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Bolimasa Blogarama...: The worlds longest art gallery

Bolimasa Blogarama...: The worlds longest art gallery | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
It was fun to speculate about what they meant and what life was like there a thousand years ago. Since it's the worlds longest art gallery, this may be my longest post, because I couldn't pick just a few petroglyph pictures to ...
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The world's largest chocolate sculpture pays homage to a Mayan Temple

The world's largest chocolate sculpture pays homage to a Mayan Temple | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Celebrating their 30th anniversary the company Qzina set the Guinness Record for the World's Largest Chocolate Sculpture, by creating a sweet replica of a Mayan temple weighing in at 18239 pounds. Qzina chose the ...

 

Chichen Eatsa?

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Woman, 93, is named the world's oldest yoga teacher - New York Daily News

Woman, 93, is named the world's oldest yoga teacher - New York Daily News | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Woman, 93, is named the world's oldest yoga teacherNew York Daily NewsA 93 year old woman from Pondicherry has been named the world's oldest yoga teacher by the Guinness World Records.

 

I am on record as loving this story.  I want to be teaching break dancing when I am 93.  Of course, I would have to learn it first, and I know I am too old for that.

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Hot rocks, big rivers and the world’s tallest mountain face | Metageologist

Hot rocks, big rivers and the world’s tallest mountain face | Metageologist | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

7000 meters from peak to river below in a short 25 km makes this the world's steepest mountain face.  Xtreme biking, anyone?

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Ritemail: The world's Largest Crab

Ritemail: The world's Largest Crab | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Rob Hicks, SeaLife's head marine biologist, said: “They are such impressive creatures we thought that it was worth the cost and effort of flying them half-way round the world to so they can flourish in an aquarium display.
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Interactive 360° aerial panorama of world's tallest waterfall is ...

Interactive 360° aerial panorama of world's tallest waterfall is ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
I've always found it amusing that Angel Falls — the highest waterfall on Earth, and, consequently, a lifelong destination for tourists everywhere — is so difficult to visit.
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World's Largest Rope Swing (Video)

World's Largest Rope Swing (Video) | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Devin Super Tramp presents the in world's largest rope swing in Moab, Utah.
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World's Largest Textile Created from Golden Spider Silk Dazzles ...

World's Largest Textile Created from Golden Spider Silk Dazzles ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
A four-metre-long woven textile made from the silk of more than a million female Golden Orb spiders collected from the highlands of Madagascar is on display at.
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How many customers does Facebook have? | Digitopoly

How many customers does Facebook have? | Digitopoly | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

As Aaron Ross Sorkin points out, these aren’t users who just visit Facebook.com but in fact those who visit other sites integrated with Facebook (like the Washington Post) or just do something on the Facebook app on their mobile phones. His point being, these people don’t see ads and don’t user apps (that they may pay for).

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World's largest scale model of the Solar System spans the length of Sweden - io9

World's largest scale model of the Solar System spans the length of Sweden - io9 | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

World's largest scale model of the Solar System spans the length of Sweden -- At a 1:20 million scale, it's the largest scale model of the solar system, and it all starts at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, which is the world's largest...

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World's biggest jump reset for 2012 - msnbc.com

World's biggest jump reset for 2012 - msnbc.com | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

World's biggest jump reset for 2012 -- Red Bull Stratos' Felix Baumgartner is preparing for a New Mexico attempt to break the record for the highest-altitude parachute jump, set by Air Force pilot Joe Kittinger in 1960.

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Four telescope link-up creates world's largest mirror - BBC News

Four telescope link-up creates world's largest mirror - BBC News | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
BBC NewsFour telescope link-up creates world's largest mirrorBBC NewsBy Katia Moskvitch Technology reporter, BBC News, Paranal Observatory, Chile Astronomers have created the world's largest virtual optical telescope linking four telescopes in...
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How do you measure the world's largest cities? - SmartPlanet.com (blog)

How do you measure the world's largest cities? - SmartPlanet.com (blog) | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
BBC NewsHow do you measure the world's largest cities?SmartPlanet.com (blog)By Tyler Falk | January 30, 2012, 7:21 AM PST Determining the world's largest city shouldn't be too complicated, right? Do a census, count up the people and be done with it.
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The new Boeing 747-8, the world's longest airplane

The new Boeing 747-8, the world's longest airplane | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
German airline Lufthansa has become the world leader in acquiring the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, called Lareina of heaven. Measures just over 76 meters from nose to tail, which makes it the longest airliner in the world.
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London 2012 Olympics: the tech behind the world's biggest games ...

London 2012 Olympics: the tech behind the world's biggest games ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
London 2012 Olympics: the tech behind the world's biggest games. National Gallery_1020. London will host the 2012 Olympics this summer from the 27th of July to August 12th. A lot of preparation and technology goes into ...

 

The tech behind the logo is a fail, but the rest is fascinating.  Of course, I think its fascinating that 200,000 lbs of copper wire are used in a modern Naval destroyer class ship just for the electrical wiring, so take it FWIW.

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London Artist Creates World’s Longest Photo Out of 109,000 Individual Images

In celebration of the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games -- or maybe just because she felt like it -- London artist Clare Newton has stitched together 109,000 photos into the (not yet official) world'...

 

Stitched?  Interesting word to use here. I'm having a little trouble with these numbers.  Lets wait and see what the Guiness guys say.

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The World's Largest Tetris Game — The Pop-Up City

The World's Largest Tetris Game — The Pop-Up City | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The World's Largest Tetris Game. By Clement Adam | Published: Wednesday May 9, 2012. On Friday 20 April, a group of hackers at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology turned the facade of MIT's Green Building into an awesome ...
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The World's Biggest Digital Camera Begins Engineering Phase ...

The World's Biggest Digital Camera Begins Engineering Phase ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The biggest digital camera in the world, both in terms of physical size and giga-capacity, just won an early approval from the U.S. Department of Energy, which is funding the project. The camera for the Large Synoptic Survey ...
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Architizer Blog » The Man Behind the World's Largest 3D Printer

Architizer Blog » The Man Behind the World's Largest 3D Printer | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Towards that end, Dini has worked with architects like Norman Foster, administrators, and contractors to develop prototypes and carry out test trials that has produced, among other things, the world's largest printed structure ...
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Take a Tour Through the World's Biggest Cave | The Gadget Blogger

Take a Tour Through the World's Biggest Cave | The Gadget Blogger | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Take a Tour Through the World's Biggest Cave. Massive cave Working as a National Geographic photographer is (thankfully) more than just panther attacks and paraglider crashes. Sometimes you get to explore the ...
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World's biggest movie screen - 29.7m high and 35.7m wide - installed at Sydney ... - NEWS.com.au

World's biggest movie screen - 29.7m high and 35.7m wide - installed at Sydney ... - NEWS.com.au | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

World's biggest movie screen - 29.7m high and 35.7m wide - installed at Sydney ...The world's biggest movie screen, weighing 800kg, is hoisted into position at iMax Theatre Darling Harbour.

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Why I don't Tweet Guiness World Records: Fun Bindass » Guinness World Records 2012

Why I don't Tweet Guiness World Records: Fun Bindass » Guinness World Records 2012 | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
People stand on the world's largest and longest 3D anamorphic street painting, which is 60.46 meters long with a surface area of 892 meters square, by British artist Joe Hill in Canary Wharf, London. British inventor Edd China rides the world's ...
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Ocean Scientists Shed New Light on Mariana Trench - Newswise (press release)

Ocean Scientists Shed New Light on Mariana Trench - Newswise (press release) | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

Ocean Scientists Shed New Light on Mariana Trench – An ocean mapping expedition has shed new light on deepest place on Earth, the 2500-kilometer long Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean near Guam.

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'Solve for X' to tackle world's biggest problems - TG Daily

'Solve for X' to tackle world's biggest problems - TG Daily | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

'Solve for X' to tackle world's biggest problems -- Google's launched a website aimed at solving some of the big problems facing humanity - something like TED, or a sort of X Prize without the prize.

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World's Heaviest Stone Lift (1100Kg or 2425 Lbs) - Derek Boyer 2012

Derek Boyer, known to be Australia's Strongest Man for 12 years in a row, is the new record holder for the heaviest stone ever lifted: 1100 kg or 2425 lbs.
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