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World's Shortest Man Meets Leggiest Woman

The Guinness Book of World Records held an event yesterday in Trafalgar Square to celebrate the release of the 2009 edition. Among the attendees were Svetlana Pankratova,...
September 17, 2008

Eye Candy: The Burj Dubai Nears Completion

The Burj Dubai tower, tallest building in the world, is soon to be completed. So photographer David Hobcote took a bunch of high-res pictures from the air...
August 19, 2008

Chicago Building World's 2nd Tallest Building

Chicago has started construction of the world's 2nd tallest building, the Chicago Spire, which, when completed in 2011, will stand 610 meters (2,000 feet) tall. However, the...
June 12, 2008

World's Highest Commercial Bungee Jump

The world's highest commercial bungee jump is at the Macau Tower in China. You leap from 233 meters (764 feet, or about 61 floors). It looks pretty...
December 6, 2007

World's Fastest Zipline Reaches 100 MPH

The world's fastest zipline resides in Sun City, South Africa. They also claim it's the tallest and longest, but I think that's debatable. You ride the thing...
November 28, 2007

Great Wheel of China Ferris Wheel Is Huge

China is constructing the world's largest Ferris Wheel. It was supposed to be ready for the summer games, but apparently won't open until 2009. It will have...
November 6, 2007

Japan's Plan For World's Tallest Building

Inspired by Mount Fuji, Taisei Construction Corporation has completed designs for construction of the world's tallest building. The X-Seed 4000 would stand at approximately 13,123 feet (4...
August 21, 2007