Franky Zapata has set the Guinness World Record for “Farthest Hoverboard Flight” on the Zapata Racing Flyboard Air with a distance of 2,252 meters off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France on April 30, 2016. Zapata shattered the previous record of 275.9 meters by nearly 2,000 meters. The Flyboard Air had its first successful test […]
Jet ski champion and “Flyboard Air” inventor Franky Zapata recently set the Guinness World Record for the longest hoverboard flight. Zapata’s jet-powered board flew an insane 7,388 feet, which is almost ten times the distance of the previous record, set last year by Catalin Alexandru Duru. Zapata’s incredible “Flyboard Air” invention can reportedly fly up […]
Last month, we were blown away by a new hoverboard video that was so amazing most everyone decided that it had to be fake. The hoverboard in question - dubbed the Flyboard Air - was built by Zapata Racing and featured seemingly impossible...Show More Summary
This weekend, after much doubt as to whether his latest creation was real or not, jet ski champion Franky Zapata set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight. I was there when it happened, and I’m here to tell you...Show More Summary
French jet ski champion Franky Zapata has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest hoverboard flight.
Franky Zapata, CEO of Zapata Racing, successfully used a jet-powered hoverboard to complete a world record-breaking flight of 7,388 ft over the weekend. For context, that's over five times further than the previous record of 905 ftShow More Summary
A 25-year-old American recently set the Guinness World Record for most hours spent binge-watching television. He managed to make it to 94 hours before sleep deprivation inevitably caught up with him. I recently pulled off my own major TV binge-watch. Show More Summary
Guinness World Records says 37-year-old Franky Zapata travelled more than a mile above the surface of the water
Scot Nery’s Dessert Storm is a massive indoor pie fight planned for May 29, 2016 at Way 2 Much Entertainment in Los Angeles. The event is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for “Largest Shaving Cream Pie Fight” that currently stands at 869 participants. Organizer Scot Nery is raising money to fund the event […]
A California man who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of freakish two-headed creatures received recently a baffling specimen from an anonymous person who claimed he found it in his backyard in Arizona. The bizarre creature which Todd Ray, who runs the Venice Beach Freak Show in California, describes as an “alien... Show More Summary
Built by Minnesota, USA-based construction toy expert Austin Granger, this K’Nex ball contraption was recently recognized by the folks over at the Guinness World Records as the largest construction of its type. Composed of 126,285 pieces and measuring 278 meters in length, this monstrosity is truly a sight to behold. Show More Summary
Here’s the apparent formula for setting a Guinness world record, per this video of X-Games gold medalist Tom Wallisch. Read more...
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Metal band DevilDriver are known for their love of vicious riffs as well as their penchant for absurdly large circle pits, which have been denied by the Guinness Book of World Records. And while it’s totally obvious that vocalist Dez Fafara (Coal Chamber) is a huge horror fan, what you might NOT known is that […]
The oldest message in a bottle found spent 108 years and 138 days at sea after being released as a United Kingdom marine researcher on Nov. 30, 1906, according to the Guinness World Records. The bottle was found last year by Marianne Winkler, a retired German postal worker, while on holiday. Show More Summary
Austin Granger has set a new Guinness World Record for the Largest K’NEX Ball Contraption, with a structure made from 126,285 pieces. The video by Guinness follows a ball as it rolls it way through each part of the massive construction. Help Laughing Squid Grow As an Independent Blog Through a Monthly Pledge of Support
It's official: A year after retired German postal worker Marianne Winkler discovered a message in a bottle on the German island of Amrun, Guinness World Records has confirmed it's the world’s oldest at 108 years, four months, and 18 days. That beats out the former record holder by more than...
Puzzle maker and enthusiast Tony Fisher has officially set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Rubik’s Cube measuring 1.57m x 1.57m x 1.57m. We first wrote about Fisher’s massive cube in February 2016 when he posted a video showing the massive puzzle in action. Fisher has also posted a longer video explaining the secret […]
Seen here losing his mind, Alejandro "AJ" Fragoso sets the Guinness World Record for binge-watching television with a staggering 94 hours straight. That can't be good for you. One time I watched TV for 16 hours straight and was convinced...Show More Summary
(Image: CyberLink) This is Alejandro "AJ" Fragoso, one of the greatest athletes in the world. He recently sat on a couch watching television for 94 straight hours, thus setting a Guinness World Record. Fragoso and two other competitors sat down on a Friday to binge watch Bob's Burgers, Battlestar Galactica, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Twlight Zone. Show More Summary