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The World’s Largest Clocks (Possibly)

Tuesday, 20th February 2007 by

The 2nd largest clock in the world is supposedly the Colgate clock, atop the Colgate-Palmolive factory in Indiana. The clock was built way back in 1906 when it originally sat on Colgate’s New Jersey facility, before being moved here in 1924. The 1st largest clock in the world is also the Colgate clock. This one replaced the above clock at the now defunct New Jersey offices, but after Colgate left…

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To celebrate the holiday season this year we’ll take a look at Christmas Trees, whose “leaves are so unchanging. Not…

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Today, it’s the second part of Google Sightseeing’s tour of abandoned stadiums and arenas around the world. No country on Earth has more large arenas and stadiums than the United States, so it only fits that no country has more abandoned venues. There are so many abandoned stadiums in the US that they could fill countless pages; here are just a few of the many.

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Back in February, GSS presented the wildly popular Top 10 Rudest Place Names in Britain. Now, it’s time for the…

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Le Circuit de Reims-Gueux

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