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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Elfstedentocht: Biggest ice-skating tour in the world

The Elfstedentocht is a long-distance tour skating event on natural ice, almost 200 kilometers long, which is held both as a speed skating competition...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wunderland Kalkar: First theme park on the site of a nuclear power plant

Wunderland Kalkar is an amusement park in Kalkar, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is built on the former site of SNR-300, a nuclear power plant...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Micropia museum: World’s first museum dedicated to microbes and micro-organisms

Micropia is a museum in Amsterdam based on the idea of distributing information about microbes, which are often associated with illness and disease despite...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Ping An Insurance: World’s largest insurance company

Ping An Insurance known also as Ping An of China, full name Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. is a Chinese holding...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Reading Festival: World’s oldest popular music festival still in existence

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. The events take...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Heroes’ Cross on Caraiman Peak: Tallest summit cross in the world

The Commemorative Cross to the Romanian Heroes of the First World War, also called the Heroes' Cross on Mount Cairaman, is a monument built...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Festiniog Railway: World’s oldest surviving railway company

The Festiniog Railway Company is the owner and operator of both the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland Railway. The two railways share the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Neuschwanstein Castl: World’s tallest castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century historicist palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Kimigayo: World’s shortest national anthem

The lyrics are from a waka poem written by an unnamed author in the Heian period (794–1185), and the current melody was chosen in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) CATL: Own world’s first zero-carbon battery factory

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited, abbreviated as CATL, is a Chinese battery manufacturer and technology company founded in 2011 that specializes in the manufacturing...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Sky Bridge 721: World’s longest suspension footbridge

Sky Bridge 721 is a suspension footbridge that is the longest of its kind in the world. It was built in the village of...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) CabriO: World’s first roofless double-decker cable car

The “CabriO” cable car, located in Stanserhorn, Switzerland, is the world’s first cable car featuring a roofless upper deck. The cable car hosts some...

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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...