February 22, 2008
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World's ...

Busiest airport. J.F.K International Airport, New York, USA

Biggest church building. Winners` Chapel, Canaanland, Otta, Nigeria. Inside Sitting Capacity 50,000. Outside Overflow Capacity 250,000

Biggest Stadium. Maracana Stadium, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Capacity 199,000

Tallest building. Burj, Dubai. 900 meters high. To be finally completed 2008

Biggest bus. Neoplan Jumbo-cruiser 2 in 1 double deck bus. 170 passenger capacity

Biggest Roman Catholic Cathedral. Ivory Coast

Most complex interchange. Interstate 10 Highways Interchange, Houston, Texas

Costliest stadium. New Wembley Stadium, London, England. 90, 000 capacity. Cost $1.6 billion

Biggest excavator. Built by KRUPP of Germany. 45,500 tons. 95 meters high. 215 meters long

Most expensive hotel. Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai. Only 7 Star Hotel in the World. Cheapest room $1000 per night. Royal suit $28,000 per night

Biggest hotel. MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas. 6,276 rooms

Longest bridge. Donghai Bridge, China. 32.5 kilometres

Biggest shopping mall. South China Mall, Dongguan, China. 892,000 square metres. Shops on 6 floors

Largest mosque. Shah Feisal mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan. Inside hall capacity 35,000. Outside overflow capacity 150,000

Biggest office complex. Chicago Merchandise Mart, Illinois, USA

Largest palace. Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania. More than 500 bedrooms, 55 kitchens, 120 sitting rooms

Biggest passenger plane. Airbus A380. 555 passengers

Biggest indoor pool. World Water Park, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Size 5 Acres

Biggest passenger ship. MS Freedom of the Seas. 4300 passenger capacity inside

Highest statue. Christ The Redeemer Statue, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Widest bridge. Sydney harbour bridge, Australia. 16 lanes of car traffic. 8 lanes in the upper floor, 8 in the lower floor

Biggest cunt. Runs the UK without being voted Prime Minister. Treasonously signed the UK citizens' rights away to the EU.

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February 19, 2008
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World's ...

was going to be a list of modern engineering marvels.

Blogger fucked up and lost it.

I've been working on it for 2 hours.

I'll do it later.

February 09, 2008
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Urban Myth?

Now for the ultimate speeding ticket Two British traffic patrol officers from North Berwick were involved in an unusual incident, whilst checking for speeding motorists on the A-1 Great North Road. One of the officers, used a hand-held radar device to check the speed of a vehicle approaching over the crest of a hill, and was surprised when the speed was recorded at over 300mph. The machine then stopped working and the officers were not able to reset it.

The radar had in fact latched on to a NATO Tornado fighter jet over the North Sea, which was engaged in a low-flying exercise over the Border district. Back at police headquarters the Chief Constable fired off a stiff complaint to the RAF Liaison office.

The reply came back in true laconic RAF style. "Thank you for your message, which allows us to complete the file on this incident. You may be interested to know that the tactical computer in the Tornado had automatically locked on to your 'hostile radar equipment' and sent a jamming signal back to it. Furthermore, the Air-to-ground missiles aboard this fully-armed aircraft had also locked on to the target. Fortunately, the Dutch pilot flying the Tornado responded to the missile status alert intelligently, and was able to override the automatic protection system before a missile was launched!


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