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Watch L.A. dog Jiff, the Guinness-record fastest dog on two paws

 Jiff the Pomeranian has joined the Guinness World Records book for his speed on two paws.  The Los Angeles dog can cover 10 meters (32.8 feet) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds. Walking on his front paws, he can zip over 5 meters (16.4 feet) in 7.76 seconds.

Watch This Swordsman Play A Real-Life Game of Fruit Ninja

So PillsburyToaster Strudel teamed up with Guinness Book of World Records-holding swordsman Isao Machii for a crazy stunt in Los Angeles. The brand gathered a crowd and let them toss all kinds of fruit -- and Toaster Strudel -- at him...Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology: Week of August 21, 2014

By  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the “Guinness Book of World Records.” While wearing a blue satin martial arts outfit, he smashed forty-six wooden toilet seats over his head in just one minute. Some observers may be inclined to dismiss his efforts as […]

Eater IDK: World's Most Expensive Hot Dog Can't Stop Being Gross

The Guinness Book of World Records has verified that the $169 "Junni Ban" from Seattle's Tokyo Dog truck is indeed the world's most expensive hot dog. It's almost twice as expensive as that other world record-breaking tube steak. Th...

American Horror Story: Freak Show Casts World's Smallest Woman

More news from American Horror Story: Freak Show: Showrunner Ryan Murphy has announced via twitter that Jyoti Amge — the world's smallest woman according to the Guinness Book of World Records — has been added to the cast. And so begins another season of AHS: Exploitation or Opportunity! Read more...

The World’s Smallest Woman Is Joining American Horror Story: Freak Show

The American Horror Story: Freak Show casting announcements have been rolling in this week, and today we got news that Jyoti Amge, the "world's smallest woman" according to the Guinness Book of World Records, will be joining the new season of Ryan Murphy's horror anthology. Murphy broke the news today... More »

American Horror Story: Freak Show Casts the World's Smallest Woman

American Horror Story: Freak Show has taken a page from the Guinness Book of World Records for its latest casting recruit. Co-creator Ryan Murphy revealed on Wednesday that... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jessica Lange Ryan Murphy American Horror Story: Freak Show

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The Pieces Project is an ongoing collaborative comic where each panel is provided by a different contributor. It holds an actual Guinness Book record for the most contributors to a comic book.It is has exactly the sort of fractured, careening storyline one would expect from such a venture. Show More Summary

Book News: Petitions, Orwell And The Amazon-Hachette Fight

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Also, an interview with Ursula Le Guin; notable books coming out this week.

Want to participate in the world’s largest group meditation?

4 weeks agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Deepak Chopra and and Gabrielle Bernstein are joining forces to spread peace—and get in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Romanian NGO on Their Way to Guinness Book for Building the Largest Plastic Bottles Bridge in Timisoara

Photo by EyeInTheSky, used with author's permission PET = Polyethylene terephthalate, a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family, used in beverage, food and other liquid containers. It is a different version of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, as the trouble here is the plastic waste. Show More Summary

Shakira Broke A Facebook World Record

Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira broke a record this week: She became the first person in the world to garner 100 million fans on Facebook. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, she set the record after posting a picture of herself at Maracanã Stadium in Brazil last week. Show More Summary

The World's Largest Floating Prison Is In New York City

Docked off the Bronx in Long Island Sound, the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center prison barge is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest operational prison ship in the world. Yet many people might be surprised to find out it exists. More »      

The World's Largest Floating Prison Is In NYC

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Docked off the Bronx in Long Island Sound, the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center prison barge is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest operational prison ship in the world. Yet many New Yorkers might be surprised to find out it exists. Read more...

9 Ways To Observe And Deduce Like Sherlock Holmes

Since his first appearance in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has become an industry — the Guinness Book of World Records notches him as the most-played movie character in history, with some 200 actors playing the role — and a metaphor for clear thinking. Show More Summary

Remote Control Car Hits 314kmh, Caught On Film: Video

Remote Control car enthusiast Nic Case has broken his own Guinness Book of World Records speed for an RC car, with a 314km/h (196 MPH) pass. Case was sure to have his camera handy to capture the new record (see video, above), although the RC car is merely a streak of colour as it flashes past the control line at Formula 1-rivalling speeds. Show More Summary

Rockstar Wins With GTA V and GTA Online Content and Events

It’s not new news that, according to Metro, ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (GTA V) has smashed seven Guinness World Records, including best-selling video game of all time, and only entertainment property (including books and movies) to gross over $1 billion dollars, which it did in its first three days on the market. Furthermore, it wouldn’t

Inside the Mind of an Inventor

2 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Vimeo Link Stamford, Lincolnshire, U.K. inventor Colin Furze's wacky creations have been featured previously on Neatorama. Furze, a plumber by day, is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the World's Fastest Pram, Longest Motorbike and Biggest Bonfire entries. This Vimeo Staff Pick gives viewers insight as to the thought processes that led to his various creations.

Donnie Wahlberg & Jenny McCarthy's Wedding Will Include Their Three Sons in a Big Way

Donnie Wahlberg and his fiance Jenny McCarthy cuddle close for a photo opp while attending the Guinness Book Of World Record Event for most people bowling simultaneously across multiple venues on Saturday (June 21) in New York City. The 44-year-old actor/singer recently opened up about their upcoming nuptials. “We have three boys together,” Donnie told [...]

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