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|Skycoaster, most commonly also named Ripcord (in Cedar Fair, L.P.-owned theme parks) or Xtreme SkyFlyer (in former Paramount-owned theme parks), is an amusement park ride, produced and managed by Skycoaster, Inc.. On the ride, riders in groups of 1 to 3 are winched to the top of a launch tower and then dropped to the ground, swinging from a cable tether back and forth until brought to a rest. S...||01/21/2010||2,132|
|Battleship HMS Royal Oak sunken by U-Boat Ace Gunther Prien in Scapa Flow is still "alive" in Royal Navy.The wreck is now an official war grave and there is an annual commemoration service. Royal Navy divers go down to the ship and raise a White Ensign in memory of the 833 crew killed.|
|The Royal Library|
One of the most impressive new attractions in Copenhagen is The Black Diamond, the extension to the Royal Library, in glass and steel. This black beauty is part of the old Royal Library, which keeps manuscripts of world famous HC Andersen, Karen Blixen and S°ren Kierkegaard.
|This is the site of the royal Naval Detention Quarters which is attached to both the main Naval Dockyard and Barracks It was known throughout the Royal Navy & Royal Marines as DQ's or Deek's and was used for the more serious breaches of Naval Law It was said that this was the toughest millitary prison in the UK It was staffed by both Naval & Marine Personel I am not sure if it is still in used ...||03/01/2006||866|
|The Royal Burial Ground is a cemetery used by the Royal Family of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth Realms. It surrounds the Royal Mausoleum on the Frogmore estate in the Home Park at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.|
|The Royal Palace in Bucharest is a 5 floors neoclassic building. It was built between 1927 and 1937 and it served as a royal residence only until 1948, when the monarchy was abolished under the Soviet pressure.|
The Royal Palace was turned into the Romanian National Art Museum and it hosts two major galleries: the Romanian Art Gallery and the European Art Gallery.
|Hundreds of cars block the streets in the center of Tripoli.||12/04/2005||442|
|The Royal Mint occupies a thirty-eight acre site in Llantrisant, ten miles from Cardiff.|
As well as issuing coins for the United Kingdom, the Royal Mint produces coins for over 100 overseas countries.
|The Open Championship is the oldest of the four major championships in men's golf. |
It is the only major held outside the USA.
The event takes place every year on one of nine historic links courses in the United Kingdom
The nine courses in the current rota are:
* Old Course at St Andrews
* Carnoustie Golf Links, ...
|Kungliga begravningsplatsen, (literally translated as the Royal Burial Ground) is the official burial ground of the Swedish Royal Family since 1922. It's located at the small island Karlsborg in the lake Brunnsviken; the whole burial ground is a part section of the popular royal grounds of Haga Park, Solna Municipality in Stockholm, Sweden.|
|In this picture you can see the Royal Palace in Laken Brussels beautifully situated in the Royal Parc.||09/18/2005||658|
|Tragic forebearer of bad news? Bridge collapsed during rush hour Wed. evening. Deaths at 4 with many injured. http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/articles/2007/08/02/ap/headlines/d8qosvf80.txt||08/02/2007||2,579|