Tag: world record

Oct 30, 2011

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

Photograph by DECKSTER1965 CHEETAHS: THE WORLD’S FASTEST LAND ANIMALS The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large-sized feline inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. They are the only felid with non-retractable claws and pads that, by their scope, disallow gripping (therefore cheetahs cannot climb vertical trees, although they are…

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Jun 9, 2011

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

Photograph by Mickbab Located in Southern France, the Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world. Constructed in three short years, the bridge is an engineering and architectural marvel. At its highest point, the bridge soars 343 meters (1,125 ft) above ground, that’s 19 meters (62 ft) taller than the Eiffer Tower! Check…

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May 17, 2011

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany, is home to the world’s largest model railway, with miniature replicas of famous destinations around Europe and America. The level of detail is incredible and the figures are simply mind-boggling: – Model area = 1,150 sq. meters (12,378 sq ft) – Track length = 12,000 meters (39,370 ft) –…

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