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The Battleship Bismarck

Shell after shell slammed into the mighty battleship. Some penetrating the sturdy armour belt, others simply bouncing off and into the water around her....




The F-35 Lightning: Jack of All Trades, or Master of None?

It has proven to be one of the most expensive and controversial projects of our time, the  F-35 Lightning, initially intended as a means of...



The Temple of Artemis: The Great Wonder of Ephesus (That Kept Getting Destroyed)

Claiming its immortal place among the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis, also called the Temple of Diana, was an...

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The Thames Tunnel – The World’s First Underwater Tunnel

Plagued by floods, fires and gas leaks - horribly overdue and over budget - and resulting in the death of seven people, this was...

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New York’s Subway System: The Most Expensive Railway Ever Constructed

New York is America's most iconic city, filled with world wonders— magnificent skyscrapers and striking bridges. Yet, despite all of the city's megaprojects, the...

The Hong Kong Express Rail Link: The Most Expensive Infrastructure in Hong Kong’s History

Hong Kong is a city of 7.5 million people at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta in southern China. The dense city has...

The London Underground: How ‘The Tube’ Became the First Modern Subway System

During the first half of the 19th century, London’s population grew faster than it ever had. By 1860, the city’s population had risen to...


A City Pushing Forward London. This magnificent, enigmatic - perhaps a little cloudy - city is pushing forward once again. A city where the old...

The Indian Railway System – Transporting over 8 billion people each year

There are railway systems and then there is the Indian railway system. In terms of track length, it only comes in 4th behind the...

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Angkor Wat

Forget St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, the Grand Mosque in Mecca or the Belz Great Synagogue in Jerusalem, the largest religious building in...

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