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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Guinness World Record hot dog sells for $169 at Tokyo Dog with foie ...

Now that's a haute dog! World's most expensive hot dog sells for $169 and comes topped with foie gras, truffles and caviar The humble hot dog - we know it as the cheap snack you can pick up for a few quid on the street or at half-time at a football match.


Related Topix: Life, Japanese Cuisine, Gourmet

4 hrs ago | CNET

Wirelessly powered robo-fish need no maintenance

A high-tech aquarium holds robotic fish that feed off wireless power, glow, and swim about in a sealed tank.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Aug 26, 2014

UMass dining services vying for another world record - this time the world's largest clambake

Last year UMass Amherst, with the help of Chef Jet Tila, set the World Record for the World's Largest Fresh Fruit Salad.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA, Marketing, Life, Food, Seafood


McGill's world record breaking brownie

University students across Montreal are getting ready to go back to school, but with one week left to go, McGill's campus is already buzzing with students.


Related Topix: Canada,

San Jose Mercury News

A gyoza-eating world champion, plus 'Portlandia' for real

San Jose mega eaters Joey Chestnut -- of hot dog devouring fame -- and Matt "Megatoad" Stonie set a world record in gyoza consumption in Los Angeles earlier this month.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Bowdoin College, Occidental College

Customer Interaction Solutions

MODE-GAP Drives World Record for Highest Data Transmission Rate

MODE-GAP, the European collaborative R&D project, has been officially recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for achieving the highest data transmission rate over hollow-core optical fibre.



Students get toothbrushes ready to shatter world record

Four-hundred students are going to brush each other's teeth in a world record attempt.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

Ilkley Gazette

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 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 ... (more)


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Argus

a Quicksilver barman put his skills to the test and beat a Guinness World Record.

Francois Monin, 30, had to open 2,000 bottles of beer in less than 28 minutes to claim the record-breaking crown.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer


8/26/2014 - 24 Hours on a Mower Seat

As far as records go, the one set August 20 by Eli Kean in southwest Ohio was more of the endurance rather than the spectacular nature.


Related Topix: Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Kawasaki Motorcycle, Spain, World News, London, OH

The Greenwich Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Regis Philbin

He served in the U.S. Navy as a supply officer and then went through a few behind-the-scenes jobs in television and radio before moving into the broadcasting arena.


Related Topix: Live With Regis and Kelly, Entertainment, Television, Game Show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password


Amazon to Buy Twitch for $970 Million

The gaming platform, which primareily hosts live streams of users playing videog ames that other visitors to the site can then watch and comment on, draws over 55 million unique viewers per month watching more than 15 billion minutes of content.


Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Jeff Bezos

World's 'tallest man' at 8ft 4 inches dies aged 44

Leonid Stadnyk, who was said to be too shy to measured for the Guinness World Record Book, was 21 inches taller than footballer Peter Crouch Leonid Stadnyk, who was said to be too shy to measured for the Guinness World record books, was 21 inches taller than lanky England footballer Peter Crouch.


Alabama Live

Grease Goddess sought to lead Athens attempt at toga-party world record; must cook, toga provided

Organizers of the annual Athens Grease Festival, a quirky food festival that encourages toga wearing, are seeking a particular kind of "goddess" to lead the Sept.


Related Topix: Athens, AL, Life, Food, Food Festival, Limestone County, AL

News and Star

World record price paid for cow at Carlisle auction

A 1,000-strong crowd gasped in astonishment as bidding for a young heifer belonging to a Lockerbie breeder stormed past 100,000 guineas.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland

The Northern Echo

1,000 mile butcher's bike challenge brings ex-Royal Marine to the region

A FORMER Royal Marine and Special Forces veteran is in for some saddle sores as he makes his way through the region on his nationwide charity bike ride - on a 1940s butcher's bike.



Photo Release -- Aerodynamically Optimized With Exa PowerFLOW,...

Exa Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Exa Corporation , a simulation solutions provider for product engineering, announced that Exa PowerFLOW was chosen for the aerodynamic development of Mitsubishi Motor Corporation's electric racecar, the MiEV Evolution III.


The Independent

'World's woolliest' sheep Shaun found in Australia...

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Record bid fails but Charlie's still a darling

THE weather played spoilsport with efforts to break the world record but still over 100 'Charlies' lined out in memory of their favourite comic.


Nelson Mail

Nelson HQ for world record MX-5 bid

ON TRACK: In 2009, Rick Weldon organised an event involving 300 MX-5s, but is aiming for more than 1600 next month.


Related Topix: Startups, MX, California