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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Puffing Billy: World’s oldest surviving steam locomotive

Puffing Billy was one of three similar engines built by Hedley, the resident engineer at Wylam Colliery, to replace the horses used as motive...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Croke Park: World’s largest Gaelic stadium

Croke Park is a Gaelic games stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Named after Archbishop Thomas Croke, it is referred to as Croker by GAA fans...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Crédit Agricole Group: World’s largest financial cooperative

Crédit Agricole Group, sometimes called La banque verte (English: The green bank) due to its historical ties to farming, is a French international banking...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) University of Naples Federico II: Oldest public university in the world

The University of Naples Federico II (Italian: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) is a public university in Naples, Italy. Naples Federico II...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Iceland: World’s largest island created by volcanic eruptions

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean and in the Arctic Ocean. Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) National Museum of Natural History: House largest herbarium in the world

The French National Museum of Natural History, known in French as the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (abbreviation MNHN), is the national natural history museum...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Southend Pier Railway: World’s longest pleasure pier railway

Southend Pier is a major landmark in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom. Extending 2.16 kilometers into the Thames Estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) London Metal Exchange: World’s largest metal exchange

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is a futures and forwards exchange with the world's largest market in standardized forward contracts, futures contracts, and options...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Speyer Cathedral: Biggest Romanesque church in the world

Speyer Cathedral, officially the Imperial Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption and St Stephen, in Speyer, Germany, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Rhine–Main–Danube Canal: World’s highest altitude navigable sea canal

The Rhine–Main–Danube Canal (also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal), is a canal in Bavaria, Germany. Connecting the Main and the Danube...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Siberian Ice Half Marathon: Coldest marathon in the world

Siberian Ice Half Marathon in its current format includes running competitions on the half marathon distance, as well as a non-competitive 7 km distance...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Gravesend Town Pier: Oldest remaining cast iron pier in the world

The Gravesend Town Pier is located in Gravesend, Kent. It was designed by William Tierney Clark and built-in 1834 on the site of the...

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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...