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URL :http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/world-records/
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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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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

You Won't Believe What This Older Couple Did Every Day In 2013

Two people in their 60s gave new meaning to the word "perseverance" in 2013, running a marathon every single day of the year. The couple, Janette Murr... Read more: Oldest Marathon Runners, Alan Murray, ING New York City Marathon, Older Marathon Runners, Janette Murray-Wakelin, post50, World Records, World Record Marathon Runners, Fifty News

QUACK! QUACK! BOOM! Giant Inflatable Duck Explodes

A New Year's Eve celebration in Taiwan was all "quacked up" after a giant inflatable duck exploded hours before the countdown The 59-foot-tall duck... Read more: Florentijn Hofman Rubber Duck, Inflatable Duck Explodes, Video, Florentijn...Show More Summary

Truth About Diamonds: Real Life "Forever," Not the Sparkly, Blingy Dream

"The key is to always agree with your wife." Did you hear that one, men? Read more: World Records, Anniversary, Weddings, Marriage, Longest Married Couple, Relationship Advice, Lasting Marriages, Marriage That Last, Weddings News

Jenny Triplett: 9 Brands That Kept My Marriage Stress-free in 2013

Name brands have always been and will always be an integral part of society. They have been instilled in our long-term and short-term memories since c... Read more: Huffinton Post, Google, Sony Playstation, Apple, Toyota, Hilton Hotels, Guiness Book of World Records, Dunkin Donuts, Netflix, Robin Leach, Facebook, Jenny Triplett, Surviving Marriage, Amazon, Style News

Dream Boyfriend Owns 10,607 Video Games, World Record

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at the age of 12, and then having to wait an entire ye... Read more: Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, World Record for Most Video Games,...Show More Summary

Half-ton Chocolate Santa Displayed At Houston Hotel

HOUSTON (AP) — Santa Claus has come to town in Houston and he's sweeter than your average holiday fellow. A Houston hotel has created a half-ton da... Read more: Tere Perry, Hilton Americas Chocolate Santa, Hilton Americas, Half-Ton Chocolate Santa, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Weird Texas, Giant Chocolate Santa, Weird News News

WATCH: Here's Where You'll Find The World's Largest Edible Home

We're still in awe of the incredible gingerbread houses debuting at Miami's Art Basel show this week, and while this more traditional creation isn't q... Read more: Gingerbread, Gingerbread House, World's Largest Gingerbread House, Guinness Book of World Records, Bryan Texas, Largest Gingerbread House in the World, Gingerbread Houses, HuffPost Home News

VIDEO: Turkeys Hate You -- And They May Be Getting Revenge

That turkey on the Thanksgiving table may look delicious -- or at least pretty harmless --- but is it? Maybe not. Each Thanksgiving, there are a... Read more: Deep Fried Turkey Accidents, Wild Turkeys, Video, Turkey Apocalypse, Weird for Aol, Turkeys, Animals in the News, World Records, Weird Photos & Videos, Weird News News

10 Wedding World Records That Are Nothing Short Of Amazing

By Kristen Droesch for YourTango.com Weddings are becoming more and more extravagant, and we're all aware of it. Haven't you ever found yourself... Read more: Wedding Traditions, Wedding News, Weird Wedding Facts, World Record, Wedding Records, Interesting Wedding Facts, Weddings News

LOOK: 852 Thai Children Set Human Christmas Tree Record

BANGKOK (AP) — Christmas is not a holiday in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and its palm trees outnumber pines, but the country still set a world... Read more: Thai Human Christmas Tree, Thai Children Human Christmas Tree, Thailand,...Show More Summary

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