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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | KXVO

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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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9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon Humane Society vies to break Guinness World Record on costumed dogs

The Oregon Humane Society hopes its Doggie Dash this year is full of colorful costumes in hopes of breaking a Guinness Book of World Records.

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13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

'Game of Thrones' Sets Piracy World Record, But Does HBO Care?

Due to the relative inaccessibility of HBO in most parts of the world, hidden behind a cable subscription paywall, then a separate subscription just for the channel itself, the channel sees piracy rates like no other.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios, Video Games, Atlus Co., Prince William, Royal Wedding, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Business News

14 hrs ago | News Shopper

Guinness world record scooter attempt

A children's entertainer wants to break a Guinness world record attempt to bring the Bexley community together in the wake of the Danson Festival being cancelled.

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17 hrs ago | Mobile Burn

Windows Phone 8.1 Review: most of the things wrong with Windows have been fixed

There's always been an excuse to not use Windows Phone. While Windows Phone 8 was pleasantly unique and kicked off the trend of flat design in mobile interfaces, Microsoft's OS has lagged behind the competition when it came to premiere apps and the finer details.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Echo

School's onesie record in jeopardy

After getting 1,184 people dressed in onesies, Ringwood School celebrated as they were crowned the Guinness World Record holders for the largest gathering of people dressed in the all-in-one outfits.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Miltonkeynes Today

Five-a-side team is aiming to play for a world record breaking 72 hours in Milton Keynes

Five-a-side football teams will attempt to break a world record by playing non-stop for 72 hours this weekend.

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Daily Mail

World's biggest ever umbrella dance sees over 10,000 take part in China

Boy's HEAD found in home of Pakistani cannibals who had dug up more than 100 corpses from the local graveyard and eaten them Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims at White House Easter prayer breakfast and says synagogues across the US will have extra security Brolly good show: More than 10,000 take part in stunning, colourful umbrella dance in ... (more)

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Maple Ridge News

Food drive falls short of Guinness Record

The City of Pitt Meadows hauled in the equivalent weight of an African elephant, but fell short of breaking a Guinness World Record for the most food collected in one day.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Food donations pouring in for Pitt Meadows food drive

Pitt Meadows City staff had a competition internally, and collected 1,620 pounds of food that will be delivered to Wesbrooke as part of today's community effort to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the most food collected in a single day.

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BroadwayWorld.com

'Catching Fire' Tops 2014 MTV Movie Awards; Full Winners List

Comedic genius Conan O'Brien emerged from a 5,000 pound flaming bucket of popcorn to kick-off an epic 2014 "MTV Movie Awards" by breaking the WORLD record for the most celebrity cameos in a show open.

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Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, We're the Millers

Todmorden Today

Trefoil team sew up 150m of bunting

Last September the ladies of Todmorden Trefoil Guild agreed to join many others in the Valley in accepting the challenge to create the longest stretch of bunting in existence.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CNN

Guinness record-setting mural offers relief in war-torn Syria

The multicolor artwork made by Syrian artist Moaffak Makhoul and his team is the world's largest mural made of recycled materials, according to Guinness World Records.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East

ABC News

Youth week ends with record attempt

It is hoped many people will attend a youth services expo and a world record attempt in Dubbo today because it coincides with the first day of school holidays.

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Daily Mail

Drayton Manor Theme Park beats onesie world record

A UK theme park beat the world record for the numbers of visitors wearing a onesie yesterday but had to close its gates when too many people turned up.

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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, Beer, Drink

Bangor Daily News

Mainers to join in cloth-diaper-changing world record attempt

Central Street Farmhouse will host cloth diaper users on April 26 for "The Great Cloth Diaper Change," a world record attempt to see how many cloth diapers can be changed at one time.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Damariscotta, ME

ABC Action News

Outdoor court in St. Pete welcomes adventurers

You're looking at a one-of-a-kind outdoor Jai Alai cancha. Built in 2008 in St. Pete's Puryear Park, its the *only amatuer facility we know of... designed to keep the once-regarded-as-the-fastest-ball-game-on-earth alive after the luxurious frontons -- like the one on S. Dale Mabry -- closed back in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Mashable

To Sell His Honey, Chinese Man Covers His Entire Body in Bees

She Ping, a Chinese beekeeper and honey merchant, covered his body in more than 460,000 bees in a publicity stunt designed to increase sales of his honey using a technique called "bee bearding."

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

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