Summer has come, and with it, a new World's Tallest Sand Castle certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. A half-dozen CAT movers and excavators (along with some human help for the finer details) helped to construct the sand castle in Rio de Janeiro. Show More Summary
A Brooklyn woman is celebrating her 116th birthday today, and it’s being documented by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Rachel Dolezal got all sexy during a modeling shoot... with a weave that could have gotten her in the Guinness Book. Rachel posed in 2012 in Spokane, with the help of a professional photog. She's said in the past it took her 3 days to put in…
For Christians to be persuasive, their message must be centered on and shaped by the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ, Os Guinness argues in his new book, "Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion."
Eiichiro Oda’s popular manga "One Piece" has set a Guinness World Record for "the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author."
Christians have lost the art of persuasion and they need to get it back, Christian author Os Guinness argues in his new book, "Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion."
This week, fans around the world said goodbye to the most prolific movie actor of any generation, Sir Christopher Lee, who died last Sunday at the age of 93. Christopher Lee became recognized in 2007 by Guinness Book of World Records...Show More Summary
Ursula K. Le Guin’s poorly-argued and evidence-free rant against Amazon is more about her hatred of capitalism than about Amazon’s actual effect on the market for books. Here’s Le Guin: [Amazon’s] ideal book is a safe commodity, a commercial product written to the specifications of the current market, that will hit the BS list, get to […]
Dave Miller, a competitive sporting clays shooter for CZ- USA was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the most sporting clays broken in one hour at 3,653 at the Heartland Trap and Wobble Skeet club in Missouri. The previous holder was a shooter named John Cloherty in 1992 with over 4,000 broken. Show More Summary
Call the Guinness Book of World Records because this diver may have the biggest balls of them all A gigantic shark, one of the largest great whites ever seen by the research crew that caught the beast on video, recently swam up to several divers off the coast of Guadalupe Island. Show More Summary
Ursula K. Le Guin is asking people to not buy books from Amazon because they market bestsellers, the literary equivalent of junk food. She said last week I believe that reading only packaged microwavable fiction ruins the taste, destabilizes the moral blood pressure, and makes the mind obese. I agree with that. That’s why I shop […]
We are tired just reading about this match—imagine playing in it. Thirty-six brave souls in Southampton decided to play football non-stop for 102 hours for charity and have now earned themselves a place in the Guinness Book of Records. The...Show More Summary
In a new post entitled “Up the Amazon with the BS Machine, or Why I keep Asking You Not to Buy Books from Amazon,” Ursula K. Le Guin revisits her amazing National Book Award acceptance speech last year and reminds us not to buy books on Amazon. She writes: Amazon and I are not at […]
The online bookseller does more than just shut down indie bookstores, says the venerable fantasy author
Keeping up with the Kardashians star Caitlyn Jenner secured her place in the Guinness Book of World Records Monday, for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter.… READ ON
In 2010 adventurer and author Ed Stafford became the first person to walk along the Amazon River from start to end (4,000 miles and over 2 years!), earning him a Guinness World Record. Read the rest
No first trip to Portland would be complete without a trip to Mill Ends Park, the smallest park in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. I first heard became aware of the park back in 2013 when someone stole its tree. The tree was replaced and then the original returned a […]
Dwayne Johnson is officially the King of Selfies. Officially so, that is, as Johnson set a Guinness Book of World Records mark at the premiere of San Andreas this week, snapping 103 selfies with fans in three minutes. Where does this...Show More Summary
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is an action hero, and now a Guinness World Record holder! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) shows you how The Rock made it into the record books!