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Bugatti Chiron Mule Testing At Nurburgring: Video

last weekVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

With the Bugatti Veyron off into the history books after a production cycle that lasted a decade and 450 units built, the Guinness World Record for the fastest production car is now owned by a supercar that can no longer be purchased. Show More Summary

Nashville StandUp’s comedians set new world record for continuous show at 184 hours, 16 minutes

Congrats go out to all of the Nashville comedians and stand-ups who dropped in while visiting the Wild West Comedy Festival last weekend, as Nashville StandUp’s “Broken Record Comedy Show” indeed broke the Guinness Book of World Records and set a new mark for Longest Stand-Up Comedy Show -- Multiple Comedians. Their effort lasted 184 hours […]

Nashville comedians attempting eight-day “world record” continuous comedy show

If the show goes on, by 8:04 p.m. Central Daylight Time tonight, the comedians in Nashville, Tenn., will have broken the Guinness Book of World Records time for the longest continuous stand-up comedy show. And then it'll go on and on and on some more. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood has the record with an […]

Ursula K. Le Guin On Gender, a Possible HBO Adaptation, and the Double Standards Faced by Female Writers - "You know, what the hell?"

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

At 85, National Book Award Winner Ursula K. Le Guin remains a progressive and incredibly valuable voice in genre writing, and in an in-depth, jealousy-inducing recent interview with Den of Geek, she opened up about what it's like to continue creating new content and the changes that she's witnessed throughout her incredible career.

They're Making Radio Plays Out Of Ursula K. Le Guin's Novels!

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is excellent. They're doing audio versions of three of the Earthsea books, along with The Left Hand of Darkness. Plus a new radio documentary, Ursula Le Guin at 85. Read more...

Slaves Forced to Help With Guinness-World-Record Attempt

If you are thinking, well, why do I even have slaves if I can't force them to help me get into the Guinness Book of World Records, you are missing the point entirely and are also an extremely bad human...          Related Stories Men...Show More Summary

116-Year-Old Woman Shares The Secret To A Long Life

Camden, Arkansas is the home of the Gertrude Weaver who is being recognized by the Guinness World Book of Records as the oldest living person in the world. At 116-years-old, Gertrude has outlived her husband and three of her children, according to THV11. Show More Summary

Breast Enhancement! Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Book review: The Scoop on Breasts "When I was a child," writes Dr. Ted Eisenberg, "I never dreamed I would grow up to be a cosmetic breast surgeon." Not only did he do just that, but he currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most breast augmentation surgeries performed in a lifetime. Show More Summary

Thumbelina, the Smallest Horse in the World, Steals Hearts Everywhere

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

This adorable creature is Thumbelina, (previously), the Guinness Book of World Records title holder for the smallest horse in the world. Thumbelina is a dwarf, born to two mini horse parents. She is only 17.5 inches high and weighs 57 pounds; most large breed dogs would outweigh and tower over her. Show More Summary

Watch This Hearthstone Player Set A World Record With A Single, Never-Ending Turn

Yesterday, an enterprising Hearthstone player hatched a plan to set one of the strangest world records in the Guinness Book; he intends to stretch a single turn into a 40-hour marathon. And he's doing it right now.Click To Continue Reading

Contest: Win a copy of Half Wild, the brand new YA sequel from Sally Green

Author Sally Green made a splash with her debut novel Half Bad. The YA fantasy broke a Guinness World Record (it’s the most translated book by a debut author before publication), was named one of Publishers Weekly’s best books of 2014, and is already on its way to becoming a film. Show More Summary

Stuart Claxton: Guinness World Records: Real Heroes

These sorts of discussions -- what is the fastest, tallest, biggest, shortest -- must occur all the time in the 81,400 pubs across the country while people were having a pint. With this in mind, he decided to create a book listing all these superlatives. Read more: Guinness World Records, Norris McWhirter, TED Talks, Guinness, TEDx ROSARIO, Books News

Guinness World Records: Real Heroes

This is a transcript of a talk I gave in Spanish on the Guinness World Records book at TEDx ROSARIO to an audience of around 5,000 people in Rosario, Argentina on October 18, 2014. The video can be viewed at the end of the text. In 2008...Show More Summary

Misao Okawa – World’s Oldest Person Gives Simple Secrets To Long Life

Misao Okawa, who celebrated her 117th birthday last Wednesday, is officially the oldest living documented person in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Okawa, who was born in Osaka on March 5th, 1898, was the daughter of a kimono maker. Show More Summary

5,318 Books Toppled Domino-Style for a New Guinness World Record

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Back in January, employees of UK-based United Biscuits set up and toppled 5,318 books–domino-style–for a new Guinness World Record. The book fall, which took place at a company sales conference, had a duration of two minutes and 27 seconds. The previous record was 4,988 books, which was set last year in Poland.

Sanguine Hum: Now We Have Light

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Sometimes things take a long time to gestate in the minds of musicians, but Sanguine Hum may well be eligible for entry in the Guinness Book of World Records--if there was such a category (and if there isn't, perhaps now there should be)--for Longest Time to Bring a Musical Concept to Fruition. OK...

Eternal Bridesmaid Seeks World Record for Catching Bouquets

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A Utah woman named has filed an application with the Guinness Book of World Records as being the person who's caught the most bouquets at any wedding, ever. That number? 46. Out of the past 100 weddings she's been to since 1996. Read more...

World’s Oldest Man Turns 112

The Japanese man turned 112 Thursday. Sakari Momoi was born on February 5 1903, the same year the Wright brothers made their first powered flight. Mr Momoi, a former teacher from Fukushima province, won the Guinness Book of World Records title of world’s oldest man after American Alexander Imich died in June 2014 aged 111 [...]

Jan Dhan Yojana Enters Guinness Book Of Records. But Banks Are Bleeding High!

PM Modi’s ambitious plan to include all Indians under banking system: Jan Dhan Yojana, has been featured in Guinness Book Of World Records. A new world record has been created as Indian Government opened 1.8 crore new bank accounts between...Show More Summary

20 Fun Cat Facts to Share with Your Kids

This post is brought to you by: I love facts. When I was a kid, I'd spend all afternoon examining every page of the Guinness Book of World Records, and I loved perusing the World Book Encyclopedias. Yeah, I'm that old. Thank goodness...Show More Summary

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