Articles Tagged 'World Records'

Top Gear Thursday: A Week of Loopy Records

China holds many obvious world records. It’s the world’s most populous country, with an estimated 1.3 billion people. It has the world’s largest currency holdings – in excess of $3 trillion last year. On the negative side, it creates more carbon emissions than any other country in the world – though it’s followed closely by the U.S, which […]

Five Great British World Records

2012 is the year in which the Olympics come to London, and naturally, as with any major sporting event, talk has already turned to the world records which could be broken. The fastest run, the longest throw, the biggest hop, that kind of thing. But I say this, why do we have to wait four […]