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Shorties (Summer's Best New Books, Mary Timony on the Helium Reunion, and more)

BuzzFeed, the Globe and Mail, and HuffPost previewed summer's best new books. The A.V. Club interviewed Mary Timony about the Helium reunion. The Times Literary Supplement interviewed author Ursula K. Le Guin. Stream a new Grizzly Bear song. Female poets...

Artist hopes for Guinness record with 700-metre Quran

Self-taught Egyptian man spent three years reproducing the Muslim holy book on a huge paper scroll.

Porsche tows Airbus A380 into the record books

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

When you're thinking of tow cars, Porsche probably isn't a name that immediately springs to mind. That could change, because a diesel Cayenne has just broken the Guinness World Record for Heaviest aircraft pull by a production car... Continue...Show More Summary

How the Kia Niro chatbot matches up to driving the real car

A chatbot would never lie to you, right? That’s what I wanted to find out when I tested a Facebook Messenger chatbot for the 2017 Kia Niro crossover, which recently won the Guinness Book of World Records for the lowest fuel consumption for a hybrid vehicle. (It was an interesting competition, because two people drove across […]

Altadena Has A Revamped Bunny Museum, But Is It Great Or Creepy (Or Both)?

It's all due to a love story, the Guinness Book of World Records, and a move from Pasadena in order to accommodate all of the bunnies - and to open the "Chamber of Hop Horrors, a room that only visitors 13 and older may enter."

746 Electric Vehicles Parade In Netherlands — A New Record?

A parade of 746 electric vehicles recently took place in the Netherlands, along the A270, unofficially setting a new record apparently. The Guinness Book of World Records has yet to officially recognize the record, it should be noted...Show More Summary

Canada is putting on the world’s longest concert (that’ll be 17 days)

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Musical Toronto has the story of how the town of Stouffville, Ontario, is trying for the longest musical event in the Guinness Book of Records. Classical guitarist William Beauvais is among those taking part. He writes: ‘I had just hit the coda, and doing a quick calculation in my head reckoned to be about thirty seconds from […]

Guinness World Record For Highest Cookie Dunk

2 months agoHumor : eBaum's World

This is what the book was made for, crazy shit like this!

Possible new world record for longest 50-50 grind on a skateboard; video

According to the website for the Guinness Book of World Records, the longest 50-50 grind ever done on a skateboard is 204 feet done by Jagger Eaton in October 2016. That record may have just been broken. In the above video, pro skater...Show More Summary

World's Oldest Aircraft Carrier Decommissioned

INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier and the flag ship of the Indian Navy, was decommissioned on Monday after serving for 30 years in the Indian Navy. INS Viraat holds the world record as mentioned in the Guinness Book of records for being the longest serving warship of the world.

13 Big Hits and Misses for Nintendo Over the Years

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

A lot of us (full disclosure: me included) got a package last weekend or headed to the nearest store that does video games — the Switch, Nintendo’s latest video game console, is here. It’s not in the Guinness Book of World Records (I...Show More Summary

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

3 months 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

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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

4 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

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

4 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

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

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