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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Food, Garlic, Weird

12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | Sussex Express

Ditchling cyclist's world record for 37 day Europe trek

James Bowtell shattered Guinness World Record's 45 day target as Velo7's 'Race across Europe by bike' ended at 8.15pm on September 1 at Cabo Da Roca in Portugal. Setting out from Ufa, Russia, on July 27, James cycled between what are commonly regarded the most easterly and westerly points of Europe - a staggering 3,914 miles.

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21 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Who's in for the North East Skinny Dip world record attempt at Druridge Bay?

Hundreds of brave bathers are asked to attempt to beat skinny dip record set in Miami - at Druridge Bay in Northumberland The chance to skinny dip in the North Sea, raise cash for charity and, potentially become a world record holder. "Everyone has this impression it's going to be packed out with pervs. They couldn't be more wrong.

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Related Topix: Robson Green, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Manufacturing.net

Top 10 From IMTS 2014

This year's International Manufacturing Technology Show has shown optimistic numbers, and the Manufacturing.net staff was part of the thundering traffic cruising through McCormick Place in Chicago. There was more to see than any normal human could take in within the six-day show - 1,900 exhibitors displayed their wares for over 100,000 attendees.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Zeus, World's Tallest Dog, Dies at Age 5

Zeus, the Great Dane who held the Guinness World Record for being the world's tallest dog, has died. The dog, whom owner Kevin Doorlag of Otsego, Michigan, described as a "gentle giant," stood 44 inches tall and was 7-foot-4 when he stood on his hind legs.

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Sun-Star

Treevolution: Greening Mindanao Challenge

WITH the diminishing forest covers today, environmental advocates are pushing for a world record-breaking challenge to restore the real beauty of lush green scenery in the island of Mindanao. On September 26, 2014, starting from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., participants to the Treevolution: Greening Mindanao in the six regions of the island will simultaneously attempt to break the 1,945,535 of trees planted in one hour in 408 locations in India by the 340,200 participants in 2011.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Agriculture, Science

Lisburn Today

Opponents stand in awe of oyster 'legend' Colin

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th September 2014 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. Hillsborough Oyster Festival: Bob Shoudt, Colin Shirlow and Miki Sudo with Kerry Boyd - Autism NI COLIN MAKES IT TEN IN A ROW Dromore man Colin Shirlow has made it 10 years in a row by winning the World Oyster Eating Championship at the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival today .

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Life, Food, Food Festival,

Marine News

Kalmar's Super Gloria Sets world record at Lidhult, Sweden

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered the record books thanks to the remarkable heavy lift capabilities of its latest reachstacker, named Super Gloria. The reachstacker lifted a steel component weighing over 100 tonnes in front of an invited audience on Friday, 12 September 2014 at Kalmar's multi-assembly unit in Lidhult, Sweden.

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Post Register

Iona teen a Rubik's Cube pro

Spencer Stutzman of Iona holds two state records for solving a Skewb puzzle. The Skewb is a variation of a Rubik's Cube.

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Just-Drinks.com

No small beer for world-record breaking German waiter

Here's a round-up of the top stories on just-drinks last week, featuring Pernod Ricard, The Coca-Cola Co, SABMiller's new Scotch whisky and Santa Rita Estates.... The US state of Arkansas goes to the polls on 4 November to decide whether to end so-called "dry" counties, meaning ones that don't allow any alcohol sales. About half of the state's 75 counties are a... In the past year, BrewDog, the self-styled "punk" brewer, has picked fights with the Portman Group, mainstream lager and Vladimir Putin.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Derry Today

Education:Over 7,000 Pupils Pledge Peace as Initiative Re-commences...

Pupils from the newly Amalgamated Ardnashee School and College line up to sign the 'Pupils Peace Pledge' scroll in an attempt to break the current guinness world record of 10,000 signatures on a scroll. Minister of Derry First Presbyterian Church, Rev David Latimer's 'Pupils' Pledge Peace' initiative, in partnership with the Western Education and Library Board , to set a new Guinness World Record for Peace under the category 'Most Signatures on a Scroll', re-commenced its journey at the newly amalgamated Ardnashee School and College, Derry.

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WJRT

Newsbyte: SAP and Partners Seek Guinness World Record for the Longest Electric Vehicle Parade

The current record stands at 481. Residents from across Silicon Valley with vehicles powered 100 percent by electric batteries will drive together in the city of .

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Related Topix: SAP, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

USA Today

Breaking stuff with Guinness World record holder Mama Lou

To celebrate the release of The 2015 Guinness World Records book, record-holder Mama Lou joins Patrick Jones in the studio to talk records and to break things. Video provided by Buzz60 Breaking stuff with Guinness World record holder Mama Lou To celebrate the release of The 2015 Guinness World Records book, record-holder Mama Lou joins Patrick Jones in the studio to talk records and to break things.

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Stalbans Review

VIDEO: More than 50 people in St Albans help break Guinness World Record

More than 3,000 fitness fans took part in 35 individual Glow classes across the county to break the record. In St Albans 51 residents descended on OA Sports Pavilion to take part in the challenge - which involved taking part in a high intensity workout routine.

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USA Today

Adorable dog shows off world-record two-legged walk

A four-year-old pomeranian named Jiff is the new Guinness World-Record holder for being the dog with the fastest two-legged walk. Jen Markham shows why it's tough to get Jiff to demonstrate his walk when his cuteness has everyone sidetracked.

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Asian Correspondent

PH establishes mark for tuna display

Organizers of this year's Tuna Festival in General Santos City billed Thursday's festival event as a world record breaking attempt. Well, they may have established a record but nothing in the Guinness Book of World Records suggests that one was broken when 33.61 metric tons of yellowfin tuna were weighed and displayed at the fishport here.

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