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Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The pendulum clock of Longitude hero John Harrison is tested and declared a masterpiece One of Guinness World Records’ more unusual awards was presented at the National Maritime Museum yesterday. After a 100-day trial, the timepiece known as Clock B – which had been sealed in a clear plastic box to...

IRELAND: Pro-Marriage Students Will Go For World Record "Big Love" Formation

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

In a demonstration of the support for same-sex marriage, Irish students will attempt to break the Guinness world record for the largest crowd of humans standing in the shape of a heart. Guinness officials will on hand to film the attempt in Dublin next Saturday. Participants are asked to wear red. Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Gerard)

95-Year-Old Air Force Veteran Sets Record As World's Oldest Active Pilot

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A 95-year-old Northern California man has become the world's oldest active pilot. The Sacramento Bee ( ) reported Tuesday that Guinness World Record keepers confirmed that a flight last month by Peter Weber Jr. Show More Summary

Nashville comedians attempting eight-day “world record” continuous comedy show

If the show goes on, by 8:04 p.m. Central Daylight Time tonight, the comedians in Nashville, Tenn., will have broken the Guinness Book of World Records time for the longest continuous stand-up comedy show. And then it'll go on and on and on some more. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood has the record with an […]

News: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gray Whale, Adam Lambert, NYC Coyote

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kansas files brief urging dismissal of lawsuit challenging gay marriage ban. Gray whale tracked over 14,000 mile migration from Russia to Mexico: "Varvara's journey surpassed a record listed on the Guinness Worlds Records website. It said the previous record was...

Morning Cup of Links: Popping Popsicle Sticks

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

There’s a new Guinness World Record for the largest popsicle stick chain reaction. And we get to watch all 30,000 sticks explode across the floor. The Definitive Guide to the Secret Characters of Mortal Kombat. Much easier than trying to figure them out on your own. 10 Myths About Sugar. Show More Summary

Austrian Domino Group Sets the Guinness World Record for Largest Stick Bomb With an Incredible 30,489 Stick Display

5 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Austrian Domino Art has set the new Guinness World Record for Largest Stick Bomb with an incredible 30,489 stick display. A stick bomb is a simple mechanical device comprised of sticks woven together under tension, and when one is released a chain reaction is set off. The record-setting display starts off with a chain reaction […]

WATCH: world's largest popsicle stick bomb

5 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Austria's Tulln Domino Team set the Guinness World Record for the largest "stick bomb" (popsicle stick chain reaction) consisting of 30,849 sticks. (more…)

Popular iPhone keyboard app goes free for the first time to celebrate a great new feature

Fleksy is already a well-known name to any smartphone user interested in alternatives to the default keyboard app on iOS and Android. The keyboard also happens to hold a Guinness World Record for being the fastest keyboard in the world. Show More Summary

4,613 people make dumplings simultaneously, breaking world record

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Hebei Province has now officially smashed the previous Guinness World Record that was held by Qingdao, Shandong Province, whereby 3,687 people made dumplings together in February this year. [ more › ]

Kevin James Breaks Records At ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2? Premiere

Kevin James’ new movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 just broke two Guinness World Records–and it’s not about money. The original Paul Blart: Mall Cop was a high-grossing movie, earning over $150 million more than its budget. Prior to the screening...Show More Summary

University of Wisconsin students create 5-1/2 ton Rice Krispie treat to raise money for charities

last weekNews : The Raw Story

University of Wisconsin-Madison students said on Sunday they have completed a Rice Krispies cereal treat weighing more than 5-1/2 tons they hope will be entered into Guinness World Records. The treat, born out of a dorm room dare of sorts, measured 10 feet by 10 feet by 6 1/2-feet tall, with a...

Wisconsin students' Rice Krispies treat a snap, crackle, colossus

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Mary Reardon MADISON, Wis. (Reuters) - University of Wisconsin-Madison students said on Sunday they have completed a Rice Krispies cereal treat weighing more than 5-1/2 tons they hope will be entered into Guinness World Records. The...Show More Summary

Giant Nicolas Cage Head Could Terrorize Canada This Labor Day

Ladies and gentlmen, Nicolas Cage A Canadian man aims to break the Guinness World Record for the largest photo mosaic in the world, with a giant, 21,646-square meter portrait of Reddit’s “one true god,” and most tolerable Coppola, actor...Show More Summary

World Record Stick Bomb: 30,849 Sticks In 30 Seconds

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of the Guinness World Record stick bomb, consisting of 30,849 sticks exploding in 30 seconds. That is a lot of sticks. No wonder stick prices are through the roof right now, these people bought them all. Now what am I...Show More Summary

Who is the fastest-selling phone maker of ALL TIME? Samsung? Apple? No, it's Xiaomi

The krush grooving, the body moving, the record making, AND the record breaking The bods behind the Guinness World Records has awarded Xiaomi one of its certificates for selling the most mobile phones within a single day.…

Xiaomi sets Guinness World Record for selling 2 million smartphones in a day

Xiaomi — the Chinese smartphone manufacturer known for allegedly copying Apple's iPhone designs — has set a Guinness World Record for selling the most smartphones ever in one day. The company announced during its Mi Fan Fest this week...Show More Summary

What to expect from Xiaomi’s Mi5

Xiaomi, Inc., the world’s third largest phone manufacturer and currently the hottest tech startup in China, was awarded a Guinness World Record for selling 2.11 million smartphones in just 12 hours. This record was accomplished during the Mi Fan Festival … Continue reading ?

Xiaomi's Record Breaking Flashmob: Over Two Million Smartphones Sold In Twelve Hours

Xiaomi continue to build on its plan of brand recognition and scarcity to rule the smartphone world, and the recent Guinness World Record breaking Mi Fan Festival is the perfect example.

Xiaomi sells 2 million phones in 12 hours – and gets a Guinness World Record

We predicted something special would be happening for Chinese smartphone superbrand Xiaomi‘s 5th birthday, and they didn’t disappoint. Their Mi Fan Festival (‘Mi’ being the brand’s nickname) event last year sold over a million units, but they’ve outdone themselves this time. Show More Summary

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