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Longest Nonstop flight of a Bird

A female shorebird was found to have flown 7,145 miles (11,500 kilometers) nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand - without taking a break for food or drink.

It's the longest nonstop bird migration ever measured, according to biologists who tracked the flight using satellite tags. The bird, a wader called a bar-tailed godwit, completed the journey in nine days in 2007.

1,400 Years Old "Angel Oak Tree"

Angel Oak is a live oak tree that is located in Angel Oak Road in Johns Island, South Carolina. Angel Oak is significant because it is believed to be close to 1,400 years old, the tree is categorized as one of the oldest living tree in the world. Angel Oak is 65 feet tall and has a circumference of 25.5 feet. Angel Oak covers roughly 17,100 square feet. The largest limb of the tree is 89 feet long and has a circumference of 11.25 feet.

World Map made of 3,000 coins

World Map made of 3,000 coins by Swedish design studio Bedow to visualize economic markets. The map contains approximately 3,000 coins and every continent is built out of its countries currencies. 

The Tunnel of Love, Kleven, Ukraine

Not far from the Ukrainian regional center Rivne there is a town known as Klevan. The main attraction of it is one of the most romantic places in the world called “The Tunnel of Love”. During the warm months of the year the trees planted next to each other form a fairy green tunnel along one kilometer long section of the railway.

The tunnel is very popular among lovers who like to make a wish and kiss there. If the love is sincere, then the wish will come true. Stunningly beautiful place! There is a train track in Ukraine; made in a way so as to give a picture of tunnel covered and clouded by dense trees. People who ever visit this place said that this place is the best location in Ukraine.


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