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3 of the Most Memorable Ladders Across the Planet

21 January 2020

We all see ladders just about every day, but how many of us get to see famous or highly memorable ladders? The following are some of the ladders that you will never forget once seen.

The Putucusi Ladders of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu in Peru is one of the planet’s most amazing tourist attractions. This mysterious Inca city sits highs in the Andes and attracts up to 2,500 visitors each day. Yet, many of them go home without even realising that they were close to the incredible Putucusi Ladders.

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From Banksy to Signorelli: The History of Ladders in Art

20 January 2020

The best artists can use everyday objects to give us a fresh way of looking at the world. To this end, some of the most talented artists of all time have used ladders in their work to get a point across. If you’ve seen any of the following works of art, you may have wondered why they included a ladder.

Banksy Painted a Workman Chiselling Out a Star from the EU Flag

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The World’s Most Exhilarating Ladders for Brave Climbers

14 January 2020

Most of us can climb to the top of a regular foot ladder without fear. However, there are some ladders on the planet that only the bravest of the brave would attempt to climb.

The Sharpened Knife Ladder in China

Zhongtuan in China is the scene of a dramatic climb that involves an 8 metre ladder with sharpened knives as steps. This is part of the traditional harvest festival that takes place every 3 years and see large crowds gather to enjoy the spectacle.

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The World’s Most Exhilarating Ladders for Brave Climbers

14 January 2020

Most of us can climb to the top of a regular foot ladder without fear. However, there are some ladders on the planet that only the bravest of the brave would attempt to climb.

The Sharpened Knife Ladder in China

Zhongtuan in China is the scene of a dramatic climb that involves an 8 metre ladder with sharpened knives as steps. This is part of the traditional harvest festival that takes place every 3 years and see large crowds gather to enjoy the spectacle.

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Fascinating Facts About 4 Famous Metal Objects

13 January 2020

In the modern world, we are surrounded by metal. It is easy to take this for granted, but a little bit of research shows that many objects made of different metals have incredible stories behind them. 

The following are four metal creations that have interesting stories behind them which you may not have heard before now.

Tutankhamen Had a Dagger from Space

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