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1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet...

Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world's longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-colored masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital's historic center.

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5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Crescent City Classic men's field spans all disciplines in 2014

The Kenyan world record holder doesn't hail from New Orleans - in fact, it's his first time in the city - but the race distance and surface are his ultimate comfort zone.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon

7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

Does your school hold a Guinness world record? LeTourneau does

LeTourneau University, like most schools, has not been known for breaking world records...until now.

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Related Topix: LeTourneau University

8 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Chalk Jesus: Texas church goes for world record chalk portrait

April 17, 2014: Just days before Easter, a North Texas church is attempting a world record size chalk portrait of Jesus Christ.

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10 hrs ago | WWRM-FM Saint Petersburg

Message in a bottle found after a century at sea

A fisherman in Germany found a 101-year-old message in a bottle while fishing on the Baltic Sea and now the message has been shown to the family of the man who wrote it.

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14 hrs ago | Miltonkeynes Today

Mirus IT All Stars aim for footie world record

While the rest of us are tucking into our Easter eggs an intrepid team from business computer services company, Mirus IT Solutions of Milton Keynes, will be slogging it out on the football field attempting to break a Guinness World Record.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Northamptonshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

15 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Grapevine church sets world record with largest chalk portrait of Jesus

In celebration of Easter, people joined together at the Fellowship Church in Grapevine to create the world's largest chalk portrait of Jesus.

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16 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

World's biggest umbrella dance as 10,000 take part in record breaking festival performance

A new world record was set by people from China's Dai ethnic group as the largest ever traditional umbrella dance took place in Jinghong City A stunning spectacle of colour and motion was on show as Chinese dancers performed the world's biggest ever umbrella dance.

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19 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Beckham of violin' coming to Korea

David Garrett, a crossover violinist, is set to dazzle local audiences with a movie, new album and concerts.

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Related Topix: Classical, Paganini, Anonymous

20 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Food

It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced Friday that it will offer customers nationwide a free cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food

Yesterday | The Post Game

Core Strength: 28 Planks That Are Probably Missing From Your Workout

Shortly after fitness enthusiasts realized the importance of core strength, the plank took over as the most popular core exercise on the planet.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Ever thought of becoming a stuntwoman? Veteran encourages young women ...

Those were the words LaFaye Baker wrote in her Bible. She didn't know how she was going to pursue a career in the industry; she just knew the desire was there - and that she had a unique set of skills.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Daily Mail

Michelle Bridges cosies up to new friend Jason Derulo

The bubbly brunette took to her Instagram account on Wednesday to share a picture of her with Ridin' Solo singer Jason Derulo.

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ABC7 KGO

Woman attempting run from San Francisco to New York

Endurance athlete Jessica Goldman ran off from San Francisco City Hall this morning for a cross-country run to New York City that she hopes will break a world record and raise money for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, San Francisco, CA

Belper News

Car plate could make business boss A 7 million

Belper Town director Mr Williams is hoping the famed entrepreneur will pay his price tag of A 7.47 million for the N1 BNK registration to promote his brand Virgin Money.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Weymouth motorcross rider is world record holder

A WEYMOUTH motocross rider is all revved up after getting his world record confirmation.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

Daily Star

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FLAMINGO Land Resort Yorkshire is now open daily, where the Theme Park and Zoo are located alongside the lodges and holiday homes, leisure centre and entertainment Club in the Holiday Village.

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Related Topix: Travel

The Reminder

Bubbles for Autism

On a gorgeous spring day that suggested winter might finally be over, all 520 students at Winslow Elementary School and 100 volunteers in Vineland joined forces with the Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education & Support to Blow Bubbles for Autism Awareness.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Sony Walkman Runs on Sugar-Based Bio Battery

A year ago it seemed Sony couldn't even get a laptop battery right. A massive recall of lithium-ion cells tainted its image and had the company scrambling, but on Thursday it reported a sweet breakthrough in bio battery technology.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

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Come on, baby, let's do the twist Come on, baby, let's do the twist Take me by my little hand and go like this Yeah, twist, baby, baby Twist, ooh yeah, just like this Come on, little miss, and do the twist The Sock Hop charity fundraiser wants to get everyone's hips moving.

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