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#ModiSuit: Indian PM Claims Guinness Record for Most Expensive Suit in History

The controversial suit once worn by Narendra Modi has been recognized as the most expensive suit ever sold in the Guinness Book.

White Sox Want To Fill Stadium With 1000 Dogs To Break World Record

The White Sox need 1,000 dogs to fill their stadium Tuesday, Sept. 13 to break the Guinness Book of World Records title for most dogs attending a sporting event. [ more › ]

Science fiction master Ursula K. Le Guin talks Comic-Con and the psychological power of imagination

As Comic-Con begins yet another flashy fest, one of alternative fiction's true masters, Ursula K. Le Guin, is shaping her forthcoming book, "Words Are My Matter." Find the full archive of "Patt Morrison Asks" podcasts here or search for "Patt Morrison Asks" on iTunes. To read this week's column,...

Patt Morrison asks: 'The Left Hand of Darkness' author Ursula K. Le Guin

Comic-Con, that massive San Diego convention that spawned an international franchise for fans of sci fi and fantasy comics, films, television and genre books, began in 1970, in the basement of a San Diego hotel. The year before, the singular writer Ursula K. Le Guin had already published the best...

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher: 'I Have No Intention of Ever Growing Up'

The 97-year-old Master Yoga instructor was named the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher by the Guinness Book of World Records back in 2012, and she’s only achieved more since then.

Saga Press to Publish Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Omnibus

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

In addition to the original Earthsea stories, The Books of Earthsea will also feature an introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin, an essay called "Earthsea Revisioned," and a new Earthsea story entitled "The Daughter of Odren."

Tehran Is About To Get The World’s Largest Bookstore

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this title was held by the Barnes & Noble bookstore in New York City, which covered 154,250ft². Unfortunately, the 5th Avenue flagship store closed down in 2014.

Houston Anchor Makes Guinness Book of World Records

"Ward is known for beginning every newscast with the phrase, 'Good evening, friends.'"

Muhammad Ali's Playful Sense Of Humor Shines In 2001 'Oprah' Clip

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The late Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981 having broken several records, but by 2001, there was a different title he could proudly claim, according to the Guinness Book of World Records: the most written-about person in history. Thanks...Show More Summary

Open Wide: World's Longest Pizza Stretches for 1.15 Miles

Guinness World Records has confirmed there's a new superlong pizza for the books—and it was meticulously crafted in the Italian city that claims itself as the "heart and soul" of the tasty dish, per NPR. One hundred chefs gathered in Naples Wednesday, merging 4,400 pounds of flour, 3,...

World's Oldest Human Dies at 116

Susannah Mushatt Jones, the Guinness Book of World Records holder for oldest living human being, has officially passed that distinction on to someone else. Multiple outlets have announced that she passed away on Thursday, May 12. She...Show More Summary

The World's Oldest Person Has Died In Brooklyn At Age 116

Susannah Mushatt Jones—Tee (short for Auntie) to her 100 nieces and nephews, Miss Susie to her friends—has died in Brooklyn at the age of 116, bequeathing the Guinness Book Of World Records title of Oldest Person. Born on July 6th, 1899?the same year Queens and Staten Island joined New York City?Jones was the last known living American who experienced the 1800s. [ more › ]

Is this Four-Year-Old the “Youngest Dinosaur Educator”?

Australian Four-Year-Old Dinosaur Expert in the Guinness Book of Records? During Everything Dinosaur’s daily trawl of news channels looking for prehistoric animal related media releases and dinosaur news stories we came across this piece from the Australian media outlet 9news.com.au.  Sydney based Hill Wang and Qing Zhang have put forward their four-year-old son to the […]

Oldie but Goodie: Little Things That Keep AK-47 on Top of the World

Durability, low production cost, availability and ease of use are the features, which assured the Kalashnikov AK-47’s global success. The legendary assault rifle has made it into the Guinness Book of Records as the most widely spread weapon in the world, with 100 million Kalashnikov rifles currently in use.

Hanging With Al Jaffee, MAD Magazine's 95-Year-Old Journeyman Cartoonist

For his 95th birthday last month, legendary cartoonist Al Jaffee received a plaque from the Guinness Book of World Records congratulating him on being the longest working cartoonist in history (at "73 years, 3 months"). For most of that...Show More Summary

Giant Duck-Billed Dinosaur is a Record Breaker

Shantungosaurus giganteus Exhibit Recognised by Guinness Book of Records Everything Dinosaur has received reports from Chinese news agencies that a dinosaur exhibit in the Zhucheng Dinosaur Museum (Shandong Province, China), has been recognised by the Guinness World Records organisation as being the largest hadrosaurid skeleton on display. Show More Summary

10 Awesome Horror Films of This Millennium From DevilDriver’s Neal Tiemann

Metal band DevilDriver are known for their love of vicious riffs as well as their penchant for absurdly large circle pits, which have been denied by the Guinness Book of World Records. And while it’s totally obvious that vocalist Dez Fafara (Coal Chamber) is a huge horror fan, what you might NOT known is that […]

This Fall, All Your Book-Buying Money Totally Belongs to Ursula K. Le Guin

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Chances are, you already have a whole shelf full of Ursula K. Le Guin books. You’re not a monster, right? But you’re going to have to make some room on that shelf this fall, because two very special titles are coming down the pike. Read more...

Brooklyn man breaks binge-watching Guinness World Record

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso broke one of the most prestigious, honorable Guinness World Records in the book last week — by binge-watching 94 hours of television shows.

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