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10 Largest Metro Systems In The World

Before you is a list of the largest metro systems in the world. There are over 165 distinct systems that can be referred as metro system, subway systems or underground systems, and their size can be measured by a number of factors – number of users, total length of rails or number of stations. Here we decided to list the metro systems by the...

10 Mind Blowing Interchanges From Around The World

Interchanges

Interchanges are great! Why? Because unlike standard intersections, they allow free flow of intersecting roads rather than having to stop at traffic lights or roundabouts. But sometimes interchanges can be extremely complicated with many junctions and even several levels (those are called stack interchanges). Such a complicated interchange is...

10 Longest Flights You Can Take

Longest Flights

Have you ever sat in a small crowded airplane chair and just prayed the flight will end soon? Have you ever wondered what’s the longest flight in the world? Here’s a list of the 10 longest commercial flights in the world, according to flight distance. The flight duration of all of these flights are over 16 hours long! 1. From Sydney to...

10 Fastest Accelerating Cars In The World

This is a list of the 10 fastest accelerating cars in the world. The acceleration is determined according to the time it takes the car to reach from  0 to 100 km/h or 60 mph. All cars in the list are road legal production cars 1. Ariel Atom – 2.3 seconds – It might not look like it, but Ariel Atom is a road legal production car. 100...

10 Most Unique Roads In The World

1. World’s steepest street: Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zealand – The world’s steepest street is located in Dunedin, New Zealand. It has an average slope of just over 1:5. Which means that for every 5 meters traveled horizontally, you also travel 1 meter vertically. The maximum slope of Baldwin street is 1:2.86 which makes for...

10 Busiest Airports In The World

The following is a list of the world’s busiest airports by passenger traffic. It is measured by the total number of passengers passing through the airport – either as arrivals, departures or transit passengers. This list was calculated according to the 2012 statistics, but the list remains more or less similar throughout the years...

10 Most Extreme Airports

The following is a list of the most extreme and hazardous airports from in the world. They’re considered as such due to proximity to mountain peaks, cliff faces, crowded beaches, main roads or other non conventional features 1. Princess Juliana Airport, Saint Martin – This international airport serves the Dutch part of the island of...

10 Most Amazing Aerial Lifts In The World

An aerial lift is a means of cable transport in which cabins, cars, gondolas or open chairs are hauled above the ground by means of one or more cables. Aerial lift systems are frequently employed in mountainous territory where roads are relatively difficult to build and often found in touristic landmarks 1. The Merida cable car, Venezuela –...

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