Tag: world record

Jun 27, 2014

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline Set to Open in July

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline Set to Open in July

Bounce Below is the world’s largest underground trampoline, bounce and slide facility; set to open to the general pubic on 4 July 2014. A set of three enormous trampolines within the Llechwedd caverns in Wales brings trampolining to a whole new terrain. The old mining cavern is twice the size of St. Paul’s Cathedral.…

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Jun 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

THE FIRST IMAGE OF EARTH FROM ANOTHER PLANET Photograph by NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M This is the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon. It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its…

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Jun 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: The World’s Oldest Pants

Picture of the Day: The World’s Oldest Pants

THE WORLD’S OLDEST PANTS Photograph by Mayke Wagner / German Archaeological Institute Pictured here are the oldest known pants in history at 3000 – 3300 years of age. The ancient trousers were excavated from tombs in western China along with the remains of two men. The team of scientists was led by…

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Jun 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

THE WORLD’S TALLEST LEGO TOWER Photograph by Honéczy Barnabás / MTI Students in partnership with LEGO Store Budapest and official Danish LEGO constructors set a new world record on 25 May 2014 by building the world’s highest LEGO tower, eclipsing the previous record set last August by students in Delaware. The tower…

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May 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Photograph by ALEXANDER REMNEV Facebook | LiveJournal | VK | 500px | Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, rooftopper and photographer Alexander Remnev took this dizzying self-portrait from the top of the Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world. The Princess Tower is 101-storeys and stands 414 meters (1,358 ft) tall.…

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May 8, 2014

The World’s Largest Photo, Taken with the World’s Largest Camera

The World’s Largest Photo, Taken with the World’s Largest Camera

Photograph by Robert Johnson “The Great Picture” measures 107 ft wide by 31 ft high (32.6 m x 9.5 m) and holds the Guinness World Record for the largest seamless print photograph ever. The camera with which it was made also holds the record for being the world’s largest. Photograph by Smithsonian Institution…

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Apr 25, 2014

These are Some of the Oldest Living Things in the World

These are Some of the Oldest Living Things in the World

Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and travelled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older. Spanning from Antarctica to Greenland, the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback, the result is a stunning visual collection of ancient organisms for a book entitled,…

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