Harmony of the Seas – Largest passenger ship in the world

Harmony of the Seas is the largest passenger ship in the world which belongs to Royal Caribbean International Cruises. It was built by STX France at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. It is having 18 floors with 2747 rooms that can accommodate 5479 to 6780 people. It has a crew of 2300. With […]

Suez Canal – First canal to connect two different seas

Suez Canal was first canal connecting two seas, it connects Mediterranean sea with Red sea. It is located in Egypt. It took 10 years to construct the canal and opened in 1869. It was developed by French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps. It has total length of 193 km with a depth of 24 m and […]

Forbidden City – Largest palace complex in the world by area

Forbidden City is the largest palace complex in the world, located in Beijing, China. It was served as Imperial palace from Ming dynasty in 1420 to Qing dynasty 1912. Now it is used as Palace Museum. It was constructed between 1406 and 1420. It was built in traditional Chinese architectural style. It is spread over […]

Burj Khalifa – Worlds tallest building

Burj Khalifa is a the tallest building in the world. The height of the building is 829.8 meters. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Initially it was named as ‘Burj Dubai’. Later it was renamed to ‘Burj Khalifa’ to honor “Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan”, the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of […]

Tropical Island Resort – Worlds largest indoor beach

Tropical Island Resort is a theme park located in an airfield nearly 60 km from Berlin, Germany. The resort was built in former airship hangar, which is the largest free standing hall in the world. The hangar is 360m long, 210m wide and 107m in height. The entire hall stands without pillars in the middle. […]

Simo Hayha – The sniper who killed 505 Soviet soldiers

Simo Hayha was a Finnish soldier and sniper who killed 505 soldiers of Soviet Army during Winter War between Finland and Soviet Russia. He holds record of the highest number of kills for a sniper of any war on history. He was shot in the lower jaw by Soviet Army sniper, then he went into […]

Siachen Glacier – Highest battlefield on Earth

SIACHEN GLACIER Siachen glacier is located in the Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir State near LOC (Line of Control). Siachen means place of wild roses in local Balti language. It is one of the largest glaciers in the world apart from Polar Regions and often called as third pole. Its average altitude is 5400 metres […]

Shavarsh Karapetyan – Champion swimmer who saved 20 lives from sunken bus

SHAVARSH KARAPETYAN Shavarsh Karapetyan was World Champion fin swimmer for 17 times, European Champion for 13 times and Soviet Champion for 7 times. But he is best remembered for saving 20 lives when a bus fell in to a lake in Yerevan, Armenia in 1976. Early Life Karapetyan was born in Armenia in 1953. At […]

Roy Benavidez – Sergeant who saved 8 soldiers risking his life

ROY BENAVIDEZ  Staff Sergeant Roy Benavidez was a member of United States Special Forces, who received Medal of Honor for his bravery in Vietnam War. He saved eight of his fellow soldiers despite wounded by enemy bullets. Early Life His father was Mexican and mother Native Indian, His father died of tuberculosis when he was […]

Nazca Lines – Mysterious drawings that can be seen only from plane

NAZCA LINES Nazca Lines are huge drawings in Nazca desert in Peru. There are hundreds of drawings of birds, animals, plants, simple geometrical lines. They are even visible from satellite. Nazca Lines were declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Archeologists believe they were created by people of Nazca culture between 500 BC and 500 […]

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