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This goes to Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (b. Trelawny, 1986), one of the best athletes ever. The guy is out of this World

 

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This incredibly lucky shot was taken on July 23, 2010 near Platte, SD of the storm that dropped the new WORLD RECORD hailstone on Vivian, SD. The new record stone has a diameter of 8 INCHES and weighed in at just under TWO POUNDS. For reference, a regulation size bowling ball has a diameter of around 8.5 inches. I'm glad I stayed out of that hail core!

 

My girlfriend (NYT best-selling author of The Stormchasers and Those Who Save Us, Jenna Blum) and I made a last minute decision to make a chase detour into South Dakota while on our way to Minnesota from Kansas after looking at some forecast models. We were late to get to the storm and this was the very first picture I took that day, while hanging out the window. The exposure was 1/30th second so I was extremely lucky to get a lightning bolt in there.

 

Shot with a 10.2 MP Nikon D40x with a 10-20mm Sigma wide angle lens.

 

Professional quality prints up to poster size are available on my website: www.ChaseTheStorms.com

The plaque beneath this statue reads: " Harry Winston Jerome, British Columbia's Athlete of The Century 1871-1971..." He set a total of 6 world records in the 60's and died at the age of 42.

 

Taken at Stanley Park during a visit to Vancouver, B.C. Canada

 

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World record of longest line of toy cars at Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2014. More of the Cars below

On December 9 Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik set the record for the most expensive photograph when his work, “Phantom,” (shot in Arizona’s Antelope Canyon) sold for $6.5 million dollars.

 

Who says you can’t make money in photography?

 

Help me break Peter Lik’s record-breaking sale by purchasing my photograph that I’ll simply call, “Cortés’ Cuernavaca.” My capture of Hernán Cortés palace in Cuernavaca, Mexico during the blue hour will make a great Christmas gift!

 

I accept all major credit cards, PayPal and cash in a large, brown envelope.

 

For the lucky buyer I will even have Santa Claus deliver your large framed print in person just in time for Christmas!

 

The city of Cuernavaca (kwehr-nah-vah-kah), the capital of Morelos state, is where Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés called home while “residing” in Mexico and built his enormous palace-fortress (now the Museo de Cuauhnáhuac) that now occupies the city zocalo (plaza).

 

The Aztecs called the city Cuauhnáhuac (“place by the woods”) and the Spaniards changed the name to Cuernavaca (“cow horn”) because they had a hard time pronouncing Cuauhnáhuac.

 

Merry Christmas my Flickr friends!

 

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Burj Dubai (Arabic: برج دبي‎ "Dubai Tower"), a supertall skyscraper under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 818 m (2,684 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, and the tower is expected to be completed and ready for occupancy by the end of 2009. The building is part of the 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi) flagship development called "Downtown Burj Dubai" at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district. The tower's architect is Adrian Smith, who worked with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) until 2006.

 

Current records

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* Tallest structure: 818 m (2,684 ft) (previously KVLY-TV mast - 628.8 m (2,063 ft))

* Tallest freestanding structure: 818 m (2,684 ft) (previously CN Tower - 553.3 m (1,815 ft))

* Building with most floors: 160 (previously World Trade Center - 110)

* World's highest elevator installation

* Worlds fastest elevators at speed of 64 km/h or 18 m/s (59 ft/s) (previously Taipei 101 – 16.83 m/s)

* Highest vertical concrete pumping (for a building): 601 m (1,972 ft) (previously Taipei 101 - 449.2 m (1,474 ft))

* Highest vertical concrete pumping (for any construction): 601 m (1,972 ft) (previously Riva del Garda Hydroelectric Power Plant - 532 m (1,745 ft))

* The first world's tallest structure in history to include residential space

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1216 050, mit 357 km/h schnellste Ellok der Welt und 183 001 (ALEX) bei Feldmoching

the ÖBB 1216 050, the fastest electric locomotive ever near Munich (November 2007)

This is a small portion of the world's biggest blanket that Marttalitto introduced today at the stairs of Helsinki Cathedral.

Dedicate a D.Cherubini.

Aircrafts, sky clouds, sea landscape, camera all virtual !

Solo un esempio di come è possibile avvicinare la realtà con l' uso dei programmi tridimensionali e di rendering

(Vector Work+Bryce+Photoshop)

The world-record 1,818.5 pound (824.86 kilogram) pumpkin grown by Jim and Kelsey Bryson of Ormstown, Quebec (Canada) at the New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, New York)—October 22, 2011.

Privately owned World Record Edition.

Divers on surface interval

ONE OF THE WONDERs OF THE WORLD

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much better in LARGE

 

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Bittern, Mallard, Dominion of Canada

La bella Taurus 1216.025 (E190.025) "World Record 357 km/h" delle Ferrovie Federli Austriache ed in uso a Rail Cargo Italia ripresa in sosta in stazione a Brescia, molto probabilmente dopo aver effettuato un servizio su San Zeno Folzano.

  

This is Nazaré seen from the spot where Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara became famous worldwide. A typical seaside village 124km (77 miles) north from Lisbon, Nazaré has become a popular tourist attraction thanks to the very high breaking waves produced by the Nazaré Canyon, an impressive undersea canyon just off the coast – it has a maximum depth of at least 5,000 metres (16,000 ft) and 230 kilometres (140 miles) long.

Back in November 2011, McNamara surfed here a record breaking giant wave: 24 meters (78 feet) from trough to crest. In January 2013 it was reported that he successfully rode a wave measuring a maximum estimate of 30 meters (100 feet) at the same location, and possibly exceeding the size of his previous record-breaking wave

 

Until not too long ago, Nazare’s fishermen were still seen using oxen to pull their brightly painted boats from the ocean and even today many locals still wear their characteristic traditional costumes - the fishermen have check shirts and trousers and the women wear several layers of petticoats. The fishing boats are Phoenician in design with bright colors and eyes painted on the vessels, supposedly with the magical power to avert storms

 

The airport building used to be the largest building (1.6 km long). It was mostly spared from the bombings during WW II because the allied forces intended to use it after defeating Germany. At Tempelhof airfield, Frenchman Armand Zipfel performed his first airshow in 1909 and Orville Wright beat world records by flying 172 meters high and 95 minutes long.

The Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

138.5 domes in 29 minutes.

 

A collaboration between Steve (orbs, wool spinning & domes), Mike (light painting) & Myself (domes).

 

With art direction assistance from Carol & Bob

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DISNEY Balloon - UP - Lá Haut - Oben !

Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons 2009 Chambley Lorraine- France

Heisluftballon - Montgolfiére - Hot Air Ballon

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le 26 juillet 329 pilotes en 2 lignes

 

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Vediamo qui ripresa la locomotiva che ha effettuato il record del mondo di velocità in testa al EUC 45273 diretto a Prato Cle mentre transita in stazione a Udine dopo essersi fatta attendere in un posto migliore ma causa ritarto del treno non è stato possibile immortalarla.

La Taurus del record mondiale di velocità discende la linea pontebbana Tarvisio-Udine con un treno di casse mobili provenienti da Villach e dirette al porto di Trieste.

We are proud to be a part of the first light painting Guinness World Records title! Last summer, Johnny traveled to Virginia with eleven other light painters from all over the country. The group met to attempt setting a Guinness World Record for most light painted orbs in a photo. This past week, we received the official word that we GOT THE RECORD TITLE - 200 ORBS! Check out 200orbs.com!" for more info and an awesome BTS video.

der TGV Triebzug 4402 Weltrekordzug unterwegs nach Stuttgart bei Malsch

Anfang August war 1216.025 kurzzeitig für die Brenner-ECs eingeteilt. Die erste Sonnenaufnahme des Weltrekordtaurus auf der 'Rosenheimer' gelang mir am Morgen des 3 .Augusts bei Aubenhausen als die Lok den EC81 nach Bologna Centrale zog.

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“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”

Two bikers 5 days 5 hrs 45 min Kanyakumari to Leh, soth tip of india to North tip of India. We broke record by 45 hrs.

1500 sticks. Made by Rdeo1, Gkay, Zadim, Yace, Think, 9.10DO & Clara.

We are going to break the record again soon thanks to many of you. This will be a bigger combo, in the streets of Paris and obviously with no autorization.

Large jellyfish lands in Seattle?

Residents construct large umbrella?

The possibilities are endless on this one...truth is I headed out for a sunset shot and came across two guys blowing giant (as in 40 ft long!) bubbles and I decided to stay there and take pictures with them against the Seattle skyline. They are working hard to get into the Guiness Book of World Records so wish them luck!

In transito nella stazione di S.Marcellino Frignano , con il Maddaloni Marc- Ferrara- Tarvisio , di CFI ed RCI , merci ormai passato a Trenitalia che ogni tanto regalava anche locomotive come questa...!

 

This is the Guinness world record attempt BIKINI PARADE at Surfers Paradise on the GOLD COAST Queensland. 2nd OCT 2011 We beat the record with 357 girls in bikini's.

or monster fire? 47,4 m high world record bonfire at Slinningen Ålesund, Norway 2016

Keene Pumpkin Festival 2013

30,581 Lit Jack O'Lanterns on October 19, 2013

Guinness World Record Holder - 2013

Where’s Wally World Record

 

Following the successful Space Hopper World Record which I photographed last year, today the SPWC (Street Performance world Championship) took on an even more ambitious world record attempt in the Where's Wally World Records.

Tens of thousands of festival goers dressed as Wally in an attempt to break the record and become the largest gathering of Wallys ever!

A super high resolution photograph was taken from a crane capturing all the Wallys and creating the first ever real-life Where's Wally picture which will be posted online as well as being included in the Irish Times on Monday. However, if you cannot wait have a look at my photographs and see if you can spot yourself.

As a kid I was addicted to make microsized things.. from paper, wood(my fingers

were always cut) aso.

One day I even achieved to make an almost worldrecord sized paper ship.. 2mm small!

I was upset to read that there was someone already who made a papership that sized

but also a bit proud. However, that papership is no more... it simply vanished(along with a

paperplane with a spanwidth of 2mm) in the glas bottle I kept(decayed?) :(

 

However.. I lately saw a picture here on flickr showing some really small origami

figures... and so I'M BACK ;) Well.. not that small anymore but anyway...

 

BTW: that's my miniature fig tree in the background :)

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