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Little Chapel – The Guernsey’s biggest tourist attraction in Saint Andrew
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Little Chapel – The Guernsey’s biggest tourist attraction in Saint Andrew

The chapel was originally built by Brother Déodat in March 1914. His plan was to create a miniature version of the famous grotto and basilica at Lourdes in France. After taking criticism from other brothers, Déodat demolished the chapel. He finished a se...
Ryugyong Hotel – The World’s tallest unoccupied building in Pyongyang
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Ryugyong Hotel – The World’s tallest unoccupied building in Pyongyang

The building has been planned as a mixed-use development, which would include a hotel. Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North Korea entered a period of economic crisis. In 2008, construction resumed, and the exterior was complet...
Terracotta Army – The world’s largest group of ceramic figurines in Lintong
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Terracotta Army – The world’s largest group of ceramic figurines in Lintong

A collection of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. The tallest figures being the generals. The sculptures include ...
Polio vaccines – Jonas Salk discovers one of the first vaccine in Pittsburgh
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Polio vaccines – Jonas Salk discovers one of the first vaccine in Pittsburgh

Polio was considered one of the most frightening public health problems in the world until 1955 when the Salk vaccine was introduced, and epidemics were increasingly devastating in the post-war United States. Jonas Edward Salk was an American physician, ...
Nighthawks – The possible sites of the famous painting in New York
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Nighthawks – The possible sites of the famous painting in New York

The 1942 painting portrays the customers at a city coffee shop through the window one dark night. The painting's setting has never been given. Edward Hopper passed away in 1967 and left only the clue that the painting 'was suggested by a restaurant on Gr...

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