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Rocket-Powered Bicycle Sets New World Record

A fearless Frenchman has broken the record for fastest bicycle, zooming along at 207 mph thanks to some rocket power. Francois Gissy went on his wo... Read more: World-Records, Video, Francois Gissy Rocket Bicycle, Rocket Bicycle, Rocket...Show More Summary


Daredevil Nik Wallenda completed two record-breaking tightrope walks on live television on Sunday night. Wallenda, a seventh-generation performer,... Read more: World-Records, Nik Wallenda Tightrope Chicago, Nik Wallenda, Nik Wallenda...Show More Summary

Real Giants Don't Root For San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants have millions of fans rooting for them to win the World Series, but real giants don't really care about the team at all. T... Read more: Weird for Aol, Weird Sports, George Bell Tallest American, Igor Vovkovinskiy,...Show More Summary

Man Breaks World Record For Deepest Scuba Dive

Scuba organizations say recreational divers shouldn't go below about 130 feet, but one Egyptian diver recently ventured a bit deeper -- going more tha... Read more: Ahmed Gabr Diver, Deepest Dive Record, Guinness World Records, Deepest...Show More Summary

'HOARDY POTTER': Mexican's 'Harry Potter Collection Is World's Biggest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" paraphernalia was named the world's largest. Mena... Read more: World's Largest Harry Potter Collection, Menahem Asher Silva Vargas Harry Potter, Guinness World Records, World Records, Menahem Asher Silva Vargas, Weird News News

Trio Of Men Travel To 19 Countries In 24 Hours

A trio of friends from Norway reportedly smashed a previous world record on Sunday by traveling to the most countries in one day. The extreme trav... Read more: 19 Countries in 24 Hours, World Record Most Countries Traveled in 24 Hours, Gunnar Garfors Guinness World Record, World Records, Gunnar-Garfors-World-Record, Travel News

Rest In Peace Zeus, World's Tallest Pooch

He was a good boy. Michigan Great Dane Zeus, the world's tallest dog, passed away last week, Michigan Live reports. His owner, Kevin Doorlag, sa... Read more: Zeus World's Tallest Dog, Zeus, Largest Dog, Zeus the Dog, Zeus the Dog Dies,...Show More Summary

Meet The Man With The World's Longest Tongue

In honor of the release of the 2015 Guinness Book Of World Records, HuffPost Live is joined by some of the record holders themselves, including Nick S... Read more: World's Longest Tongue, Guinness Book of World Records, Hpl, Nick Stoeberi, HuffPost Live 321 News

Guess What World Record He Owns

Some people get into the record books by a nose, but Nick Stoeberl got into Guinness World Records by a tongue. Stoeberl, 22, an artist and comedia... Read more: World's Largest Guitar, Smallest Cat, Craig Glenday, World Records, Weird...Show More Summary

German Man Holds 27 Beers At Once

Oliver Struempfel is the best man to invite to your Oktoberfest. He is able to hold 27 liters of beers -- a total weight of 147 pounds -- all at on... Read more: Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Weird Science, Weird News News

Eminem Sets Guinness World Record For Most Words In A Song

Eminem has reportedly set a new Guinness World Record for having the most words in a hit song. According to Billboard, the record was clinched by "... Read more: Rap God Guinness World Record, Eminem Rap God, Eminem Record, Eminem, Video,...Show More Summary

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. 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

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