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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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New World's Shortest Man?

An elderly Nepali villager who stands just 16 inches tall has lofty aspirations to be named the world's shortest man. Master Nau, 73, claims to be... Read more: Master Nau, Master Nau Guinness, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records,Show More Summary

Cigar And Fried Chicken Lovers Are Among The Few Who Live Past 100

The 21st century is 13 years old and there are only seven people on Earth who were alive during the 1800s. In addition to that lucky group, there a... Read more: 110 Club, Worlds Oldest People, Juana Bautista De La Candelaria Rodriquez,...Show More Summary

A (Slackline) Walk To Remember

Watch 25-year-old extreme sports athlete Mich Kemeter set the world record for the longest slacklining, or "waterlining," walk as he tiptoes 820 feet... Read more: World Record, Video, Tightrope-Walking, Mitch Kemeter, Tightrope, Record Breaking, Waterline, Guiness Book of World Records, Tight Rope Walker, World Records, Weird News News

Inspiring Female Soldier Sets Guinness's Most Macabre World Record

Early on Monday morning, 1st Lt. Ashley Sorensen of the 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainm... Read more: Run Bomb Suit, Explosive Ordinance, Hawaii Military, World Record, Mile Run Bomb Suit, Guiness World Record, Hawaii Army, Bomb Suit Run, Army Hawaii, Guiness Book of World Records, Female Soldiers, Weird News News

PHOTOS: The World's Largest Cheesecake

There's a new Guinness World Record for the world's largest cheesecake! At the ninth annual Cream Cheese Festival (because of course that exists) of L... Read more: Guinness World Records Cheesecake, Duff Goldman, Duff Goldman Cheesecake, Guinness World Records, World's Largest Cheesecake, Cheesecake, Weird News News

College Student Pays Tuition By Competitive Eating

MADISON, Wis. -- A University of Wisconsin student with a nickname of "Silo" is eating his way through school – competitively. Computer enginee... Read more: Eric Silo Dahl, Competitive Eating, Weird Wisconsin, Weird for Aol, Eric Dahl, World Records, Weird Photos & Videos, All Pro Eating, Weird News News

A Guinness Record For ... Twerking

It seems that broader America's fascination with twerking hasn't faded away just yet. According to Billboard, New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia is... Read more: Big Freedia Twerking Record, Twerking Record, Twerk Record, Miley Cyrus,...Show More Summary

Life Lessons From This 112-Year-Old Legend

A banana and a daily dose of six Anacin tablets are what 112-year-old Salustiano "Shorty" Sanchez-Blazquez attributed to his (very) long life. Bor... Read more: Aging Gracefully, Aging, Longevity, Life Lessons, Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez,...Show More Summary

Adam Banner: Ariel Castro's 1,000 Year Sentence Isn't the Longest Sentence on Record

Life without parole plus 1,000 years. That is certainly making a statement. However, it is far from the longest sentence ever meted out to a criminal convicted of an especially heinous crime. Read more: Oklahoma Crime, Prison Sentence,...Show More Summary

Mind-Blowing Contortionist Wins 3 Guinness World Records

Amazing contortionist Leilani Franco makes a triple appearance in the just-released Guinness World Records 2014 for all of her mind-blowing tricks. ... Read more: Guinness World Records 2014, Video, Weird Videos, Guinness World Records, Cool Video, Leilani Franco, Weird Photos & Videos, Guinness Book of World Records, Circus-Performers, Circus, Contortionist, Weird News News

This 'Star Wars' Collection Is Insane

Clearly, the force is strong in this one. Steve Sansweet, former Director of Content Management and head of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm, has been r... Read more: Lucasfilm, Rancho Obi-Wan, Star Wars, Steve Sansweet, Star Wars Memorabilia, Guinness Book of World Records, Guinness World Records, Weird News News

Meet The World's Largest Living Cat

With a name like Hercules, you know he's got to be big. But at 922 pounds, big is an understatement for the world's largest living cat, according... Read more: Biggest Cat, Hercules Liger, Worlds Largest Cat, Animals in the News, Guinness...Show More Summary

100,000-Man Sex Marathon Angers Islamists

When a Polish woman announced that she planned to have sex with 100,000 men of all races, creeds and colors, some people laughed, some people thought... Read more: Ania Lisewska Poland, Video, Ania Lisewska, Mohammad Abdel Moneim Ania...Show More Summary

World's Smallest Dog Is Shorter Than A Soup Can

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico can now boast it is home to the world's smallest dog – at least when it comes to height. The brown Chihuah... Read more: Video, Miracle Milly World's Smallest Dog, Miracle Milly, Weird for Aol, World's...Show More Summary

This 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient Gets His Birthday Wish Granted

How long does it take to open a giant stack of birthday cards? For cancer patient Henry Hallum, it took two whole days. SWNS reports that over 700... Read more: Henry Hallum Breaks World Record, Henry Hallum Cancer, Cancer Patient Gets Birthday Cards, Guinness Book of World Records, Henry Hallum, Parents News

Paul Ratner: Everything Can't Be Epic

Our desire for significance with which we surround ourselves through our hyperbolic speech and media only speaks to our fear of utter insignificance. Read more: Guinness Book of World Records, Social Media, Art, Media, Culture, Media News

World's Shortest Woman Takes On Big Job

When Ranjana Amge was in the final months of her fifth pregnancy, she feared that she'd never hold that baby in her arms. The doctor's exams didn't... Read more: Video, Jyoti Amge, Jyoti Amge Guinness World Records, Weird for Aol, Guinness World Records, Jyoti Amge World's Shortest Woman, Anatomical Wonders, Near Weird, Slidepollajax, Weird News News

Contortionist Figures Big In New Guinness World Records Book

As far as world record holders go, you'd be hard-pressed to find one cuter than Milly, a chihuahua residing in Puerto Rico. She is one of the newes... Read more: Video, Guinness World Records Craig Glenday, Smallest Dog, Guinness World...Show More Summary

This Guy Says He's 160 Years Old

Anyone who sees Dhaqabo Ebba will agree the Ethiopian farmer is very old. But just how old is a matter of debate. Ebba himself says he's a whopp... Read more: Dhaqabo Ebba, Jeanne Calment, Carmelo Flores Laura, Video, Dhaqabo Ebba 160...Show More Summary

What She Has In Common With The Shortest Living Man

Taylor Swift has joined the ranks of the shortest man and the most tattooed person by nabbing a spot in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World... Read more: Taylor Swift Red, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Video, Taylor...Show More Summary

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