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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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World's Largest Mosaic Made out of Over 1 Million Recycled Mardi Gras Beads Is ... - PR Web (press release)

World's Largest Mosaic Made out of Over 1 Million Recycled Mardi Gras Beads Is ... - PR Web (press release) | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
PR Web (press release)World's Largest Mosaic Made out of Over 1 Million Recycled Mardi Gras Beads Is ...PR Web (press release)German native Stephan Wanger has completed the World's largest mosaic ever made out of beads.
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One World Trade Center Will Cost $3.8 Billion, Making It The Most Expensive ... - Huffington Post

One World Trade Center Will Cost $3.8 Billion, Making It The Most Expensive ... - Huffington Post | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Business InsiderOne World Trade Center Will Cost $3.8 Billion, Making It The Most Expensive ... One World Trade Center's construction is vastly more expensive than a traditional office tower, in large part due to security costs associated...
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US Army destroys world's largest stockpile of chemicals weapons, in Utah - Washington Post

US Army destroys world's largest stockpile of chemicals weapons, in Utah - Washington Post | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

STOCKTON, Utah — Gary McCloskey may have destroyed more chemical weapons than any man alive, but he barely reacted when the final weapons from the...

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World's longest-running play, 'The Moustrap' springs mystery in Philly - Newsworks.org

World's longest-running play, 'The Moustrap' springs mystery in Philly - Newsworks.org | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
World's longest-running play, 'The Moustrap' springs mystery in PhillyNewsworks.orgThe premise of Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" is one of the most recognized in the world.
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New "Pawn Star" after sale of World's Largest Emerald - Exec Digital

New "Pawn Star" after sale of World's Largest Emerald - Exec Digital | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
New "Pawn Star" after sale of World's Largest EmeraldExec DigitalAt least, that's the hope of Western Star Auctions' owner Mike Odenbach, who plans to auction off the self-proclaimed “world's largest emerald” at his Canadian auction house next week,...
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Largest Passenger Airliner in the World: Airbus A380

Largest Passenger Airliner in the World: Airbus A380 | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine airliner. It’s actually the largest passenger airliner in the world.

 

Photos of sheer cloud borne luxury.  

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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

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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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Owner of world's largest emerald arrested in BC - Vancouver Sun

Owner of world's largest emerald arrested in BC - Vancouver Sun | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

Owner of world's largest emerald arrested in BC -- A gem claimed to be the world's largest cut emerald didn't get a single bid in a Kelowna auction Saturday, a day after the man who put it up for auction was arrested for...

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World's longest taxi trip completed - RAC

World's longest taxi trip completed - RAC | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
RACWorld's longest taxi trip completedRACA round-the-world journey in a London black cab is set to break the record for the longest ever taxi trip, raising over £20000 in the process.
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The World's Largest Radio Telescope

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The largest and most sensitive telescope ever built, the Square Kilometer Array will peer deeper into the universe than ever before, shedding light on some of the universe's greatest mysteries.
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The Pitch Drop -- World's longest-running experiment

The Pitch Drop -- World's longest-running experiment | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

The experiment demonstrates the fluidity and high viscosity of pitch, a derivative of tar once used for waterproofing boats. At room temperature pitch feels solid - even brittle - and can easily be shattered with a blow from a hammer. It's quite amazing then, to see that pitch at room temperature is actually fluid!

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World's Tallest Flagpole | Tumbleweeds and Lemonade

The World's Tallest Flagpole is located in the city of Calpatria, California, USA. "Calpat" is one of the cities one will go through on the way to "Slab City" or "the Slabs". The plan was to stop and dump black/grey tanks and fill the ...
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405-Year-Old Clam Called Longest-Lived Animal

405-Year-Old Clam Called Longest-Lived Animal | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The quahog clam, plucked from the waters of northern Iceland, beats the official oldest record-holder—another clam—by nearly two hundred years, experts say.
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