Urban legends – Montauk Monster

It was sighted on the beach at Montauk, New York by local residents. There were no official explanation about the identity of the creature. Multiple theories were flouted but hardly anything could come to any conclusion. This photograph is indeed one the best in the recent years.

In recent times there have been 2 cases which are famous for being urban legends. One incident happened on July 23, 2008 called the Montauk Monster and another on July 02 2009 called North Carolina Creatures.

Montauk Monster

It was sighted on the beach at Montauk, New York by local residents. There were no official explanation about the identity of the creature. Multiple theories were flouted but hardly anything could come to any conclusion. This photograph is indeed one the best in the recent years.

North Carolina Creatures

This was  spotted in the sewer system of the North Carolina , USA. It had the highest number of views on you tube with over a million hits. Officials said that it was common for the worms to form and live in bunches especially near the drainage systems. But it certainly had all the ingredients to speculate the presence of the 3rd kind !

Seshadri Srinivasan – Designer of Bandra-Worli Sea Link

Looking at Seshadri Srinivasan, it’s hard to believe that this unassuming gentleman is responsible for the design of Mumbai’s newest landmark: the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Yet, the whole behemoth, inaugurated on Tuesday, first took its present form in the sketches of this 77-year-old bridge designer.

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Looking at Seshadri Srinivasan, it’s hard to believe that this unassuming gentleman is responsible for the design of Mumbai’s newest landmark: the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Yet, the whole behemoth, inaugurated on Tuesday, first took its present form in the sketches of this 77-year-old bridge designer.

“I’ve lost count of the number of bridges I’ve designed,” says Srinivasan, a 1958 post-graduate in structural engineering from Madras University. “In fact, it would be safe to say that I designed my 100th bridge a long time ago.”

And indeed, the man has quite a few famous bridges to his credit, from the JJ Flyover that was completed in 2002 to the world-renowned Jamarat Bridge in the holy city of Mecca, which is used by Muslims during Haj in the stoning-of-the-devil ritual.

Still, it took three attempts before he could find the ideal mix of elegance and utility with his designs in Mumbai.
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