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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Gardens of Versailles: World’s largest palace garden

The Gardens of Versailles occupy part of what was once the Domaine royal de Versailles, the royal demesne of the château of Versailles. Situated...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Gateshead Millennium Bridge: World’s only tilting bridge

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne between Gateshead arts quarter on the south bank and...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Schlumberger: World’s largest offshore drilling company

Schlumberger Limited is an oilfield services company. Schlumberger employees represent more than 140 nationalities working in more than 120 countries. Schlumberger has four principal...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) HMS Victory: World’s oldest commissioned naval ship

HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) First Bus: Operator of world’s first hydrogen-powered double-decker bus

First Bus is one of the largest bus operators in Scotland, with services on 150 bus routes running regularly throughout South East and Central...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) ThyssenKrupp: Company developed world’s first rope-free elevator system

ThyssenKrupp AG is a German multinational conglomerate with a focus on industrial engineering and steel production. It is the result of the 1999 merger...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Cirque d’hiver: World’s oldest extant circus building

The Cirque d'Hiver ("Winter Circus"), located at 110 rue Amelot (at the juncture of the rue des Filles Calvaires and rue Amelot, Paris 11ème),...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Elektra: First hydrogen-fueled push boat in the world

A pusher, pusher craft, pusher boat, pusher tug, or towboat, is a boat designed for pushing barges or car floats. In the United States,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Thomson Snell & Passmore: World’s oldest working law firm

Thomson Snell & Passmore is a law firm in Kent, in the United Kingdom. It holds the record for being the oldest continually operating...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) La Marquise: World’s oldest running automobile

La Marquise is the world's oldest running automobile. It is an 1884 model made by Frenchmen De Dion, Bouton and Trépardoux. The car was...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Sevmorput: World’s only working nuclear-powered cargo vessel

Sevmorput is a Russian nuclear-powered cargo ship. The 1988-built vessel is one of only four nuclear-powered merchant ships ever built and, after returning to...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Royal National Lifeboat Institution: Oldest lifesaving organization in the world

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the United Kingdom, the Republic...

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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) Steve Mann: Creator of the world’s first digital eyeglass

William Stephen George Mann (born 8 June 1962) is a Canadian engineer, professor, and inventor who works in augmented reality, computational photography, particularly wearable...

Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.32) Rio de Janeiro: The Marvelous City

The breathtakingly beautiful city is home to landmark sites like the Christ the Redeemer statue and world-class art museums. Sprinkle in beach volleyball matches,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Kiandra Snow Shoe Club: World’s longest continuously running ski club

The Kiandra Snow Shoe Club was founded in the gold-mining district of Kiandra, New South Wales (NSW), Australia by three Norwegians—as early as 1861...

Italian Icebreaker Sets Record Reaching Furthest Point South

The growing threats of climate change to the Antarctic and southern ocean ecosystems have yet again been highlighted as an Italian icebreaker that set...