India inaugurates world's tallest statue, but some locals call it ‘celebration of death’

India has drawn awe from every corner of the world as it unveiled its Statue of Unity, a monumental 182 meter-high effigy which costs an eye-watering $ 400 million. The monument has become the world’s tallest statue. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning inaugurated the statue, located in India’s western state of Gujarat, and […]

Daredevil worker captures dazzling St. Pete skyline from spire of Europe’s tallest building (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Aug, 2018 00:25 Hanging almost 500 meters in the air, one man with nerves of steel managed to capture the thrilling beauty of St. Petersburg and the Gulf of Finland from the spire of the Lakhta Center, the tallest building in Europe. Rising above the waterfront business complex at 462 meters, a […]

China is building one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers — take a look

Shimao Group In China, construction has begun on Shimao Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre, which could become the world’s second largest skyscraper. At 2,191 feet tall, it will surpass the Shanghai Tower. The project builds on Shenzhen’s urban development boom. Chinese cities have some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, including the 1,965-foot-tall Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen, the 1,739-foot-tall CTF Finance […]

The tallest waterfalls in the world – 20 times bigger than Niagara Falls

The tallest waterfalls in the world are scattered across the globe with a number of them located in South America and the US. Whilst many may believe that Niagara Falls is the biggest waterfall in the world, it pales in comparison to the tallest. It is 20 times smaller than the tallest that is just […]

Royal Caribbean: World’s biggest cruise ship to host ROBOT staff and tallest slide at sea

Royal Caribbean is about to launch the biggest cruise ship of all time, Symphony of the Seas. The brand new vessel will be the latest in the Royal Caribbean’s impressive fleet, and the largest in the world.  As the ship’s completion looms, Royal Caribbean has revealed new details about its features, all underpinned by a […]

Viewers STUNNED as Britain's Tallest Man towers over Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford

Appearing on the ITV show to discuss his new Guinness World Record, Paul revealed his joy at gaining another record for his height after being previously awarded as the tallest basketball player.  Hosts Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford took it in turns to stand next to the 7″7 basketball player and both were left astounded […]

The tallest dam in the US is on the verge of collapsing — and California was completely unprepared

Here’s what Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in the United States, looked like in August 2015, during the height of California’s raging five-year drought: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan Here’s what the same dam looks like on Monday, February 13: California Department of Water Resources Not surprisingly, the state was somewhat unprepared for the dam’s water levels to reach capacity, […]

Tallest US dam in California might collapse, immediate evacuation ordered – sheriff

Published time: 13 Feb, 2017 02:01Edited time: 13 Feb, 2017 02:02 The sheriff in Butte County, California has ordered an immediate evacuation of all people below the damaged Oroville dam, which is feared to be in danger of imminent collapse, Reuters reports. “Immediate evacuation from the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream is ordered. […]

Ecological threats loom amid rising Calif. reservoir, damaged spillway at tallest US dam

A damaged spillway that diverts overflow from a major California reservoir has authorities preparing to use a forested emergency spill route if Lake Oroville continues to rise. A salmon hatchery below the dam is currently at risk, officials say. Rising levels of Northern California’s Lake Oroville, a reservoir contained by the Oroville Dam, the largest […]