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Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Asia gobbled up by darkness thanks to recent total eclipse.Asia gobbled up by darkness thanks to recent total eclipse.

Total eclipses occur about twice a year as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun on the same plane as Earth's orbit. Wednesday's event will be the longest of the 21st century, with astronomers predicting it will last more than six minutes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:56 AM | Tags (5) | earth | eclipse | longest | solar | sun orbit |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

World's longest golf course set to open in October.World's longest golf course set to open in October.

The 18-hole course will stretch more than 1,300 kilometres across the Nullarbor, with starting points in Kalgoorlie, in Western Australia, and Ceduna in South Australia.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:31 AM | Tags (4) | golf | course | longest | australia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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