Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Leaning Tower of Pisa has stopped leaning — first time in 800 years

Will people go all that way to Italy to see "The Unleaning Tower of Pisa"?
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Engineers declared today that their efforts to keep Pisa's tilting tourist attraction from toppling have paid off.

For the first time since the 12th century, the bell tower has finally stopped moving and is safe from the law of gravity for the next three centuries.
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The Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of the Cathedral. Its construction began in the august of 1173 and continued (with two long interruptions)
for about two hundred years, in full fidelity to the original project
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