The Istanbul Shipyard offers facilities to build or repair fourteen large sea-faring vessels simultaneously. The complex contains cranes that have a lifting capacity of 550 tons as well as the largest drydock in Turkey – stretching more than one thousand feet (310 meters) [1500×1500]

The Istanbul Shipyard offers facilities to build or repair fourteen large sea-faring vessels simultaneously. The complex contains cranes that have … More

Covering an area of 141 square kilometers (54 sq mi), the Penghu or Pescadores Islands are a Taiwanese archipelago of 64 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait. The largest city is Magong, located on the largest island, which is also named Penghu. [OS][2112×1408]

Covering an area of 141 square kilometers (54 sq mi), the Penghu or Pescadores Islands are a Taiwanese archipelago of … More

Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater offshore oil drilling rig owned by Transocean. An explosion on the rig caused by a blowout killed 11 crewmen, the resulting fire could not be extinguished and it sank on 22 April 2010, causing the largest oil spill in U.S. waters [1600×1200]

Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater offshore oil drilling rig owned by Transocean. An explosion on the rig caused by a … More

The Great Dish, or Oceanus Dish, from the Mildenhall Treasure. Weighing more than 8kg, it is by far the largest and most impressive piece of Roman silver found in England. It was discovered by a farmer ploughing his field in 1942 and dates to the 4th century AD. [612×606]

The Great Dish, or Oceanus Dish, from the Mildenhall Treasure. Weighing more than 8kg, it is by far the largest … More

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia that is the largest religious monument in the world (first it was Hindu, then Buddhist). Constructed in the 12th century, the 820,000 square meter site features a moat and forest that harmoniously surround a massive temple at its center [1500×973]

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia that is the largest religious monument in the world (first it was … More

Sue, one of the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex Specimens ever found, unearthed in western South Dakota. She was purchased by Chicago’s Field Museum for a world record $7.6 Million. [1404 x 1053]

Sue, one of the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex Specimens ever found, unearthed in western South Dakota. She was … More

Giraffatitan (formerly Brachiosaurus) Brancai specimen at the Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany. This specimen holds the Guinness World Record for largest mounted dinosaur skeleton. Diplodocus, Dicraeosaurus and Kentrosaurus are visible in the background. [1536 x 2048]

Giraffatitan (formerly Brachiosaurus) Brancai specimen at the Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany. This specimen holds the Guinness World Record … More

Old school- Archelon Ischyros on display at the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT, taken in 1914. The specimen, which is still on display, represents the largest turtle in history (though Stupendemys may have rivaled Archelon in size), reaching lengths of up to 13 feet. [1190 x 1258]

Old school- Archelon Ischyros on display at the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven, CT, taken in 1914. The specimen, … More

Roman public toilets with amazing mosaics. Villa Romana del Casale – house which contains the richest, largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world. Sicily, 4th c. AD [3000×2700]

Roman public toilets with amazing mosaics. Villa Romana del Casale – house which contains the richest, largest and most complex … More