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Largest Online Test: Indian Railway sets World Record

Largest Online Test: Indian Railway sets World Record

New Delhi, India – February 15, 2017 – Aiming at eliminating the scope for malpractices in its recruitment process, Indian Railways is conducting the world’s largest online examination to fill up over 18,000 vacancies in various categories; the online examination is being undertaken by the Railway Recruitment Boards to fill up 18,252 graduate-level Group-3 posts, thus setting the new world …

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Most valuable sports team: Dallas Cowboys sets world record

Most valuable sports team: Dallas Cowboys sets world record

Dallas, Texas, USA – February 14, 2017 – The Dallas Cowboys (owner Jerry Jones) were ranked as the most valuable sports team in the world in 2016, at an estimated worth of $4 billion, according to a Forbes ranking. Photo: The Dallas Cowboys are the world’s most valuable sports team for 2016, worth about $4 billion. The Guinness World Records world …

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World’s First Coffee-Making Refrigerator: GE sets world record

World's First Coffee-Making Refrigerator: GE sets world record

New York, NY, USA – February 13, 2017 – The $3,300 GE Café series refrigerator features a Keurig (GMCR) K-Cup brewer that uses the fridge’s filtered water to make a single cup of coffee, thus setting the world record for the World’s First Coffee-Making Refrigerator. Photo: GE and Keurig are making a $3300 refrigerator that brews K-Cup coffee. The Guinness World …

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Biggest Melon Festival: Australia sets world record

Biggest Melon Festival: Australia sets world record

Chinchilla, Australia – February 12, 2017 – Chinchilla is renowned as the ‘Melon Capital’ of Australia, hosting the ‘Melonfest’ once every two years; the fruitful event is situated less than 300km from Brisbane and has events for all ages- ranging from Melon Markets to the Melon Big Bash Cricket, and sets the world record for the Biggest Melon Festival. Photo: …

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Youngest Self-Made Billionaire: USA sets World Record

Youngest Self-Made Billionaire: USA sets World Record

San Francisco, California, USA – January 24, 2017 – At just 26 years old, John Collison – the younger of the two brothers and Stripe’s president, is now the world’s youngest self-made billionaire; he takes the position from Snapchat cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel, also 26, as he is two months younger. Photo: At just 26 years old, John Collison …

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USA sets World Record: World’s first 3D-printed pill

USA sets World Record: World's first 3D-printed pill

Blue Ash, Ohio, USA – January 24, 2017 – Developed by Ohio-based pharmaceutical company Aprecia, Spritam levetiracetam is a new drug to control seizures brought on by epilepsy; approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, it employs the company’s trademark “ZipDose” technology, which uses 3D printing to create a more porous pill, thus setting the new world record for …

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Denmark breaks Guinness World Record: Largest Wind Turbine

Denmark breaks Guinness World Record: Largest Wind Turbine

Aarhus, Denmark – February 10, 2017 – The wind turbine Vestas V164 can generate a whopping 216,000 kWh of energy in the space of 24 hours; each of the propellers on the turbine is 80 meters (263 feet) in length and weighs about 38 tons; standing at 220 meters (722 feet) in height, it sets the new world record for …

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USA sets world record: Most expensive pizza

USA sets world record: Most expensive pizza

New York, NY, USA – January 26, 2017 – Industry Kitchen near the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan is now serving up a magical dish called The 24K Pizza; each one is sold for $2,000 (£1,627.53), and comes covered in flakes of 24-karat gold, setting the new world record for the Most expensive pizza. Photo: Industry Kitchen on South …

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Netherlands sets world record: World’s First Hangover Bar

Netherlands sets world record: World's First Hangover Bar

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – February 5, 2017 – The world’s first ‘hangover bar’ has been opened in Amsterdam; conceived by online mattress brand Matt, the bar is only accessible to people with guilt in their hearts and alcohol in their blood, as measured by a breathalyser-wielding employee at the door. Photo: Hangover Bar’s lounge is covered in luscious, potted plants …

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Qatar Airways breaks Guinness world record: Longest commercial flight

Qatar Airways breaks Guinness world record: Longest commercial flight

Doha, Qatar – February 7, 2017 – A Boeing 777 departed from Doha, Qatar and landed in Auckland, New Zealand after flying 9,031 miles (14,535 kilometers); the scheduled time for the return flight is 17 hours and 30 minutes, thus setting the new world record for the longest commercial flight. Photo: Qatar Airways flight 921 is the longest scheduled commercial …

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