The World's Largest Chocolate Fountain. At 27-feet tall, this chocolate fountain by Jean-Philippe Maury is the world's largest, located inside the Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada. Not just eye candy, this fully-functional chocolate fountain circulates a whopping 2100-pounds, at the rate of 120 quarts per minute.
Queen of diamonds: Together for the first time, the royal gems all cut from one legendary stone
All this from ONE stone: Jewellery from world's largest diamond goes on display at Buckingham Palace. The Cullinan Diamond, weighing 3,106 carats in its rough state, was first discovered in 1905 at a mine near Pretoria in South Africa It was originally thrown away as it was thought it to be too large to be a diamond Once recovered, it was presented to King Edward VII as a gift & cuts were used in the Crown Jewels Other cuts were used to make brooches, necklaces & earring.
The world’s Largest #Cork Tree. The world’s largest cork tree, Alentejo - PORTUGAL. 230+ years old, producing corks since 1820. It was 5 years old when the first English settlers arrived in Australia, and 6 years old when the French Revolution began in 1789.