The i360 tower, a new observation tower in Brighton that looks like an alien spaceship, now also has the distinction of being the Slenderest Tower in the World, as certified by Guinness. And, unlike with most Guinness World Records, its creators weren't even trying, according to the project's chief engineer and director John Roberts. Roberts also clarified, "There's absolutely no way this tower is going to fall over." So that's good.
· Brighton's i360 tower is world's thinnest [BBC, via Gizmodo]