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A tree-mendous Christmas!

It’s only a few weeks until Christmas and time to think about what type of Christmas tree you’ll be buying this year. To get everyone into the Christmas mood we’ve produced an ‘infographic’ packed with facts and stats about Christmas trees.

If you’d like to use this infographic on your own website (a blog, resource site, news site or anything else) please do so – all we ask is that you give credit and link back to either this page, or our artificial Christmas trees page.

 

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Ten Most Expensive Buildings In the World [Infographic]

If you’re interested in visiting some of the most expensive buildings in the world, take a trip to Las Vegas. Sin City boasts an impressive three of the world’s 10 –most expensive buildings.

If you want to see the rest, be prepared for some travel: Six of the 10 are located in countries outside the United States.

The list of the 10 most expensive buildings in the world is a remarkably varied one. It includes baseball and soccer stadiums, casinos, resorts and even a family home.

Here’s a quick look at some of the priciest real estate around:

The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas ranks as the 10th most expensive building in the world at a cost of $950 million. Built in 2007, the casino/resort owned by MGM Resorts International rises 43 stories in the air.

 

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How Big Is the International Space Station?

Essentially a laboratory that orbits Earth, the International Space Station (ISS) is now 98 percent complete, and the countdown is underway for the liftoff of space shuttle Atlantis as it prepares to deliver a new science module to the ISS. Scheduled to launch on Friday, May 14 at 2:20 p.m. EST, this mission will be Atlantis’ last, and will put some of the finishing touches on the ISS

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