The average American, Japanese, Dutch and French male (l-r, top two pix) – drawing on official data from CDC (US), e-stat (Japan), RIVM (Netherlands) and ENNS (France) and Illustrated by The Feed’s Nickolay Lamm.
USA: 29 BMI, 176.4 cm height, 99.4 cm waist
Japan: 23.7 BMI, 171.4 cm height, 82.9 cm waist
Netherlands: 25.2 BMI, 183.3 cm height , 91 cm waist
France: 25.55 BMI, 174.4 cm height, 92.3 cm waist
Much as you’d expect, really.
National Geographic Photographer Joe McNally got permission (after three years of patient negotiation with the skyscraper’s administrator) to climb to the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and take this shot of the city beneath his shoes during Gulf Photo Plus 2013. Sez he:
My old battered shoes climbed the worlds tallest building today. What an amazing structure! Tweeting from 820 meters straight up!
7’1″ Shaquille O’Neal and his 5’3″ girlfriend Nikki ‘Hoopz’ Alexander.