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Tiny Dog Speeds To Guinness Record On His Two Front Paws

Konjo is part Chihuahua and ALL speed demon. The tiny pooch broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest dog on front paws. Konjo covered five m... Read more: Jiff Pomeranian, Guinness World Records, Konjo, Dog Front Paws Record, Guinness Records, Weird News News

World's Oldest Person Dies At 116 In Michigan

INKSTER, Mich. (AP) -- A 116-year-old woman deemed the world's oldest person has died in Michigan. Jeralean Talley died Wednesday at her home in the... Read more: Near Weird, Anatomical Wonders, Jeralean Talley, Jeralean Talley Dead,...Show More Summary

Watch This Record Trick Shot From The Top Of A Dam

Forget the heroics at the NBA finals because the best shot of the weekend -- maybe the best of all time -- took place half a world away. Brett Sta... Read more: Video, World-Records, How Ridiculous Dam Shot, Basketball Dam Shot, Trick Shot, Trick Shot From a Dam, Gordon Dam Trick Shot, How Ridiculous Basketball, Guinness World Records, Record Trick Shot, Weird News News

Megan Smolenyak: World's Largest Family Reunion: Genealogy or Preen-ealogy?

Here's my deepest concern about the Global Family Reunion: Has the marketing of it been so successful that we're in danger of changing the definition of genealogy? The interest in famous cousins has always been there, but has its prominence...Show More Summary

Brazil's Tallest Man Finds Love

Growing up, Joelison Fernandes da Silva thought finding love would be a tall order. The 7-foot, 8-inch Brazilian grew up with low self-esteem after... Read more: Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Anatomical Wonders, Video, Joelison...Show More Summary

Dad And Daughter Have World's Widest Tongues

A man in Syracuse, New York has reason to be tongue-tied: He's been declared the person with the world's widest tongue. Byron Schlenker, 47, won th... Read more: Video, Weird for Aol, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, AnatomicalShow More Summary

Joe De Sena: What It Takes to Break a World Record: The Story of Michael Wardian

Uncertainty often makes us hesitant, but when used as motivation, it can produce the most outstanding results. The most successful people I've come across have mental discipline, they harness uncertainty and embrace the possibility of failure. Show More Summary

World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 116

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Just days after becoming the world's oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver has died in Arkansas. The Willi... Read more: Near Weird, Gertrude Weaver, Gertrude Weaver Dies, Gertrude Weaver Worlds...Show More Summary

Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who May Have Just Made Climbing History

And obviously she celebrated with ice cream. Read more: Ashima Shiraishi, Rock Climbing, Spain, World Records, Teen News

Ian Spanier: RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Leif Becker, Karate World Record Holder

Being able to do what you love these days, much less being able to connect it to a great cause, isn't easy. Karate master Becker, who holds the worl... Read more: Karate, Leif Becker, Guinness World Records, Board Breaker, Bullying, Ian-Spanier-Photography, Portrait, Right Next Door, Exposure, Los Angeles News

Stuart Claxton: Guinness World Records: Real Heroes

These sorts of discussions -- what is the fastest, tallest, biggest, shortest -- must occur all the time in the 81,400 pubs across the country while people were having a pint. With this in mind, he decided to create a book listing all these superlatives. Read more: Guinness World Records, Norris McWhirter, TED Talks, Guinness, TEDx ROSARIO, Books News

World's Oldest Woman Says Turning 117 Is No Big Deal

The oldest woman in the world, Japan's Misao Okawa, celebrated her birthday today (it's actually March 5), and though she's also one of the oldest peo... Read more: Misao Okawa, Misao Okawa Oldest Woman, post50, Oldest Person in the World, Oldest Woman in the World, Guinness World Records, Centenarians, Longevity, Birthdays, World's Oldest Woman, Misao Okawa Birthday, Fifty News

Your New Bacon-Eating Champ Wolfs Down So Much Little Piggy

Your move, Ron Swanson. Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie, one of Major League Eating's top two eaters in the world, just set the bacon-eating record by housi... Read more: Matt Stonie, Matt Megatoad Stonie, Major League Eating, Bacon World Record, Bacon, Bacon Eating World Record, Matt Stonie 182 Slices of Bacon, Joey Chestnut, World Records, Weird News News

It's Hip To Have 8-Foot Hips

Huge hips may be the hot new body part, no ifs, ands or really big butts about it. That's the prediction of Claudia Floraunce, 40, an aspiring actr... Read more: Weird for Aol, Anatomical Wonders, Near Weird, Weird Photos & Videos, Weird News Original Video, Video, World Records, Weird News News

Utah Woman Has Caught 46 Bridal Bouquets

A Utah woman says she has smashed the world record for catching bridal bouquets at weddings and now is seeking recognition for it. Salt Lake City'... Read more: World Records, Weird Photos & Videos, Video, Weird News News

Get Lost In The World's Biggest Ladyrinth

The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci (photo: Carlo Vannini) Bamb├╣ the terrier makes an excellent guide. He races around on all fours through the... Read more: Travel, Labyrinth, Maze, Eccentric, Architecture, World Record, Bamboo, Crazy Travel Destination, Travel Destination, Italy, Italy Travel, Destinations, International Destinations, Travel News

Kevin Bell: The Invention of Joggling, the Goofiest Sport in History

Joggling is a unique challenge, even for talented athletes. As fatigue sets in, it becomes increasingly difficult not to drop the balls. A joggler has to ignore the million nagging disturbances of pain, other runners, and changes in the running surface. Read more: Sports, Juggling, Joggling, Guinness World Records, Arthritis, Sports News

This Man Claims To Be The World's Most Traveled Person

You may think you've traveled a lot, but no one -- literally, no one -- has traveled as much by air as 74-year-old Fred Finn, at least according to th... Read more: Hpl, Video, Fred Finn, Guinness Book of World Records, Fred Finn Most Well Traveled Man, Guinness Book of World Records Travel, Travel World Records, The Concorde, Hplifestyle, Travel News

She Interviewed Her Way Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

Seventeen-year-old celebrity journalist Pavlina Osta is a marathoner, but not in the run-a-million-miles-and-get-sweaty way. Pavlina's an interview m... Read more: Guiness Book of World Records, Guiness World Record, Pavlina Osta, Pavlina Osta World Record, Fearless Teens, Teen News

5 Religious Guinness Records Smashed In 2014 (And 5 More Waiting To Be Broken)

(RNS) Some churches conduct pageants. Some temples host dinners. And others spend weeks or months meticulously planning how to break a Guinness World... Read more: Interfaith, Guinness World Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Guinness World Records 2014, Religion News

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