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Pallant House Gallery exhibits lithographs produced by Guinness Breweries

3 days 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

4 days 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

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 weeks 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

last monthTechnology / 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'

last monthNews : 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

last monthHumor / 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

Cat Sets World Record For Most Tricks Performed In One Minute

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video from The Guinness Book Of World Records Of Didga the cat (short for Didgeridoo, yes seriously) setting the world record for most tricks performed in one minute. Only one of the tricks involves a skateboard though, the...Show More Summary

Cat Sets World Record for Most Tricks in One Minute

The 2017 Guinness Book of World Records will have a brand new entry for the cat who can do the most tricks in one minute. My cat should hold the record for the cat who can…

This Model Is The Guinness World Record Holder For Youngest Woman With A Full Beard!

Harnaam Kaur is turning the feature that once got her bullied into a literal record-breaking achievement! On Thursday, the 2017 edition of Guinness World Records was released, and the jaw-dropping book recognized the 24-year-old as the...Show More Summary

13 awesome record holders to celebrate 'Guinness World Records 2017'

Even though 2017 is four months away, the Guinness World Records 2017 book received its official release today. The book features 4,000 records, ranging from silly to strange to straight-up impressive. SEE ALSO: Fan wins Guinness record...Show More Summary

Didga Sets a World Record

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The 2017 Guinness Book of World Records will have a new entry for the cat who can do the most tricks in one minute. That’s Didga, the skateboarding cat (previously at Neatorama). The skateboarding put her over the top, because how many...Show More Summary

Big Mouths, Big Beards And Big Dogs Featured In New Guinness World Records Book

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

You probably know someone you think is a big mouth, but do they have a mouth as big as Bernd Schmidt? According to the 2017 edition of “Guinness World Records,” Schmidt’s mouth can open 3.5 inches, enough to eat a double patty cheeseburger. Show More Summary

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