Who Is The Longest Reigning Monarch?

Whilst Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth is currently the longest serving living monarch, she sits at 39th in the all-time list with just 66 years on the throne. Pharoah Pepi II of the Sixth Dynasty is said to have ruled Egypt's Old Kingdom for 94 years from

What Is The Loudest Sound Ever Recorded?

On 27th August 1883, the Indonesian volcanic island of Krakatoa erupted with such devastating force that it tore the island apart, ruptured the eardrums of sailors 40 miles away and could even be heard 3,000 miles away in Mauritius. The pressure wave from the fourth and final explosion generated 310 decibels

What Is The Longest Place Name In The World?

Often quoted as being the longest place name in the world is the Welsh village of Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, usually shortened to Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG, which gained its name from a publicity stunt to drive tourism in the 1860s. However, Llanfairpwll is only the Guinness World Record Holder for the longest place