There’s no stopping Adele right now. Her new album "25" has notched up sales records around the world – and is just confirmed as the biggest Number 1 ever in the U.K.
Americans may still be mulling over Thanksgiving dinner leftovers, but Australians are on to Christmas. The largest display of Christmas lights on an artificial tree was illuminated in downtown Canberra, Australia, on Friday. ...
In the world that keeps track of each and every move made by one of the country's top recording artists, Carrie Underwood isn't the kind of celebrity who keeps her life under wraps as she shared photos of her Thanksgiving celebrations, as well as her routine workouts with her baby, Isaiah.
As the Internet has worked its way into our lives, plenty of things have changed. One that really stands out is video. While we used to record video to tape, we now do it all digitally. At one point we had to actually go to a friends house with physical media to show them something, now we just upload it to YouTube and send them a link. Show More Summary
From the “What Will They Think of Next” file, comes the world’s smallest 4K camera. Called Mokacam, this GoPro-cube-style camera has innovation and versatility written all over it, and it was designed so that anyone – amateurs and professionals alike – can use it. So, what really makes this device so unique?
(Photo: New Bremen Pumpkinfest) In 2010, the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers worked feverishly at a pumpkin festival in New Bremen, Ohio to assemble and bake a pumpkin pie that Guinness Word Records certified as the largest in the world. Show More Summary
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) recently set a new record, as CERN announced that the world's most powerful accelerator had achieved the highest-energy collisions of heavy atomic nuclei. The Geneva-based laboratory says that on Wednesday...Show More Summary
2015 will likely be the hottest year on record, according to a preliminary analysis released by the World Meteorological Organization. Worldwide temperatures are expected for the first time to reach more than 1? above pre-industrial temperatures. More »
Speedcubing (or Speedsolving) is the sport of solving a variety of twisty combination puzzles, such as the Rubik’s Cube, as quickly as possible. Last weekend 14-year-old speedcuber Lucas Etter broke the world record for completing aShow More Summary
The latest sneak peek has arrived for The Force Awakens, hitting theaters in three weeks. Early ticket sales have already broken records: Vue Entertainment, the largest cinema chain in the world outside the U.S., sold 10,000 in the first...Show More Summary
Lucas Etter, 14, became the first human to solve a Rubik's cube in less than five seconds. (The robots beat the humans to it.)
In a few weeks, 2015 will officially go down as the hottest year on record, and 2016 is likely to be even worse, the UN's World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday. “This is all bad news for the planet," the Wall Street Journal quotes WMO director-general Michel Jarraud. This year's global...
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DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's worst recorded Ebola outbreak and militant violence in West Africa may have shut down schools across the region but governments should see conflict and crisis as an opportunity to reform and improve education, an expert said on Wednesday.
2015 is going to be the warmest year on record, confirmed the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO). In fact 2011-2015 was the warmest five-year period on record as per the report released by the organization. As per the State of the Global Climate report, 2015 is shaping up to be the single hottest year... Show More Summary
In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, there’s been a great deal of discussion in the United States and around the world about data surveillance programs, their merits, and whether or not the public’s greater awareness...Show More Summary
More than 600 Japanese kids just earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records before they even learned to walk. A 610-baby crawling competition, held on November 23 in the Yokohama shopping mall, was the largest one to date, shattering the record of a crawling race with 451 babies that took place in China last year. Show More Summary
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports 2015 will is setting several worrisome climate records due to manmade carbon pollution: The post Meteorologists: The Last 5 Years Are The Hottest On Record And Carbon Pollution Is To Blame appeared first on ThinkProgress.
14-year old Lucas Etter of Kentucky has set a new world record for solving a 3x3 Rubik's cube, with a time of 4.904 seconds. Lucas set the record at a World Cube Association event in Maryland, and beat the previous record of 5.09 seconds (set earlier that day at the same event), and became the first to solve a cube in under 5 seconds. Show More Summary