Ethiopian Almaz Ayana set a new world record of 29 minutes 17.45 seconds in the women’s 10,000 meters at the Rio Olympics. About a month later, fellow Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele sped through the streets of Berlin, covering 26.2 miles in 2:03:03. Show More Summary
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam After narrowing in on the 50 breast World Record last week, Atkinson finally had a breakthrough in today's race. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Atkinson’s Breakthrough Highlights Day 2 Of FINA World Cup – Tokyo
Well done, Donnie Wahlberg! On Monday, Jenny McCarthy's husband broke the Guinness World Record for the most selfies taken in three minutes. Yup, you read that correctly! Related: Donnie & Jenny Raise Over $700,000 For Autism Families! While aboard the New Kids On The Block's eighth annual cruise, the OG boy bander snapped 122 selfies with fans in [...]
Landlords on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue are sitting on a record amount of open space as retailers balk at committing to expensive new leases in one of the world’s most prestigious shopping... To view the full story, click the title li...
Los Angeles airshow pilot Spencer Suderman, who holds a Guinness World Record for the most inverted flat spins performed in an aircraft, captured GoPro Hero4 footage of his breathtaking ride through the California skies as he performs inverted flat spins, barrel rolls, and massive loops. Spencer’s video was a winning selection for the GoPro Awards, […]
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Jamaica's Alia Atkinson has broken the 50 short course meters breaststroke world record at the Tokyo stop of the FINA World Cup Tour. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Alia Atkinson Breaks 50 SCM Breast World Record in Tokyo
The IEA has released their Medium-Term Renewable Market Report - IEA raises its five-year renewable growth forecast as 2015 marks record year. The International Energy Agency said today that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. Show More Summary
What took India by storm is making new records everyday. Reliance Jio acquired 16 million customers in one month making a new world record, and the company is headed to its target of 100 million customers by the end of this year, or at least by March 2017. Show More Summary
Corey Kluber set a franchise record for strikeouts in a World Series game, Andrew Miller walked through the fire in two scoreless innings and Roberto Perez homered twice in a 6-0 Indians victory over the Cubs in Game 1 at Progressive Field.
Corey Kluber shut down the Cubs and set a strikeout record in Game 1 of the World Series Game 1 of the 2016 World Series is in the books, and the Indians lead the series 1-0 after defeating the Cubs 6-0. Cleveland was in control throughout,...Show More Summary
Officially one of America’s (and probably the world’s) most confusing band, Death Grips continue to drop random nuggets of noise all over the place, with little to no credence to how “the industry” does things (see for instance breaking...Show More Summary
Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber was as good as ever in his Game 1 start in the World Series. The ace shut down the Chicago Cubs the first time through the order, accumulating eight strikeouts in the first three innings. According...Show More Summary
Donnie Wahlberg just had his biggest record in 25 years, but it’s for selfies, not songs. Wahlberg set a record for “Most Selfies In 3 Minutes” by posing for 122 of them while on board the New Kids on The Block cruise in Cozumel, Mexico,...Show More Summary
The Series isn't over but already we can call a preemptive win for the Chicago Cubs, whose participation in the World Series is likely to break all merchandise records.
The Guinness World Record for breath-holding belongs to Aleix Segura Vendrell, who managed 24 minutes and 3 seconds floating in a pool. How do Vendrell and others, like free divers and, er, David Blaine (see below) do it? Psychological...Show More Summary
The World Series begins tonight in Cleveland, and Billboard, God bless them, have discovered a musical tie-in. Turns out Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer recorded a rap song called “The Gutter To The Grail” upon joining the Tribe back in 2013, shouting out many of the teammates that helped Cleveland to the playoffs that season. […]
Split Single is Jason Narducy’s (of Bob Mould Band, Superchunk) project with a rotating cast of musicians. In 2014, Narducy released the debut Split Single record, Fragmented World, with Spoon’s Britt Daniel and Jon Wurster (of Scharpling and Wurster, Superchunk). Show More Summary
On Oct. 24, 2006, the fledgling Big Machine Records in Nashville released what may have looked like on paper as a 15-minutes-of-fame kind of album. The work was from a then-unknown 16-year-old singer/songwriter. Her songs dealt in themes country music didn’t pay much attention to: teen romance,...
Look, there are people solving Rubiks’ Cubes in less than 6 seconds; the world record stands at 5.25s! So as much as the little puzzles do stump the average, casual
Environmentalists around the world winced when global CO2 levels surged past 400 parts per million for the first time in recorded history in 2014. Now, it looks like that record is the new normal, as the World Meteorological Organization...Show More Summary