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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – Biete Medhane Alem: World’s largest monolithic rock-hewn church

Biete Medhane Alem (House of the saviour of the world) is an Orthodox underground monolith rock-cut church located in Lalibela, Ethiopia. It was built...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Novelis Nachterstedt: world’s largest aluminium recycling plant

Novelis Inc. is an American industrial aluminium company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is a subsidiary of multinational aluminum and copper manufacturing...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Easter Dawyck Bridge: World’s longest recycled plastic bridge

The River Tweed, which runs through the Scottish Borders, is perhaps most famous for the cloth that bares its name. The river also acts...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Bell Rock Lighthouse: World’s oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse

The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse. It was built between 1807 and 1810...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Angels Costumes: World’s oldest costume house

The company, founded in 1840, is the longest-established costume supplier in the world and has supplied costumes for 37 films that have received the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Sea Life Brighton: Oldest operating aquarium in the world

SEA LIFE Brighton is an aquarium attraction in the English city of Brighton. Opened as Brighton Aquarium in 1872, it is the oldest operating...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) UK Stem Cell Bank: World’s first stem cell bank

The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) is a government agency that works in the field of biological standardization and is part...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Calcutta Polo Club: World’s oldest polo club

The modern game of polo, though formalized and popularised by the British, is derived from Manipur (now a state in India) who played the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Coradia iLint: World’s first passenger train powered by a hydrogen fuel cell

Coradia iLint, the latest in the Coradia range of modular trains manufactured by Alstom Transport, is the world’s first passenger train to use hydrogen...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Shwedagon Pagoda: World’s largest gilded pagoda

The Shwedagon is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Red Hose 5 Mile Race: World’s oldest foot race

The Red Hose 5 Mile Race is a cross-country race that is held annually in Carnwath, South Lanarkshire in Scotland. Held annually since 1508, the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) National Centre for the Performing Arts: World’s tallest opera and theatre dome

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), colloquially described as The Giant Egg, is an arts center containing an opera house in Beijing,...

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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...