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49 min ago | Isle of Wight County Press

World record judges head to Bestival

An artist's impression of Bestival disco ball, which organisers of the Isle of Wight event hope will break the world record.


49 min ago | The Lincolnite

University of Lincoln students will be joined by Oscar winner at graduation

Downton Abbey writer to get honorary degree: Thousands of University of Lincoln students will be joined by famous names and faces when they graduate this September.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Selfies In Record-breaking Bid

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- A group of 665 Malaysians from all walks of life came together on the country's 57th Merdeka Day anniversary celebrations today in a bid to break the Guinness World Record for the most self-portrait photographs or selfie, taken in an hour.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News,

Sherlock Selfie - world record smashed as 443 people dress like the world's greatest detective

An incredible 443 people turned out in deerstalker hats today to smash a world record - for the most people dressed like Sherlock Holmes.


Related Topix: Sherlock, Entertainment, Television

Alabama Live

Surfing without water in Today in Pictures

Oliver Feighan, one of the two members of the Philadelphia Rap group OCD, crowd surfs Saturday at Made In America concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, World News, Poland

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Qld students fall short in record attempt

Students at a Queensland school have fallen well short of breaking a world record for the largest fire safety demonstration, but firefighters relished the chance to pass on the "stop, drop and roll" message.


Mid-Day Mumbai

World's 'tallest man' dies from brain haemorrhage at 44

London: A man from Ukraine, Leonid Stadnyk, who was believed to be the tallest man standing at 8 ft 4 inches, died from brain haemorrhage recently.


North Kitsap Herald

Couple sets record for most money spent on pie

Pending verification by Guinness World Records, Antoine and Tania Issa now have the world record for the most money spent on a single pie at an auction.


Related Topix: Rich Hill, MO


These vintage cats are cooler than your cat

Don't believe us? Well these vintage kitty pictures will make you think again. From totes adorbs kitties to hat wearing fash-cats, here are six vintage cats who are hands down cooler than your kitty.


Lone Star Ball

8/29 OT: Naturally superhuman people

Wim Hof is nearly impervious to extreme temperatures. In 2009, he ran a marathon, wearing only shorts and a cap , in -20C temperatures.


Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 29, 2014


The World's Largest Artist Colony Is About To Be Bulldozed

In the heart of New Delhi lives what is said to be the world's largest collective of performers -- puppeteers, drummers, monkey tamers, snake charmers, singers, acrobats, and more.


Related Topix: India, World News

Burton Mail

National Adventure Farm breaks world record for having the...

THE National Forest Adventure Farm became a world record holder yesterday as the site became home to the world's largest display of scarecrows.


K'Nex Bloodhound claims Guinness World Record; real Bloodhound SSC eyes 1000mph target for 2016

This life-sized K'Nex replica of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car was today unveiled by Richard Noble, OBE and former world land speed record holder, at Brooklands Museum in Surrey.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft

Darlington and Stockton Times

No illusions for Limousin as sets world record price

GLENROCK Illusion set a new world record price for a Limousin animal when sold for 125,000gns at Borderway Mart, Carlisle.


KGNS-TV Laredo

Giant enchilada fails to break records, despite great effort

Mexican chefs Thursday at the National Enchilada Fair in a Mexico City suburb prepared an enormous enchilada weighing one ton.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News

Daily Echo

Records to be broken at festival

REVELLERS will be taking a step back in time when they dress up to make shapes to funky beats under a giant disco ball for Bestival .


Related Topix: Disco, Chic, Funk, Nile Rodgers, Busta Rhymes, Black Entertainment, Outkast, Hip-Hop

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Bromsgrove charity match could be record breaker

WORLD RECORD: Bromsgrove Rugby Club attempted to break the world record for the longest game of rugby ever held during the Bank Holiday weekend.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

World's longest turban: Amazing 645m headgear aiming wrap up a record

The 100lb headgear is the length of 13 Olympic swimming pools when unwrapped and takes six-hours for Avtar Singh Mauni to put on As the owner of the world's longest turban, devout Sikh Avtar Singh Mauni needs a staggering six hours to don his pride and joy.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

World's longest garland honours Indian spiritual guru in US

New York : Over 200 meditation students of Sri Chinmoy from 35 countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World's longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Asian-American, Indian-American

The Star Online

Meet Shaun, the world's woolliest sheep

A runaway sheep with six years' worth of wool on its back is poised to become the world's woolliest.


Related Topix: Australia, World News