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3 hrs ago | 97.5 FM

Good News for 'Simpsons' Fans

Simpsons fans, you CANNOT miss this the entire Simpsons series will soon be released online, BUT FIRST FXX will be hosting a marathon of the entire series AND the movie.


7 hrs ago | [H]ard OCP

Gigabyte Oc Contest Winner Breaks World Record

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the winners of the GIGABYTE CATZILLA OC Contest hosted on


9 hrs ago | Hedonistica

Congratulations?: Man Sets Record For Most Tattoos Of A Single Cartoon Character With 41 Homers

Meet 27-year old New Zealander Lee Weir. Lee was just confirmed to hold the Guinness World Record for 'most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body'.


10 hrs ago | BBC News

Fire tackled at Science Centre tower

The crew of HMS Bangor, which is moored on the River Clyde near the centre, were reported to have put out the flames before the fire service arrived.


10 hrs ago | Northern Life

New Guinness record shakes up Big Nickel birthday bash

Big Nickel creator Ted Szilva did his part to help Sudbury capture the Guinness World Record for the largest coin mosaic ever created.


13 hrs ago |

Hoboken's Guitar Bar Aims for World Music Record

Hoboken's Guitar Bar is looking to set a world record Thursday at Sinatra Park for the most people playing one song at the same time.


Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground

17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Re-scheduled, scaled-down LA Gumbo Festival to be held Oct. 4 in Orange Beach

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama - The second annual Lower Alabama Gumbo Festival has been rescheduled and scaled down to a one-day event to be held 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 4 at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Ala.


Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, TV, Electronics

20 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Monday, July 21, 2014

REUNION BEGINS - The Wise County Old Settlers Reunion officially begins today. The annual Mr. and Miss Pageant for ages 6 months to 9 years is 7 tonight.


Related Topix: Wise County, TX, Social Software, Slidell, TX, Sanger, TX, Denton County, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken

It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness World Record - for the 'most people dipping egg soldiers simultaneously'.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News,

Bike Magazine

Cam Zink to attempt 100-foot backflip - Zink wants to break the ...

Cam Zink is known for going big, but no one, Zink included, has ever tried to go this huge.



Man sets Guinness World Record thanks to his multiple Homer Simpson tattoos

A New Zealand man with numerous tattoos of one of the most beloved patriarchs in television history is now the proud owner of his very own Guinness World Record.


CBS Local

A Talk With The 'Human Cannonball'

David "The Bullet" Smith Jr., 37, holds the Guinness World Record for the "greatest height achieved" after being launched from a cannon at 85 feet 4 inches.


Reno Gazette-Journal

Tennant: 1920s-30s drought damages land, man and beast

Tennant: 1920s-30s drought damages land, man and beast Columnist: Dry conditions in 1920s and '30s dried up local lush qualities.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dayton, NV, Fallon, NV, Lyon County, NV, Fernley, NV


New World Record-Walking Mongolia

A new world record Walking Mongolia solo and unsupported, has been set by young explorer Ash Dykes, a 23 year from North Wales.


Related Topix: Mongolia, World News,

Sunday Herald

Record-breaker overcomes being caught between rock and hard place

Record-breaking adventurer Nick Hancock was forced to leap into the sea to finally get off the Atlantic Ocean rock he had been living on for 45 days.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Air & Space

The 120,000-Foot Leap

Nick Piantanida still holds the record for the highest balloon flight, in 1966. His primitive gondola is in the National Air and Space Museum.


Related Topix: Roswell, NM

The Virginian-Pilot

Sea-level rise musical informs while entertaining

Playwright and composer Eric Schorr, left, and Virginia Stage Company's artistic director, Christopher Hanna, are posed in the Wells Theatre in Norfolk on Friday morning.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Arts, Theater

Simpsons fanatic covers himself in tattoos of Homer after being BANNED from watching series as child

Lee Weir's 41 tattoos earned him the prestigious title of world record holder for having the most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body A Simpsons fanatic who was banned from watching the popular TV cartoon as a child has broken a world record after getting covered in tattoos of Homer Simpson.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mail on Sunday

Mmm, tattoos! Simpsons fan who was banned from watching cartoon as...

'Mr Putin, send them home, send them home, please': Grieving mother begs Russian leader to return her son and girlfriend as rebels snatch MH17 bodies and drive them to unknown location Man who escaped death TWICE: Cyclist was scheduled to fly on both MH17 and MH370... but changed his mind at the last minute 'We can show this rat is dead': Chechnya ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Entertainment, Drama, Television, New York, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Steve Schmidt breaks Guinness World Record in teeth nail-pulling

Steve Schmidt uses his teeth to pull a nail out of a board after beating a Guinness World Record during the powerlifting event at the Show-Me State Games at Lange Middle School on Saturday.