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    160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.

    All the dirt from the foundation to build the former World Trade Center in NYC was dumped into the Hudson River to form the community now known as Battery City Park.

    At April 2000, Hong Kong had 392,000 faxlines - one of the highest rates of business fax use in the world.

    At one point, the Circus Maximus in Rome could hold up to 250,000 people.

    Buckingham Palace has over six hundred rooms.

    Built in 1697, the Frankford Avenue Bridge which crosses Pennypack Creek in Philadelphia is the oldest U.S. bridge in continuous use.

    Close to 35,000 people used to work in the World Trade Center, 110 storey, twin towers in New York.

    Due to precipitation, for a few weeks, K2 is taller than Mt. Everest.

    Every year, an igloo hotel is built in Sweden that has the capacity to sleep 100 people.

    Harvard uses Yale brand locks on their buildings;Yale uses Best brand.

    Hawaii's Mount Waialeale is the wettest place in the world - it rains throughout the year and about 460 inches per annum.

    If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the pe

    If you come from Manchester, you are a Mancunian.

    In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.

    In Czechoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made out of human bones.

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