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World's largest butterfly disappearing from Papua New Guinea rainforests - The Guardian (blog)

World's largest butterfly disappearing from Papua New Guinea rainforests - The Guardian (blog) | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
World's largest butterfly disappearing from Papua New Guinea rainforestsThe Guardian (blog)The world's largest butterfly boasts a 1ft (30cm) wingspan – imagine the width of a school ruler - yet few outsiders in its rainforest home in Oro province...
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How an Amateur Built the World's Biggest Dome

How an Amateur Built the World's Biggest Dome In 1418, Filippo Brunelleschi was tasked with building the largest dome ever seen at the time. He had no formal ...
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Brilliant example of human ingenuity. 

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Dad and daughter boast world's widest tongues - Toronto Sun

Dad and daughter boast world's widest tongues - Toronto Sun | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
A Syracuse, N.Y., father and daughter duo have the world's widest tongues.
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The world's widest tongues speak for themselves. 

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Mysterious Ranikot: 'The world's largest fort' - DAWN.com

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“Mysterious Ranikot: 'The world's largest fort' DAWN.com Farooq Soomro, the man behind 'The Karachi Walla' and 'Overheard in Karachi' explores the mysteries and wonders of places in Pakistan which fall off the beaten path.”
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Never heard of it. Always something to learn.
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Skyscraper World's Tallest Roller Coaster POV - Skyplex Orlando

“New video featuring track layout and POV for Skyscraper - The world's tallest roller coaster more than 500 feet tall at Skyplex in Orlando! Opening in 2017!”
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BELAZ 75710 Claims World's Biggest and Heaviest Dump Truck Title - The Fast Lane

“The BELAZ 75710 is world's biggest and heaviest dump truck. It can carry 450 metric tons of payload.”
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The world's top 10 longest-living animals revealed - The New Daily

The world's top 10 longest-living animals revealed - The New Daily | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
“Tortoises may best be known for their incredible ability to outlive humans, but they aren't the world's longest-living animal. Not by a long shot.”
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Does Methuselah count?
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Pioneering Spirit: World's Largest Vessel Nears Completion - The Maritime Executive

Pioneering Spirit: World's Largest Vessel Nears Completion - The Maritime Executive | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
“The world’s largest ship, Pioneering Spirit, is undergoing final construction at the Port of Rotterdam in preparation for its commission this”
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Do we need any more of these?
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Meet The Man Who Assembles The World's Biggest Jazz Concert - NPR (blog)

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NPR (blog) Meet The Man Who Assembles The World's Biggest Jazz Concert NPR (blog) The pianist and composer John Beasley has one of the most formidable tasks of anyone associated with today's International Jazz Day, the celebration produced by...
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Indian organizers 'prepared' for world's largest religious festival | The ...

Indian organizers 'prepared' for world's largest religious festival | The ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Organisers of the world's biggest religious festival, which starts on the banks of the river Ganges on Monday, said they were ready for the tens of millions of pilgrims expected to attend. The Kumbh Mela, which takes place on a ...
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Giant sequoia takes over as world's second biggest tree - NBCNews.com (blog)

Kansas City StarGiant sequoia takes over as world's second biggest treeNBCNews.com (blog)Deep in the Sierra Nevada, the famous General Grant giant sequoia tree is suffering its loss of stature in silence.
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Sixers unleash world's largest T-shirt cannon on fans - CNET

Sixers unleash world's largest T-shirt cannon on fans - CNET | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Sixers unleash world's largest T-shirt cannon on fansCNETWhenever I attend a professional sporting event, two things seem certain: high prices and T-shirt cannons.
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US could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as world's biggest oil producer; output is ... - Washington Post

US could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as world's biggest oil producer; output is ... - Washington Post | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
US could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as world's biggest oil producer; output is ...Washington PostNEW YORK — U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
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Who Cares about Japan's Large Toilet, Says Guinness World Records

Who Cares about Japan's Large Toilet, Says Guinness World Records | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
This year, the city of Ishihara opened a 200-square meter, landscaped women's restroom. It is supposedly the "world's largest toilet".
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World’s Tallest Man Meets World’s Shortest Man

Today is Guinness World Records Day, and the record-keepin' company celebrated with a meeting between the world's tallest and shortest men in London.
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India among five nations to build world's biggest telescope - Firstpost

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“India, along with four other countries, will on Tuesday start work to build the world's biggest telescope in Hawaii Island, Tokyo media reported on Monday.”
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WHOPPERS! World’s FATTEST CATS! (Ultimate Fat Cat Compilation Video!)

“WHOPPERS! World's FATTEST CATS! (Ultimate Fat Cat Compilation Video!) Hello and welcome to arguably the greatest fat cat video of all time – featuring the world's fattest cats! We've...”
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We have a huge cat and it is endearing and disturbing. I am sure fat cats aren't healthier than fat people.
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The World's Tallest Man Meets World's Smallest: 2015

“The world's tallest man Sultan Kosen meets the world's smallest Chandra Bahadur Dangi, in London for the Guinness World Records 60th birthday and a cup of tea! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE for...”
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10 of the world's longest nonstop flights leave from Texas - Chron.com

10 of the world's longest nonstop flights leave from Texas - Chron.com | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
“A data scientist and prolific blogger who found himself on a 15-hour flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles got to wondering about the world's longest nonstop flights.”
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Welsh Tourism Minister to take to world's longest zip wire to kick-start year ... - Daily Post North Wales

Welsh Tourism Minister to take to world's longest zip wire to kick-start year ... - Daily Post North Wales | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
“Ken Skates has drafted in help from Bear Grylls to put Wales on the map”
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Interview: How Ray Kurzweil Plans To Revolutionize Search At Google - Forbes

Interview: How Ray Kurzweil Plans To Revolutionize Search At Google - Forbes | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Interview: How Ray Kurzweil Plans To Revolutionize Search At Google Forbes As I outlined in a recent story on deep learning–a fast-rising branch of AI that attempts to mimic the human neocortex to recognize patterns in speech, images, and other...
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World's Biggest Rubber Duck Debuts in Hong Kong - Design You Trust

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On May 2nd, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's huge inflatable sculpture, called Rubber Duck, officially debuts, sailing into Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.
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World's Largest Natural Sound Archive Now Online - Mashable

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World's Largest Natural Sound Archive Now Online Mashable The "largest and oldest" collection of natural sounds in the world is now digital and available online, Cornell University announced.
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World's Largest Container Ship Begins Maiden Voyage » Ship ...

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The world's largest container ship has begun its first voyage, French container line CMA CGM S.A. announced. The CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the first of three 16,000 ten-foot equivalent unit (TEU) ships the company has ...
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This Could Be the World's Largest, Most Toxic Banking System…

This Could Be the World's Largest, Most Toxic Banking System… October 23, 2012. As noted earlier in yesterday's article, the entire European banking and corporate system is over-burdened with debt. Germany sports a real Debt to GDP of ...
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Singapore Airlines to drop world's longest flights - USA TODAY

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AFPSingapore Airlines to drop world's longest flightsUSA TODAYSingapore Airlines engineers prepare to check the first Airbus A380 superjumbo parked at Changi International Airport in Singapore on Oct.
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