Tag: largest

Jun 19, 2018

Believe It or Not, This is a Single-Celled Organism, Valonia Ventricosa

Photograph by Alexander Vasenin

You are looking at a single cell that can grow 4-9 cm in diameter!

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May 7, 2018

This is the Official World Record for the Biggest Wave Ever Surfed

This is the Official World Record for the Biggest Wave Ever Surfed

On Nov 8, 2017 Rodrigo Koxa surfed an 80 ft wave at Praia do Norte in Nazaré, Portugal

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Mar 15, 2018

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Yuya Yamada set the world record with 6 rotations of a hoop that measures 5.14 m (16 ft 10 in) in diameter

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Feb 7, 2018

SpaceX Just Launched the World’s Most Powerful Rocket and Sent a Tesla to Mars

SpaceX Just Launched the World’s Most Powerful Rocket and Sent a Tesla to Mars

The Tesla’s radio is also playing a David Bowie soundtrack on loop

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Nov 2, 2017

World’s Largest Deliverable Pizza

World’s Largest Deliverable Pizza

This 20 square foot, 200 slice party pizza can feed 50-70 guests

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Aug 9, 2017

The Mountain of Hell Bike Race Starts at the Top of a Glacier and All 700 Riders Go at Once

The Mountain of Hell Bike Race Starts at the Top of a Glacier and All 700 Riders Go at Once

It’s the world’s largest downhill mass start, beginning atop Les Deux Alpes glacier (3600m) and finishing down the valley 30 minutes later

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