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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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WATCH: Man Attempts Elbow Egg-crushing Record

When Jahzrel "Vibez" Henderson decided he wanted to be a world record holder, the folks at Guinness World Records egged him on. Literally. Hende... Read more: Jahzrel "Vibez" Henderson, Holly-Weird, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records,...Show More Summary

Some Guinness Records Are Hard To Swallow

If records are made to be broken, than certainly the best day to break them should be Guinness World Records Day. Now in its ninth year, Guinness W... Read more: UK Weird, Joe Alexander, Kenichi Ito, Thunder Law, Anatomical Wonders,Show More Summary

Largest Pizza Box Collection Breaks World Record

Just when you think you've seen it all, Guinness World Records Day comes along and puts you back in your place. Leave it to a New Yorker to land a maj... Read more: New York Pizza, Pizza, World Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Pizza Boxes, Guinness World Records, Pizza Box, Weird News News

Nice Try

One World Trade Center, New York’s new skyscraper, earned the title of America's tallest building Tuesday. Slated to open in 2014, the new structure... Read more: World's Tallest Building, International Destinations, 1 Wtc, u.s. Destinations,...Show More Summary

Yes, He's Squirting Milk From His Eye (VIDEO)

You know those disclaimers you see on TV warning viewers, "Don't try this at home"? Brandon Youngblood Kee didn't listen, and now he could own a Gu... Read more: Stuart Claxton, Video, Guinness World Records Unleashed Tru TV, Holly-Weird,...Show More Summary

WATCH: Two-Headed Snapping Turtle Attacks 'Freakshow' Star

For Todd Ray, it was a snap decision to own a two-headed snapping turtle. Keeping both heads happy, healthy and content isn't easy. Ray owns the wo... Read more: Video, Todd Ray Two-Headed Animals, Thor and Loki, Two-Headed Animals,Show More Summary

How Fast Can YOU Scoot Your Butt?

People were really dragging their butts in Times Square on Wednesday. That's because Guinness World Records, in collaboration with truTV, invited t... Read more: Butt Scooting World Record, Samuel Jackson, World Records, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records, Samuel Jackson Butt Scooting, Guinness World Records Unleashed, Weird News News

Couple Sets World Record With 126 Bridesmaids In Wedding Party

Sri Lankan couple Nisansala and Nalin tied the knot on Friday in a world-record-breaking ceremony. The pair beat the previous Guinness World Recor... Read more: World Record Wedding, Guinness World Record Wedding, Guinness World Records, Sri Lankan Wedding, 126 Bridesmaids, Bridesmaids Record, Weddings News

World's Oldest Paperboy Makes His Final Delivery

After 70 years, over half a million deliveries, and a hip surgery, the world's oldest paperboy is finally ready to deliver his last paper this wee... Read more: UK, World Record, Dorset, Guinness World Records, Ted Ingram, World's Oldest Paperboy, World Records, post50, Dorset Echo, Guinness Book of World Records, Fifty News, Fifty News

Contortionist Does Superhuman Stunt With Leg Behind Her Head

All her life, actress Bria Roberts wanted to be a Guinness World Record holder. When her opportunity came, she had a leg up on everyone else -- and it... Read more: Video, Bria Roberts Contortionist, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records,...Show More Summary

Reid Levin: Carlos Burle Surfs World Record Wave and Saves Maya Gabeira's Life, America Doesn't Care

How is this not celebrated in the streets, exclaimed from rooftops or, more appropriately, given adequate real-time coverage? If someone surfs the world's biggest wave in Portugal, and no one reports on it, did it ever really happen? Read...Show More Summary

You Can't Stash This Mustache -- It's 14 Feet Long!

Ram Singh Chauhan has managed to avoid some close shaves in his life -- a necessity if you're the owner of the world's longest mustache. Chauhan, 5... Read more: World's Longest Mustache, Video, Weird India, Asha Chauhan, Weird for Aol,...Show More Summary

Georgia Teen Does 44 Back Handsprings, Attempts Guinness Record

A 16-year-old high school cheerleader did 44 consecutive back handsprings at her school's Homecoming game, believing she'd broken a Guinness World Rec... Read more: Guinness World Record, Cheerleading, Video, Mikayla Clark Georgia, Guinness World Records, High School, Atlanta, Georgia, Mikayla Clark, Black Voices News

R.I.P.

A gentle giant has gone to doggy heaven. Giant George was formerly the world's tallest dog, according to Guinness World Records. With a staggering... Read more: Tallest Dog in the World, Guinness World Records, Giant George Tallest Dog, Giant George, Giant Dog, Tallest Dog, World's Tallest Dog, World Records, Weird News News

The Scariest World Record Ever

The only thing that might be better than holding a bag stuffed with Halloween candy is holding a Guinness World Record. In honor of Oct. 31, the or... Read more: Holly-Weird, Weird Science, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records, Maria...Show More Summary

Biggest Mountain Bike Backflip Makes History

Get ready to lose your breath. Mountain biker Cam Zink has made history. For this year's Red Bull Rampage on the Oakley Icon Sender in Utah, Zink p... Read more: Bike Culture, Video, World Record, Bike Stunts, Biking, Extreme Sports, Bikes, Cool Video, Extreme Athletes Bicyclists, Record Breaking, Mountain Biking, Bicycling, Mountains, Utah, Weird News News

Suburb Aims To Break 2 World Records At Pumpkin Fest

For the fourth year in a row, the Chicago suburb of Highwood has its eye on the Guinness Book of World Records as it prepares for its annual Pumpkin F... Read more: Highwood Pumpkin Festival, Highwood Pumpkin World Record, Pumpkin World Record Highwood, Highwood Pumpkins, Chicago News

WATCH: Spectacular New Video Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Leap

Almost exactly one year to the day after Felix Baumgartner smashed a 52-year-old skydiving record and became the first person to break the sound barri... Read more: Felix Baumgartner Success, Video, Felix Baumgartner, Data, Red BullShow More Summary

LISTEN: Chiefs Fans Set Guinness World Records

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL. This time, it's official. The Kans... Read more: Kansas City Chiefs, Arrowhead Stadium, Stadium Noise Record, Nfl, Chiefs Fans, Loudest Stadium, Guinness World Records, Loudest Nfl Stadium, Arrowhead Stadium World Record, Sports Highlights, Sports News

Keith Thomson: The Man with 59,000 Books--in his House

In the 1920s, as an unwanted fourteenth child on a remote North Dakota farm, Lawrence S. Thomas found an escape in books. Because reading anything but... Read more: Otto Penzler, World Record, The Mysterious Bookshop, Books, Madison Wisconsin, UC Berkeley, Mystery Novels, Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, Book Collecting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Books News

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