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[文化博览] 【整理】2012-01-30 超级城市纽约 NewYork—1

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[Homework]【整理】2012-01-30 超级城市纽约 NewYork—1

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To really know what makes a great work you have to peel back its skin and expose its secret life force. A system of incredible complexity and technology that million depend on but few understand. A fantastic voyage now begins--a journey deep inside the world's megacities.
They call it the Big Apple, The largest metropolis in America.
Eight million people scatter across five boroughs--each a city in itself. The core of the Big Apple-- bustling borough of Manhattan. Like no place on earth, New York is famed for its pace. Yet like here would slow to crawl without one vital piece of infrastructure-- perhaps the most famous transportation in the world-- the New York subway.
It's the engine that drives this megacity.75% of New Yorkers have no car. They don't need one. New York has the best transit system in the world. Yet the subway is a system under siege, daily faces a triple threat, from man, from nature and from time. Count the perils and mind reels.
Two thirds of the subway runs under the ground, under roads, under rivers and under skyscrapers. The system truely carries the weight of this city on its shoulders--Billions of tons of concrete and steels, asphalt and earth, all bearing down; Million of liters water threatening to flood in. A hundred year old system struggles to keep up and most ominous number of all nine eleven. In these dark shadows the specter of terrorism is no illusion. It's the nightmare New York survived and struggles daily to never relive


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