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World’s Longest Bridge

Posted by admin 20 Mar 2013 Comments Off
World’s Longest Bridge

The world record of the ‘longest bridge in the world’ has been achieved by Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge from Jiangsu, China.

The total length of the bridge is 164.8 kilometers (102.4 mi) and lies on the long viaduct on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway line. Almost the entire length of the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is of the viaduct style of construction. The bridge is located on the rail line between Shanghai and Nanjing in East China’s Jiangsu province. The total cost of building the bridge was $ 8.5 billion and was completed in 2011.

Largest Solar Plant

Posted by admin 19 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Largest Solar Plant

The World Record of ‘largest solar plant’ has been achieved by Shams from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

The world’s largest solar plant has been established near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. One facility and has an area of about 2.5 square kilometers. This solar plant is a joint venture of the organization Masdar, a French oil firm Total, Abengoa Solar and the Government of the United Arab Emirates. The facility expands over an area which can cover 285 football fields and can satisfy the energy requirements of more than 20,000 households. It can produce Hundred Megawatts of Electricity when fully functional. The total cost of the project is $60 million.

Longest Paramotoring Journey

Posted by admin 10 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Longest Paramotoring Journey

The World Record of travelling world’s longest paramotoring journey has been achieved by Mr. Benjamin Jordan from Canada.

Mr. Jordan has travelled a flight of 8,008 km (4,975.93 miles). Mr. Jordan had travelled from Tofino (British Columbia) to Bay St. Lawrence (Nova Scotia) in about 70 days.

World’s Largest Silver Ring

Posted by admin 08 Mar 2013 Comments Off
World’s Largest Silver Ring

The world record of the ‘largest silver ring’ has been achieved by Amin and Company from Lahore, Pakistan.

The silver ring weighs 71.680 kg (158.03 lbs) and has an inner diameter of 85 cm (2 ft 9 in). The purity of the silver used in making the ring is reported to be 97.83 percent. The silver which was used to make the ring was worth a value of $ 40,000 at the time of making the ring. Ring was exhibited in a ceremony on August 18, 2010.

Collection of Currency with Unique Denominations

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Collection of Currency with Unique Denominations

The World Record of collecting ‘currency with unique denominations’ has been achieved by Mr. Sushil Goyal from Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India.

Mr. Goyal has the collection of One Thousand Three Hundred Eighteen (1318) Indian currency notes with unique digits denominating from 000001 to 1000000.

Most Knife Tapping Sets between Fingers with-in a Minute While Blindfolded

Posted by admin 05 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Most Knife Tapping Sets between Fingers with-in a Minute While Blindfolded

The World Record of ‘most knife tapping sets between fingers with-in a minute while blindfolded’ has been achieved by Ryan Stock from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Ryan completed Nineteen (19) sets of knife tapping between his fingers in 30 seconds while blindfolded on April 6, 2012.

Biggest Pencil Mosaic

Posted by admin 04 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Biggest Pencil Mosaic

The World Record ‘biggest pencil mosaic (multiple size pencil)’ has been achieved by S. R. Global School of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

The mosaic has created the logo of ‘Save Girl Child Campaign’ using 24,600 pencils of various sizes. Pencil mosaic measured Two Hundred Twenty Five (225) Square Foot. Pencil Mosaic was made by the students and faculty members of the school.

Longest Time To Hold An Apple Between Teeth

Posted by admin 28 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Longest Time To Hold An Apple Between Teeth

The World Record of ‘Longest time to hold an apple between teeth’ has been achieved by Thomas D. Man from Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium.

On February 18, 2013; Thomas D. held an apple between his teeth for 16 minutes, 53.52 seconds.

Most Number of Push-Ups on Finger-Tips within a Minute

Posted by admin 28 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Most Number of Push-Ups on Finger-Tips within a Minute

The World Record ‘most number of push-ups on finger-tips within a minute’ has been achieved by Saurabh Jain from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Mr. Jain performed 70 push ups in 30 seconds. Mr. Saurabh Jain had attempted the record at Barbarian Gym, Indore; under the programme Miracle of One: an initiative of Non Profit Organization SRV SEWA (Shri Vision Social Empowerment & Welfare Association) on January 01, 2013.

Most Elbow Claps In One Minute

Posted by admin 28 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Most Elbow Claps In One Minute

The World Record of ‘most elbow claps in one minute’ has been achieved by Grace Ederle from Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Grace completed One Hundred Forty Seven (147) elbow claps in one minute. During the record attempt on February 20, 2013; elbows were touching during each clap and hands remained on the rib cage.

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