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3 hrs ago | North Kitsap Herald

Foundation must sell a pie for more than $3K to break world record

There are many pie records to break and the Kingston Village Green Foundation will try to best one of them on Aug. 21 during Pie in the Park.

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Related Topix: Rich Hill, MO

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

No record, but a fun attempt

Quartermaster Harbor was a colorful scene on Sunday, as hundreds of people in canoes, kayaks and even stand-up paddle boards joined together just off Jensen Point.

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Related Topix: Vashon, WA

9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Video: Royal Marine drummer sets new record for longest individual drum roll

SERGEANT Bugler Graham Stephenson smashed the current world record of 12 hours and three seconds on board the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh today.

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13 hrs ago | California Game and Fish

Woman's Massive Alabama Gator Could Be New World Record

Some family outings consist of a picnic basket and a rousing game of wiffle ball, while others involve a 20-gauge shotgun and a half-ton Alabama alligator.

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Related Topix: Alabama

13 hrs ago | BBC News

Town claims hat-wearing world record

A town famous for hat-making has claimed a new Guinness world record for the largest gathering of people wearing straw boaters.

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20 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Banger munching world record bid to be held in Silsden

RECORD BID: Butcher James Uren, of New Laithe Butchers, is encouraging people to attend the charity fundraising Sausage and Cider Festival on Sunday A WORLD record attempt on banger-munching will be part of a Sausage and Cider Festival this Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, North Yorkshire County, England, World News

21 hrs ago | Iceland Review

Benedikt Magn sson, Icelandic powerlifter

Icelandic powerlifter Benedikt MagnAosson recently broke the world record for raw deadlift at Europe's Strongest Man 2014 competition after lifting 461 kilograms on Saturday August 9, earning him the title Europe's Strongest Man 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Metro UK News

Most-pierced man barred from Dubai because they say he 'practices black magic'

A heavily-tattooed German who has more than 450 piercings has been refused entry into Dubai - on suspicion that he practices black magic.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, World News

The Star Online

New car auction record: This RM120mil Ferrari

Setting a new world record for the highest amount paid for a car at an auction, this Ferrari will make you drool.

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Related Topix: Carmel, CA

Eater

World Records: British Chef Sets World Record for Longest Cooking Demo

British chef Gareth Kyle "cooked non-stop" for 41 hours to set the World Record for the longest non-stop cooking demonstration in history .

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Related Topix: Dining

Epicurious.com

Happy 60th Birthday Serendipity 3! Here's the Recipe for the Restaurant's Iconic Frozen Hot Chocolate

Happy Birthday Serendipity 3! This summer, the iconic Upper East Side New York City eatery celebrates six decades of making kids smile with its celebrated Frozen Hot Chocolate.

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TMZ.com

Joey Chestnut -- EATS 384 GYOZAS ... Sets New World Record

Joey Chestnut has reclaimed his title as KING OF THE GYOZAS ... eating 384 of the dumplings in 10 minutes this weekend ... shattering the world record.

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Wakefield Express

Amy attempts 53 marathons in 53 days - day 13 - must be Wakefield

A woman chasing a new world record by trying to run 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days passed through the streets of Wakefield today.

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Rhyl Journal

VIDEO: Sandcastle world record attempt in Prestatyn crumbles

A WORLD record attempt to build 2,300 sandcastles in one hour has failed despite hundreds of people making the effort.

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MarketWatch

Dubai turns away horned German

That's what 55-year-old Rolf Buchholz told the Associated Press after he was refused entry into Dubai without an official reason.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Rick Colella Lowers National, World Records On Final Day Of USMS Long Course Nationals

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, August 17. RICK Colella set a couple of individual national and world records, while numerous relay records fell during the final day of racing at the Marriott USMS Summer National Championships held at the University of Maryland.

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Related Topix: College Park, MD

Nelson Mail

Blake makes the point - 1304 times

The Year 12 student successfully recited the mathematical constant "pi" to 1304 decimal places from memory.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

The Advocate

Queenstown in mini-muster running

QUEENSTOWN is in the running to host a mini-muster later this month, organised by the same team that hosts the world's largest ute muster in Deniliquin, New South Wales.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Examiner.com

An elfin spirit runs through Keene

When the world lost Robin Williams, the people in a small town in southwestern New Hampshire lost a friend .

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Related Topix: Keene, NH, Comedy Movies, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Charitable Organizations, Central Square (Boston, MA)

The New Zealand Herald

Chris Rattue: All Blacks are on the brink of crisis

A world record of little consequence dominated the buildup but the aftermath of the drawn test in Sydney must include concerns that the All Blacks' World Cup retention campaign is showing too many flaws.

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