Monday, July 09, 2007

Last PS of the Day ... Maybe

This weekend our Sister-in-Law Jackie was commenting that she heard something about new 7 Wonders of the World being announced ... which made us all wonder, since most of us thought that the 7 Wonders of the World are pretty much a static categorization of man-made achievements.

So ... of course, I've looked it up.

According to Wikipedia, there are many "7 Wonders of the World" type lists including Ancient Wonders, Medieval Wonders, Underwater Wonders, Man-Made and Natural Wonders etc. I guess what happened was that on July 7, 2007 (i.e. 07-07-07) this announcement was made:

New 7 Wonders of the World

Looks like a definitive list as globally voted upon to decide what wonders should stand as a testament to "global heritage throughout history".

There were 21 finalists, but the 7 wonders that made the cut are:

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