Here’s something you don’t see everyday, the giant waterspout at the entrance of the Swarovski Kristallwelten museum in Austria. That is just one of the many unusual yet real sights from around the world that we’ve rounded up for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading to see them all.

Interesting airplane facts:

  • Although aviation history and development can be credited to way before the Wright brothers, they are given credit for inventing and building the world;s first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. This historical event happened on December 17, 1903.
  • A new Gulfstream G550 is priced 59.9 million US Dollars and is considered as the most expensive private jet to date. British billionaire Sir Philip Green is one of the proud owners of the G550.
  • Official records point to the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird as the world’s fastest, manned jet aircraft. It can travel with a speed of 2,194 mph or 3,530 km/h. The record was set on July 28, 1976 near Beale Air Force Base, California, USA with Eldon W. Joersz and George T. Morgan Jr. as pilots.

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