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Pfunds Molkerei in Dresden, Germany

This little shop in Dresden is the "World's Most Beautiful Milk Shop," an official title bestowed upon it by the Guinness Book of World Records. That claim might be hard to verify, but there can't be many contenders rivaling the sumptuousness...Show More Summary

Creating photorealistic images with neural networks and a Gameboy Camera

Back in 1998, the Gameboy camera got the world record as “smallest digital camera” in the Guinness book of records. An accessory you could buy was the small printer you could use to print your images. When I was 10 years old we had one of these cameras at home and used it a lot. Show More Summary

13-Year-Old 'Spider Boy' Breaks World Contortion Record

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A 13-year-old Palestinian boy has twisted his way into the record books. Last week, Mohammed Alsheikh of Gaza broke the world record for most full body revolutions maintaining a chest stand in one minute, according to Guinness WorldShow More Summary

Argentines set world record for most people floating at one time

Nearly 2,000 people floated in a line in a salty lake in Argentina on Sunday, January 29th, setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while holding hands. Members of the Guinness Book of Records certified thatShow More Summary

Youngest person to visit every country shows his photos

James Asquith, 28, is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the journey, which saw him visit all 196 countries from Australia to Iraq and San Marino in five years, by the age of 24.

Giant wolfhound sports the world's longest dog tail - CNET

Keon the Wolfhound wagged his splendid tail all the way into the latest Guinness World Records book.

SIG SAUER® Professional Shooter Max Michel Sets New Guinness World Record

Acclaimed Marksman Makes History with SIG SAUER P320® Newington, NH (January 9, 2017) – SIG SAUER, Inc. announces that professional shooter and Team SIG Captain, Max Michel, has written himself into the history books by establishing a new Guinness World Record for action-pistol shooting. Show More Summary

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the most influential writers of science fiction and fantasy in the world. She’s been publishing since the 1960s and is still going strong. I grew up on Le Guin. My mom read the Earthsea books to me when IShow More Summary

Shanghaiist's top 10 craziest world records of 2016

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Over the last few years, China has taken pride in doing some astounding record breaking, and this year has been no exception. Let us now celebrate those proud individuals who put themselves into the Guinness World Record book by doing what no one else ever could or would. [ more › ]

Syrian chef serves up slice of home in Greek camp

Before braving a 'trip of death' to escape Syria, Talal Rankoussi was a chef in a Damascus restaurant considered the largest in the world. Bawabet Al Dimashq -- Damascus Gate -- still holds that distinction in the Guinness Book of Records as it can seat over 6,000 people. Show More Summary

Stewardess who miraculously survived 33,000-foot plunge in 1972 dies

Vesna Vulovic entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1985 for "the highest fall survived without a parachute"

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

4 months agoHumor / 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

4 months agoArts : 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

4 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

4 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

4 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.

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