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Asteroid just below the size of the tallest building in the world to fly past Earth next month

An asteroid slightly shorter than the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, is said to fly harmlessly past Earth next month Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS). According to a report compiled by Planetary.org in 2018, there are more than 18,000 NEOs. The 2000 QW7 is massive and is estimated at 290-650 feet, making it significantly larger than the …

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The tallest tropical tree in the world is longer than a football field

The tallest tropical tree in the world ever seen is a giant that measures a staggering 330 feet (100.8 m) from the ground to the sky – a height that's more than five bowling lanes, one of which End to end are stacked. This tree, probably the world's tallest flowering plant, lives in a rainforest in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, according …

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The tallest empty hotel in the world was lit with N. Korean propaganda

PYONGYANG, North Korea – The 105-story Ryugyong Hotel has long been a stain on the Pyongyang skyline. The tallest unoccupied building in the world has stood over the North Korean capital since 1987, a grand but empty pyramid, with the exception of the single-plane warning light. Outsiders viewed the unfinished building as the epitome of failure while the people were …

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Hancock Building: The elevator crashes 84 stories into one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers after the 875 North Michigan Avenue cable

CHICAGO – It took almost three hours to rescue six people stuck in an elevator in Chicago's fourth tallest skyscraper – the 875 North Michigan Avenue building, formerly known as the John Hancock Center. CBS Chicago reported that a broken cable damaged the express lift on Friday, while guests who had just left the 95th floor Signature Room rode into …

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The tallest statue in the world is ready for initiation in India: NPR

Deep in the west of India, a giant larger than any other in the world expects his immediate welcome in the world. The Statue of Unity, a 600-foot monument to a founding father of independent India, is scheduled to open on Wednesday. Presumably, there is only enough time left to scroll down to the bottom of the following photograph Indian …

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The tallest statue in the world: Meet the 93-YO Sculpting legend that created the monument

9 Three-year-old Ram Vanji Sutar is the celebrated sculptor who has given India a little over 8,000 sculptures in his illustrious career spanning seven decades. He is also the man behind the statue of Unity in the Narmada district of Gujarat, an ode to the legendary freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who also honors India's struggle for independence. Upon completion, …

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