Posts Tagged ‘largest’

California’s largest fire torches more homes

Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state’s largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the US West. The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already leveled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny community of Indian Falls after dark. […]

The Leshan Giant Buddha: Largest Stone Buddha in the World

Not far from the city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province, China, sits the Leshan Giant Buddha statue. Carved into the side of Mt. Lingyun, the colossal statue is over 1,300-years-old and is considered to be the largest stone Buddha in the world, and by far the tallest pre-modern statue. The site attracts millions of people […]

Boy Scouts of America Reaches Largest Pedophilia Settlement in U.S. History (Just the Tip of the Pedo Iceberg)

by Brian Shilhavy For the past 7+ years Health Impact News has been reporting the fact that the United States has the horrible distinction of being known as the #1 country in the world known for child sex trafficking. A Boy Scout marches in an LGBT Pride parade in New York City, June 28, 2015. […]

New Jersey to become largest offshore wind procurement in the country

A recent move by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities awarded offshore wind solicitations to two different project that will develop offshore wind capacity to power 1.5 million homes combined. The two approved projects will make New Jersey the largest offshore wind procurement in the history of the U.S. The first project will be […]

COVID Vaccine Manufacturer Ordered to Pay $263 Million for Role in Largest Overdose Epidemic in History

By Matt Agorist Despite the state spending thousands of dollars a second – ticketing, kidnapping, caging, and killing evil drug users, the rate of lethal drug overdoses in the last 15 years has skyrocketed at near-exponential rates. According to the most recent data on overdose deaths, despite the states immoral war on drugs, the Centers for Disease Control and […]

St. Demetrios, Largest Orthodox School in US, Building New Daycare

Children of the St. Demetrios School the largest Greek Orthodox school in the US. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios St. Demetrios School, the largest Greek school in America, has embarked on an ambitious new campaign to construct a new daycare building as a way to provide its young families with a safe environment that allows youngsters to […]

Algeria: largest Islamic party refuses to join new government

The largest Islamist party in Algeria, the Movement for Society of Peace (MSP), announced on Tuesday that it will not take part in the government being formed after the recent legislative election. The announcement was made by MSP leader Abdel Razzaq Makri after an emergency meeting of the movement’s Shura (Consultative) Council, to consider an […]

The Largest and Oldest Pyramid on the Planet: The Great Pyramid of China

The story behind the Great Pyramid of China is beyond fascinating. For years, the government has not allowed proper studies to be performed on the numerous pyramids near the city of Xi’an. Excursions that managed to sneak into the area where the pyramids are discovered numerous anomalies like a metallic material which could not be […]

World’s Largest Rhino Species Ever Found in Chinese Animal Graveyard

China continues to be a land of mystique and wonder, with many facets of its culture and society yet to be fully understood. But it is also a country known for amazing dinosaur fossils and the latest find is extraordinary! At a prehistoric animal graveyard in Gansu, northwestern China, an enormous ancestor to the modern-day […]

Archeologists Unearth Largest Roman Basilica Ever Found in Israel—Dated 2,000 Years Old

A massive renovation at the Tel Ashkelon National Park has unveiled the largest Roman basilica in Israel, dating to about 2,000 years ago, which is set to be accessible to the general public once the project is completed. The extensive development work at the park, funded by Nature and Parks Authority alongside Leon Levy Foundation, […]

Report: Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 largest inherited-wealth dynasties accelerate inequality

Image Credit: The Greanville Post new IPS/Inequality.org report finds that the U.S. continues to suffer from the extreme and growing wealth and power of inherited-wealth family dynasties – and the growth of their extreme wealth accelerated during the pandemic. The report, “Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality,” tracks the 50 […]

Earth’s Largest-Ever Lake Engulfed Europe and Asia 12 Million Years Ago

In-depth research has shed new light on the astonishing and awe-inspiring history of the Paratethys Sea. This 12-milion-year-old megalake was formed in Eurasia by the same tectonic shifts that created many European and Asian mountain ranges. It was the Earth’s largest lake, covering more area than the modern-day Mediterranean Sea . Until now, not much […]

Housing Supply Shortage Looms in Australia’s Largest State

News South Wales, Australia’s largest state,  needs to reform its planning system to boost the supply of houses; otherwise, the state is on track to experience large housing shortages by the second half of this decade, a newly released report by the New South Wales (NSW)  Productivity Commission argues. The Productivity Commission White Paper 2021, […]

Australia’s Largest Dinosaur Revealed To Be As Long As A Basketball Court!

Australotitan cooperensis , nicknamed Cooper, was the largest dinosaur species to have walked the ancient land of Australia, a new study in the  PeerJ journal has revealed. This giant sauropod, unnamed and unidentified since its discovery between 2005 and 2007, was between 25-30 meters (82-98 feet) long, 5 and 6.5 meters (16.4-21.3 feet) tall, and weighed between […]

Australia’s Largest Dinosaur Discovered in Southwest Queensland

After 14 years of excavation, palaeontologists have officially confirmed that titan sized dinosaurs once walked across Australia after the discovery of dinosaur skeletons in 2007 by a couple in Eromanga of Southwest Queensland led to the findings. The dinosaur —now officially named Australotitan cooperensis—is as long as a basketball court (25-30 metres) and reaches 5-6.5 […]

Cyberattack Knocks Out World’s Largest Meat Processing Company

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A ransomware attack on the world’s largest meat processing company is disrupting production around the world just weeks after a similar incident shut down a U.S. oil pipeline. JBS SA of Brazil notified the U.S. of a ransom demand from a criminal organization likely based in Russia, White House principal deputy […]

Missouri Man Sentenced For Role In Largest “Organic Food” Fraud In American History

Two other Northwest Missouri men were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in the 142-million dollar grain fraud scheme, which federal prosecutors describe as the “Field of Schemes.” Steven Whiteside of Chillicothe pleaded guilty in December to signing a document that allowed Randy Constant to sell conventionally raised grain as certified organic and receive […]

World’s Largest Geoglyphs Found in India’s Thar Desert

The Thar Desert, or the Great Indian Desert, is a part of India’s national heritage, located in the western state of Rajasthan, spread over a whopping 77,220 square miles (200,000 square kilometers). Two independent researchers from France conducted a meticulous survey of the desert using Google Earth and drones leading to the identification of 8 […]

Tens of thousands attend largest pro-Palestine march in British history

Source Organisers say the demonstration in London was attended by 180,000 people, as Gaza ceasefire holds for second day Pro-Palestine demonstrators marched through the streets of London, passing Parliament and Downing Street (Reuters) By Areeb Ullah Published date: 22 May 2021 16:07 UTC Holding Palestinian flags and placards in the pouring rain, tens of thousands of people […]

The World’s Largest Iceberg Just Broke Off Of Antarctica

A massive slab of ice, nearly six times the size of New York City, has broken off of an ice shelf in Antarctica, creating what is now the largest iceberg in the world, scientists recently announced. The iceberg, dubbed A-76, was spotted breaking away from the Ronne Ice Shelf in the Weddell Sea by a […]

Police Take Down One of The World’s Largest Child Abuse Platforms in Global Operation

(NBC News) — German police have arrested four members of a gang suspected to be behind one of the world’s biggest child abuse image websites with more than 400,000 members worldwide, police and prosecutors said Monday. A police operation involving regional and federal German officers raided seven addresses across Germany and arrested three men accused […]

In largest gathering since COVID, 100,000 flock to Mount Meron for Lag B’Omer

Tens of thousands of people were celebrating the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron Thursday night, in the largest public gathering in Israel since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Due to the large crowds, police said they were unable to enforce coronavirus restrictions at the site. By midnight Thursday organizers estimated that some 100,000 people were […]

Iran ranked world’s 10th largest steelmaker in Q1 2021: WSA

TEHRAN – Iran was ranked the world’s tenth-largest steel producer in the first three-month of 2021, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced referring to the data released by the World Steel Association (WSA). According to the WSA’s data, Iran produced 7.5 million tons of crude steel in Q1 2021, registering […]

Fundraiser Responsible for Securing the Largest Charitable Gift to Israel to be Honored

As the recently retired southwest regional director at American Associates, Ben-Gurion University (AABGU), Philip Gomperts facilitated what is widely believed to be the largest charitable gift in Israel’s history. During his nearly three-decade career at AABGU, the United States-based fundraising arm of the Negev-based research university, Gomperts befriended Howard and Lottie Marcus, an unassuming couple […]

A68 iceberg that was once world’s largest melts away

The iceberg that was once the largest in the world has melted into several small fragments that are no longer worth tracking. A68 weighed billions of tonnes and was bigger than the size of Norfolk when it broke away from the Larsen C ice shelf in the Weddell Sea on the edge of the Antarctic […]

Israel and Greece sign their largest ever defense agreement

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China accused of largest incursion into Taiwanese airspace as US-Philippines South China Sea military drills begin

Taiwan has accused the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of its largest incursion of the nation’s air defense zone with jets and nuclear-capable bombers, as joint US-Philippines military drills begin in the South China Sea. The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense released a statement on its website on Monday, claiming 25 PLA planes violated the […]

US’ Largest Greek Orthodox School Holds Parade on Greek Bicentennial

St. Demetrios School in Astoria, Queens, celebrating the Greek Bicentennial on Thursday. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios School The pupils of St. Demetrios, the largest Greek Orthodox school in America, held a gala celebration of the Greek bicentennial on Thursday including its traditional parade, live-streamed over the internet. Unfazed by the coronavirus restrictions that called for them […]

Israeli Election 2021: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu With Largest Party, but Narrow Coalition Options

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media after his meeting with the Israeli citizen no. 5,000,000 to get the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 8, 2021. Miriam Alster/Pool via REUTERS Exit polls released Tuesday night following Israel’s 2021 elections showed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud remains the […]

Goodstock: The largest conference on doing good – watch now

Being good is a state of mind.Join us for the largest conference on doing good! The global Goodstock conference will delve into key topics, case studies, and stories around doing good and being good. Source 00

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