Add to MyYahoo RSS

World Records News

News on World Records continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

26 min ago |

World's biggest umbrella dance as 10,000 take part in record breaking festival performance

A new world record was set by people from China's Dai ethnic group as the largest ever traditional umbrella dance took place in Jinghong City A stunning spectacle of colour and motion was on show as Chinese dancers performed the world's biggest ever umbrella dance.


3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Beckham of violin' coming to Korea

David Garrett, a crossover violinist, is set to dazzle local audiences with a movie, new album and concerts.


Related Topix: Classical, Paganini, Anonymous

4 hrs ago | Click Orlando


It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced Friday that it will offer customers nationwide a free cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food

8 hrs ago | The Post Game

Core Strength: 28 Planks That Are Probably Missing From Your Workout

Shortly after fitness enthusiasts realized the importance of core strength, the plank took over as the most popular core exercise on the planet.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Ever thought of becoming a stuntwoman? Veteran encourages young women ...

Those were the words LaFaye Baker wrote in her Bible. She didn't know how she was going to pursue a career in the industry; she just knew the desire was there - and that she had a unique set of skills.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Daily Mail

Michelle Bridges cosies up to new friend Jason Derulo

The bubbly brunette took to her Instagram account on Wednesday to share a picture of her with Ridin' Solo singer Jason Derulo.



Woman attempting run from San Francisco to New York

Endurance athlete Jessica Goldman ran off from San Francisco City Hall this morning for a cross-country run to New York City that she hopes will break a world record and raise money for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, San Francisco, CA

Belper News

Car plate could make business boss A 7 million

Belper Town director Mr Williams is hoping the famed entrepreneur will pay his price tag of A 7.47 million for the N1 BNK registration to promote his brand Virgin Money.


Weymouth motorcross rider is world record holder

A WEYMOUTH motocross rider is all revved up after getting his world record confirmation.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

Daily Star


FLAMINGO Land Resort Yorkshire is now open daily, where the Theme Park and Zoo are located alongside the lodges and holiday homes, leisure centre and entertainment Club in the Holiday Village.


Related Topix: Travel

The Reminder

Bubbles for Autism

On a gorgeous spring day that suggested winter might finally be over, all 520 students at Winslow Elementary School and 100 volunteers in Vineland joined forces with the Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education & Support to Blow Bubbles for Autism Awareness.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Sony Walkman Runs on Sugar-Based Bio Battery

A year ago it seemed Sony couldn't even get a laptop battery right. A massive recall of lithium-ion cells tainted its image and had the company scrambling, but on Thursday it reported a sweet breakthrough in bio battery technology.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle



Come on, baby, let's do the twist Come on, baby, let's do the twist Take me by my little hand and go like this Yeah, twist, baby, baby Twist, ooh yeah, just like this Come on, little miss, and do the twist The Sock Hop charity fundraiser wants to get everyone's hips moving.


The Oregonian

Oregon Humane Society vies to break Guinness World Record on costumed dogs

The Oregon Humane Society hopes its Doggie Dash this year is full of colorful costumes in hopes of breaking a Guinness Book of World Records.


Related Topix: Oregon

'Game of Thrones' Sets Piracy World Record, But Does HBO Care?

Due to the relative inaccessibility of HBO in most parts of the world, hidden behind a cable subscription paywall, then a separate subscription just for the channel itself, the channel sees piracy rates like no other.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios, Video Games, Atlus Co., Prince William, Royal Wedding, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Business News

News Shopper

Guinness world record scooter attempt

A children's entertainer wants to break a Guinness world record attempt to bring the Bexley community together in the wake of the Danson Festival being cancelled.


Mobile Burn

Windows Phone 8.1 Review: most of the things wrong with Windows have been fixed

There's always been an excuse to not use Windows Phone. While Windows Phone 8 was pleasantly unique and kicked off the trend of flat design in mobile interfaces, Microsoft's OS has lagged behind the competition when it came to premiere apps and the finer details.


Related Topix: Microsoft

Daily Echo

School's onesie record in jeopardy

After getting 1,184 people dressed in onesies, Ringwood School celebrated as they were crowned the Guinness World Record holders for the largest gathering of people dressed in the all-in-one outfits.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Miltonkeynes Today

Five-a-side team is aiming to play for a world record breaking 72 hours in Milton Keynes

Five-a-side football teams will attempt to break a world record by playing non-stop for 72 hours this weekend.


Daily Mail

World's biggest ever umbrella dance sees over 10,000 take part in China

Boy's HEAD found in home of Pakistani cannibals who had dug up more than 100 corpses from the local graveyard and eaten them Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims at White House Easter prayer breakfast and says synagogues across the US will have extra security Brolly good show: More than 10,000 take part in stunning, colourful umbrella dance in ... (more)