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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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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

Betty White Is A Record-Breaker

Betty White already has many accomplishments to her name, and now she can add Guinness World Record holder to the list. The 91-year-old actress ha... Read more: Betty White's Off Their Rockers, Breaking Bad Guinness World Record, TV Canada, Breaking Bad, Betty White, Guinness World Records, Hot in Cleveland, Betty White Guinness World Record, TV News

Steve Siebold: Diana Nyad's Lessons in Mental Toughness

Impeccable physical condition is a must for a feat of this magnitude, but more so is the mental toughness it took to make this happen. Let's elaborate on the three lessons that Nyad shared with the world once she reached the beach of...Show More Summary

Is This The Fastest Trip Around Manhattan Ever?

Driving in New York City has never been described as rapid transit. Think you could make a loop around Manhattan in just 24 minutes? Forget about it!... Read more: Manhattan Driving, New York Driving, Fast Cars, Video, Racing, Fastest...Show More Summary

Polish Woman Wants To Have Sex With 100,000 Men

It's good to have a goal in life, but the one purportedly expressed by a woman in Warsaw, Poland, may be a stretch. Ania Lisewska, 21, is allegedly... Read more: Ania Lisewska, Marathon Sex, World Sex Records, World Records, Porn, Ania...Show More Summary

WATCH: Colonel Meow Is 'World's Hairiest Cat

Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public. ... Read more: Eric Rosario, Video, Holly-Weird, Colonel Meow, Weird for Aol, Cat Video,...Show More Summary

Feast Your Eye -- Or Eye -- On Some Of The Year's Weirdest Pictures

Later this year, Ripley's Believe It Or Not! will celebrate the 95th anniversary of the day creator Robert Ripley made his first cartoon. The brand... Read more: Dare to Look, Edward Meyer, Albino Family, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Robert Ripley, See-Through Frog, Big Nostrils, Anatomical Wonders, Animals in the News, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Weird News News

The Most Outrageous Food World Records

From coffee cup mosaics to donut towers, these definitely don't lack creativity. Read more: Guinness World Records, Food World Records, World Records, Guinness Book of Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Food-in-Media, Food Records, Taste News

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