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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Malpas Tunnel: World’s oldest navigable canal tunnel

The Malpas tunnel carries the Canal du Midi under the d'Ensérune hill in Hérault, France. Excavated in 1679, it was also Europe's first navigable...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Torrazzo: House the largest astronomical clock in the world

The Torrazzo is the bell tower of the Cathedral of Cremona, Lombardy, in northern Italy.  The Torrazzo measures 112.54 meters, and it is known as...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Pilatus Railway: Steepest rack railway in the world

A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep-grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Niederaussem Power Station: Tallest industrial building in the world

Niederaussem Power Station is a lignite-fired power station in the Bergheim Niederaussem/Rhein Erft circle, owned by RWE. It consists of nine units, which were...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Fernsehturm Stuttgart: First telecommunications tower in the world constructed from reinforced concrete

Fernsehturm Stuttgart (Stuttgart TV Tower) is a 216.61 m telecommunications tower in Stuttgart, Germany. It was the first telecommunications tower in the world constructed...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Sea of Azov: Shallowest sea in the world

The Sea of Azov is a sea in Eastern Europe connected to the Black Sea by the narrow (about 4 km or 2.5 mi)...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station: World’s oldest commercial satellite station

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is a large radiocommunication site located on Goonhilly Downs near Helston on the Lizard peninsula in Cornwall, England. Owned by...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Aero Club Como: World’s oldest seaplane flight operation

It is the most established and important flying school for seaplane pilots on the continent, both for those starting from scratch and for those...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Curtis’s Botanical Magazine: World’s longest running periodical botanical magazine

Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Fisherman’s Walk Cliff Railway: World’s shortest funicular railway

A funicular is a type of cable railway system that connects points along a railway track laid on a steep slope. The system is...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Admiralteyskaya: Home to world’s tallest metro escalator

Admiralteyskaya (Russian: Адмиралте́йская) is a station on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. Opened on 28 December 2011, it is designed to...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Tour du Lac: The longest non-stop rowing regatta in the world.

The Tour du Lac regatta (also known as the Tour du Léman or the Tour du Lac Léman à l’Aviron) is a rowing regatta...

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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Ontong Java Plateau: World’s largest oceanic plateau

The Ontong Java Plateau (OJP) is a massive oceanic plateau located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, north of the Solomon Islands. The OJP has...

Australian charity lines up gifts for World Record

The Christmas Presents for Kids in Care charity gathered hundreds of donated gifts at the Upper Coomera Center in Queensland's Gold Coast region. Donors were invited to...

Top 50 Life Skills Courses In The World (P. 32) “Creative Thinking” (Imperial College London, UK): Techniques and tools to develop mindset successfully

In today’s ever-growing and changing world, being able to think creatively and innovatively are essential skills. It can sometimes be challenging to step back...

Top 50 Life Skills Courses In The World (P. 31) “Personal Development Masterclass For Success” (Udemy, USA): Training the brain and improving productivity effectively

In a digital world, where every second count, improving your memory, and your learning ability can give you a huge advantage over everybody else...