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Victoria Falls: Profound insight before a wall of water - New Zealand Herald

Victoria Falls: Profound insight before a wall of water - New Zealand Herald | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

Just as there's controversy over what constitute a world "wonder" there's also competition to claim the biggest waterfall - you can have the tallest, the widest, the one with...

 

Nice story...gives you an up close and personal feel for visiting the falls.

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Opening ceremony pics of The world's tallest tower, 'Burj Khalifa ...

Opening ceremony pics of The world's tallest tower, 'Burj Khalifa ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Dubai, UAE; January 4, 2010: The world's tallest tower, developed by Emaar Properties, was unveiled tonight to a crowd of thousands and the world in a crescendo of fireworks, lasers and fountain displays.
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World's largest battery built by China, Warren Buffet's car company ...

World's largest battery built by China, Warren Buffet's car company ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
A battery array with enough juice to power all of Google's data centers for seven weeks represents a new business model for the car company part.
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World's Largest Bus Seats 300, Bends Like Beckham

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The 25 meter (82 ft) long Youngman JNP6250G developed by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Youngman is the “world's largest” public bus and can carry up to 300 passengers. Don't expect to “bus da move” in luxury, however, as specs for ...
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World's heaviest insect weighs 3 times more than mouse - Indian Express

World's heaviest insect weighs 3 times more than mouse - Indian Express | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

World's heaviest insect weighs 3 times more than mouse -- Moffett's finding makes it the world's biggest insect in terms of weight, which at 71g is heavier than a sparrow and three times that of a mouse.

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the world’s tallest tree

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According to an NPR story, it's in a redwood forest in Northern California.
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World's longest Christmas cake in China

World's longest Christmas cake in China | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
It took the chefs at the Pudong Shangri-la Hote in China seven days to bake and sweeten the longest Christmas cake which measures 1068 metres (3504 feet).
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Longest Sushi Cucumber Roll: Russia sets world record (Video) - World Records Academy

Longest Sushi Cucumber Roll: Russia sets world record (Video) - World Records Academy | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
World Records AcademyLongest Sushi Cucumber Roll: Russia sets world record (Video)World Records AcademyPhoto: The World's Longest Cucumber Roll is a full mile-and-a-half long and made from 1.5 tons of rice, 500 kg of cucumbers, 14 thousand pieces...
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Mexico shuts down 'world's biggest garbage dump'

Mexico shuts down 'world's biggest garbage dump' | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Mexico City (AFP) Dec 19, 2011 – Authorities Monday shut down Mexico's -- and possibly the world's -- biggest garbage dump and said they would invite bids to exploit methane gas generated by the decomposing waste.
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United Continental ends 2011 as the world's largest airline – CAPA - Manila Bulletin

United Continental ends 2011 as the world's largest airline – CAPA - Manila Bulletin | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
United Continental ends 2011 as the world's largest airline – CAPAManila BulletinMANILA, Philippines — United Continental Airlines ended 2011 as the world's largest airline, overtaking Delta Air lines, according to the Center for Asia Pacific...
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Walnut Grove cat certified as world's tallest - Sacramento Bee

Walnut Grove cat certified as world's tallest - Sacramento Bee | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Walnut Grove cat certified as world's tallest  By Carlos Alcalá Trouble is the Guinness-certified world's tallest cat, and he looks like something you wouldn't want to come across on the Serengeti.
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Ford Powers "The World's Longest and Heaviest Parade Float ...

Ford Powers "The World's Longest and Heaviest Parade Float ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Natural Balance Pet Foods turned to Ford to propel its massive 116-foot, 50-ton Surf's Up! float that will debut on national television on Jan. 2 in a famous parade in Pasadena, Calif.
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World's biggest superyachts unveiled - Telegraph.co.uk

World's biggest superyachts unveiled - Telegraph.co.uk | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

Eclipse, the luxury vessel owned by Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionnaire and owner of Chelsea Football Club, has retained its number one billing in an annual list of the...

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The World's Biggest Wave | The Adrenalist

The World's Biggest Wave | The Adrenalist | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The West Coast break Cortes Bank serves up some of the world's biggest ride-able waves collectively called Ghost Wave.

 

Did you know about this?  I didn't know about this, and the video is pretty spectacular.

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World's Largest Coffee Cup — Foolish Gadgets

World's Largest Coffee Cup — Foolish Gadgets | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
World's Largest Coffee Cup. by edwin on January 4, 2012. If you absolutely need your shot of coffee each morning before you are able to deliver a decent day of work, then chances are the pantry is your favorite place to hang out.
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LEGO: Worlds Tallest Lego Christmas Tree … | From Bricks To Bothans

LEGO: Worlds Tallest Lego Christmas Tree … | From Bricks To Bothans | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Worlds Tallest Lego Christmas Tree … Ho Ho Ho-ley Moley! That's a big tree!! Since I was in London last weekend, I thought it only right and proper to go and see the World's Biggest Lego Christmas Tree.
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The World's Largest Ship Propellers

The World's Largest Ship Propellers | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
"Huge ship propellers, churning out their wakes with magnificent forcefulness..."...
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Cosmic Log - Billionaire plans world's biggest plane for orbital launches

Cosmic Log - Billionaire plans world's biggest plane for orbital launches | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The band is getting back together: Seven years after winning the $10 million Ansari X Prize, software billionaire Paul Allen and aerospace guru Burt Rutan are teaming up with SpaceX and other top-flight rocketeers to create an air-launched orbital...
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Watch the world's longest train rumble across Australia

Watch the world's longest train rumble across Australia | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
With 22 million humans concentrated in a few pockets of its three million square miles, Australia has space aplenty for running massive trains. Forget road trains: this iron ore train is the real thing.
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World's deepest underwater volcanoes discovered - Emerging ...

World's deepest underwater volcanoes discovered - Emerging ... | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
The British scientist recently surprised the whole world by discovering the deepest underwater volcanoes. According to the reports of National Oceanography Centre (NOC) the scientists found these volcanoes 3.1 miles deep ...
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TechEBlog » World's Largest Gummy Bear

TechEBlog » World's Largest Gummy Bear | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
At 5-pounds, the world's largest gummy bear is not only handmade, but it's equivalent to 1400 little gummy bears. Unfortunately, this novelty comes at a price, $28.70 shipped to be exact. Product page.
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World's Longest Cargo Aircraft Lands At YVR | YVR Connections

World's Longest Cargo Aircraft Lands At YVR | YVR Connections | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
Cathay Pacific's new 747-8 Freighter - the world's longest cargo aircraft at 73.3m touches down for first time at YVR. She's big, she's beautiful and she's new to YVR. Say hello to Cathay Pacific's brand new 747-8 Freighter, ...
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Tom Cruise Leaves Mark on World's Tallest Building - Al-Bawaba

Tom Cruise Leaves Mark on World's Tallest Building - Al-Bawaba | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it

Tom Cruise Leaves Mark on World's Tallest Building  Tom Cruise paid Dubai a visit to promote "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", which involved stunts of him dangling from Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

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The largest and heaviest world currency – Rai stones

The largest and heaviest world currency – Rai stones | The Biggest in the World | Scoop.it
These limestone discs with a hole in the center, with weight of four tons is the largest in size in the world. They are 'traded' on the island of Yap, a part of.
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