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The World of SUPERs

Updated on June 18, 2012

Enter the world of SUPERs :

As we all know, Super means outstanding or something of Superior grade or quality. Modern world has upgraded people's lives and comforts amazingly. Due to the technological advancements and researches, there is ample scope to choose the fields according to their varying tastes. The interest in a particular field, takes an individual to great heights and pave way for significant contribution. This contribution to society helps the next generation to understand the world better.

Contribution to Supers :

Here is an attempt to view our surrounding world in a different angle. We will enter the world of top human achievements and comforts, our environment, the highly developed mode of transport, scientific advancement etc. It is obvious that we are already enjoying these comforts in our daily life. We have to contribute our whole and soul to make ourselves reach this Super status. Even new inventions or findings may take us there one day....who knows! Dig deeper into everything and get something new to add to this list of Supers. World will surely recognise this achievement and rest will be history. Only a few really strive hard to get into this stage. But the bonus they get is truly a memorable one for the whole lifetime.

 We will see here a few of these Supers we came across in our life.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica

Superfast man on earth :

He runs a 100 m race in just 9.58 seconds, isn't he a super fast human?

Super body builder

Super body of Ronnie :

Ronnie Coleman holds the record for most number of wins as an IFBB professional with 26 wins. He broke the previous record (held by Vince Taylor at 22 wins) in Moscow on November5, 2004.

An example for Super brains

Super Chess player :

Vishwanathan Anand, Grand Master in Chess, is the top player and winner of many World Championships in Chess.

Super Cricketer

Sachin Tendulkar, the Super Cricketer :

He is a Super cricketer who has set a world record with 43 one day hundreds -16,684 Runs at the rate of 44.37 runs, and 42 test hundreds which have more than 12,400 runs. It is very tough to beat this record for any other cricketer.

Super sixes off 6 balls !

Super sixes in 20-20 cricket

In 20-20 cricket, Yuvraj Singh of India has scored 6 sixes off an over (6 balls). Previously, many have hit 6 sixes in an over, but they were all against spinners. But this one is special because Yuvraj hit sixes off medium pacer's bowling.

A Super football player

Super footballer ;

Pele becomes a Super footballer for his outstanding record in the game of Football.The great Pele with 1,279 goals in 1,363 games, his record has still to be beaten.

Superfast Cheetah

Superfast animal on earth :

Cheetah is known for running fast. It has a top speed of a Cheetah is 100-120 km/h. So, it is called a Superfast running animal on earth.

Superfast flying, Frigate bird

Superfast flying :

Fastest flying birds in air, the Frigate birds.Their flying speed is 261.4 miles an hour.

Superfast motorbike

Dodge Tomahawk, the Superfast bike :

World's Superfast bike is the Dodge Tomahawk can reach 350 miles an hour when it is on top speed.

Superfast car

Recent Superfast car :

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport: Cruises at a speed of 267 mph, 0-60 in just 2.4 secs. Aluminum, Narrow Angle 8 Liter W16 Engine with 1200 hp. The base price of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport car is $2,400,000. It had lost its fastest car title to SSC Ultimate Aero in the year March 2007, But once again it challenged the record in Germany on 10th July, 2010. The latest 2010 Super Sport Version and the Veyron once again claimed the World's fastest car title at 267 mph.

Superfast train

Maglev trains, Superfast on track :

 Superconductivity is the technology behind these Maglev trains. Magnetically levitating trains are shortly called Maglev, popular all over the world. The highest recorded speed of a maglev train is 581 km/h (361 mph).

Man made Superfast planes

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Planes that fly at Supersonic speeds :

These modern fighter and commercial planes are designed to reach maximum speeds for a Superfast travel. They attain Supersonic speeds.

Super destroyer, IBM (Intercontinental ballistic missile)

Superdestroyer, Missile :

IBM is a Superdestroyer among all other kinds of missiles. It can be launched from one end of the world and targetted to any enemy nation. If i am given a chance to rate this in Supers, it will be zero because of it's mass destruction properties.


Engine with supercooled fuel, Cryogenic engine

Supercomputer, IBM roadrunner :

Supercomputer is a computer that performs at or near the currently highest operational rate for computers. A supercomputer is typically used for scientific and engineering applications. Currently, IBM Road runner is in the top of Supercomputers.

Supercooled fuel engine for Rockets :

Cryogenic technology is the technology used in latest rockets. They have supercooled fuel engines.

Cryogenic Engines are rocket motors designed for liquid fuels that have to be held at very low "cryogenic" temperatures to be liquid - they would otherwise be gas at normal temperatures. Typically Hydrogen and Oxygen are used which need to be held below 20°K (-423°F) and 90°K (-297°F) to remain liquid.

The components of the engine have to be cooled to similar low temperatures so that the fuel doesn't boil to a gas in the lines that feed the engine. The thrust comes from the rapid expansion from liquid to gas with the gas emerging from the motor at very high speed. The energy needed to heat the fuels comes from burning them, once they are gases.

Cryogenic technology is also used to preserve the dead body for a long time in a supercooled chamber and experiment with them whenever necessary.

Burj Dubai, man made Super structure

Super structure on earth :

The man made Super structure is Burj Dubai in UAE. It will be renamed Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed after the president of the United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest building on earth. The building is 828 meters, or 2717 feet, tall. The final height of the building was kept as a secret when it was undergoing construction.

Supernova in space

Favorite of kids, comics and movie character, Superman

A man found space wonder, Supernova :

A space wonder and a stellar explosion. Supernovae are extremely luminous and cause a burst of radiation that often briefly outshines an entire galaxy, before fading from view over several weeks or months.

As we move further in Supers....

 To go further ahead, we need an unpolluted and peaceful world. Is it possible to achieve this with these existing Supers? Surely not! We need to have Super brains for this. Only then brains will start thinking of our environment and people around us.

Yet to come :

But much more has yet to come in the future. Whenever there is a superior thinking about something, the seeds of SUPER will be sown, then and there. Results are seen later by the people, with their hard to believe kind of a change in lifestyle.


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    • vivekananda profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from India

      Thanks meteoboy for those comments.

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      9 years ago from GREECE

      Very interesting hub and pretty good job . Thank you.

    • vivekananda profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from India

      Thanx k@ri for the comments

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      Kari Poulsen 

      9 years ago from Ohio

      Super Hub! :D

    • vivekananda profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from India

      Thanx Raj for commenting here. This collection is very small when compared to the achievements of the people in this modern world.

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      Raj kamal 

      9 years ago from Guntur, A.P., India

      Excellent collection. Especially the you reminded me of the 100 meters race of Bolt. I colud not speak for 5 minutes when watched that sprint. I too had all the adrenalin pumping.

    • vivekananda profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from India

      Thanx jim..for ur comments. Surely genes play a lead role in bulding humans. Mental strength is also a plus factor that makes up a man.

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      9 years ago from ma

      We all have so much potential if we set our mind and body to it. I'm sure genes play a big part but, if you don't have the determination it will never happen. this is a super hub.

    • vivekananda profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from India

      Thank u Cris for your inspiring comment on supers.

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      Cris A 

      9 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      i agree, we all have the tendency to be in awe of something beyond the ordinary. interesting read. thanks for sharing :D


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