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World’s Largest Penis Discovered In Middle East Desert

At 2,716 feet high, the Burj Khalifa (nee Burj Dubai, translating literally to “Khalifa Tower,” for Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan, the UAE president) is the world’s tallest building and was officially opened today, sporting the world’s tallest mosque and a swimming pool on the 158th floor. Sure, the 49 floors of office space and 1,044 apartments are mostly vacant, but damn, that is one big swinging dick in the middle of the sand swamp.

Even it’s shadow is intimidating.

(Photos: Kuni Takahashi/Chicago Tribune; Graphic via BBC)