Tag: most

Nov 28, 2014

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

On 22 November 2014 Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick against Sevilla for his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals, surpassing Telmo Zarra as the all-time leading scorer in La Liga. Zarra had held the previous record (251 goals) for nearly 60 years. It took Messi just 289 games to reach the record, his first goal…

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Aug 10, 2014

Why London is the World’s Most Expensive City to Build In

Why London is the World’s Most Expensive City to Build In

What makes London the most expensive city in the world to build in? The reasons may surprise you (like unexploded bombs for instance). The Economist explores why in this short but informative video.

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Mar 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Most Retweeted Photo of All Time

Picture of the Day: The Most Retweeted Photo of All Time

THE MOST RETWEETED PHOTO OF ALL TIME Photograph via Ellen DeGeneres (taken by Bradley Cooper) Step aside Barack Obama. Before last night’s Academy Awards group shot above, this tweet by Barack Obama (6 Nov 2012) was the most retweeted photo of all time with 781,514 retweets. That record was completely obliterated last…

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Mar 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

DUNMORE HEAD, IRELAND Photograph by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen on Wikimedia Commons At the end of the Dingle Peninsula lies the picturesque area you see above, Dunmore Head, the westernmost point of Ireland (excluding the islands). The photograph was taken by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen from Slea Head. The peninsula is named after the…

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Nov 10, 2012

The Most Liked and Retweeted Photo in History

The Most Liked and Retweeted Photo in History

On November 6, 2012 at precisely 11:15pm ET on Facebook and 11:16pm ET on Twitter, Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, posted the photo above with the caption, “Four more years.” As of November 10, 2012 @ 1:30pm ET, the Facebook photo has 4,306,739 ‘Likes’, 577,941 shares and 207,747 comments;…

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Sep 24, 2012

The Most Powerful Digital Camera in the World

The Most Powerful Digital Camera in the World

The world’s most powerful digital camera has opened its eye and recorded the first images in hunt for dark energy (which is believed to make up 75% of the content of the Universe). Eight billion years ago, rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. That ancient starlight has…

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Apr 2, 2012

The Most Expensive 1-Bedroom Apartment in the World

The Most Expensive 1-Bedroom Apartment in the World

Photograph via Japan Sotheby’s International Realty Listed at a cool 1.8 billion yen ($21.8 million USD), the Sifter’s jaw dropped when the listing stated an apartment called The House, in the exclusive Minami-Azabu district of Tokyo (the most expensive neighbourhood in Tokyo), was a 4,434 square foot (411.932 sq m) 1-Bedroom apartment. At…

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