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Orion Talmay: Swimming the Seven Seas: This Woman's Amazing Story Will inspire You to Live Life to the Fullest

Life is one time. You have to do what you need to do while you are here. People may not understand what you do, and your path may change along the way, but it is incredibly satisfying to set goals for yourself and achieve them. Read more: World Records, Inspiration, Open Water Swimming, Guinness World Records, Women News

Half-ton Alligator Sets World Record

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. AL.com... Read more: Alabama Alligator, Stokes Family Alligator, World Records, Animals in the News, Weird Science, World Record Alligator, Weird for Aol, Mandy Stokes, Weird News News

100-lb Turban May Be World's Largest

Hats off to Avtar Singh Mauni: the 60-year-old holy man may be on the brink of a world record thanks to a 100-pound turban he wears on his head. Th... Read more: Avtar Singh Mauni, World's Largest Turban, Major Singh, Video, Largest Turban, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records, Near Weird, World Records, Avtar Singh Mauni World's Largest Turban, Weird News News

Dog Star Of Katy Perry Video Is Fastest Dog On 2 Legs

A Los Angeles pomeranian named Jiff has reason to be dog tired: When he strolls around on all four paws, he's a just a regular pooch. But when he... Read more: Jiff the Pomeranian, Katy Perry Dark Horse, Video, Weird for Aol, Katy Perry,...Show More Summary

Steven Strogatz: Could You Park Safely on the World's Steepest Street?

The other day I had to park my car on Buffalo Street, which runs down one of Ithaca's most treacherous hills. It got me wondering: Could a street be so steep that it'd be impossible to park on it? Read more: Parking, Math Education, Math, World Records, Physics, Science News

World's Most Pierced Man Denied Entry To Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai nightclub that hoped to feature a man who holds the world record for having the most piercings says he wa... Read more: Man With Piercings Denied Entry to Dubai, Most Piercings, Rolf Buchholz...Show More Summary

14-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person To Swim 32 Miles Across Lake Ontario

Trinity Arsenault's weekend was an eventful one, to say the least. At the age of 14, she became the youngest person to swim all the way across Lake... Read more: Mother-Daughter, World Record, Lake Ontario, Swim, Fearless Teens, Trinity Arsenault, Teens, Teen, Mother and Daughter, Video, Teen News

If You Attempt This World Record, Your Lungs Might Explode

Under normal circumstances, it would be a concern for a recovering drug-addicted clown to make a living blowing things up. But for Brian Jackson, i... Read more: Video, Guinness World Records, Brian Jackson Hot Water Bottles, Blowing Up Hot Water Bottle, I Believe Guy, Amazing Feats, Weird Photos & Videos, Brian Jackson, Guy Blows Up Hot Water, Weird News News

Watch This 6-Year-Old 'Limbo Skate' And Effortlessly Glide Under 39 Cars

This little skater boy shocks everyone as he limbos under 39 cars like it's NBD. The video above from Bancroft TV shows 6-year-old Gagan Satish of... Read more: Gagan Satish Limbo Skate, Gagan Satish India, Video, Gagan Satish Guinness World Records, Gagan Satish, Guinness World Records, Skating, Limbo Skate, Limbo Skating, Good News News

WATCH: Amazing 6-Year-Old Can Roller Skate Under 39 SUVs

With his body and face just inches off the ground, 6-year-old Gagan Satish can roller skate under almost anything. In a YouTube video uploaded Thur... Read more: Guinness World Record Roller Skate Limbo, Gagan Satish Roller Skate Limbo,...Show More Summary

World's Fastest Hot Tub Is Here

As automotive ideas go, this one's all wet -- and that's exactly how its inventors want it. Two Los Angeles-based engineers are on a race to set th... Read more: Duncan Forster, Video, Phil Weicker, Weird Cars, Weird for Aol, Weird Los...Show More Summary

WATCH: World's Fastest-Talking Woman Recites 'The Three Little Pigs' In 15 Seconds

She huffs, and she puffs, and she blows our minds. Fran Capo, the world's fastest-talking woman, can recite "The Three Little Pigs" in 15 seconds... Read more: Video, Fastest Talking Woman, Fran Capo Fastest Talker, Fran Capo, World Record Fastest Talker, Guinness World Records, Fastest Talker in the World, Weird News News

Dave Kreissman: 5 Most Unbreakable and Impressive MLB Records

145 years for baseball's legends, and underdogs, to set the most unbelievable and unbreakable records in their sport. Let's take a look at some of the best. Read more: New York Yankees, Debate, Brew-Pub, Baseball, Mlb, World Records, Ty Cobb, Sports, Rickey Henderson, New York Sports, Nolan Ryan, Sport, Sports News

Oldest American Celebrates 116th Birthday ... And Her Longevity Secrets

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the... Read more: Arkansas, World's Oldest American, Misao-Okawa-Worlds-Oldest-Woman, Second...Show More Summary

LOOK: Seattle Drag Show Sets A New World Record

Seattle's Neighbours Nightclub reportedly set a new record for the world's largest drag show during this year's Pride celebrations. A total of 42... Read more: Seattle Gay Pride, Guinness World Record Drag Queen Show, World's Largest...Show More Summary

Alex Trebek Just Set A Guinness World Record For Hosting

This game show host just set a Guinness World Record for "the most episodes ever hosted by the same presenter." Who is, Alex Trebek! Trebek hos... Read more: Guinness World Record, Jeopardy Host, Alex Trebek Guinness World Record, Jeopardy World Record, Game Show Hosts, Jeopardy, Guinness World Records, Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek Jeopardy, Entertainment News

Jim Hill: How Jim Dale Turned His 60+ Years in Show Business Into 90 Minutes of Broadway Magic

So how do you know Jim Dale? To be honest, it kind of depends on which decade you grew up in. Read more: Mark Bramble, Michael Stewart, Barnum, Audio Books, Pete's Dragon, Georgy Girl, Roundabout Theater Company, Big Apple Circus, Musical...Show More Summary

TV Commercials Just Got Worse

A popular restaurant chain is giving us a new reason to hate commercials. Arby's, the fast food joint famous for its beefy sandwiches and cowboy h... Read more: TV Canada, Freaks and Geeks, Fast Food, Commercials, Guiness World Record, Guiness World Records, TV Commercials, Guiness Book of World Records, Arby's, Arbys-Buys-Wendys, Arbys, Arbys-Arbys-Relaunch, TV News

Jason Earle: Will the JOBS Act Create More Jobs, or Just More Risk?

The contrast between the unemployment numbers and the workforce participation stats seem to lead us in two different directions. Read more: Small Business, Wall Street Crisis, Unemployment, Wall Street, Unemployment Rate, Angel Investors, Guinness World Records, Ipo, Entrepreneurs, American Jobs Act, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Small Business News

To Honor A Brother Who Died Of AIDS, This Man Is Rowing Across The Atlantic

NEW YORK (AP) — An American rower hoping to cross the Atlantic Ocean in honor of his brother has passed the halfway mark. A spokeswoman for 48-year... Read more: HIV/AIDS, Gran Canaria, Weird for Aol, Victor Mooney, British Virgin Islands, Victor Mooney Rowing, Maspolamas, World Records, The Ocean Rowing Society, Trans-Atlantic Rowing, Weird News News

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