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2 hrs ago | Mashable
A daredevil duo set the the Guinness World Record for highest base jump from the tallest building by leaping off the Burj Khalifa.
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5 hrs ago | QJ.net
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.
5 hrs ago | Medical Daily
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.
9 hrs ago | Neatorama
In 1986, volunteers in Cleveland inflated 1.5 million helium balloons to break the Guinness World Record and raise funds for the United Way.
13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
World-record breaking swimmer Ben Lecomte visits the Vancouver Aquarium to raise awareness for Earth Day and the importance of protecting our waterways.
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.
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.'
"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.
Either there's something in the water, or a pair of Florida anglers have a knack for catching world record sharks.
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."
A world record attempt to play five-a-side football for 72 hours non-stop had to be abandoned at the weekend.
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)
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.
Less than 2 months out from the start of Bonnaroo and with a mostly full lineup announced, there's no official announcement from The Farm today, April 21, but that doesn't mean there isn't any news to talk about.
Soon, Mayfield Heights resident and local children's entertainer Gary Pearlman will attempt to earn the Guinness World Record for World's Largest Free Floating Soap Bubble.
Prodigy pianist Ethan Bortnick has shared the stage with everyone from Elton John and Barbara Streisand to Il Volo and Katy Perry .
Sometimes words aren't enough to communicate with the object of your affection-English words, that is.