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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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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

Proposal To Wrap The World's Tallest Building In Fabric Is A Real Thing

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is widely known as the world's tallest building, measuring in at 2,716.5 feet and 160 stories. It's an extraordinary structu... Read more: Architecture, Burj Khalifa, Op-En, Exo-Burj, World's Tallest Building, Dubai Art, Dubai, Arts News

VALENTINE'S DAY WORLD RECORDS: Can You Kiss As Long As Them?

Stumped for a Valentine's Day gift? If you can't find the right card, can't express your love with flower, and don't want to purchase candy, there'... Read more: Ewa Staronska, Pawel Burkowski, Valentine's Day 2014, Weird Valentine's...Show More Summary

Greater, The World's Oldest Flamingo Dies

A flamingo that defied the odds by living to the ripe old age of 83 has died. The flamingo was named "Greater," after the species it belonged to, a... Read more: Video, Weird Science, Worlds Oldest Flamingo Dead, Greater the Flamingo...Show More Summary

66 Percent Of Her Body Is Legs

When people tell Brooke Banner she's all legs, they're not exaggerating by much. The 5-foot, 11-inch model's legs measure 47 inches from heel to hi... Read more: Longest Legs, Video, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records, Anatomical Wonders, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Svetlana Pankratova, Brooke Banker Longest Legs, Brooke Banker, World's Longest Legs, Weird News News

This Toy Car Collection WIll Make You Want To Be A Kid Again

Billy Karam has a lot of toy cars. So many, in fact, that his prized collection is recognized by Guinness World Records. Now, Cool Hunting has tra... Read more: Largest Toy Car Collection, Toy Car Collection, Car Collection, Record Toy Collection, Beirut Toy Car Collection, Diorama Collection, Guinness Book of World Records, Toy Collection, Weird News News

Guinness Record For Area With Most Lightning Goes To...

Locals in Venezuela may think of the Catatumbo lightning as a regular light show, but the folks at Guinness think it's a little more noteworthy. A... Read more: Most Lightning Strikes, Venezuela, Guinness Most Lightning Zulia, Venezuela...Show More Summary

World's Tallest Woman Has Life-Saving Surgery

The world's tallest woman is getting a new lease on life after surgery to remove the tumor that was causing her massive growth. Siddiqa Parveen, 28... Read more: Siddiqa Parveen Tallest Woman, Video, Weird for Aol, Weird Science, Siddiqa Parveen Surgery, Anatomical Wonders, Near Weird, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Siddiqa Parveen, Weird News News

Cover Your Ears! She Burps Like A Jet Engine!

When Jodie Parks burps, people listen. They can't avoid it. She is the loudest female burper in the world with a belch officially measured at 104.7... Read more: Video, Jodie Parks Queen of Burps, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records,...Show More Summary

LISTEN: Scientists Overseas Set New Record For World's Longest Echo

This is a test, test, test, test... Intrepid scientists in Scotland fired a pistol deep inside a secret tunnel and created an echo for the history... Read more: Guinness World Record, Longest Echo Ever Recorded, Guinness World Record for Echo, World Record Echo, Echo World Record, Longest Echo, Weird Science, Echo Record, Gunshot Echo World Record, Science News

WATCH: Massive 23 Meter Waves Hit The Coast Of Portugal

While the eastern United States deals with a chilling winter front, the western coast of Portugal is experiencing some monster ocean waves. On Jan... Read more: Portugal Waves, World Record, Video, Brazilian Surfer, Plaia Do Norte, Surfing, Surf Spot, Portugal Surfing, Nazaré, 23 Foot Wave, Giant Wave, Portugal, 75 Foot Wave, Green News

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