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
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…
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.
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
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
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 ]
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, 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
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
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
A particularly windy year led the Scandinavian country to hit an all time high in 2015.
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 »
A 7-percent expansion of GDP would be record growth for many countries, but not for the world's second-largest economy.
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
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
Once again, Qantas is the world’s safest airline according to AirlineRatings.com. 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
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…)
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.
In the late '80s and early '90s, Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka intentionally broke world record just a centimeter at a time.
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