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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Yubileyny diamond mine: World’s largest diamond deposit

The Yubileyny diamond mine, also known as the Jubilee mine, is located in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. This diamond mine is the largest in the world...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Thames Tunnel: World’s first tunnel under a navigable river

The Thames Tunnel is a tunnel beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping. It measures 11 m wide by 6 m...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones: World’s first persons to fly around the world non-stop by...

Bertrand Piccard (born 1 March 1958) is a Swiss explorer, psychiatrist, and environmentalist. Brian George Jones (born 27 March 1947 in Bristol, England) is...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: World’s first modern atlas

Theatrum Orbis is considered to be the first true modern atlas. Written by Abraham Ortelius, strongly encouraged by Gillis Hooftman, and originally printed on...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Miniatur Wunderland: World’s largest model railway set

In the year 2000, the brothers Frederik and Gerrit Braun set out to build the largest model railway system in the world. After applying...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: World’s longest-running scientific journal

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society. In its earliest days, it was a private venture...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Schiphol Airport Library: World’s first airport library

Airport Library at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the world’s first airport library and a much copied example around the world. The library has repeatedly...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Robert Charles Swan: World’s first person to walk to both poles

Robert Charles Swan was born on 28 July 1956 in Durham, England, and attended Aysgarth School and then Sedbergh School (1969–1974) before completing a...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) People’s Salvation Cathedral: House world’s largest free-swinging church bell

The People's Salvation Cathedral, also known as the National Cathedral, is an Orthodox cathedral under construction in Bucharest to serve as the patriarchal cathedral...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street: Tallest cinema in the world

Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is a cinema on Renfrew Street, Glasgow, located in the northeast of the city center. It is adjacent to Buchanan...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower: Tallest free-standing clock tower in the world

The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower, or colloquially Old Joe, is a clock tower and campanile located in Chancellor's court at the University of...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Ijmuiden sea lock: Largest sea lock in the world

Ijmuiden is a sea lock situated in the municipality of Velsen, Netherlands. This new, larger sea lock replaces the Noordersluis, which has been in...

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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...