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Peter Mandel: Snorkeling With Seals in the Galapagos

Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide. Read more: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador,...Show More Summary

50-Year-Old Breaks World Pushup Record -- Again

If you’re looking to feel good about your personal journey towards self-improvement, stop reading now. The man below will make you feel... Read more: Guinness World Records, Post 50, Triumphant, Sports News

Just How Badly Do Some People Want To Get Into The Guinness Book?

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Kenny G Plans To Hold One Note On The Sax For An Entire Flight

Saxophonist extraordinaire Kenny G set a Guinness World Record back in 1997 for the longest note ever held on a saxophone when he held an E-fl... Read more: Hpl, Kenny G, Kenny G World Record, Circular Breathing, Guinness World Records, Kenny G Interview, HuffPost Live 321 News

HooplaHa: WATCH: Burpees Anyone? Man Trains To Break World Record

This week's "Chicken Soup For The Soul" moment brings you one really athletic, determined man. Cameron Dorn loves burpees. He loves burpees so much th... Read more: Burpee, Fitness and Exercise, Guinness World Records, Hooplaha, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Good News News

Guinness Dumps World's Largest Bowl Of Fried Rice

Organizers of a world record attempt to make the largest ever bowl of fried rice got burned after the giant bowl was disqualified because it wasn't ed... Read more: World Records, Guinness World Records, Mealbreakers, Fried Rice, Weird News News

HooplaHa: WATCH: 79-Year-Old Champion Bodybuilder Sets World Record

Ernestine "Ernie" Shepherd proves age truly is just a number. At age 79 she is a personal trainer, a professional model, a competitive bodybuilder and... Read more: Bodybuilding, Fitness and Exercise, Hooplaha, Guiness Book of World Records, Senior Citizens, Fifty News

Inverse: How Big Could a World Record Pumpkin Get?

Thanks to the efforts of Illinois farmer Gene McMullen, the North American record for the heaviest pumpkin now sits at 2,145 pounds. McMullen's Cucurbita Maxima Brobdingnag is the second greatest pumpkin the world has ever known. Read more: Fall, Pumpkins, Gardening, Guinness World Records, World Record Pumpkin, Giant Pumpkin, Science News

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Reveals Her Top Longevity Tips At 97

After three hip replacement surgeries and one rod in her leg, 97-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch is still going strong as the world's oldest living yoga t... Read more: Tao Porchon Lynch, World's Oldest Yoga Teacher, Oldest Yoga Teacher, Guinness World Records, Fifty, post50, Aging, Yoga, Yoga Instructor, Longevity, Voices, Fifty News

105-Year-Old Japanese Sprinter Breaks A World Record

Most of us can't imagine living to 105, let alone competing in races. But for 105-year-old Hidekichi Miyazaki, breaking world records is no... Read more: Fifty, post50, Voices, Track and Field, Japanese, Guinness World Records, Hidekichi Miyazaki, Centenarian, Inspiration, Sprinting, Fifty News

World's Shortest Man Dies At Age 75

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Daredevil Sets New World Record With 193-Foot Cliff Jump

Laso Schaller, a Brazilian-born, Swiss-raised daredevil, has set a new cliff-jumping world record after leaping from the 193-foot Cascata de... Read more: Cliff Jump, World Record, Sports, Switzerland, Red Bull, Laso Schaller, Sports News

World's Oldest Twin Brothers Share Secrets To A Long Life

The world's oldest twin brothers, Pieter and Paulus Langerock of Belgium, say they never thought they'd be living into the triple-digits. "When we wer... Read more: Voices, Fifty, post50, Longevity, Langerock Brothers, Twins, World's Oldest Twins, Guinness World Records, Aging, Anti-Aging, Centenarians, Fifty News

Corduroy Regains World's Oldest Cat Title

Guinness World Records just revealed the name of the world's oldest living cat, but its old news for this puss. Corduroy, a domestic lo... Read more: Animals in the News, Worlds Oldest Cat, World Records, Guinness World Records, Corduroy Oldest Cat, Weird Photos and Videos, Ashley Reed Okura, Weird News News

Unstoppable Ledecky Powers To Fifth Gold

KAZAN, Russia - American Katie Ledecky entered the record books as she smashed the women's 800 meters world record to claim her fifth gold medal of a... Read more: World Records, Fina, World Swimming Championships, Katie Ledecky, Swimming World, Sports News

German Man Sets Record For Longest Birthday Ever

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Katie Ledecky, 18-Year-Old U.S. Swimming Sensation, Accidentally Breaks World Record

U.S. swimming sensation Katie Ledecky is so good she just casually broke a world record during a race in which her coach told her to ta... Read more: Katie Ledecky, Swimming, World Records, Sports News

Cats Who Hold Guinness World Records

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Man Kicks Himself In The Head 134 Straight Times. Mind Blown.

Ain't that a you-know-what. Puskar Nepal kicked himself in the head 134 times in a minute to set a Guinness World Record. Guinne... Read more: Guinness World Record, Weird News News

Daring 101-Year-Old Woman Abseils Down Tower To Set World Record

To set a world record is pretty cool. To break your own world record is just plain badass. And that's exactly what 101-year-old Doris Long s... Read more: Doris Long, Daring Doris, Abseiling, Abseiler, Guinness World Records, Centenarian, post50, Fifty, Voices, Fifty News

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