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Longest pedestrian suspension bridge

Longest pedestrian suspension bridge

Randa, Switzerland – August 8, 2017 – The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, in the Swiss Alps, near the village of Randa, is a 494 metres long bridge and connects Grächen and Zermatt on the Europaweg foot trail, thus setting the new world record for the Longest pedestrian suspension bridge. Photo: The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, in the Swiss Alps, near …

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Most compact e-bike

Most compact e-bike

Shenzhen, China – August 8, 2017 – Weighing only 15.4 lbs (7kg), carbon fiber Smacircle S1 can be folded in five simple steps into a small backpack and carried wherever and whenever, thus setting the new world record for the Most compact e-bike. Photo: Smacircle S1, the world’s most compact and lightweight ebike. Weighing only 15.4 lbs, carbon fiber S1 can …

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Largest classic bicycle parade

Largest classic bicycle parade

Liverpool, New York, USA – August 9, 2017 – After drawing 130 riders last year, 158 people rode in a parade of classic bicycles through Onondaga Lake Park, thus setting the new world record for the Largest classic bicycle parade. Photo: 158 riders participated in a classic bicycle parade on July 15 in Onondaga Lake Park. The ride was the …

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World’s first whisky-powered car

World's first whisky-powered car

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – August 9, 2017 – The World’s first car to be fuelled by whisky residue biofuel, created by Celtic Renewables Ltd, a spinout company from Edinburgh Napier University, who also worked with Perthshire’s Tullibardine Distillery on the project, was test driven using the fuel for the first time today at Edinburgh Napier University. Photo: Celtic Renewables, which …

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Largest floating gas facility

Largest floating gas facility

Broome, Australia – August 9, 2017 – Prelude is a 488-metre long, 600,000 tonne vessel owned by Shell which can extract, process and store gas at sea; located 475 kilometres north of Broome, in the Browse basin, it sets the new world record for the Largest floating gas facility. Photo: Prelude is a 488-metre long, 600,000 tonne vessel owned by …

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World’s first shipment by self-driving truck

World's first shipment by self-driving truck

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA – August 9, 2017 – Self-driving truck start-up Otto teamed with Anheuser-Busch to successfully deliver a semi-tractor full of beer from Fort Collins, through Denver and on to Colorado Springs, thus setting the new world record for delivering the World’s first shipment by self-driving truck. Photo: Anheuser-Busch hauled a trailer loaded with beer 120 miles in …

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Largest gathering of people dressed as a princess

Wakefield, UK – August 11, 2017 – A total of 433 princesses descended on Wakefield during an event organized by the Trinity Walk shopping centre and Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice; they have set the new world record for the Largest gathering of people dressed as a princess. Photo: Trinity Walk shopping centre teamed-up with Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice …

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Most Rubik’s cubes solved on a bicycle

Most Rubik's cubes solved on a bicycle

Chennai, India – August 13, 2017 – P.K. Arumugam, from Chennai, cycled for six hours and seven minutes while solving the Rubik’s Cube 1,010 times, thus setting the new world record for the Most Rubik’s cubes solved on bicycle. Photo: P.K. Arumugam, from Chennai, has smashed the Guinness World record for solving Rubik’s Cubes while cycling by managing 1,010 of …

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Most consecutive Volleyball passes

Most consecutive Volleyball passes

Stanford, Kentucky, USA — The Lincoln County High School volleyball team combined its competitive spirit with its passion for volleyball to help set a new World Record for most consecutive volleyball passes; the Lady Patriots far surpassed the old Guinness record, setting a new benchmark of 1,027 consecutive volleyball passes. Photo: THE LADY PATRIOT volleyball team gathers for a brief …

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Largest fish patty

Largest fish patty

Taleigao, India – August 13, 2017 – Forty culinary professionals attempted to bag the World record for the world’s largest fish patty at the 14th International Edition of the India Hospitality + F&B Pro Expo; on completion, the fish patty weighed 296.5kg with a diameter of 122cm and height of 29cm, thus setting the new world record for the Largest …

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