Did you know Top corner

  • Kizhi Pogost Church, on Kizhi Island, west Russia, is not only the world’s tallest entirely wooden building, but it is also more than 150 years old, standing at 123 feet tall (37.5m), it is believed to still be the world’s tallest entirely wooden building – a record it has kept its entire existence
  • Trees grow from the Top, not from the bottom as is commonly believed. A branch’s location on a tree will only move up the trunk a few inches in 1000 years.
  • Researchers have discovered four wooden water wells in the Greater Leipzig region, Germany, which are believed to be the oldest known wood constructions in the world, a team of experts led by Willy Tegel and Dr. Dietrich Hakelberg from the Institute of Forest Growth of the University of Freiburg, Germany, uncovered the wells built during the early Neolithic period between the years 5206 and 5098 B.C.”

Mohammad, August 10, 2014