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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Beznau: World’s oldest commercial nuclear power plants still in operations

The Beznau nuclear power plant is a nuclear power plant of the Swiss energy utility Axpo, located in the municipality Döttingen, Canton of Aargau,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Mark Inglis: World’s first double amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest

He holds a degree in Human Biochemistry from Lincoln University, New Zealand, and has conducted research on leukaemia. He is also an accomplished cyclist...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) PS10: World’s first commercial concentrating solar power tower

The PS10 Solar Power Plant (Spanish: Planta Solar 10), is the world's first commercial concentrating solar power tower operating near Seville, in Andalusia, Spain....

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Real Teatro di San Carlo: Oldest continuously active venue for opera in the world

The Real Teatro di San Carlo ("Royal Theatre of Saint Charles"), as originally named by the Bourbon monarchy but today known simply as the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) North Sea Cycle Route: World’s longest cycle route

EuroVelo 12 (EV12), the North Sea Cycle Route, is a 5,942 km long-distance cycling route circuit around the coastlines of the countries that border...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) – Lago Enriquillo: World’s lowest lake on an island

Lake Enriquillo (Spanish: Lago Enriquillo) is a hypersaline lake in the Dominican Republic located in the southwestern region of the country. Its waters are...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wildlands: Home to the world’s largest indoor rainforest

Wildlands, also known as Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, is a zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands. It opened in March 2016, replacing the Emmen Zoo....

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) – Rede Integrada de Transporte: Oldest BRT system in the world

Rede Integrada de Transporte (also known as RIT) is a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil, implemented in 1974. It was one...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Royal Clipper: Largest square-rigged ship in the world

Royal Clipper is a steel-hulled five-masted fully rigged tall ship used as a cruise ship. She was redesigned by Robert McFarlane of McFarlane ShipDesign,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Rolling Bridge: World’s first curling bridge

The Rolling Bridge was conceived by Thomas Heatherwick. It consists of eight triangular sections hinged at the walkway level and connected above by two-part...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Jericho cable car: Lowest altitude cable car in the world

Jericho is a Palestinian city in the West Bank. It is located in the Jordan Valley, with the Jordan River to the east and...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wainhouse Tower: Tallest folly tower in the world

In architecture, a folly is a building constructed primarily for decoration, but suggesting through its appearance some other purpose, or of such extravagant appearance...

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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...