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

9 hours 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.

Utah woman snares 46 wedding bouquets, petitions Guinness

A Utah woman is still single despite catching 46 wedding bouquets, but has written to the Guinness Book of World Records to claim her spot.

Sanguine Hum: Now We Have Light

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

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

This Man Claims To Be The World's Most Traveled Person

You may think you've traveled a lot, but no one -- literally, no one -- has traveled as much by air as 74-year-old Fred Finn, at least according to th... Read more: Hpl, Video, Fred Finn, Guinness Book of World Records, Fred Finn Most Well Traveled Man, Guinness Book of World Records Travel, Travel World Records, The Concorde, Hplifestyle, Travel News

Minecraft dominates Guinness Book of Records’ Gamer Edition

Minecraft has tons of records listed in the Guinness World Records 2015 Gamer’s Edition.

Saying Goodbye to HubSpot

I joined HubSpot on February first of 2009. In the six years since then we set the Guinness World Record for world’s largest webinar and we went public. I got married, wrote and published four books and moved to Las Vegas. I built and...Show More Summary

She Interviewed Her Way Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

Seventeen-year-old celebrity journalist Pavlina Osta is a marathoner, but not in the run-a-million-miles-and-get-sweaty way. Pavlina's an interview m... Read more: Guiness Book of World Records, Guiness World Record, Pavlina Osta, Pavlina Osta World Record, Fearless Teens, Teen News

Newswire: Eminem is getting sued for allegedly stealing a sample used in “Rap God”

Words can hurt, and sometimes they hurt the pocketbook. That’s currently the case for Eminem, whose song “Rap God” entered the Guinness Book of World Records for containing the most words in a hit single (1,560, according to Guinness—we lost count after 23). Show More Summary

5 Religious Guinness Records Smashed In 2014 (And 5 More Waiting To Be Broken)

(RNS) Some churches conduct pageants. Some temples host dinners. And others spend weeks or months meticulously planning how to break a Guinness World... Read more: Interfaith, Guinness World Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Guinness World Records 2014, Religion News

Milk shortage shuts top ice-cream store

An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book has become the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis. ||| Caracas - An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become...Show More Summary

Milk shortage shuts famouss ice-cream store

An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis. ||| Caracas - An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis. Show More Summary

Books Suck: Why I Love My Kindle More Than Dead Trees

Harry Guinness states his case in this post on Make Use Of. "As someone who’s dropped a Wheel of Time novel on my face, I can tell you the debate on reading experience is well over. Modern e-readers hold thousands of novels, weigh next to nothing, have built in lights, high resolution screens and don’t give you a concussion when they hit your nose. Show More Summary

Ursula K. Le Guin: How the Sci Fi Channel wrecked my books.

You can see posts from readers wondering why authors let Hollywood change their stories pretty much every week on various SFF message boards. Ursula K. Le Guin offers some insight on the process that saw her classic Earthsea series get adapted for television. Show More Summary

Here’s how to set a running record: Take a look at the Guinness record book

3 months agoHealth : The Checkup

For most of us, it would be impressive enough just to run a marathon. For some runners, the elusive goal is qualifying for the Boston Marathon. And then there are those strivers for whom that’s not enough. They want the Guinness book of world recordsto memorialize their name. Show More Summary

HOLY CRAP: Jetpack Man Performs Amazing Flight Formation with Acrobatic Plane [Video]

From Jetman Dubai: Swiss ex fighter pilot, Guinness Book record holder and first man to fly with a jet-propelled wing, Yves Rossy A.K.A. Jetman is back in the sky pushing the boundaries of aviation by completing a sensational formation flight with Aerobatics Champion Veres Zoltán in Dubai! Jetman Dubai, in partnership with XDubai, has just […]

The Guinness Book of World Records Remembers Zeus, the World’s Tallest Dog

3 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

In honor of its 60th anniversary, the renowned Guinness World Records is looking back on the people, animals, places and things that helped shape the year. One such story is that of Zeus, the Great Dane who stood over 7 feet tall and held the most recent record for “World’s Tallest Dog“. Sadly Duke passed […]

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