A 70-metre-long Noah's Ark replica constructed of steel and American cedar on March 31, 2005 in Schagen, Netherlands. The almost EUR 1 million (USD 1.2 million) floating religious museum, built by contractor Johan Huibers (47). Huibers hopes his ark will encourage people to start reading the bible and that it will help spread the word of Christianity. (Photo by Michel Porro/Getty Images)

29 May 2011 12:25:00