After six straight years of being on the road and finding huge success with their debut and sophomore records the guys in Imagine Dragons needed to take a break. Formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2008, the band seemed like an overnight success as it launched onto the charts with its 2012 debut, “Night Visions,” […]
It may have taken her 20 years, but Ayanna Williams finally did it: She broke the record for the longest fingernails in the world. The Texas native is making headlines for her wild talons, which measure out to be a combined total of 18 feet and 10.9 inches, to be exact. Williams is set to be featured in Guinness World Record's 2018 book.
He’s on pace to be the next great swimmer to represent the United States at the Olympics.
What's so good? Sean Christopher, under Imperial Recordings alongside artists like RY X & José González, is making his waves in the world. To add to this current, we reached out to him to see what kind of ten-track playlist he could come up with. Show More Summary
Today at Sotheby?s London, George Daniels? legendary `Space Travellers? re-established its supreme status as the most valuable English watch in auction history, when it sold for £3,196,250 ($4,324,526), thereby beating the record of £1.3 million it set in 2012. Show More Summary
A rare, first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher?s Stone ? one of just 500 original copies, of which 300 were destined for British libraries ? set a world record when it sold for $81,250 during Heritage Auctions? offering of rare books Sept. Show More Summary
Zurich Asia achieved fantastic results in its Autumn Auctions held on 16 and 17 September 2017 at Harbour Plaza North Point Hotel in Hong Kong. The two-day series offered 2,800 lots of philatelic treasures, banknotes and coins. The star...Show More Summary
While "worst since Lehman" has become ubiquitous and central bankers' experimentations have left us with many "all-time" record extremes from asset values to inequality, we suspect the following chart from Deutsche Bank is about to become...Show More Summary
French daredevil François Gissy set a world record on November 7th, 2014 by reaching 207mph on a homemade rocket-propelled bicycle in 4.8 seconds at The Circuit Paul Ricard race track in Marseille, France. This year, Gissy created a custom eco-friendly trike, powered by a water tank pressurized to 6,000 PSI, that went from 0 to...
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam On Sunday, Australian swimmers of a variety of levels in South East Queensland combined to set the 100×400 free relay world... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Australian Olympians and Rising Stars Set 100×400 World Record
It may have taken her 20 years, but Ayanna Williams finally did it: She broke the record for the longest fingernails in the world. Read more...
Whoa The future of buses is looking driverless, emissions-free, and electric. Earlier this month, Silicon Valley electric bus manufacturer Proterra scored a new world record for longest distance driven on a single charge. Covered with...Show More Summary
Did you know Danganronpa’s Junko Enoshima was named the most popular video game character to cosplay as by Guinness World Records: Gamers Edition? It’s true, even if the publication’s description of the game as a “fight club overseen by a robot bear” isn’t exactly correct. Show More Summary
If you think Tesla’s 300-plus-mile battery range for its electric cars is a big deal, here’s a new world record that triples that figure. On Tuesday, electric-bus startup Proterra announced a world record by test driving an electric bus for a whopping 1,100 miles on a single charge. Show More Summary
Proterra, the electric bus company based in Burlingame, Calif., with an assembly plant in City of Industry, claimed a world record for electric vehicle range on Tuesday. Its Catalyst E2 all-electric bus traveled 1,101.2 miles over a test track on a single charge, the company said. That bests a...
Mark Beaumont arrived in Paris Monday after circumnavigating the Earth on two wheels over 79 days.
A woman from China has broken the world record for the longest eyelashes in the world. Read more...
British adventurer Mark Beaumont is set Monday to better the fictional exploits of Phileas Fogg -- by going around the world in under 80 days on a bicycle. The 34-year-old Scotsman hopes to set a new world record for circumnavigating...Show More Summary
Game DVR is part of the Xbox app on Windows 10, and its primary purpose is to let you record footage of your gameplay and share it with the world. Apparently, some people love watching videos of other people playing games. They must not have heard of the “great outdoors.” Alas, I digress. Show More Summary
By Rachel Harvill on SwimSwam 2017 FINA World Championships gold medalist and Russian record holder Anton Chupkov said that he is working towards a gold... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Anton Chupkov: “I need to become an Olympic Champion”