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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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Steven Strogatz: Could You Park Safely on the World's Steepest Street?

The other day I had to park my car on Buffalo Street, which runs down one of Ithaca's most treacherous hills. It got me wondering: Could a street be so steep that it'd be impossible to park on it? Read more: Parking, Math Education, Math, World Records, Physics, Science News

World's Most Pierced Man Denied Entry To Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai nightclub that hoped to feature a man who holds the world record for having the most piercings says he wa... Read more: Man With Piercings Denied Entry to Dubai, Most Piercings, Rolf Buchholz...Show More Summary

14-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person To Swim 32 Miles Across Lake Ontario

Trinity Arsenault's weekend was an eventful one, to say the least. At the age of 14, she became the youngest person to swim all the way across Lake... Read more: Mother-Daughter, World Record, Lake Ontario, Swim, Fearless Teens, Trinity Arsenault, Teens, Teen, Mother and Daughter, Video, Teen News

If You Attempt This World Record, Your Lungs Might Explode

Under normal circumstances, it would be a concern for a recovering drug-addicted clown to make a living blowing things up. But for Brian Jackson, i... Read more: Video, Guinness World Records, Brian Jackson Hot Water Bottles, Blowing Up Hot Water Bottle, I Believe Guy, Amazing Feats, Weird Photos & Videos, Brian Jackson, Guy Blows Up Hot Water, Weird News News

Watch This 6-Year-Old 'Limbo Skate' And Effortlessly Glide Under 39 Cars

This little skater boy shocks everyone as he limbos under 39 cars like it's NBD. The video above from Bancroft TV shows 6-year-old Gagan Satish of... Read more: Gagan Satish Limbo Skate, Gagan Satish India, Video, Gagan Satish Guinness World Records, Gagan Satish, Guinness World Records, Skating, Limbo Skate, Limbo Skating, Good News News

WATCH: Amazing 6-Year-Old Can Roller Skate Under 39 SUVs

With his body and face just inches off the ground, 6-year-old Gagan Satish can roller skate under almost anything. In a YouTube video uploaded Thur... Read more: Guinness World Record Roller Skate Limbo, Gagan Satish Roller Skate Limbo,...Show More Summary

World's Fastest Hot Tub Is Here

As automotive ideas go, this one's all wet -- and that's exactly how its inventors want it. Two Los Angeles-based engineers are on a race to set th... Read more: Duncan Forster, Video, Phil Weicker, Weird Cars, Weird for Aol, Weird Los...Show More Summary

WATCH: World's Fastest-Talking Woman Recites 'The Three Little Pigs' In 15 Seconds

She huffs, and she puffs, and she blows our minds. Fran Capo, the world's fastest-talking woman, can recite "The Three Little Pigs" in 15 seconds... Read more: Video, Fastest Talking Woman, Fran Capo Fastest Talker, Fran Capo, World Record Fastest Talker, Guinness World Records, Fastest Talker in the World, Weird News News

Dave Kreissman: 5 Most Unbreakable and Impressive MLB Records

145 years for baseball's legends, and underdogs, to set the most unbelievable and unbreakable records in their sport. Let's take a look at some of the best. Read more: New York Yankees, Debate, Brew-Pub, Baseball, Mlb, World Records, Ty Cobb, Sports, Rickey Henderson, New York Sports, Nolan Ryan, Sport, Sports News

Oldest American Celebrates 116th Birthday ... And Her Longevity Secrets

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the... Read more: Arkansas, World's Oldest American, Misao-Okawa-Worlds-Oldest-Woman, Second...Show More Summary

LOOK: Seattle Drag Show Sets A New World Record

Seattle's Neighbours Nightclub reportedly set a new record for the world's largest drag show during this year's Pride celebrations. A total of 42... Read more: Seattle Gay Pride, Guinness World Record Drag Queen Show, World's Largest...Show More Summary

Alex Trebek Just Set A Guinness World Record For Hosting

This game show host just set a Guinness World Record for "the most episodes ever hosted by the same presenter." Who is, Alex Trebek! Trebek hos... Read more: Guinness World Record, Jeopardy Host, Alex Trebek Guinness World Record, Jeopardy World Record, Game Show Hosts, Jeopardy, Guinness World Records, Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek Jeopardy, Entertainment News

Jim Hill: How Jim Dale Turned His 60+ Years in Show Business Into 90 Minutes of Broadway Magic

So how do you know Jim Dale? To be honest, it kind of depends on which decade you grew up in. Read more: Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart, Barnum, Audio Books, Pete's Dragon, Georgy Girl, Roundabout Theater Company, Big Apple Circus, Musical...Show More Summary

TV Commercials Just Got Worse

A popular restaurant chain is giving us a new reason to hate commercials. Arby's, the fast food joint famous for its beefy sandwiches and cowboy h... Read more: TV Canada, Freaks and Geeks, Fast Food, Commercials, Guiness World Record, Guiness World Records, TV Commercials, Guiness Book of World Records, Arby's, Arbys-Buys-Wendys, Arbys, Arbys-Arbys-Relaunch, TV News

Jason Earle: Will the JOBS Act Create More Jobs, or Just More Risk?

The contrast between the unemployment numbers and the workforce participation stats seem to lead us in two different directions. Read more: Small Business, Wall Street Crisis, Unemployment, Wall Street, Unemployment Rate, Angel Investors, Guinness World Records, Ipo, Entrepreneurs, American Jobs Act, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Small Business News

To Honor A Brother Who Died Of AIDS, This Man Is Rowing Across The Atlantic

NEW YORK (AP) — An American rower hoping to cross the Atlantic Ocean in honor of his brother has passed the halfway mark. A spokeswoman for 48-year... Read more: HIV/AIDS, Gran Canaria, Weird for Aol, Victor Mooney, British Virgin Islands, Victor Mooney Rowing, Maspolamas, World Records, The Ocean Rowing Society, Trans-Atlantic Rowing, Weird News News

Church Organist Sets Guinness World Record

Martha Godwin has been playing the organ and piano at the Macedonia United Methodist Church in Southmont, North Carolina, since she was 13 years old.... Read more: Guinness World Record Church Organist, Longest Career as Church Organist, Guinness World Records, Umc, Christianity, United Methodist Church, Martha Godwin, Religion News

This Girl Is The World Champ Of An Exercise That Makes Us Cringe In Pain

Some people break world records and others shatter them. Gabi Ury falls into the latter category after her recent attempt to take the Guinness World R... Read more: Guinness World Record, Gabi Ury, Fearless Teens, Special Needs TeenShow More Summary

Watch This Terrifying BASE Jump From World's Tallest Building

If you're afraid of heights, you might not want to click the "play" button. The video above shows a BASE jump from the pinnacle of the 2,717-foot-... Read more: World-Records, Skydiving, Base Jumping, World Records, Burj Khalifa Base Jump, Highest BASE Jump, Weird News News

This Will Be The World's Tallest Tower

Saudi Arabia might be trying to outdo every other country with its massive Kingdom Tower. The new tallest building in the world will stand one kilo... Read more: World's Tallest Building, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom Tower, Hpl, Burj Khalifa, Kingdom-Tower-Worlds-Tallest-Building, Kingdom-Tower-Saudi-Arabia, Tallest Building, World News

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