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Dog from Katy Perry music video earns Guinness World Records

The pampered Pomeranian pooch that had a star turn in Katy Perry’s award-winning “Dark Horse” video can now add to his list of accomplishments “World’s Fastest Dog on Two Legs.”

Here's Jiff, the fastest dog on two paws

Meet Jiff. He enjoys shaking hands, riding a skateboard, bowing, and shattering world records. The Pomeranian from Los Angeles is arguably the biggest star in the 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records. Thanks to hisShow More Summary

Watch L.A. dog Jiff, the Guinness-record fastest dog on two paws

 Jiff the Pomeranian has joined the Guinness World Records book for his speed on two paws.  The Los Angeles dog can cover 10 meters (32.8 feet) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds. Walking on his front paws, he can zip over 5 meters (16.4 feet) in 7.76 seconds.

Jiff the Pomeranian Outdoes His Colossal Cuteness by Winning 2 Guinness World Records

As a writer, I spend a lot of time doing research, some of which takes me into obscure and strange regions of our modern information culture. Even so, it's unlikely that I'll ever have a furious need to know the largest gathering ofShow More Summary

Modern day samurai slices up fruit in real life with a long sword

It's an ad, so bear with the never ending attempts to sneak in Toaster Strudels but here's master swordsman and multiple Guinness World Records holder Isao Machii slicing up fruit with a real sword better than any wannabe ninja can on his phone. Read more...

Leonid Stadnyk former World’s Tallest Man Dies at 44

Leonid Stadnyk died on August 24th 2014 due to tumours gland that continued his entire life. He was 2.57 meters (8 feet 5 inches) and held the Guinness World Record for the Tallest living man. On August 20, 2008, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, announced that the title of world’s tallest man had […]

World’s ‘Tallest Man’ In The World Leonid Stadnyk Dies At 44

Sadly, Leonid Stadnyk, once unofficially considered the tallest man in the world, died Sunday. He was 44. Although he was never measured by the Guinness World Records committee — he was largely introverted — many consider the peasant farmer to be the world’s tallest man, according to the Mirror. A GWR spokesperson weighed in. We

Chef Hugh Acheson Just Set the Most Hipster World Record Ever

Unibrow enthusiast and Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson just set the the Guinness World Record for the world's largest mason jar mosaic. It features 2,000 colored mason jars — just enough to contain the tears of joy from Pinterest...

Big Balls give Gala Bingo a Guinness World Record in aid of male cancer awareness

Gala Bingo, the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign (MCAC) and Coronation Street pooled their respective talents to organise a game of bingo with the largest set of bingo balls ever. The allusion to massive balls doesn’t need too much explanation, and attempts to demystify this aspect of masculinity are an important part of the MCAC’s vital cause. Show More Summary

US Navy Laser Propels Projectile 1/300th the Speed of Light

The Nike krypton fluoride (KrF) laser at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL; Washington, DC) has earned the coveted Guinness World Records title for achieving "Highest Projectile Velocity" of greater than 1,000 km/s, a speed equivalent...Show More Summary

These Are The Oldest Living People in the World

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Guinness World Records announced Wednesday that Sakari Momoi, an 111-year-old retired teacher who lives in Tokyo, is now the oldest living man. The avid Chinese poetry reader succeeds Alexander Imich, a New Yorker who died in June at 111. Here, TIME rounds-up other known super-centenarians.

This Is the World's Oldest Man

A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man. Sakari Momoi received a certificate from Guinness World Records today. He succeeds Alexander Imich of New York, who died in June at the age of 111 years, 164 days. The world's oldest living...

Japanese 111-year-old becomes world's oldest man

Sakari Momoi, a former high school principal who was born on February 5, 1903, received a certificate from Guinness World Records confirming the achievement. Dressed in a black suit, white shirt and silver tie, Momoi told assembled media at the Tokyo care home where he lives that he did not plan on going anywhere just yet. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology: Week of August 21, 2014

By  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the “Guinness Book of World Records.” While wearing a blue satin martial arts outfit, he smashed forty-six wooden toilet seats over his head in just one minute. Some observers may be inclined to dismiss his efforts as […]

Thousands in Harbin gather to play the hulusi, breaking Guinness World Record

A total of 1,141 hulusi players gathered in People’s Plaza to play music during the Harbin Summer Concert, forming a mass ensemble that earned them a spot in the Guinness World Records. The event organizer revealed his team had been preparing for six years, Tencent News reports. [ more › ]

World Records: British Chef Sets World Record for Longest Cooking Demo

Kyle at a demo in early 2014. British chef Gareth Kyle "cooked non-stop" for 41 hours to set the World Record for the longest non-stop cooking demonstration in history (pending Guinness' final approval). According to the BBC, Kyle did...

World’s Longest Sofa

1 Km in length and a seating capacity of 2500 persons, Guinness World Record has been set for the longest sofa, in Russia.

World's most-pierced man refused entry into Dubai

Rolf Buchholz holds the Guinness World Record for most piercings, but that doesn't help his international travel plans. Interestingly, Buchholz, 55, claims he was stopped by Dubai officials not because his piercings would set off the...Show More Summary

Rolf Buchholz, The World’s Most Pierced Man Denied Entry To Dubai Over Black Magic Concerns!

Rolf Buchholz, the German computer programmer who is known as the “most pierced man” on the planet and holds the current Guinness World record title for the same was denied entry to Dubai after he arrived at the airport. According to Russia Today, Rolf, who was on his way for an event at a local

If You Attempt This World Record, Your Lungs Might Explode

Under normal circumstances, it would be a concern for a recovering drug-addicted clown to make a living blowing things up. But for Brian Jackson, i... Read more: Video, Guinness World Records, Brian Jackson Hot Water Bottles, Blowing Up Hot Water Bottle, I Believe Guy, Amazing Feats, Weird Photos & Videos, Brian Jackson, Guy Blows Up Hot Water, Weird News News

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