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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

Nancy Davis Kho: Breaking Records for Love, Peace, and Soul in Oakland

In a week where racial hatred resulted in a tragedy in Charleston, I had a crazy thought: what would happen if we held a four hour Soul Train line in every city in this country? Read more: Soul Train, Don Cornelius, Oakland, Fundraising, Guinness World Records, Funk, Good News News

66 People Surf Their Way To Two World Records

Surf City USA knows a thing or two about epic waves, but this one is going down in history. On Saturday, 66 people at southern California's Hunting... Read more: Huntington Beach, Surf City USA, Record for Most People Surfing One Board, World's Biggest Surfboard, World Record Surfing, Guinness World Records, Sports News

Italy Sets Record For World's Longest Pizza And It Looks Gouda!

ROME (AP) — The wait was on the long side for the pizza -- 18 hours -- but this was an extraordinary pie: 1.59545 kilometers, or nearly a mile long.... Read more: Italy, Guinness World Records, Milan, Expo 2015, Rome, World's Longest Pizza, Good News News

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

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