Founded in 800 AD, the town of Djenne in central Mali, is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s oldest cities. Situated on an island in the Niger River delta, Djenne became the natural hub for traders who shuttled their goods such as salt, gold and slaves in and out of Timbuktu. Through the years Djenne also became […]
Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer, owns 80 enormous warehouses or fulfillment centers around the globe to serve the 30 million customers that use buy stuff through the portal. These warehouses are massive, with a singe building taking up 1.2 million-square-feet and containing miles of conveyor belts. The logistics of running a single warehouse with […]
Tropical Islands Resort is an artificial tropical resort located about 60 kilometers south of Berlin and is housed within the largest free-standing dome in the world. This massive airplane-hanger-like structure is 360 meters long, 210 meters wide, 107 meters high, and is supported by 14,000 tons of steel. It is large enough to host 8 […]
Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, at the center of the Downtown Dubai development in Dubai, the Dubai fountain can shoot 83,000 liters of water at any moment and water jets as high as 240 feet into the air. Illuminated by 6,600 lights and 25 colored projectors, the 900 feet long fountain can be […]
MASS MoCA, one of the world’s largest centers for contemporary visual arts, will be showing Frederic Diaz’s ‘Geometric Death Frequency—141’, a sculpture made from 420,000 black spheres made and assembled by robotics. The final sculpture will measure 20 feet by 50 feet and sit in the courtyard of the museum. The installation is precisely crafted […]
An Indian man from Mizoram, in northeastern part of the country, has the largest family in the world with a head count of 181 which include 39 wives, 94 children and 14 daughter-in-laws and 33 grandchildren. 67 year old Ziona Chana and his family live in a 100-room, four-storey house set amidst the hills of […]
Big Mouth World Record (original footage). Man with the most elastic mouth in the world. His name is Domingo Joaquim Chiquinho from Angola. He can also do amazing tricks with his stomach. He’s also known as A Maior Boca do Mundo, Stor Mun, the biggest mouth in the world..