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Biggest education prize

Biggest education prize

Hong Kong, China – March 20, 2017 – Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of Tencent, one of China’s largest internet service companies, launched the Yidan Prize which will award nearly $8m (£6.64m) every year to two research projects that have the potential to “transform” global education, thus setting the new world record for the Biggest education prize. Photo: Charles Chen Yidan, …

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Most people dressed as maids: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Most people dressed as maids: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Xiamen, China – January 30, 2016 – China added yet another World Record to its long list of accolades when 715 girls gathered together to break the hallowed record of the “most people dressed as maids at the same time;” rather than the traditional French maid costume, the girls opted for the Japanese variety. Photo: 715 girls in Xiamen dress up together …

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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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Bill Gates

Bill Gates — Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, to William H. Gates, Sr. and Mary Maxwell Gates, of English, German, and Scotch-Irish descent on October 28, 1955. His family was upper middle class. His father was a prominent lawyer, his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way, and her father, J. …

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