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2 hrs ago | Missourian

MU Museum of Anthropology curator sets world record

At the U.S. National Flight Championship on Aug. 30, the Columbia resident's bow snapped, requiring Sall to enlist the help of her friend Steve Gardner. He lent Sall one of his extra primitive bows made of Osage orange wood and linen string, recently shaved down to meet the requirements of her bow class.

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6 hrs ago | Switched

11 Teens You Should Follow On Instagram Immediately

Instagram's the new shopping mall; it's where all the cool kids are hanging out. But in a sea of selfies and mediocre sunsets on the beach, how do you find the teens with the coolest Instagram pages? We've saved you the trouble and gathered some of the best teen Instagrammers the Internet has to offer.

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10 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

Tube-ocalypse now: Asheville shoots for world tubing record with 'zombie float'

The French Broad River has come back from the dead as a recreational hub - and legions of zombies are eager to prove it. Conceived as a creative celebration of the river's continuing revival, organizers of the first-ever "Tube-ocalypse," slated for Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC

12 hrs ago | Southland Times

Dad inspired adventurer's global charity quest

MOTORCYCLE CHALLENGE: Rhys Lawrey, 23, takes a break in Queenstown yesterday while on a mission to be the youngest person to circumnavigate the world by motorcycle. A 23-year-old is set to follow in his father's footsteps and break a world record for motorbike riding across the globe.

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17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Victory for Blyth pensioner after giant leeks smash world record

A three pot leek by retired builder Geoff Moscrop, 70, measured a stunning 572 cubic inches - 40ins bigger than the previous record A 70-year-old gardening enthusiast had a giant victory when he broke a record for the world's biggest leeks. North Broomhill pensioner Geoff Moscrop produced a record-breaking three pot leek measuring 572 cubic inches - 40 inches bigger than the previous record.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Vegetables, Food

21 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

New Mexico woman seeks Slinky world record

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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Related Topix: Los Lunas, NM

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Oxford Mail

a Fitness group has put its best foot forward and broken a Guinness World Record.

Member Jane Truby, 51, from Kidlington, said: "It was quite exciting and nice that we did it. It was something different."

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

VIDEO: Garlic munchers turn up the heat in Bridport competition

The event was held at The George Inn in Chideock on Saturday September 13 from 3pm, with all the money raised from the competition going towards local charities. This year, a total of 21 contestants toughened their tastebuds to try and beat a Guinness World Record of the number of garlic cloves eaten in just one minute.

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WKTV

One Square Mile of Hope raises thousands for Breast Cancer research

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation got a $100,000 boost when the Kiwanis Club of Central Adirondacks teamed up with "One Square Mile of Hope" to make the largest raft ever! The event is "One Square Mile of Hope", where almost 3000 kayaks and canoes connect , and form a mass like this picture taken in 2011 .Its the third attempt to make.. and keep the Guinness World Record for the largest raft.

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KBCI CBS 2

Idaho teen masters cube puzzles

Spencer Stutzman saw his cousins fiddling around with a Rubik's Cube and decided to learn how to solve it. It took him a few weeks to correctly align each of the 54 colored faces.

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Dunstable Today

Jumbo effort to beat world record at Whipsnade Zoo

It hopes to display 30,000 of them at its Elephantastic weekend on September 20 and 21 - one to represent every Asian elephant left in the wild. Marking the world-wide Elephant Appreciation Weekend, Elephantastic raises money for elephant conservation and research projects through fun family activities, fascinating talks and unforgettable elephant encounters.

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The Advocate

World record out of reach

DEVONPORT students have fallen short of breaking the world record for the largest group of people running the beep test at Reece High School yesterday. DEVONPORT students have fallen short of breaking the world record for the largest group of people running the beep test at Reece High School yesterday.

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Book trade news from Book2book

Jane Austen Fans Break World Record At Gathering In Bath

Jane Austen fans believe they have reclaimed their world record for the largest gathering of people dressed in Regency costume. As many as 550 men, women and children all gathered outside of the Assembly Rooms in Bath, Somerset - the writer's former home - to break the Guinness World Record.

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Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate marathon radio broadcast attempt

The event will follow the published schedule as close as possible, with Carl co-hosting every show with its original presenter. This will be the station's first "marathon broadcast" since the early 1980s, when Ian Wighton, the current chairman of Harrogate Hospital Radio, was one of a number of presenters to take part in the challenge.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea welcomes mermaids

Far beneath the surface of the expansive Atlantic Ocean lies not only intrigue to those who dive the depths, but imagination can run wild and become a gift to the beholder. In just a few more days, from September 17th through September 21st, 2014, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, located in lovely South Florida, will welcome the annual ' Mermaids-By-The-Sea ' gathering.

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The Windsor Star

Windsor cooks up world's largest serving of polenta, again

Volunteers help stir a large pot full of polenta during the Fogolar Furlan's Guiness World Record attempt for the largest polenta during Polentafest, Satuday, September 13, 2014. The festival reclaimed the world record with a weight of 9,850 lbs.

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The Oregonian

Portland group claims Guinness World Record for most people playing hopscotch at same time

A group organized by Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest believes they set the Guinness World Record for most people playing hopscotch simultaneously. What could be a record 381 people hopscotched through more than 100 grids in Portland's Rose Quarter Commons for 10 minutes, from about 12:15-12:25 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Mirror.co.uk

World Garlic Eating champion munches his way through 33 raw cloves in just a minute

David Greenman, 34, beat the runner-up by two cloves - but missed out on equalling the world record by just one portion The winner of the World Garlic Eating Competition is celebrating after chomping 33 raw cloves of Iberian garlic in 60 seconds. David Greenman, 34, beat the runner-up by two cloves - but missed out on equalling the world record by just one portion.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

World record success for keep-fit enthusiasts

RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Squad members join Dianne Darville, left, as she leads fitness enthusiasts in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt Picture: ... (more)

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The News-Gazette

Area history, Sept. 14, 2014

In 1914: The Democratic Party county convention at the courthouse this afternoon was slow coming to order. Although scheduled for 1 p.m., it didn't begin until 2:30.

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