At it’s greatest extent, the British empire was known as the largest empire in history, as it covered more than 13,000,000 square miles, which is approximately a quarter of the Earth’s total land area, and controlled more than 500 million people – again a quarter of the world’s population. As a result, the legacy it imprinted on these conquered lands is tremendous in terms of political reform, cultural exchanges and way of life.
I don't think anyone will ever forget where they were when and if they viewed this sight, I was sitting there in total shock as I heard the reporter saying, "It is believed that a plane either had mechanical failure or for some unknown reason deviated off his flight path and one of the twin towers has been hit" then all of a sudden the live footage showed the second plane as you see in this photo-just before impact. I immediately yelled out, "Oh God,all of those poor people. God please-No!"
Hitting China With Humor, Ai Weiwei-Style - NYTimes.com. "Speaking up for our values around the world invariably raises questions of hypocrisy and inconsistency, but it’s better to be an inconsistent advocate of democracy and human rights than to be a consistent advocate of nothing." Nick Kristof