Behold the awesomeness that is Adam Winrich breaking the Guinness World Record for the Longest Whip Ever Cracked. One snap of a whip that’s 238 feer and 3 inch long! [via Neatorama]
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Adam Winrich is a master of the whip. He's set 21 Guinness World Records related to his art. Most recently, he added to that list the longest whip ever cracked. Watch Winrich snap a whip that is 238 feet and 3 inches long! (Video Link)...Show More Summary
This 1966 Velocette Thruxton was sold by H&H Classics at their Donington Park Auction on July 28th for £20,000, twice the pre-sale estimate, and a new world record for an unrestored bike of this type. Mark Bryan, Head of Motorcycle Department at H&H said: ?We are delighted with this result and this new record. Show More Summary
As the sun sets on the record-breaking journey of Solar Impulse—the first solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe—another, more modest, electricity-powered record attempt is underway. Ravi Kempaiah, 32, set out last week on a 5,000-mile trip across the U.S. Show More Summary
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This is the shortest video of the world's longest whip crack. The whip, which is 238-feet and 3-inches long, takes almost six seconds from the initial whip until the end cracks. It's one of those world records that doesn't really require any sort of particular skill or anything, just the world's longest whip and two arms. Show More Summary
Setting the world record for an all electric, street legal vehicle wasn't enough for Genovation. They wanted to break it. The post Watch an Electric Corvette Obliterate Its Own Speed Record appeared first on WIRED.
At 238 feet and 3 inches long, Adam Winrich now officially holds the Guinness World Record for the longest whip crack in history. The massive whip he used, while completely impractical for taming lions and other large beasts, still makes Indiana Jones and Catwoman look like complete amateurs. Read more...
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Whip expert Adam Winrich broke the Guinness World Record for the longest whip crack ever recorded. He managed to send a wave down the length of a 238 foot long manila rope, resulting in a crack all the way at its end. It took almost 6 seconds to reach the tip.
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Following a strong second quarter earnings report, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's third richest person ahead of investor Warren Buffett.
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