In 1879 Renard and Krebs constructed, in this purpose-built hangar, the world's first fully controlled non-rigid airship. It was 52 meters in length and electrically powered using zinc-chlorine batteries. The first flight was in 1884 and was 8 km long. After a few flights this concept was abandoned because of the battery weight.
KitsuneFox: In the Unites States, the most Easterly point, that is drivable, is the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine. Technically that is the first place someone could celebrate New Years in the 'states. goo.gl/maps/YtsPgzoNuqrpVjfVA
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KitsuneFox: Happy 'Black Friday'! Dubai Mall is the world's current largest shopping center by total area, boasting an area of over 12,000,000 square feet. goo.gl/maps/oUVzRzr3PUdkYhvX8
Nov 26, 2021 12:14:42 GMT