Recommended Listening: Ursula K. Le Guin talks with host David Naimon about her classic book Steering the Craft and argues that issues of class, race, gender, and morality cannot be separate from grammar. Pair with Paul Morton’s Millions interview with the author.
Convention organizers assembled 1,784 participants on Friday, breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of comic book characters.
There’s not too many things Vin Scully hasn’t accomplished in his illustrious career as the play by play man for the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Wednesday night he got to cross one of the three remaining things off his bucket list – enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Show More Summary
"I definitely made mistakes with my own PR," says world record-holder Dave Farrow. "I read every self-publicity, marketing and PR book I could get my hands on. But some things I did right."
YouTube Link Purin, a 9-year-old female Beagle, managed to break her own record in the Guinness Book for the number of balls caught by a dog with its paws in one minute's time. Her previous count was eleven. This video shows her catching 14 balls. Show More Summary
Of course he plays basketball. At 7-foot-1, Kevin Bradford of Doral, Florida is the world's tallest teen, and part of the job when you're featured in the new Guinness World Records book is having to answer a whole bunch of questionsShow More Summary
Purin The Beagle has set the Guinness Book of World Records mark for most balls caught in one minute! (Fourteen.) Here we go… “From The Big J. This Beagle SMASHES the world record for catching balls with dog paws. A record set by….the same dog, a few years ago. I didn’t know Guinness gave out […]
The name of Purin the Beagle shall forever echo in the Cute Sports Hall of Fame. Behold the raw athleticism, eager determination, and weapons-grade adorableness of Purin the Beagle's successful Guinness Book of World Records attempt to become the best canine goalie on the face of god's green earth. Show More Summary
Two-hundred-fifty people dance in the TODAY Plaza, performing a choreographed routine for 5 continuous minutes in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Records title.
Johnny Strange has been dubbed “The Man with Ears of Steel” after pulling a Cessna 172-P plane using chains attached to his earlobes. Strange, 26, will be featured in the latest edition of the Guinness Book of Records to be released Thursday. Show More Summary
Game Of Thrones, which was recently inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records, continues to grow its expansive ensemble cast by adding Freddie Stroma for season six, Variety reports. Stroma recently starred in Lifetime’s breakout...Show More Summary
It looks like the good people who hand out Guinness World Records certificates have gone a little OTT this year. The 2016 edition of the world-renowned book includes a number of new sporting records, which means the likes of Frank Lampard and Jose Mourinho have something new to hang on their respective walls. Show More Summary
A Chicago man has built the world’s largest arcade machine, gaining entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. Jason Camberis says he was tired of seeing “all bad news” on the television, and wanted to bring some joy into the world. Show More Summary
Besides the fact that Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are two of the most popular artists today, they’ve now also made it into the Guinness World Records 2016 book. According to the Guinness World Records website, both Swift and Sheeran made music history. Show More Summary
Felix Kjellberg (aka PewDiePie) has a new reason to thank all his millions of subscribers fondly dubbed “Bros.” The 25-year-old Swedish gamer and YouTube star is now an official Guinness World Record holder for most YouTube subscribers...Show More Summary
Plus, Maisie Williams accepts the series entry into the Guinness Book of World Records, and where's Nikolaj Coster-Waldau filming?
Yes, someone has translated the texts of Borges, Ursula K. Le Guin and others into dense typographic forests. Irish artist Katie Holten's new book About Trees is not just a book about trees—it's written in Trees. Read Full Story
On Aug. 27, 1955, the first 198-page edition of 'The Guinness Book of World Records' was printed for the first time. In honor of 60 years of the gross, scary, and truly bizarre, check out some of the craziest records.
The first Guinness Book of World Records was created 60 years ago today and has prevented many pub arguments from becoming a bar room brawl
What started as a bit of harmless promotion for the brewery has become one of the best-selling books of all time