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1 hr 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.

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4 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.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scoop

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'.

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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.

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UPI

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Pressat

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Arts, Theater

Mirror.co.uk

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.

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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)

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Missourian

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.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Organizers attempt Guinness World Record at Jane Austen Festival.

HOMETOWN INITIATIVE. WAS A GUINNESS BOOK WORLD RECORD SET TODAY AT HISTORIC LOCUST GROVE? ORGANIZERS WERE GOING FOR THE MOST PEOPLE EVER TO SHOW UP IN REGENCY ATTIRE AT THIS WEEKEND'S JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL.

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Mirror.co.uk

Watch Sherlock fans wish Benedict Cumberbatch "Happy Birthday" en masse - and in costume

Gathered together in a bid to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the most Sherlocks in one place Benedict Cumberbatch should be feeling very loved today.

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Burnley Citizen

Holmes record is elementary

Sherlock Holmes fans at University College London as they attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the greatest number of people dressed as the famous sleuth An army of Sherlock Holmes fans have donned their deerstalkers and picked up their pipes in an attempt to break an unusual Guinness World Record to mark TV star Benedict Cumberbatch's ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

MLive.com

Barnes & Noble celebrates comics, books, superheroes with 'Get Pop-Cultured'

For the next few weeks, Flint's Barnes & Noble store will celebrate books, comics, superheroes and film with a collection of events, activities and sales at the store.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Publishing, Media, DC Comics, Entertainment

Newsday

Thousands attempt ukulele record

More than 2,300 people will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ensemble of ukulele players later.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK

Click Orlando

Food

Americans want food their way, and a new survey shows that "their way" calls for a higher quality, more varied meal than they're getting at the top burger, burrito, sandwich and chicken chains.

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