Thursday June 21, 2007 4:41 pm
Last Chance to Select Your Wonder of the World
Perhaps you have heard rumors of the selection of seven new Wonders of The World, which was probably implemented because most of the the original ones are either falling apart or no longer exist. Only the Great Pyramids are still upright and they could definitely use an overhaul. An international panel has narrowed the field to 21 and results will be announced July 7th in a globally televised event. If you would like to choose your own favorites, you can still do so by phone or registering online. Half of the campaign profits will help restore cultural monuments.
The original Seven Wonders were selected by the Greeks, who really didn’t get around much back then, so places like Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China were not chosen. We would have liked to have nominated Jimmy Hoffa’s gravesite, just in case it is ever discovered.
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