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First bionic arm fitted on an individual (male)

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First bionic arm fitted on an individual (male)

Since 1993, Scottish hotel owner Campbell Aird, who had his right arm amputated in 1982 after…

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Most subscribers for a female games broadcaster on YouTube

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Most subscribers for a female games broadcaster on YouTube

A “true geek” who loves to “make people smile”, “iHasCupquake” – aka Tiffany Herrera from Los…

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Most popular emoji (current)

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Most popular emoji (current)

According to a collaborative study between the University of Michigan (USA) and the University of…

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Most Instagrammed city (current)

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Most Instagrammed city (current)

As of December 2017, New York City, USA, was the most popular city on the photo-sharing app…

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Longest line of balloons popped by a laser

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Longest line of balloons popped by a laser

The longest line of balloons popped by a laser is 200, achieved by 'It's Not Rocket Science' in…

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Most robots dancing simultaneously

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Most robots dancing simultaneously

The most robots dancing simultaneously is 1,372 and was achieved by TIM S.p.A. (Italy) in Rome,…

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First robot table tennis tutor

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First robot table tennis tutor

In October 2015, Japan’s Omron Corporation introduced its robotic table tennis tutor. Sensors above…

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Fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter

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Fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter

The fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter is 4 hours 3 minutes, and was achieved by…

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First hypertext browser

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First hypertext browser

In October 1990 Tim Berners-Lee (UK) started work on a global hypertext browser and WorldWideWeb…

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Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit

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Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit

The fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit is 32.02 mph (51.53 km/h), achieved…

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Fastest robot to solve a Rubik's Cube

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Fastest robot to solve a Rubik's Cube

The fastest robot to solve a Rubik's Cube is “Sub1 Reloaded” with a time of 0.637 seconds, built by…

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Most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit

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Most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit

The most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit is 23, in a Batman suit created by Julian Checkley…

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