Back in 2013, the EcoWorld Ballymore–developed, multiuse community in London’s Nine Elms neighborhood already boasted seemingly every luxury amenity imaginable: a rooftop sky deck with a covered dining area and a greenhouse specifically for fragrant orange trees, a stately red-walled private cinema featuring nine plush loveseats and movie-theater-style flat screen, a sprawling gym that rivals […]
One man in China requested 9,999 red roses before asking for his girlfriend’s hand in marriage. And realising his partner’s penchant for fashion, Xiao Fan had each blossom carefully stitched together to form a sweeping, floral bridal gown. On February 2012, Xiao Fan, a man from Guangzhou proposed to his girlfriend, Yin Mi, with one of […]
Bobi, a 31-year-old guard dog who cheated death in his first days, has celebrated his birthday as a celebrity in central Portugal after being declared the world’s oldest dog ever two months ago. Bobi’s owner Leonel Costa told Guinness World Records a big traditional Portuguese birthday party was planned for Bobi on Saturday at his home in […]
Down an unassuming alleyway in Pike Place Market is a hidden work of art dubbed The Gum Wall. This unexpected and colorful display is an intriguing representation of Seattle’s unique charm and character. The Gum Wall started in the 1990s when local patrons and performers at Unexpected Productions stuck their used gum on the wall. Since those […]
The record-holder for the smallest frog in the world apparently makes up for its miniature size by packing a wallop of poison, research reveals. With a body that’s only 10 millimeters long, the Mount Iberia frog (Eleutherodactylus iberia) from Cuba currently holds the Guinness World Record for smallest frog. Investigating these dwarf frogs is painstaking work, said researcher Miguel Vences, […]
Scientists have created the quietest room in the world – and no one can stay inside for more than an hour. The room has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the quietest room in the world, where you can even hear your blood move inside the concrete chamber With a measured background noise that is 20 […]
World Dance Day is also referred to as International Dance Day and is celebrated on April 29 to commemorate the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, a French dancer and ballet master known as the father of modern ballet. Theme for 2023 is Sharing the joy of dance without limitations based on race, ethnicity, or culture.
The title of the most expensive beer in the world goes to an over 140 year old bottle of beer that belonged to the Arctic Expedition of 1875 led by Sir George Nares. A few dozen bottles of the Allsopp Arctic Ale were found in a garage in Gobowen, Shropshire, England, and one of them […]