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Blog Profile / HuffPo Weird News: World Records

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Meet 9 Record Holders Who Prove Age Is Just A Number

It's a fact: People are living longer and healthier lives. As such, many post 50s are forgoing the knitting and rocking chairs long associated with "o... Read more: Record Breakers, Oldest Woman, Oldest Record Breakers, Guinness World Records, Oldest Person To, Oldest Man, post50, Guinness Book of World Records, Fifty News

LOOK: How Many Supermen (And Women) Do You See? (PHOTOS)

It's up, up and away into the record books for 867 Supermen (and women). Attendees at the Kendal Calling festival in Cumbria, UK, set a heroic worl... Read more: Kendal Calling Superman, Weird UK, Most Supermen One Place, Most Superman...Show More Summary

WATCH: Artist Lives In A Box For 7 Days

Most creative types don't like getting boxed into a corner, much less to be stuck in an actual box. However, Los Angeles-based artist Tyler Ramsey... Read more: Tyler Ramsey Box, Video, Tyler Ramsey Art, Weird Los Angeles, Weird Art, Guinness World Records, Longest Google + Hangout, Tyler Ramsey, Weird Photos & Videos, World Records, Tyler Ramsey World Record, Weird News News

LOOK: Woman's Shrinking Waist May Break Record

Want the world's smallest waist? It's a cinch! Michele Koebke has worn corsets for three years to shrink her 25-inch (64 cm) waist to a mere 21-inc... Read more: Michele Koebke, Michele Koebke 16 Inch Waist, Video, Michele Koebke World's...Show More Summary


Matt Sampson explains how Ernie Torres, a Navy serviceman, got his name into the record books.... Read more: Ernie Torres, Sky Dive Karate, Skydiving, World Records, Sports News

Daniel Vahab: YouTube Video: World's Fastest Clapper

How many times can you clap in a minute? In a new YouTube video, a man purportedly breaks the world clapping record, with 802 claps in a minute. Read more: Youtube, Clapping, Bryan Bednarek, Youtube Videos, Kent French, Guinness World Records, Video, Weird News News

PHOTOS: A 'Super' New World Record Is Set

They weren't faster than a speeding bullet or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but the more than 500 Sears employees at the company's su... Read more: Man of Steel World Record, Sears Superman World Record, Guiness Book of World Records, Video, Man of Steel, Sears Employee Record, Sears Man of Steel, Sears Superman Record, Chicago News

The Week In Weird: Tiny Girl, Monkey Trial And New Lows In Porn

This was a week where small things grew into big stories. Take Charlotte Garside, who, at 5 years old, is nearly 27 inches tall and only weighs 9 p... Read more: Valery Rozov, Weird News Top 10, Anatomical Wonders, Animals in the News,...Show More Summary

World's Smallest Girl But Is No Baby According To Mother

Five-year-old Charlotte Garside isn't even 27 inches tall -- barely the size of a typical newborn infant -- but she's no baby, according to her mother... Read more: Charlotte Garside World's Smallest Girl, Video, Worlds Smallest Woman,...Show More Summary

WATCH: World Record Jump Off Everest!

A daredevil from Russia reportedly set a world record for highest BASE jump when he lept from Mount Everest -- from a point 7,220 meters (about 23,68... Read more: Mount Everest BASE Jump, Valery Rozov Everest BASE Jump, Video, BASEShow More Summary

School Claims World Record 23 Sets Of Twins In One Grade

There's got to be something in the water. A Chicago-area middle school is claiming they are home to the most sets of twins in one grade of any scho... Read more: Guinness World Records Twins, Wilmette Twins, World Twin Records, Highcrest...Show More Summary

Man Breaks Ferris Wheel World Record

CHICAGO -- A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days – 384 times, up and around – bring... Read more: Ferris Wheel Ride World Record, Ferris Wheel World Record, World Record Ferris Wheel...Show More Summary

Chicago Man Breaks Ferris Wheel World Record

Updated story Ladies and gentlemen, he has done it! Clinton Shepherd has started a revolution — and he's seen several hundred more in the midst o... Read more: Video, Guiness World Record, Navy Pier, Clinton Shepherd Ferris Wheel Record,...Show More Summary

Mr. T Lookalike Peels Coconuts Super Fast - USING HIS TEETH

He pities the coconut! A man in Panama with indestructible teeth, astonishing jaws of steel and an awesome resemblance to Mr. T is gnawing his way... Read more: Andres Gardin, Coconut Peeling Guinness World Record, Video, Coconut Peeler Panama, Guinness World Records, Andres Gardin Coconut Peeler, Mr. Show More Summary

LOOK: Really Smart Kids Win Awesome World Record

WASHINGTON -- When 244 Mathletes get together, records are set. Really difficult, cool-looking records that involve matching t-shirts and complex math... Read more: Video, Pascal's Triangle, Raytheon, Guinness World Records, 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition, Mathletes, Math Record, Mathcounts, Mathmovesu, Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition, DC News

Weird And Wacky Records Honoring Mom

Your mother probably means the world to you, but can you set a world record in tribute for her? Just follow the example of Matt Vescovo. He'll go... Read more: RecordSetter.Com, Video, Mother's Day, Cheryl Altshuler, Bad Parenting, Pete Moyer, Tony DeLois, World Records, Matt Vescovo, Weird Photos & Videos, Dr. Show More Summary

We Dare You To Try To Beat This Record...

How many cans do you think it would take to break the world record for biggest pyramid? Students on the Cranford Teen Advisory Board in New Jersey... Read more: Teen World Records, Food Can Pyramid World Record, Guinness Book of World Records, Food Can Pyramid, Teen News, Teens Break World Record, Teens Make Food Can Pyramid, Teen News

Woman Vows To Force Feed Her Way To 420 Pounds

Some women are trying to lose weight as the summer draws near, but Tammy Jung is trying to pack on the pounds, nearly 200 more. Jung, 23, currently... Read more: Tammy Jung Gainer, Tammy Jung Fetish Model, Worlds Fattest Woman, Donna...Show More Summary

106-year-old Woman Enjoys 'Living In Sin' With 73-year-old Boy Toy

Marjorie Hemmerde is dating a man 33 years younger, but no one is accusing her of robbing the cradle. Hemmerde is 106 and her "boy toy," Gavin Craw... Read more: Karl Dolven Haug Gudren Haug, Marjorie Hemmerde, Video, Marjorie Hemmerde...Show More Summary

WOW: World's Tiniest Movie Features Molecule-Sized Actors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Scientists have taken the idea of a film short down to new levels. Molecular levels. IBM says it has made the tiniest stop-moti... Read more: Video, Carbon Monoxide Molecules, Ibm, Smallest Movie, Tiniest Stop-Motion Movie, Guinness World Records, A Boy and His Atom, Molecules, Molecule Movie, Atoms, Tiny Movie, Ibm Movie, Science News

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