World’s Largest Bottle of Whiskey Sold for Almost $1.4 Million at Auction

Fourth EstateThe Intrepid, shown here sold for seven figures at auction. | FAH MAI

The world’s largest bottle of whiskey has sold for approximately $1.4 million at the Lyon and Turnbull auction house on Wednesday. The whiskey bottle called ‘The Intrepid’ stands at 5 feet and 11 inches and contains 82.16 US gallons or …

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Toy Fox Terrier Becomes World’s Oldest Dog

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The Guiness World Book of Records has named Pebbles the Toy Fox Terrier as the world’s oldest living dog at 22. Pebbles’ owners, Bobby and Julie Gregory of Greenville County, South Carolina applied for the title after seeing TobyKeith the …

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BTS Breaks Destiny’s Child’s Record as Group With Most Billboard Music Awards Wins

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South Korean pop superstars BTS bagged three awards at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (BBMA) on Sunday, bringing their total wins to 12 and beating U.S. girl group Destiny’s Child’s record of 11 awards. BTS won three out of the …

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Warhol’s Portrait of Marilyn Monroe Fetches Record $195 Million at Auction

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An iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe by American pop artist Andy Warhol has sold for a record $195 million at a Christie’s auction in New York on May 9. The 1964 “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” sold for exactly $195.04 million, …

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World’s Oldest Person Dies at 119 in Japan

Fourth EstateKane Tanaka at age 119. - Tanaka Family

Kane Tanaka, recognized as the world’s oldest person, died at age 119. Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare announced that she died of old age in a hospital in Fukuoka on Tuesday last week. Born on January 2, 1903, …

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SpaceX Sends First Tourists to ISS

Fourth EstateThe crew of Axiom Space's Ax-1 mission (from left) Mark Pathy; Larry Connor; Michael López-Alegría; and Eytan Stibbe, pose for a photo inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft while training. - SpaceX/Axiom Space

A SpaceX rocket carrying three paying customers and a veteran NASA astronaut has taken off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday morning and now is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS).  According to SpaceX, the …

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First Private Astronaut Mission to Visit International Space Station

Fourth EstateThe crew of Axiom Space's Ax-1 mission (from left) Mark Pathy; Larry Connor; Michael López-Alegría; and Eytan Stibbe, pose for a photo inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft while training. - SpaceX/Axiom Space

The International Space Station continues to prepare for the arrival of SpaceX’s Axiom Space-1 (Ax-1) private astronauts crew on Saturday. With the use of the Dragon Endeavour rocket, the world’s first private astronaut mission will launch on Friday from the …

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Biniam Girmay Becomes First African Cyclist to Win One-Day Classic Race

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Biniam Girmay of Eritrea became the first African cyclist to win a one-day classic race after winning the prestigious Gent-Wevelgem in Belgium on March 27. “This changes a lot in the future, especially for all African riders,” Girmay, a rider …

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Former British Soldier Finishes 4,500-Mile Solo Journey Across the Atlantic After 110 Days

Fourth EstateJack Jarvis rowed across the Atlantic Ocean on 110 days - W. Jeffrey Brown

Former British soldier Jack Jarvis finished rowing across the Atlantic Ocean after 110 days to set a world record and to raise funds for charity. Jarvis, 28, arrived at Riviera Beach Marina in Palm Beach County, Florida on March 24 …

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