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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Montaña Suiza: The oldest steel roller coaster still operating in the world

Montaña Suiza ("The Swiss Mountain" in English) is a steel scenic railway roller coaster located at Monte Igueldo Amusement Park, on the coast at...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Nauen Transmitter Station: Oldest continuously operating radio transmitting installation in the world

Nauen Transmitter Station in Nauen, Havelland district, Brandenburg, Germany, is the oldest continuously operating radio transmitting installation in the world. Germany's first high-power radio...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Edurne Pasaban: World’s first woman to climb all of the fourteen eight-thousander peaks

The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) recognizes eight-thousanders as the 14 mountains that are more than 8,000 meters (26,247 ft) in height above...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Guangzhou BRT: Contain world’s longest BRT stations

Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit (Guangzhou BRT or GBRT) is the bus rapid transit (BRT) system of the city of Guangzhou in the People's Republic...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: Home to world’s first dividing retractable football pitch

The stadium is designed to be a multi-purpose stadium and features the world's first dividing, retractable football pitch, which reveals a synthetic turf field...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Nebelspalter: Oldest continually published satirical magazine in the world

The magazine was founded in 1875 by Jean Nötzli of Zurich as an "illustrated humorous political weekly." The magazine was modeled on the British...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Hainan ring high-speed railway: world’s first circular high-speed railway

The Hainan western ring high-speed railway is a high-speed railway operated by China Railway Guangzhou Group in Hainan Province. It started operation on 30...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Werawsana Jade Pagoda: First jade pagoda in the world

Myanmar, the hidden gem of Asia has tonnes of attractions to offer: from internationally renowned sites such as diving in the Myeik Archipelago to...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) Archie: World’s first Internet search engine

Archie is a tool for indexing FTP archives, allowing users to easily identify specific files. It is considered the first Internet search engine. The...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) GOSAT: World’s first satellite dedicated to greenhouse gas monitoring

The Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT), also known as Ibuki, is an Earth observation satellite and the world's first satellite dedicated to greenhouse gas...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) Toronto General Hospital: Hospital to perform world’s first lung transplant

The hospital serves as a teaching hospital for the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. In 2019, the hospital was ranked first for research...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Arianespace: World’s first commercial launch service provider

Arianespace undertakes the operation and marketing of the Ariane program. The company offers a number of different launch vehicles: the heavy-lift Ariane 5 for...

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Comfortable clothes in cool white fabrics are part of the identity of Ibiza’s fashion and island lifestyle. Ibiza means freedom, finding yourself, and comfort...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) German Physical Society: Oldest physics society in the world

The German Physical Society (German: Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, DPG) is the oldest organization of physicists. The DPG's worldwide membership is cited as 60,547, as...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Fry’s Chocolate Cream: World’s oldest chocolate bar brand

Fry's Chocolate Cream was first produced in 1866 and is considered the direct descendant of Fry's Cream Stick produced in 1853. The original chocolate...

Summer McIntosh smashes 400m freestyle swimming world record

The 16-year-old stopped the clock in 3.56.08 in Toronto, knocking 0.32 off the previous record. That had been set by Australian's reigning Olympic champion...