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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ohio theme park says it topped shaved-heads record

Hair stylists from 26 Great Clips Ohio salons shave the heads of over 200 people, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Kings Island amusement park in Mason, Ohio, in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record and to raise awareness and money to fight cancer.

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5 hrs ago | NJ.com

Breath-taking: Underwater Rubik's Cube world record shattered in Liberty Science Center event

The Guinness world record for the most Rubik's Cubes solved underwater in one breath was broken by national speed cubing champion Anthony Brooks at Liberty Science Center today.

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TX

6 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

Whidbey sailor hospitalized after 3,200 pullups

At about pullup number 2,100 this past Saturday, Navy Petty Officer Michael McCastle began to experience muscle tears in his forearms and capillaries were bursting on his skin.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

10 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Ohio theme park says it topped shaved-heads recordOhio theme park...

Ohio theme park says it topped shaved-heads record A southwestern Ohio amusement park says it has topped a Guinness record for the most heads shaved simultaneously.

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14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Guinness World Records approves Athens Grease Fest to attempt to break world's largest toga party record

ATHENS, Alabama - If you have a toga, or even if you don't yet, your presence is requested at a party Sept.

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14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Deepak Chopra aims for meditation world record

The physician and wellness guru, famous for his outspoken stance on alternative medicine and self-reflection, is hoping to set the Guinness World Record for the largest meditation gathering ever.

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15 hrs ago | ABC News

Amos wins 800 gold to shock Olympic champion Rudisha

Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Friday morning.

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19 hrs ago | WSTR-FM Atlanta

(Watch) Guinness World Record of the Fastest Clapper

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23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Now that's a monster collection! Girl, 12, breaks record for the...

A 12 year-old from Milton Keynes has set a new Guinness record - for owning the largest collection of Moshi Monsters in the world with nearly 2,000 pieces.

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Related Topix: Moshi Monsters, Activision, Video Games

Thu Jul 31, 2014

GlobalNews

Friday August 1st on The Morning News

Havana & Halifax Unite! Los Primos is continuing to create great harmony between Nova Scotia & Cuba.

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NJ.com

National three day Rubik's cube competition to take place at Liberty Science Center

More than 500 cubers will participate in the 10th annual U.S. National Rubik's Cube Championship at Liberty Science Center beginning tomorrow.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

It's an official world record

You'll recall a couple of months ago I posted stories about Kyle Gurkovich, a New Jersey math teacher, who was going to attempt to break the world record for most pull ups in a 24 hour period.

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The Arizona Republic

Goodyear aims for world record Soul Train dance

Goodyear aims for world record Soul Train dance GOODYEAR -- Goodyear danced its way to breaking the Guinness World Record July 4. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1n71RLx 426 people joined Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and her husband, Ron, as they kicked off the Soul Train dance line record attempt at Goodyear Ballpark on July 4.

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The Jersey Journal

Locals join Deepak Chopra's Global Meditation for Peace world record attempt

People from Hudson County and all around the world will be participating in Deepak Chopra's attempt to set a Guinness World Record for largest group meditation next week.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Fitness, Yoga

KKLA-FM Glendale

Real Life Giant to Play Goliath in Upcoming Film

Canada's tallest man will be playing the role of Goliath in the upcoming "David and Goliath" movie.

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The Now Newspaper

Movies Under the Stars kicks off Saturday in Surrey

The BIA asks people to dress up like minions for showing of Despicable Me 2, trying to break world record for most minions in one place The Downtown Surrey BIA is kicking off Movies Under the Stars on Aug. 2 with Despicable Me.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBC News

Oyster Po' boy sandwich with slaw, tomatoes and mayo

The Whalesbone Oyster House owner Joshua Bishop is headed off to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival in Prince Edward Island Thursday to join a group of Canadians trying to break a Guinness world record for number of oysters shucked in an hour.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Canada

Navy Times

Sailor's world-record attempt will benefit wounded warriors

Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class Mike McCastle trains to break the Guinness World Record for most pullups in a 24-hour span.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Autoblog

New drifting world record set in Toyota GT86

We have entered a drifting arms race. Last year, BMW smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest drift by hanging the tail out for 51.3 miles around a wet skid pad in an M5 at the BMW Performance Driving School in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Autos

Star Tribune

Largest goldeye caught in ND may be world record

Brayden Selzler, of Velva, reeled in a 4-pound, 12-ounce goldeye from Lake Audubon on Friday, while fishing in a canoe with his 6-year-old cousin.

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Related Topix: Velva, ND

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