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Now you can obsessively analyze Steven Avery's full trial transcripts

When Steven Avery was tried for murder in 2007, the Internet wasn't part of the investigation. But in a post-Serial world that binged Netflix's Making A Murderer in record time, Avery's alleged crimes are once again in the public eye...Show More Summary

Megacopter Sets Guinness World Record for Lifting Heaviest Payload

A couple of weeks ago we checked out a drone designed to carry a person across considerable distances. The Megacopter had a more modest goal, but it’s already accomplished it. Built by Henning Pedersen and students…

726 Bricks Broken In Under 90 Seconds Using Bare Hands Setting a New RecordSetter World Record

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Kevin Taylor set the RecordSetter world record for the most bricks broken in 90 seconds using bare hands when he effortlessly destroyed 726 bricks in 86 seconds.

Subaru BRZ Sets New World Record For Tightest 360° Spin

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The Subaru BRZ has etched its name into the Guinness Book of World Records, becoming the record-holder for accomplishing the “tightest 360-degree spin” in the world. Stunt driver and world record holder Alastair Moffat effectively steered the BRZ into the record books at the 2016 Autosport International Show. Show More Summary

US Solar Jobs Double As Clean Energy Continues Explosive Growth Around The World

Renewable energy continued its explosive growth in 2015 — and I don’t mean explosive like an oil train accident. A new global record was set last year with the investment of $328.9 billion in clean energy. That edged out the previous...Show More Summary

Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981

2 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981 is a stellar package of Weather Report concert recordings focusing on that phase of this groundbreaking group's career where they were truly rock stars visiting from a jazz world. It stands as further affirmation of the constant change implied in their name as much... [ read more ]

[SHOT 2016] MOHOC Helmet Camera platform

Up until now, if you were/are in any of the world’s militaries with lax enough regulations, or are perhaps just a conniving junior enlisted warrior, then you would know that you really only had two options to record those training live...Show More Summary

The Megacopter drone lifts over 130 pounds, breaks payload record

The Megacopter, an aptly-named multicopter drone, has received the Guinness World Record for heaviest load lifted for a remote-controlled multicopter: 134.5 pounds. The aluminum and plywood drone has 48 propellers that sound like an angry swarm of superbees. Show More Summary

World tourism numbers hit new record in 2015 despite attack fears

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The number of international tourists rose by 4.4 percent worldwide in 2015 to hit a record 1.18 billion despite concerns over extremist attacks, the United Nations World Tourism Organization said Monday. France remained the world's most...Show More Summary

When Correlation Is Causation - The Most Important Chart In The World If You're A Realtor In London Or NYC

If ever there was any doubts about the narrative of freedom-seeking China capital outflows driving the irrationally exuberant prices of homes in some of the world's largest cities to record highs, the following two charts will extinguish them entirely. Show More Summary

Denmark sets world record for wind power consumption

A particularly windy year led the Scandinavian country to hit an all time high in 2015.

All The News You Missed Overnight: Denmark Sets Another Wind Power Record

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping. More »      

China's Significant, Semi-Expected Slowdown

A 7-percent expansion of GDP would be record growth for many countries, but not for the world's second-largest economy.

The Gay Gasp Heard Around the World: Bette Midler Will Do Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

I spent Tuesday morning in a soundproof recording studio, but I swear I heard a big gay gasp when news broke that Bette Midler would be starring in a Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly in spring 2017. As the New York Times noted, Midler will be playing Dolly Gallagher Levi, the role that won Carol Channing a best actress Tony back in 1964. Show More Summary

Watch a Subaru BRZ nail world-record tightest 360 spin

British stunt driver Alastair Moffatt scored another world record at Autosport International, where he spun a Subaru BRZ around in a space of 21 feet - just 7 more than the length of the car. Continue reading Watch a Subaru BRZ nailShow More Summary

The Safest Airlines in 2016

Once again, Qantas is the world’s safest airline according to The carrier has earned that safety designation every year since the list kicked off in 2013 due to their fatality-free record in the modern jet era. Qantas...Show More Summary

Don't agree to do record-breaking tricks on Chinese TV. Just don't.

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Gentleman juggler Mat Ricardo writes, "Last week I got booked to travel to China and appear on their big world records TV show to pull the biggest tablecloth ever. Here's how none of that happened and I ended up literally fleeing to the airport." (more…)

Denmark Just Broke A World Record For Wind Power — Again

In 2015, Denmark got almost half its electricity from a single source of renewable energy -- wind. The post Denmark Just Broke A World Record For Wind Power — Again appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Man Who Broke The World Record For Pole Vaulting—35 Different Times

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In the late '80s and early '90s, Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka intentionally broke world record just a centimeter at a time.

100 Drones Fly in Formation Synced to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony [Video]

A spectacular display of drone technology by Intel Corporation (USA) involving 100 small aircrafts being launched skywards in formation has earned a new world record title for the Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously. Show More Summary

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