Leaving no doubt as to her dominance in the 1,500-meter freestyle, Katie Ledecky broke the world record she set a day before while winning gold at the swimming world championships in Russia.
Joss Stone was wandering around a Hollywood record store when she found herself in the world music section.
The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. The Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released the original audio from the vinyl master records of Hirohito's radio broadcast on August 15, 1945. Show More Summary
David Staley broke the record of running the longest distance on a treadmill in a 12-hour period with a run of 81.62 miles.
Eighteen-year-old American Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle on Monday morning during a preliminary round at the FINA World Swimming Championship in Kazan, Russia — a swim in which she didn't even race as hard as she could. Show More Summary
It was the sassy Starbucks scuffle heard 'round the world, but noted cup-sized caffeine crusader Leslie Jordan wishes he had kept his cool. Related | Leslie Jordan Threw Coffee in Some Idiot's Face for Yelling Anti-Gay Slurs at WeHoShow More Summary
U.S. swimming sensation Katie Ledecky is so good she just casually broke a world record during a race in which her coach told her to ta... Read more: Katie Ledecky, Swimming, World Records, Sports News
Climate change is one of the most serious challenges we face at home and around the world. Fourteen of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred in this century, and we're on pace to set a new all-time record this year. The National...Show More Summary
The outlook for world total grains (wheat and coarse grains) production in 2015/16 is boosted by 4m t m/m (month-on-month), to 1,970m, only 2% less than the previous year’s record. This was stated by the International Grains Council...
This amazing video shows motorcycle daredevil Robbie Maddison, who once set a world record for the longest motorcycle jump, riding his bike out on the water like it is a surfboard. My first thought was that he was riding a motorized surfboard rigged to look like a dirt bike. Show More Summary
Here's how many people Subway recruited to set a new record
When Katie Ledecky set the women’s 1500m freestyle world record during the FINA World Championships in Russia, she got some support (...)
Breaking a WR in a prelim heat is like setting the marathon mark on a jog.
1. You’re a musician, not a recording artist. It’s 2015 and not only have recording revenues declined, the whole world of music has gone topsy-turvy. Yes, there are a few superstars who base their careers on successful recordings, but everybody else is now a player, destined to a life on stage. This ain’t gonna change, […] The post New Rules appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
So many footlongs. On Saturday, 1,481 Subway employees and franchisees gathered in Las Vegas and set a Guinness World Record for most people making sandwiches simultaneously. The intrepid sandwich artists gathered around tables and pieced together subs with lettuce, tomato, and turkey. That's a lot of subs, but it's no super-sized sandwich.
The following photos give us a fascinating look inside the FBI’s overflow filing system. Housed during World War II in the Washington, D.C. Armory, the FBI’s archive collected over 23 million cards and 10 million fingerprint records, with around 400,000 new cards added every month. See more »
Ronda Rousey improved her undefeated record to 12-0 Sunday morning in Brazil, dominating Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds. With the entire (...)
BROOKLYN (August 2, 2015) - Danny "Swift" Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs) kept his perfect record intact Saturday with a ninth-round TKO of two-time world champion Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi (33-7, 7 KOs) [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Axel Rosales from Argentina holds the world record for most facial piercings with over 280. The post World record for most facial piercings appeared first on The Daily Weird: A New Weird Picture Every Day.
A group of 164 sky divers from the U.S., Australia and Spain came together to set a new world record for most people in a vertical skydiving formation. The previous record was set in 2012 with 138 divers.