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1 hr ago | 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.


6 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy


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.


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.


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."


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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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

Yesterday, though, 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)


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.


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.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

'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.


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.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

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.


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)


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


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.


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