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Delusions of Grandeur [Comic]

Yep, been there, done that. Sometimes, people feel like they’ve accomplished what they think are fantastic feats that could put their names in the guinness book of world records, but it’s something pretty common that’s nothing to really talk about. Show More Summary

Intel Is Ready To Capture The Growth In The Drone Space

Last January, Intel marked its development in the drone market by its spectacular show of 100 unmanned aerial vehicles in the sky at the Consumer Electronics Show that garnered the company a Guinness book of world record. Recently, the company set another world record by putting 500 drones controlled from a single PC into the […]

Your Black Mirror reading list

last monthHumor / odd : Kottke.org

Over at GQ, Lincoln Michel shares 12 Books to Read After Binge-Watching Black Mirror. Among them: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin. Version Control by Dexter Palmer. Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami. Stories...Show More Summary

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale receives $500,000 legacy gift from art educator Conni Gordon

last monthArts : Artdaily

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale has received a $500,000 Legacy Gift from pioneering art educator Conni Gordon that will support museum education programs. Gordon, a Miami resident, is recognized since 1980 in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most prolific art teacher in the world. Show More Summary

Perth Zoo's Puan the orangutan becomes oldest in world

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An orangutan at Perth Zoo has been named the world's oldest Sumatran orangutan in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records, as she celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday, a zoo spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.

Kim Kardashian Beaten In Selfie War By Donnie Wahlberg

Kim Kardashian beaten in a selfie war might come as a surprise to many who believe no one can topple her when it comes to life on the limelight. The record of most selfies in 3 minutes according to the Guinness Book of Record snow belongs to none other than Blue Bloods series star Donnie... Show More Summary

Pallant House Gallery exhibits lithographs produced by Guinness Breweries

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

An exhibition of lithographs produced by Guinness Breweries to promote the first Guinness Book of Records opened in Pallant House Gallery?s De?Longhi Print Room this October. Launched in 1956, The Guinness Prints began with a set ofShow More Summary

A Small Dark Light: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Legacy of the Tao Te Ching and What It Continues to Teach Us About Personal and Political Power 2,500 Years Later

2 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"It is the profound modesty of the language that offers what so many people for so many centuries have found in this book: a pure apprehension of the mystery of which we are part."

Composer of shortest opera has died, aged 58

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The Welsh composer Peter Reynolds is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for his 1993 opera The Sand of Time, which lasts all of four minutes. Peter collapsed and died at his home in Cardiff on October 11. Obit here.

Murs Attempts Guinness Record With 26-Hour Live Rap Marathon

The Los Angeles rapper will attempt to break the Guinness Book record for the longest continuous rap today (Oct. 12). Continue reading…

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Gets Strikingly Personal in This Video for Guitar Strings

Two years ago, Metallica made the Guinness Book of World Records by playing concerts on all seven continents—yes, including Antarctica—in a single year. The legendary metal band had already been on the road for over three decades, which...Show More Summary

FP Academy Host World Record Cricket Net Attempt

2 months agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

The Scene: The FP Elite Cricket Academy, Cape Town, South Africa The Challenge: An official Guinness Book of World Records Challenge to break the official world record for the longest ever net session – with every ball to be recorded...Show More Summary

Ungarisches Haus – Hungarian House in Vienna, Austria

The plain facade of this townhouse betrays nothing of the atrocities that may have taken place here when it was the residence of one Countess Elizabeth Báthory. Elizabeth Báthory is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most prolific female murderer ever, but she might even be the most prolific murderer of all the Western World. Show More Summary

Some Startup Is Definitely Going to Use This Gigantic Bounce House as an Office

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Guinness Book of World Records doesn’t officially recognize this enormous inflatable city of fun as the world’s largest bounce house, but when was the last time you were at a birthday party and saw one of these as big as a McMansion? Read more...

10 Movies You Didn't Know Were Stephen King Books

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Guinness Superlatives, the group that awards the Guinness World Records, has named Stephen King the living author with the greatest number of motion picture adaptions of his work. This comes as no surprise, as it seems that nearly everything Stephen King writes is adapted into some sort of film. Show More Summary

All the Chinese Food You Can Cook in 'China: The Cookbook'

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

If Guinness World Records 2017 were to have a section on the largest number of recipes collected, written and tested in a year, married writing partners Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan might step up for the prize. Their new book, China:...Show More Summary

World’s Oldest Man to Have Bar Mitzvah

3 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Mr. Israel Kristal turned 113 years old on Thursday. Earlier this year, he was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest man alive. Born in Poland on September 15, 1903, Kristol studied the Torah from a young age and was a master candymaker most of his life. Show More Summary

Two girls immediately regret trying the hottest pepper in the world

Even if you enjoy spicy foods, nothing will prepare you for the Carolina Reaper. Ranked as the hottest pepper in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records, the pepper is unlike anything you've ever tasted and anyone who dares to...Show More Summary

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