Rama/Wikimedia It was a story similar to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 out of Kuala Lampur on March 8, 2014, in that a huge piece of modern

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It can take years to build a multi-story building or skyscraper. The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates, took five years to build its

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It’s a question we often don’t think about, but we pass these things every day. It’s the eight-sided stop sign, the red sign with the white lettering that indicates that

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A house on Baldwin Street in New Zealandwin Road Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, is officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s steepest residential

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About 65% of the world drives on the right side of the road. Everyone else drives on the left. What is the origin of driving on the left side of

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In 1992, over 28,000 plastic bath toys took a journey of epic proportions after they were washed off a container ship and into the Pacific Ocean. While the release of

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Airplane parked at Barra Airport Barra Airport, located on the coast of Western Scotland on the island of Barra, is the only airport in the world with a beach as

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julie rohloff/Flickr CC 2.0 The Cave of the Crystals looks like something that should be part of a science fiction movie set, the scene of some mysterious planet, but the

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Lake Baikal sits in southern Siberia and has the claim to fame of being not only the deepest lake in the world but also being the oldest lake and the

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Possibly the most dangerous hot dog stand in America at one time In the center of the Pentagon, up until 2006, stood an unassuming building–a hot dog stand. But did

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most famous leaning or inclined building in the world, but its degree of leaning pales in comparison to a modern building that intentionally

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