Tag: tallest

Nov 12, 2019

Nirmal Purja Summits All 14 ‘Eight-Thousanders’ in Record 6 Months

Nirmal Purja Summits All 14 ‘Eight-Thousanders’ in Record 6 Months

The previous world record was 7 years, 10 months and 6 days

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Nov 4, 2019

In Memory of Zeus, the Tallest Dog Ever Measured by Guinness

In Memory of Zeus, the Tallest Dog Ever Measured by Guinness

He was a certified therapy dog that visited people at a nearby hospital

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May 31, 2018

Rare Color Footage from the 1930s of the Tallest Person in Recorded History

Rare Color Footage from the 1930s of the Tallest Person in Recorded History

Robert Wadlow (1918-1940) stood 8 feet 11 inches (2.72 m) and weighed 491 pounds

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Sep 22, 2016

Putting Big Things in Perspective by Comparing Them To Something More Familiar

Putting Big Things in Perspective by Comparing Them To Something More Familiar

Prehistoric scorpions the size of a house cat? Nope, nope, nope, nope, nope

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Apr 12, 2016

First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea

First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea

Daredevils Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov scale the 555 m (1,821 ft) Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea

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Mar 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Nicknamed ‘Bullwinkle’, the steel base alone is 1,352 ft tall and is regarded as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century

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Sep 15, 2015

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Located about 80 km off the west coast of Norway is ‘Troll A’, a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind.

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