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-State Dept. Ignores Pakistan’s Poor Record of Christian Persecution?

Pakistan is consistently ranked among the worst countries in the world for Christian persecution. Yet the US State Department seems to continue to ignore that fact when they list the nations that they are particularly concerned about when it comes to religious freedom abuses. Here’s the story from CNS News: For a record 14th year […]

An Enormous 1.57-Meter Working Rubik’s Cube Breaks the Guinness World Record

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Puzzle maker and enthusiast Tony Fisher has officially set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Rubik’s Cube measuring 1.57m x 1.57m x 1.57m. We first wrote about Fisher’s massive cube in February 2016 when he posted a video showing the massive puzzle in action. Fisher has also posted a longer video explaining the secret […]

The Oscars of Comics Just Nominated a Record Number of Women

A few months ago, there was a much-deserved uproar in the world of comics when the list of nominees for the industry's prestigious Grand Prix d’Angoulême was wholly devoid of women. Luckily, that mistake hasn't been repeated in this year's nominations for the Eisner Awards, the equivalent of the Oscars ... More »

NC wants you to know that it totally kicks Iran's butt when it comes to human rights

When North Carolina GOP officials first began claiming the state's moral superiority by comparing it to countries with some of the world’s worst human rights records, it was safe to assume they surely would see the folly of their argument. Show More Summary

A New Record!: Man Watches TV For 94 Hours Straight

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Seen here losing his mind, Alejandro "AJ" Fragoso sets the Guinness World Record for binge-watching television with a staggering 94 hours straight. That can't be good for you. One time I watched TV for 16 hours straight and was convinced...Show More Summary

Cheap, efficient and flexible solar cells: New world record for fullerene-free polymer solar cells

Polymer solar cells can be even cheaper and more reliable thanks to a new breakthrough. This work is about avoiding costly and unstable fullerenes.

New world record for fullerene-free polymer solar cells

Polymer solar cells can be even cheaper and more reliable thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Linköping University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). This work is about avoiding costly and unstable fullerenes. Polymer solar cells have in recent years emerged as a low cost alternative to silicon solar cells. Show More Summary

Briefly: New Rubik's Cube Record, HTC 10 Review, PlayStation 4.5

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Australian beats 5×5 Rubik’s Cube world record, Europcar fined $100,000 for making, HTC 10 Australian review. More »      

Guy Watches TV for 94 Hours, Sets New World Record

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image: CyberLink) This is Alejandro "AJ" Fragoso, one of the greatest athletes in the world. He recently sat on a couch watching television for 94 straight hours, thus setting a Guinness World Record. Fragoso and two other competitors sat down on a Friday to binge watch Bob's Burgers, Battlestar Galactica, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Twlight Zone. Show More Summary

Teixeira Starches Evans, Japanese MMA Continues Sad Spiral of Elderly Abuse

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC MMA has not been 'the fastest growing sport in the world' for some time, but that doesn't mean it is not storming forwards at a rate of knots. Sherdog's Fight Finder recorded 39 professional shows scheduled...Show More Summary

Watch Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's creepy recorded apology to Australia

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The room is bland and off-white. Could be anywhere. Daylight seeps through curtains that could have been manufactured at any time since the Second World War. The convicts look down at a camera. They're disheveled and maybe afraid. The camera is a cheap one, probably a cellphone. Show More Summary

Dark Souls 3 becomes Namco’s fastest-selling title ever

Dark Souls 3 has broken records for its publisher. Dark Souls 3 becomes Namco’s fastest-selling title ever Since its launch last week, Dark Souls 3 has been performing very well across the world. The game climbed to the top of the Steam charts, and reached the No.1 spot on the UK Charts, a first for […]

European Tour's Eventful Week Capped By Golfer Nicknamed Beef Looking To Get 'Hammered'

A green jacket, a world record, a breakthrough win in the U.S. for an elite talent and a golfer nicknamed Beef who said he looked forward to celebrating a victory by getting "hammered." Yes, it's been an eventful week or so for the European PGA Tour. Andrew Johnston shows off the hardware [...]

Free Metal Monday: Steel and Fire Records-Thunder Warriors of the World

Fire and Steel Records2012This 15-track sampler from Fire and Steel Records was actually released way back in 2012, but seeing as it includes bands like Air Raid, Ravage, Visigoth, and Lords of the Trident I figured why not just post...Show More Summary

China Ocean Freight Index Collapses to Record Low

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com The amount it costs to ship containers from China to ports around the world, a function of the quantity of goods to be shipped and the supply of vessels to ship them, just dropped to a new historic low. The...Show More Summary

Watch A Gamer Speedrun Through Super Mario And Break The World Record

There's a near seven minute video showcasing how a certain gamer managed to blast through Super Mario Bros and conquer the game in record time. The video offers a look how to achieve the record and the kind of skills necessary to make it happen.Click To Continue Reading

Metallica’s Record Store Day Concert Streams Live Tonight

Metallica is streaming their Record Store Day concert live tonight to fans across the world. Founded in 2007, the annual Record Store Day celebration is held each year on the third Saturday in April. The annual event was created to celebrate the gradually fading concept of independently owned record stores, something that Metallica has stood... Show More Summary

The New World: March 2016 Is the Sixth Temperature Record-Breaking Month in a Row

October. November. December. January. February. And now March. For the sixth month in a row, we’ve had a month that has broken the global high temperature record. And not just broken it, but shattered it, blasting through it like the...Show More Summary

WADA Confirms Over 200 Positive Meldonium Tests

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recorded over 200 positive tests for meldonium, a recently banned drug.

4 professional golfers set world record for the fastest golf hole ever played

The European Tour is known to produce some very fun videos. Like when players tried to hit clay pigeons with golf or skipped a ball across water to hit a gong. Now, they've taken things to another level and set an actual world record in the process. The tour recruited 12 players to form three different speed golf teams. Show More Summary

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