Yao Ming is a Chinese retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks and the Houston Rockets. He is 2.29 meters (7 ft 6 in) tall but you truly realize how big he is when he’s standing next to average sized people who seem tiny... Take a look at some post-retirement photos:
Emirates airline was recently named the best in the world by Skytrax, a consultancy which runs an airline and airport review and ranking site. Emirates has established itself as a leader in luxury air travel long ago. Their tickets aren’t cheap, of course, but the range of services they provide is like no other.
Redditor averagejones had a single beer keg in his basement refrigerator which could held beer or soda – not both. And he had to go downstairs to pour himself a dink. So he decided to make a beer tap directly in the kitchen with both soda and beer to enjoy.
Popeye the dog was found by his future owner Ivy Diep who described him to be “super skinny, heavily matted, dirty." She took him in because nobody wanted him but very quickly she and her husband fell in love with the doggie plus he made friends with her other dogs. Now Ivy takes him to the best pet-friendly restaurants in town almost every day.
Preston Tucker wanted to build a car like no other and revolutionize automobile industry. But he only built 51 cars before the company closed. So they are very rare and card to come by. One of them was sold for $2.65 million back in 2012. This Tucker Torpedo replica is based on a 1971 Buick Riviera powered by a 455-cubic-inch (7.5-liter) Buick V8. Even though it was considered one of the ugliest cars ever put together, to our modern eye it looks stunning.