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Largest Dundee Cake: UK set World Record

Largest Dundee Cake: UK set World Record

Dundee, UK – March 10, 2017 – Alan Clark, who runs Clark’s 24-hour Bakery in the West End, has made a giant Dundee Cake, weighing in at a whopping 26lb; at 18 inches round and 26lb — or 11.7kg it sets the new world record for the Largest Dundee Cake. Photo: Baker Colin Smith (left) holds the “biggest Dundee Cake …

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Largest Jaffa Cake: UK set world record

Largest Jaffa Cake: UK set world record

Exton, United Kingdom – February 22, 2017 – A gigantic Jaffa was made for a BBC Radio 4 programme, The Philosopher’s Arms by Frances Quinn along with Hambleton Bakery; the monster creation set a new World Record, measuring a whopping 1.22 metres in diameter and weighing 61kg. Largest Jaffa Cake Photo: The monster creation set a new World Record, measuring …

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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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दुनिया के सबसे खतरनाक हवाई अड्डे World’s Most Dangerous Airports

दुनिया के सबसे खतरनाक हवाई अड्डे World's Most Dangerous Airports

हवाई जहाजों के अविष्कार ने इंसान के लिए दुनिया बहुत छोटी बना दी है। यात्री हवाई जहाजों को उड़ान भरने के लिए लम्बे-लम्बे हवाई अड्डों की जरूरत पड़ती है परंतु दुनिया में कई ऐसे स्थान है जहां पूर्ण लम्बाई वाले तथा सुरक्षित हवाई अड्डे बनाना सम्भव नहीं है। ये विश्व के कुछ सबसे खतरनाक हवाई अड्डे हैं जहां से उड़ान …

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Andorra – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Andorra – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Co-principality under the joint suzerainty of the President of France and the Spanish Bishop of Urgel Capital: Andorra La Vella Location: In south-western Europe, enclosed by France on the north and Spain on the south Area: 453 sq km National composition: Catalans, French, Spaniards Official language: Catalan; Spanish and French are also spoken Currency: French franc = …

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What is the History of Christmas Carols?

What is the History of Christmas Carols?

Carols were first sung in Europe thousands of years ago, but these were not Christmas Carols. They were pagan songs, sung at the Winter Solstice celebrations as people danced round stone circles. The Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year, usually taking place around the 22nd December. The word Carol actually means dance or a song of praise …

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Fidel Castro Ruz – Biography, Political Leader of Cuba

Fidel Castro Ruz - Biography, Political Leader of Cuba

Fidel Castro Ruz was born on August 13, 1926 (some sources give 1927), on his family’s sugar plantation near Biran, Oriente, Province. His father was an immigrant from Galcia, Spain. He attended good Cathotic schools in Santiago de Cuba and Havana, where he took the spartan regime at a Jesuit boarding school, Colegio de Belen. In 1945 he enrolled at …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest human image of a cloud

USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest human image of a cloud

Washington, D.C., USA – November 22, 2016 – Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, announced that it has set a new world record title at its award-winning Insight 2016 user conference for creating the largest human image of a cloud; the record was set at the Gaylord National Harbor in Washington, D.C., …

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USA breaks world record: Largest Daiquiri

USA breaks world record: Largest Daiquiri

Cleveland, Ohio, USA – November 16, 2016 – Using 80 bottles of Appleton Estate rum, simple syrup, lime juice and ice, Cleveland’s Porco Lounge & Tiki Room (owner Stefan Was) tasked four mixologists and a team of barbacks to man four 1.5 gallon Vitamixes until the giant Tiki mug was filled; in the end the giant drink weighed-in at 95 …

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Italy breaks Guinness world record: Largest White Truffle

Italy breaks Guinness world record: Largest White Truffle

New York, NY, USA – November 8, 2016 – A white truffle weighing in at a massive 4.16 pounds (1.89 kilos) when discovered sold at at Sotheby’s New York to a food and wine lover from Taiwan bidding by phone for $61,250; the white truffle sets the new world record for the Largest white truffle. The truffle was found in …

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