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India World Record: Largest collection of human teeth

India World Record: Largest collection of human teeth

Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 5, 2016 – Abu Dhabi-based Dr. Nizar Abdul Rahman, a dental surgeon from Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, has preserved almost all the teeth he has plucked; after having extracted, processed and collected 10,200 teeth, thus setting the new world record for the Largest collection of human teeth (extracted, processed and collected). Photo: Dr Nizar Abdul …

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Italy Guinness World Record: Most pizzas made in 12 hours

Italy Guinness World Record: Most pizzas made in 12 hours

Rome, Italy – September 21, 2016 – A team of 43 Italian pizza chefs broke the Guinness World Record for most pies cooked within 12 hours at the Festa della Pizza in Martina Franca, Italy; the team of pizza makers from across Puglia made 5,836 pizzas in total, thus setting the new world record for Most pizzas made in 12 …

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Italy Guinness World Records: Largest Spritz

Italy Guinness World Records: Largest Spritz

Rome, Italy – May 29, 2016 – Costa Cruises, in partnership with Aperol, achieved a World Record aboard Costa Favolosa with the creation of the world’s largest Spritz; the impressive 1000-liter version of the classic Aperol Spritz cocktail is almost twice the size of the previous record (573 liters), which was set in Italy in 2010. Photo: Over 1,000 litres of …

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Youngest to complete 100 Marathons: Gill Verdin breaks Guinness World Records record

Youngest to complete 100 Marathons: Gill Verdin breaks Guinness World Records record

London, UK – April 4, 2016 – Runner Gill Verdin, from Kirkby completed her first marathon when she was 20 – but last year she took part in more than 60 and now she has become the Youngest woman to complete 100 Marathons. Photo: Gill Verdin, from Kirkby has become the youngest woman to join the 100 Marathon Club.  The Guinness …

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Who is the Easter Bunny?

Who is the Easter Bunny?

On Easter Sunday, many children wake up to find that the Easter Bunny has left them baskets of candy. He has also hidden the eggs that they decorated earlier that week. Children hunt for the eggs all around the house. Neighborhoods and organizations hold Easter egg hunts, and the child who finds the most eggs wins a prize. The Easter …

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Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day — There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine’s Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the same day that had been devoted to love lotteries. Legend also says that St. Valentine left a farewell note …

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Why do we celebrate St. Valentine’s Day?

Why do we celebrate St. Valentine's Day?

Commemorations of St. Valentine’s Day are rooted in the distant past. In the Middle Ages the tradition of choosing a romantic partner on that particular saint’s day began because it was believed that birds began mating on that day. Yet there doesn’t seem to be any evidence that the historical Saint Valentine, an early Christian martyred by the Romans, had …

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Fastest 20 m carrying two fridges: Thor Björnsson breaks Guinness World Records record

Fastest 20 m carrying two fridges: Thor Björnsson breaks Guinness World Records record

Rome, Italy – January 26, 2016 – Game of Thrones star Hafþór Júlíus ‘Thor’ Björnsson has broken the Guinness World Records world record for carrying the highest number of fridges over a set distance in the fastest time; the super-strong Swede carried two fridges, weighing 450 kg in total, over 20 metres in an impressive 19.60 seconds, thus setting the new …

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सिंधु में ज्वार – अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

सिंधु में ज्वार – अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

आज सिंधु में ज्वार उठा है नगपति फिर ललकार उठा है कुरुक्षेत्र के कण–कण से फिर पांचजन्य हुँकार उठा है। शत–शत आघातों को सहकर जीवित हिंदुस्थान हमारा जग के मस्तक पर रोली सा शोभित हिंदुस्थान हमारा। दुनियाँ का इतिहास पूछता रोम कहाँ, यूनान कहाँ है घर–घर में शुभ अग्नि जलाता वह उन्नत ईरान कहाँ है? दीप बुझे पश्चिमी गगन के …

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General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 5

General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 5: Recognize the Pictures of Maps and Flags…

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