The New Ark Hotel in Changsha, Hunan Province, was completed in June 2010 and is able to withstand a magnitude nine earthquake despite its rapid rise.
3,009 people in China’s Changsha City worked together to break the Guinness World Record for having the most people skipping rope simultaneously. The previous record was set by 2,474 Hong Kong folks in January 2005.
Nothing beats China when it comes to human power. It’s probably just a matter of time before the Chinese took over all records that involve “the most people doing something simultaneously.” Image via Rednet.cn.