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1 hr ago | WaterSki

Banana George: Remembering a Legend

It's fair to say that "Banana" George Blair was the most iconic water skier to ever grace the surface of a lake.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL

5 hrs ago | Galway Advertiser

Mazda reveals 25th anniversary edition MX-5

Mazda unveiled the new Mazda MX-5 25th anniversary edition sportscar at the New York International Auto Show last week.


9 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

'World record' set in Orford?

ORGANISERS of an event that saw vegetable lovers attempt to eat the most Brussels sprouts in a minute ever recorded have claimed the world record tumbled in Warrington on Saturday.


Related Topix: Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England

11 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

A World Record For A Tiny Car

For the fourth year in a row, a local slot car enthusiast has helped his team capture the world record for distance traveled in 24 hours by a car the size of an iPhone.


Wed Apr 23, 2014


431 electric vehicles gather in Montreal to set Guinness World Record for largest EV parade

Sometimes electric car owners can feel a bit lonely on the road, but they certainly didn't in MontrA©al last week! The Association des VA©hicules A and the Centre National du Transport AvancA© put together an event that brought together 431 electric vehicles to set a new Guinness World Record for largest electric vehicle parade .


Related Topix: The Association, Pop/Rock, Autos


These Daredevils BASE Jumped From the World's Tallest Building

A daredevil duo set the the Guinness World Record for highest base jump from the tallest building by leaping off the Burj Khalifa.


Related Topix: Weather

There is a New Super Mario 64 World Record

There are two types of speed runs in the world of gaming. One involves making it from start to finish as fast as possible, completing only the mandatory parts of the game you can't find a way to skip.


Medical Daily

A World Of Sex: 8 Bizarre Records Of Human Sexuality From Around The Globe

Though one of the best expressions of life on earth, the herky-jerky human animal lacks the grace of the gazelle, the social sense of the elephant, and the photographic memory of the chimpanzee.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Weird


That Time Cleveland Released 1.5 Million Balloons and Chaos Ensued

In 1986, volunteers in Cleveland inflated 1.5 million helium balloons to break the Guinness World Record and raise funds for the United Way.


The Globe and Mail

World-record breaking swimmer campaigns for ocean life

World-record breaking swimmer Ben Lecomte visits the Vancouver Aquarium to raise awareness for Earth Day and the importance of protecting our waterways.


The Argus

In-flight show to mark Shakespeare's birth

The Reduced Shakespeare Company will attempt to set a world record today when it performs an abridged version of the playwright's works at 37,000ft.


Tue Apr 22, 2014


Honda's Mean Mower Clocks In At 116MPH

Honda's Mean Mower is exactly what its name implies: mean. It's exactly that as it speeds down the road at a whopping 116MPH.


Related Topix: Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles

Redmond Reporter

Egg dyers attempt to set Guinness World Record at Redmond Town Center

A throng of participants line up to dye eggs on Saturday at Redmond Town Center, whose representatives believe they set a Guinness World Record for 'The Most People Dyeing Eggs At One Time.'


City Paper

Year Two of Awesome Con Was Bigger, But Was It Better?

"Last year this was a local convention. This year, it's a national convention," said Awesome Con co-founder Steve Anderson at the convention, which took place this past weekend.


Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gaithersburg, MD

California Game and Fish

Florida Angler Catches 805-Pound Potential World Record Mako

Either there's something in the water, or a pair of Florida anglers have a knack for catching world record sharks.


Related Topix: Navarre, FL, Milton, FL

Houston Press

Getting Gluttonous With 100 Peeps In Two Minutes

Never has "getting one's 15 minutes" been easier, never has notoriety been more accessible, and never has the bar been lower for what qualifies as "newsworthy."


Related Topix: Matt Stone

Miltonkeynes Today

Injuries and dehydration force Milton Keynes five-a-side record attempt to be abandoned

A world record attempt to play five-a-side football for 72 hours non-stop had to be abandoned at the weekend.


Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Northamptonshire County, England, Bedfordshire County, England

York Press

Chocolate-themed celebrations come to an end

Harry Lee, Head of Social Media at the York Festival of Chocolate, with youngsters and the decorated eggs they created as part of the festival events The city's biggest ever Chocolate Festival saw thousands of visitors flock to the chocolate market in Parliament Street, while other events around York included Easter fun at York Castle Museum, ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Food Festival, Holidays, Easter


World Record-Breaking Electric Vehicle Journey Crosses Finish Line

Today marks the completion of the record-setting Epic Electric American Road Trip , a 24-day, 12,183-mile battery-powered journey sponsored by electric vehicle software and information services company Recargo Inc. The trip is seeking Guinness World Record verification for longest vehicle journey ever taken using 100% electric power, and served to ... (more)


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Venice, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Deseret News

Salt Lake Comic Con balloon artist attempts, sets world record

Balloon artist John Reid attempted a new world record last Friday afternoon at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience by creating the world's largest balloon sculpture ever made by a single person.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT