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Richard Crepeau: Sport and Society for Arete - Super Bowl LI

Unless you have taken on hermit status, you know that Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday. This means that Americans have only had to go a little more than a... Read more: Super Sunday, Super Bowl Li, Houston, Texas, Sugar Land, "LumanariesShow More Summary

John F. Calvelli: Awareness of the Ivory Crisis is Taking Shape

In recent years, African nations with large elephant populations such as Kenya, Mozambique, and the Republic of Congo have made powerful statements by... Read more: Origami, Elephants, Ivory, Poaching, Illegal Wildlife Trade, Guinness World Records, 96 Elephants, Wildlife, Conservation, Africa, Green News

Michael Berenis: The Fastest Subaru WRX STi In The World 'White Bullet'

What's faster than a speeding train? More powerful than a locomotive? It could only be the fastest Subaru WRX STi in the world, known simply as "White... Read more: Subaru, World Records, Subaru WRX STI, WRX STI, White Bullet, Latino Voices News

Rick Steves: Video: Walking on Air at Ehrenberg

Leading my hearty group on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour, we are stacking up the memories -- and that's our goal. Here, we're in Austria's Tirol... Read more: Rick Steves, Rick Steves Europe, Europe, Travel, Tour, Tour Group, Tour Guide, Guide, Austria, Tirol, Reutte, Bridge, Suspension Bridge, World Record, Travel News

WATCH: Some Guy Went Almost 90 MPH... On A Skateboard!

Blink and you’ll miss it. Skateboarder Kyle Wester absolutely destroyed his sport’s speed record, hitting nearly 90 miles per hour while going do... Read more: World Records, Skateboard, Weird News News

This smartphone just joined the mile-high club

A smartphone attached to a balloon took to the skies on Monday in an attempt to set a record for the highest livestream from such a device. The Huawei... Read more: Guinness World Records, World Records, Weird News News

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.: Emcees, Poets and Songwriters, Meet Hip Hop's newest Resource: The Book of Rhymes!

Romane Armand grew up near Roxbury, one of six villages established in and around Boston near the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630, after immigrating... Read more: Hip Hop, Rap Music, Emcee, B-Boy, Hip Hop Culture, Black America, Guinness World Records, Entertainment News

Street Artist's Epic Ode To The Olympics Might Break A World Record

África ?Mural "todos somos um" tribo Mursi da Região da Etiópia / mural "We are all one" Mursi Tribe - África - 1/5 #africa #somostodosum #mur... Read more: Rio Olympics, Brazil, Olympics, Street Art, World Records, Arts News

Sex Toy Company Erects World's Largest Dildo (NFSW)

As promotional products go, this one’s pretty ballsy. It’s a 12-foot, 4-inch-tall replica of a male sex organ that its makers believe is the world... Read more: World Records, Sex Toys, Weird News News

5 Inspiring Older Athletes That Could Totally Kick Your Ass

Younger athletes at this year’s Olympics like Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt might be household names, but here at Huff/Post 50 we think the older at... Read more: Voices, Aging, Health Post50, Olympics, Guinness World Records, Seniors, Athletes, Senior Athletes, World's Oldest Athletes, Inspiring Older Athletes, Older Athletes That Kick Our Ass, Fifty News

Marisa Sanfilippo: California Teacher Dances Her Way Into Breaking World Records, Raising Money to Fight Childhood Obesity

I recently discovered Carrie Swidecki on Twitter, second grade teacher, multi world record holder, dance record holder, and former US Just Dance Champ... Read more: Guinness World Records, Charity, Good Causes, Childhood Obesity, Good News News

Cathy Hackl: Social Media & The Summer Olympics: Rio 2016 Prepares To Break Records

Summer is starting to heat up and so is the buzz surrounding the Rio 2016 Olympics. In Brazil, some athletes will be breaking world records during the... Read more: Rio De Janeiro, Olympics, 2016 Olympics, Social Media, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Digital Media, World Records, Travel, Technology, Sports, Weibo, Technology News

Wade Norris: Mr. Push-Ups, Tony Ward Discusses His World Record For Push-Ups And Mentoring Kids

Recently, I got to interview Tony Ward who holds the World's record for Push Ups having completed 31,600 Push Ups in a 20 hour period. Tony Ward wa... Read more: Tony Ward, Push Ups, World Record, Motivational Speaker, Athletes, Students, Video, Denver News

Burn, Baby, Burn! This Might Be The Biggest Bonfire Ever

All we need now is the world's biggest marshmallow. More than 30 people spent several days in Alesund, Norway, to build an enormous bonfire standing 1... Read more: Guinness World Records, Bonfire, Weird News News

Watch This Strongman Pull A 9.5-Ton Truck Using Only His Hair

Ever do something that makes you feel like pulling out your hair? Not like what Manjit Singh did on Monday. The 66-year-old strongman pulled a 9.5-ton... Read more: Manjit Singh, Weird World Records, World Records, Guinness World Records, Weird News News

Peter Mandel: New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like me, who spend... Read more: New York City, Manhattan, Skyscrapers, Tall Buildings, Architecture,Show More Summary

This Is The Oldest Message In A Bottle Ever Found

Marianne Winkler was on vacation on the German island of Amrum last April when she stumbled upon an old message in a bottle that had washed up on the... Read more: Message in a Bottle, Oldest Message in a Bottle, Guinness World Records, Marianne Winkler, Weird News News

Charlize Veritas: Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson Aims to Be the First Transgender Woman to Sail Around the World in 2017

Meet Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson. A transgender woman hailing from Detroit, MI who aims to sail around the world solo, non-stop, unaided and unassist... Read more: Transgender, Transwomen, Sailing, Sports, World Records, Inspirational, Queer Voices News

104-Year-Old Great-Granddad Becomes Oldest Person To Get A Tattoo

At 104, we imagine there's not a lot you haven't seen or done. Perhaps that's why centenarian Jack Reynolds decided to celebrate his birthday by getti... Read more: Fifty, post50, Voices, Aging, Centenarians, World Records, Guinness World Records, Jack Reynolds, Tattoo, Oldest Person to Get Tattoo, Fifty News

Atlas Obscura: Seattle Welcomes the World's Longest Floating Bridge

This past weekend, Seattle replaced one superlative piece of infrastructure with another. Sitting atop Lake Washington, the new State Route 520 is now the longest floating bridge in the world. Read more: Atlas Obscura, Seattle, Bridge, Infrastructure, World Records, Travel News

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