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Largest human image of an eye

Largest human image of an eye

Toronto, Ontario, Canada – April 11, 2017 – CNIB kicked off its centennial year with Eye Believe, a flash mob in Nathan Phillips Square; hundreds of community members gathered to set the World Record for the Largest human image of an eye (largest formation of the human eye). Photo: CNIB kicked off its centennial year with Eye Believe, a flash …

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Most skips by a dog and person in one minute

Most skips by a dog and person in one minute

London, UK – April 9, 2017 – Jessica the Jack Russell and her owner, Rachael Grylls, used a skipping rope to clock up 59 jumps in one minute, thus setting the new world record for the Most skips by a dog and person in one minute – single rope. Photo: Rachel Grylls, 38, and eight-year-old Jessica broke the Guinness World …

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Longest banana split

Longest banana split

Innisfail, Queensland , Australia – March 30, 2017 – The Cassowary Coast worked its way into the Book of World Records with a 8.04km banana split – the longest in the world, which sets the new world record for the Longest banana split. Photo: A volunteer adds topping to the world’s longest banana split. The Cassowary Coast worked its way …

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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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