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First journey around the world with all-women crew

First journey around the world with all-women crew

New Delhi, India – March 6, 2017 – An Air India flight departed from New Delhi to San Francisco and returned to the Indian capital; The Boeing 777 flew over the Pacific Ocean on its trip to the US, while its return flight was over the Atlantic, encircling the globe and setting the new world record for the First journey …

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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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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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India Science News: Is India ready for foldable technology?

India Science News: Is India ready for foldable technology?

“Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born,” said Alan Kay, a US-based computer science pioneer credited with designing the Dynabook – the basis for all modern-day tablets and laptops – in the early 1970s. Try remembering the time when you held your first mobile phone. Did you realise what the device was going to offer you in …

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India Weird News: Guinness Rishi – have set 20 Guinness World Records

India Weird News: Guinness Rishi - have set 20 Guinness World Records

A man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi. Born in 1942 in a …

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Largest Taffy: Annabelle Candy breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest Taffy: Annabelle Candy breaks Guinness World Records record

Hayward, California, USA – April 20, 2016 – Annabelle Candy Co. Inc, makers of Rocky Road, Big Hunk, Abba Zaba, Look!, and U-no candy bars, celebrates 65 years in the candy business by obtaining a World Record title; Annabelle Candy’s Abba Zaba Taffy came in at 237.68 kg (524lbs), setting the new world record for the Largest Taffy. Photo: Annabelle …

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Biggest cat video: Catquarium sets world record

Biggest cat video: Catquarium sets world record

San Francisco, California, USA – March 17, 2016 – A cat cafe in San Francisco called KitTea has released an immersive 360-degree video on YouTube called Catquarium; on top of being extremely unique in that the video has 360-degree and interactive capabilities and an amazing 1 trillion pixels, thus setting the new world record for the Biggest cat video. Photo: …

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Longest blindfolded field goal: Pat McAfee breaks Guinness World Records record

Longest blindfolded field goal: Pat McAfee breaks Guinness World Records record

San Francisco, California, USA – February 8, 2016 – Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee hit a 40-yard field goal while blindfolded, during a NFL’s Fan Experience in San Francisco, thus setting the new world record for longest blindfolded field goal (non-competition). Photo: McAfee broke the Guinness World Record for “farthest blindfolded American field goal.” McAfee made the kick from 40 yards …

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Couples Who Post About Their Relationships On Facebook Happier

The soppy details about their relationship that some couples post on Facebook may actually be strengthening their marital bond, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) found that people who post about their relationship on Facebook are more satisfied and secure in their marriages than those who do not. It may seem obvious …

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World Famous Landmarks Quiz

World Famous Landmarks Quiz

The World Famous Landmarks Quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations. See what you know in the famous landmarks quiz.

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