On Monday, a park in Arouca, Portugal opened a record-setting new bridge. Though it's quite high, it's the length of the bridge that has set a record. It's the world's longest hanging bridge for walkers - over five football fields long.
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In recent years, Japan has had many advanced and unusual toilets, including some with automatic lids and self-warming seats. Now one area of Tokyo is trying something completely new - public toilets with see-through walls.
In late February, the UK's Parliament announced that a secret door had been found under the House of Commons. The door led to a secret passage that was used by important people hundreds of years ago.
I. M. Pei, one of the world's most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Barcelona's most famous landmark is the 136-year-old church, the Sagrada Familia. Even though the church has been under construction since 1882, it just got a building license last Thursday.
Long periods of hot, dry weather can change the way that plants in farm fields grow. In Europe, this is uncovering secrets about things hidden under the ground.