College football player, wrestler, actor, wedding officiant and superhuman eater: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is quite the talented fellow. Now, the 43-year-old can add one more accomplishment to his list. He’s also a world record holder,...Show More Summary
A Chinese beekeeper has earned himself a Guinness World Record title after coating his body with a 109.05kg bee mantle in the early hours of the morning on May 25 in Tan'an city, Shandong province. [ more › ]
Canadian man Catalin Alexandru Duru has set a Guinness World Record for farthest flight by hoverboard. Catalin needed to travel a minimum of 164 feet airborne to break the record — and in the end, he smashed it easily, travelling 905...Show More Summary
It's not called the Guinness Book of World Records for nothing! There are a surprising amount of world records related to the consumption, production, and purchase of beer and other alcohol! And — possibly because they're achieved by drinkers — these are some of the boldest, craziest feats we've ever seen! CLICK HERE to see the gallery "Top [...]
The promises of a particular 80s movie may not be a reality just yet — and time is running out, but the day when we can use a hoverboard as a viable mode of transportation, just like Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II, is slowly edging closer to reality. Show More Summary
Selfies have become quite popular and now it’s no longer surprising to see someone out in the world taking a picture of their face with something interesting in the background, or just taking pictures of their face because they want to. Show More Summary
A rare small gold coin from 1808, called a Quarter Eagle and worth just $2.50 when it was minted, sold for $2.35 million, setting a world record for any coin of that denomination. Part of a collection owned by D. Brent Pogue, a renowned...Show More Summary
Despite an abysmal human rights record, Saudi Arabia reportedly hopes to chair the UN’s Human Rights Council, a test of how far money can go in buying the world’s silence and acquiescence, as Jonathan Marshall describes. By Jonathan Marshall It’s hard to be shocked by anything that happens in the Middle East, but this act of…
Aside from promoting his latest films "Furious 7" and "San Andreas," the superstar set a new Guinness World Record over the weekend for the most selfies in 3 minutes.
Mariah Carey is one of the top female recording artists of all time, and everyone knows that she is a diva. But in a recent interview published by… READ ON
The Rock is unstoppable. His most recent superhuman feat has even been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. What remarkable talent hath the God of Cod bestowed upon us mere mortals now, you ask? He set the record for taking the most selfies under three minutes. Take that, Kimmy K.! Read more...
Jaguar is gearing up to unveil a specially outfitted F-Type R AWD designed to support the supersonic Bloodhound SSC jet and rocket car in its attempt to break the standing world land speed record. The high-powered coupe comes fresh from...Show More Summary
Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg have made a world premiere recording of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Two-Part Inventions, Organ Duets and Canons from the Art of the Fugue arranged for mandolin and mandocello. Brave. Try some.
Actor Dwayne Johnson has won a new award to put up on his mantle, next to all the WWE Championship belts and lifetime achievement plaques from The Society For Big, Scary Smiles: the Guinness World Record for most selfies taken in a three-minute span. Show More Summary
The Financial Times asks the right question, and offers several useful answers.A couple of caveats:High-resolution recordings of soon-to-be-pulverized monuments may well be the best one can do in the absence of military action to secure sites or to deter movement of looters and iconoclasts onto sites. Show More Summary
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It's 2015, and that means we're starting to see real-life hoverboards, just like "Back to the Future Part II" predicted years ago. The latest functional hoverboard comes from Canadian inventor Catalina Alexandru Duru, who recently set...Show More Summary
Video: The Guinness World Records says that Catalina Alexandru Duru just pulled off the farthest journey ever travelled on a real life hoverboard: 275.9 metres. You can see him rise up on the board and start cruising through the air over a lake with nothing but invisible underneath him in the video below. More »
It's been a pretty impressive week so far for The Rock. Not only is he gallivanting around the world to promote San Andreas, but just a few days ago he officiated at the wedding of a super-fan. Now he's broken the Guinness World Record for the most selfies taken in three minutes. Show More Summary
Now you know which mark to beat, everyone! The Guinness Book of World Records needs some quality control, perhaps. It's well-known that you can just sort of make up your own category, but we're fully expecting someone is going to come along and smash this record in short order. Show More Summary