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2 hrs ago | WSTR-FM Atlanta

(Watch) Guinness World Record of the Fastest Clapper

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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Now that's a monster collection! Girl, 12, breaks record for the...

A 12 year-old from Milton Keynes has set a new Guinness record - for owning the largest collection of Moshi Monsters in the world with nearly 2,000 pieces.

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Related Topix: Moshi Monsters, Activision, Video Games

Thu Jul 31, 2014

GlobalNews

Friday August 1st on The Morning News

Havana & Halifax Unite! Los Primos is continuing to create great harmony between Nova Scotia & Cuba.

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NJ.com

National three day Rubik's cube competition to take place at Liberty Science Center

More than 500 cubers will participate in the 10th annual U.S. National Rubik's Cube Championship at Liberty Science Center beginning tomorrow.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

It's an official world record

You'll recall a couple of months ago I posted stories about Kyle Gurkovich, a New Jersey math teacher, who was going to attempt to break the world record for most pull ups in a 24 hour period.

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The Arizona Republic

Goodyear aims for world record Soul Train dance

Goodyear aims for world record Soul Train dance GOODYEAR -- Goodyear danced its way to breaking the Guinness World Record July 4. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1n71RLx 426 people joined Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and her husband, Ron, as they kicked off the Soul Train dance line record attempt at Goodyear Ballpark on July 4.

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The Jersey Journal

Locals join Deepak Chopra's Global Meditation for Peace world record attempt

People from Hudson County and all around the world will be participating in Deepak Chopra's attempt to set a Guinness World Record for largest group meditation next week.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Fitness, Yoga

KKLA-FM Glendale

Real Life Giant to Play Goliath in Upcoming Film

Canada's tallest man will be playing the role of Goliath in the upcoming "David and Goliath" movie.

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The Now Newspaper

Movies Under the Stars kicks off Saturday in Surrey

The BIA asks people to dress up like minions for showing of Despicable Me 2, trying to break world record for most minions in one place The Downtown Surrey BIA is kicking off Movies Under the Stars on Aug. 2 with Despicable Me.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBC News

Oyster Po' boy sandwich with slaw, tomatoes and mayo

The Whalesbone Oyster House owner Joshua Bishop is headed off to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival in Prince Edward Island Thursday to join a group of Canadians trying to break a Guinness world record for number of oysters shucked in an hour.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Canada

Navy Times

Sailor's world-record attempt will benefit wounded warriors

Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class Mike McCastle trains to break the Guinness World Record for most pullups in a 24-hour span.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Autoblog

New drifting world record set in Toyota GT86

We have entered a drifting arms race. Last year, BMW smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest drift by hanging the tail out for 51.3 miles around a wet skid pad in an M5 at the BMW Performance Driving School in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Autos

Star Tribune

Largest goldeye caught in ND may be world record

Brayden Selzler, of Velva, reeled in a 4-pound, 12-ounce goldeye from Lake Audubon on Friday, while fishing in a canoe with his 6-year-old cousin.

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Related Topix: Velva, ND

Medical Daily

Man Sets Guinness World Record By Bursting 3 Hot Water Bottles In...

It's safe to say Oklahoma native Brian Jackson was born with lungs of steel. The self-described "I BELIEVE GUY" holds 11 Guinness World Records, including one for "Heaviest Vehicle Lifted with Breath."

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The RiotACT

Going for a world record with Christmas light display

This Christmas, Canberra's City centre will transform into a wonderful festival of lights as the Richards family bring their world record breaking Christmas light display to the CBD.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

7-year-old Canadian DJ spins his way into the Guinness World Record book

Nightclubs are known for their flashing lights, massive dance floors and the musical prowess of their guest DJ 's.

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Related Topix: Dj's, Dance, World News, Germany

Daily Star

Go on Paddy! Endurance athlete has 212 world records and is still going

That brings the total world records the fitness fanatic holds to 212, which are recognised by half a dozen global bodies, including 63 Guinness World Records.

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San Jose Mercury News

'Bates Motel' cocktails and Spam doughnuts

It's probably best if you sing "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life," or at least say "Ni!" when you order that pastry.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Cocktails

WBNS

Columbus Poised To Set Drag Queen World Record

On Saturday, The Columbus Lesbian and Gay Softball Association appeared set to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Drag Queen Stage Show at their Night of 100 Drag Queens.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Upworthy-Like Parody Site's List Probably Includes More Useful Information Than Most of Upworthy

Yesterday, though, ClickHole.com ran a piece, " 5 U.S.-Backed Regimes That Failed So Hard They Won ," that applied the irreverence the website's displayed toward the Things People Care About on Social Media to a topic, foreign policy intervention, that doesn't get as much play as, say, self-congratulations about speaking truth to power by rattling ... (more)

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