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Five of the Best Bridges in the World

29 People have built bridges for thousands of years, so it’s hardly surprising that some of the bridges around the world feature spectacular locations and construction techniques. Five of the world’s most innovative bridges ever built include: Ponte Vecchio, Florence … Continue reading

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An Easy Overview of Boat Categories and Vessel Types

For anyone looking to indulge in a little boating fun, here’s a good starting point: know your boats. There are dozens upon dozens types of boats, and while you’re not required to know all types to be allowed on deck, … Continue reading

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The Second Severn Crossing: Connecting Nations

The longest river crossing in the UK’s the Second Severn Crossing, a magnificent structure spanning waters that mark the end of the River Severn and the start of the Severn Estuary. It was built to take traffic at the point … Continue reading

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The World’s 5 Most Infamous Pirates

In popular culture today, pirates are mostly represented as loveable rogues; a little bit mischievous, but ultimately good when it comes down to it. Characters such as Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean have largely given us this impression, … Continue reading

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The World’s Highest Rope Bridges

So you’ve abseiled down the tallest buildings, gone paragliding every vacation, and bungee jumped blindfold. What’s next for a thrillseeker? Well, you could try crossing a bridge. That may not sound very thrilling, but we’re not talking nice, stable metal … Continue reading

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The 7 Fastest Boats Ever Made

The Spirit of Australia With a top speed of 276.3 knots The Spirit of Australia is the faster boat ever built. In 1978 its builder, Ken Warby, smashed the existing water speed record at Tumult River near Sydney. To be … Continue reading

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How Many Types of Bridges Do You Recognise?

Although we know different types of bridges exist, we probably couldn’t name them. Recognising bridge types is helped by knowing a little about bridge construction and its evolution. The first bridges of earth, stone and logs could only cross short … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

There are many man made wonders in the modern world, and America has it’s fair share. When it comes to bridges, however, there is only one that springs immediately to mind. That is, of course, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Facts About The Titanic

The Titanic, it may have sunk on the 14th April 1912, however, this majestic ship still enthrals and captivates people’s imaginations. But how much do you know about the Titanic? We go through ten facts you may, or may not … Continue reading

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