Brett Martin exhibits a pair of Mario retail displays in his “Video Game Memorabilia Museum” at his home in Littleton, Colorado on February 25, 2014. His collection, with 8030 pieces, has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest collection of video game memorabilia. Martin says half of his collection is connected […]
Nikolay Madoyan, an international soloist, has written to the Guinness Book of Records claiming to be the first to perform all six Paganini concertos in one evening. Apart from the composer, perhaps.
The Guinness World Book of Records database has just given the title of the “World’s oldest railway tunnel” to one recently investigated in Fritchley near Crich in Derbyshire. It was located on a short horse and gravity worked mineral railway dating from 1793. Show More Summary
How high does the Flag of Tajikistan fly? According to the Guinness Book of World Records, hIgher than any other at a dizzying 541 ft. The Dushanbe Flagpole was constructed by a San Diego-based construction company named Trident Support, who also erected the record breakers runner up, the 531 ft. Show More Summary
If one were to compile a massive list of all the firsts in cinematic history — a Guinness Book of movie milestones, if you will — I’m not sure the title of “First use of recorded farts” would find itself floating among the top-billed achievements. But it’d probably be there, somewhere, and next to it would be Mel Brooks’ comedy Blazing Saddles. More »
An Indiana pastor has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time in his life. The current pastor at Zion Missionary Church in Fremont, Ind., Jon Bruney recently set a new world record by pulling a 31,000-pounds-plus semi-truck for the distance of one mile in a time of one hour and thirty-six minutes.
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Northwestern region awarded title after Guinness Book of World Records recorded 3,600 lightning bolts per hour.
Guinness World Records has announced that the new Guinness World Records 2014 Gamer’s Edition book is out today, highlighting all the crazy feats and accomplishments us gamers have achieved within the past year. …
Guinness World Records 50th Anniversary Edition 2005 Submitter: I can’t give any other pictures of this book, because the front and back covers were ALL I found on the shelf. Seriously. They were shelved correctly, I guess, but there’s not much use in putting the covers on the shelf for checkout. I think this book wins […]
Just when you think you've seen it all, Guinness World Records Day comes along and puts you back in your place. Leave it to a New Yorker to land a maj... Read more: New York Pizza, Pizza, World Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Pizza Boxes, Guinness World Records, Pizza Box, Weird News News
Even if you’re not an obsessive goat lover like me, you’ve got to admit 2013 was a huuuuuge year for goats. These mischievous little bovids bounced their way into music videos, Taylor Swift songs, the Guinness Book of World Records, airport maintenance programs, bars, and even Jose Canseco’s trunk. For posterity’s sake, here’s a compendium [...]
The Carolina Reaper has taken the title of world's hottest pepper, after a four-year quest to do just that. The Guinness Book of World Records in November handed the honor to Ed Currie, who grows the fire-engine red peppers in South Carolina. The move followed 2012 testing at Winthrop University...
Buffalo AP writer Carolyn Thompson has a fun look at the roughly 11,000 different ways area resident Michael Thomasson has made it into the Guinness record books. His massive, basement-housed collection has earned him a two-page spread...Show More Summary
One heck of an electricity bill: A family in Canberra, Australia, earns their second Guinness Book of World Records award for Christmas lights on a residential property, with 502,165 twinkling bulbs on Nov. 24, 2013. The family first earned the honor in 2011 with 331,038 lights, but took last year off because the display takes so much time. Show More Summary
Plus: Corporations are people too, elected representatives set to join the Guinness Book of World Records—and more.
Photo via NYSCI Flickr Welcome to December, a time for rewatching Love Actually and reconnecting with all the delightful obsessives out there responsible for insane gingerbread architecture. Recently the Guinness Book of World Records declared this creation, lovingly and meticulously...
More than 400 bored pregnant women took part in the "World's Largest Prenatal Class" in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province that created a new Guinness World record. The Guinness book has a long and distinguished history of exploiting highlighting people who are uncomfortably tall or shockingly malformed, or who have cooked a lot of rice. Show More Summary
Records celebrating the smallest and largest are an important part of this years Guinness World Records book, but editor Craig Glenday said he wants to include new records as well, such as fastest 100 meters run by a woman in high heels, or the largest set of vacuum cleaners. Check out 15 amazing world record [...]
Uh, hello Guinness Book of World Records? We've got your fastest celebrity marriage right here! We were surprised in a good way when we heard that Clint Eastwood's daughter had married Jonah Hill's brother. Can you imagine the stoic hilarity of a Eastwood-Hill dynasty? In the future, Hollywood would probably be run by their offspring. Then, we [...]