million workers and 10 years to complete.<br />
Biggest dam<br />It took a Government, multiple companies around the world and millions of engineers and workmen to make the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province, China. It is 181 m (594 ft) in heightand 2,335 m (7,661 ft) in Length. It generates 18,200 MW the most power by a hydroelectric plant.<br />
Biggest man made island<br />The partnership of Belgian and Dutch dredging and marine contractor Jan De Nul and Van Oord created the Palm Islands (Atlantis)an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates which can viewed from the space.<br />
The tallest beauty<br />French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster teamed up to make the most beautiful, MillauViaduct bridge. It is 1125 feet tall and spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France.<br />
An entertainment giant<br />In 1903, four brothers Albert, Harry ,Sam and Jack started showing movies on a projector. Soon they bought a theatre which bloomed into a 12 billion dollar movie and television conglomerate called the Warner Bros.<br />
Unmatched consumer electronics<br />Steve Wozniak was introduced to Steve Jobs in 1971 and along with Ronald Wayne they started a tiny computer assembly unit in the family garage which has turned into a 64 billion dollar company making one of the best consumer electronics maker known to people as Apple.<br />
Biggest search engine<br />In 1996 two PHD students Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out a research project called Google. Today it employs 26,000 people and has revenue in excess of 29 billion. <br />
A software empire<br />Two childhood friends Paul Allen and Bill Gates set out to make a basic interpreter for a device. On April 4th, 1975 they started Microsoft. Since then the company has 89,000 employees and makes over 62 billion in yearly revenue .<br />
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