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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

Meet 'Nana', The Biggest Doll Ever!

A children's charity in Palmira, Colombia, is bringing new meaning to the term "all dolled up." The Foundation for a Better World has just finished... Read more: Rag Doll, World Records, Weird Photos & Videos, World's Largest Rag Doll, Weird for Aol, Foundation for a Better World, Guinness World Records, Weird News News

The Most Successful Reality Show Ever Is...

Simon Cowell's "Got Talent" franchise is officially the most successful reality TV format ever, according to Guinness World Records. Syco Entertainmen... Read more: Simon Cowell, TV Canada, Simon Cowell Got Talent, America's Got Talent,...Show More Summary

WOW! Girl Scout Sets Cookie Record

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization's decades-old... Read more: Girl Scout Sets Cookie Record, Women, Girl Scouts, Girl-Scouts, Katie Francis, Cookie Record, World Records, Girl Scout Cookies, Business News

Conde Nast Traveler: The Story Behind the World's Smallest Island

You have to disqualify all the bigger landmasses as continents, and ignore the possibility that Greenland might actually be three smaller islands connected by an ice sheet. But what about the world's smallest island? Would every single...Show More Summary

Stuart Claxton: Major League Soccer vs. English Premier League: How Do the Records Stack Up?

How does an 18-year-old emerging league compare to a 126-year national institution? Let's cherry pick a few superlatives and find out. Read more: English Premier League, Mls, Major League Soccer, Guinness World Records, Football, Soccer, Mls Records, Mls History, Sports News

Winner By A Nose! WATCH The Fastest Nose Typist

Some people put their nose to the grindstone, but Mohammed Khurshid Hussain prefers to stick his schnozz on a computer keyboard. It may have paid o... Read more: Nose Typing, Weird India, Video, Mohammed Khurshid Hussain Nose Typing,...Show More Summary

EXPLAINED: How 'Bloodthirsty' Ruler Could Have Fathered 1,000 Kids

Sultan Moulay Ismaïl of Morocco, "The Bloodthirsty," reputedly sired hundreds of children and perhaps more than a 1,000. Now computer simulations su... Read more: World Record, Ancient Moroccan Ruler, Biology, Morocco, Sultan Moulay Ismaïl Morocco, Sultan Moulay Ismaïl, Moulay Ismaïl, The Bloodthirsty Sultan, Moroccan Ruler Bloodthirsty, Science News

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