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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Cub Foods store goes for world record with 10,200 watermelons

C.H. Robinson and Cub Foods are trying to set a world record with a 10,200-watermelon display weighing 157,000 pounds.


Related Topix: Transportation, Logistics, CH Robinson Worldwide, Life, Fruits, Food, Eden Prairie, MN

5 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

James Patterson Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

Under the pact, Cathy Konrad's studio-based Treeline Films will also have a first-look deal at the author's library.


Related Topix: Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, Girl, Interrupted, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Gawker

Watch an Adorable 6-Year-Old Roller Skate Under 39 SUVs

Please, do yourself a very small favor and watch this adorable six-year-old roller skate limbo under a possibly world record breaking 39 SUVs.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

VIDEO: New Guinness record set by Cincy dancers

A new Guinness World Record was set in Cincinnati Thursday night as more than 2,000 salsa dancers moved their hips on Fountain Square.


Hudson County residents jam on the waterfront

Guitar Bar, located 160 First St., held its second "Join the Band" event, where musicians of all levels play the same song together in an attempt to break the world record.


Northern Michigan News

Australia women break freestyle relay world record

Australia's women set a world record in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay on the first day of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.


Independent Weekly

Riegelwood couple fails in lawsuit against Guinness Book of World Records

A North Carolina flower-growing couple has failed in its efforts to sue the Guinness Book of World Records over its practice of judging the flower competition.


Related Topix: Riegelwood, NC


Official: Australia's Sunswift claims new EV distance speed world record

With a name like Sunswift, optimism must abound. So let's start with the fact that the team behind it has built a great looking solar-powered car .


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, New South Wales, Australia Travel,


Guinness World Record for Mexican mezcal bottle

A bottle of mezcal lands a world record for the most expensive bottle of its kind ever sold.


Flight Journal

Teen Dies in Record-Attempting Flight

A 17-year-old's round-the-world record flight attempt has ended in tragedy. The Beechcraft Bonanza Haris Suleman and his father, Babar, were using in their attempt to circumnavigate the world in 30 days crashed today not far from Pago Pago, the capitol of American Samoa.


Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Gazette Series

Record-breaking Castle School raises money for Sierra Leonean school

SR_268_001 Castle School pupil in Thornbury passing a hula hoop along a human chain to break the world record RECORD-breakers from The Castle School in Thornbury raised money for a school in Sierra Leone after a 653-strong student chain passed through a hula hoop.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

LaughFest 2014 had a $3.2 million economic impact on Grand Rapids

Gilda's LaughFest 2014 had a $3.2 million economic impact on Grand Rapids during the festival of laughter that brought Jay Leno, Lily Tomlin, Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan to town.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hailsham Today

Charity cyclist sets new Guinness World Record

Robert Grew is raising funds for St. Wilfrid's Hospice and the Tuesday O'Hara Fund with a 3,000 mile cycle ride.


Dallas Morning News

'The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection' is currently free to download on Origin

The Sims series is kind of popular. By "kind of popular" I mean "the original game won the Guiness World Record for best-selling PC game of all time after selling 16 million copies."


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, The Sims, The Sims Studio


Jen tries the 'World's Hottest Burrito'

Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper, the Guinness World Record Holder for Hottest Chile Pepper, is now available at Salsarita's Fresh Cantina.



Android keyboard Fleksy adds colorful themes, new languages

Minimalist Android keyboard app Fleksy is getting a makeover Wednesday with version 3.0. The updated app adds a store where you can purchase and download themes that add a bit of flair to this otherwise simple black and white keyboard.


Daredevil sets new world record slacklining 554 feet on cord 55 storeys high between skyscrapers

Astonished spectators watched every precarious step from the streets below as the American took just over an hour to set what organisers said was a world record for solo slacklining - the bouncy version of tightrope walking.


River huggers unite! The Big Float continues to push Portland to get into the Willamette

The organizers of The Big Float love the Willamette River. How much do they love it? Enough to throw it a parade, a party and a massive gathering on inner tubes, launched from a beach they recently created to encourage Portlanders to get in the water.


Related Topix: Downtown (Portland, OR), Portland, OR, Entertainment

Get Reading

Loom Bands Swap Shop comes to Reading

Hobbycraft in the Forbury Retail Park is hosting a free Loom Bands Swap Shop on Saturday, July 26, for loom lovers to swap their bands with other fans.



Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street legal.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Pacific Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Australia Travel