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51 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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International Business Times

Streaks of Jealousy Found Among Dogs

Pugs await the start of the Oregon Humane Society Doggie Dash event, an attempt to break the world record for most costumed dogs at one event in Portland, Oregon May 10, 2014.

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Ripley and Heanor News

Firm's ten years of breaking world records

An Alfreton firm is marking its 10th year in the Guinness World Record books for producing the lightest tent in the world.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer debuts at Comic Con: First look

Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" revisits his own post-apocalyptic trilogy featuring the anti-hero known as Mad Max.

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Related Topix: Mad Max, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Czech Republic, Europe, World News

Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con 2014: 'The Simpsons' sets world record with Homer's Dome

Many amateur artists became part of a world record this weekend - another feather in the cap of "The Simpsons," or more specifically, a feather on Homer's Dome at San Diego's Comic-Con International.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Examiner.com

Conquering Goliath at Six Flags Great America

For many families, a visit to Six Flags Great America is a summer tradition. A day filled with fast turns, water drenched drops, and spirited screams bring back vacation memories long after the sun fades.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Chronicle Live

Michaela Strachan opens Adventure Valley's new animal centre in Durham

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Springwatch presenter Michaela Strachan proved ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

IcNetwork

Going, going, gone! Meet nine-year-old Megan Davies - the world's youngest auctioneer

She might only be nine years old - but one Merthyr Tydfil pupil has proven a hit in the world of car sales after becoming the world's youngest auctioneer.

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Related Topix: Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

Express India

Uninor opens 367 stores in one day, enters Guinness Book of World Records

Telenor Group subsidiary Uninor's feat of opening 367 retail outlets at the same time in one day has taken it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest ever retail expansion by any company in the world.

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Inhabitat

Sunswift Sets World Record For Fastest Long-Range Electric Car

Australian team Sunswift destroyed a 26-year old record for the world's fastest long-range electric vehicle this week, traveling over 310 miles at an average of 62 mph.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Wakeskater makes waves by beating world record

The 20-year-old from Haydon Wick , who only discovered wakeskating five years ago, swiftly made a name for himself on the watersport scene scooping the UK champion title in 2011 and 2013 and placing second at the European Championships in 2013.

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Related Topix: Wiltshire County, England

Nepalnews.com

Winning and other photos of Nepal Photo Contest 2071

Photo: Dipesh Shrestha Other participating Photo - A girl smiles as she hugs a tree while participating in an attempt to break the Guiness World Record for the most number of people hugging trees for two minutes to mark the World Environment Day.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Nepal Travel, Patan, Nepal Travel,

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