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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


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

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

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