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3 hrs ago | WKTV

One Square Mile of Hope raises thousands for Breast Cancer research

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation got a $100,000 boost when the Kiwanis Club of Central Adirondacks teamed up with "One Square Mile of Hope" to make the largest raft ever! The event is "One Square Mile of Hope", where almost 3000 kayaks and canoes connect , and form a mass like this picture taken in 2011 .Its the third attempt to make.. and keep the Guinness World Record for the largest raft.

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4 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Idaho teen masters cube puzzles

Spencer Stutzman saw his cousins fiddling around with a Rubik's Cube and decided to learn how to solve it. It took him a few weeks to correctly align each of the 54 colored faces.

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9 hrs ago | Dunstable Today

Jumbo effort to beat world record at Whipsnade Zoo

It hopes to display 30,000 of them at its Elephantastic weekend on September 20 and 21 - one to represent every Asian elephant left in the wild. Marking the world-wide Elephant Appreciation Weekend, Elephantastic raises money for elephant conservation and research projects through fun family activities, fascinating talks and unforgettable elephant encounters.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami

12 hrs ago | The Advocate

World record out of reach

DEVONPORT students have fallen short of breaking the world record for the largest group of people running the beep test at Reece High School yesterday. DEVONPORT students have fallen short of breaking the world record for the largest group of people running the beep test at Reece High School yesterday.

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14 hrs ago | Book trade news from Book2book

Jane Austen Fans Break World Record At Gathering In Bath

Jane Austen fans believe they have reclaimed their world record for the largest gathering of people dressed in Regency costume. As many as 550 men, women and children all gathered outside of the Assembly Rooms in Bath, Somerset - the writer's former home - to break the Guinness World Record.

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18 hrs ago | Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate marathon radio broadcast attempt

The event will follow the published schedule as close as possible, with Carl co-hosting every show with its original presenter. This will be the station's first "marathon broadcast" since the early 1980s, when Ian Wighton, the current chairman of Harrogate Hospital Radio, was one of a number of presenters to take part in the challenge.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea welcomes mermaids

Far beneath the surface of the expansive Atlantic Ocean lies not only intrigue to those who dive the depths, but imagination can run wild and become a gift to the beholder. In just a few more days, from September 17th through September 21st, 2014, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, located in lovely South Florida, will welcome the annual ' Mermaids-By-The-Sea ' gathering.

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Related Topix: Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL, Wedding, Weeki Wachee, FL

The Windsor Star

Windsor cooks up world's largest serving of polenta, again

Volunteers help stir a large pot full of polenta during the Fogolar Furlan's Guiness World Record attempt for the largest polenta during Polentafest, Satuday, September 13, 2014. The festival reclaimed the world record with a weight of 9,850 lbs.

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The Oregonian

Portland group claims Guinness World Record for most people playing hopscotch at same time

A group organized by Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest believes they set the Guinness World Record for most people playing hopscotch simultaneously. What could be a record 381 people hopscotched through more than 100 grids in Portland's Rose Quarter Commons for 10 minutes, from about 12:15-12:25 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Mirror.co.uk

World Garlic Eating champion munches his way through 33 raw cloves in just a minute

David Greenman, 34, beat the runner-up by two cloves - but missed out on equalling the world record by just one portion The winner of the World Garlic Eating Competition is celebrating after chomping 33 raw cloves of Iberian garlic in 60 seconds. David Greenman, 34, beat the runner-up by two cloves - but missed out on equalling the world record by just one portion.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Garlic, Weird

Darlington and Stockton Times

World record success for keep-fit enthusiasts

RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Fitness enthusiasts take part in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt at Mowden Park rugby club in Darlington Picture: DAVID WOOD RECORD ATTEMPT: Squad members join Dianne Darville, left, as she leads fitness enthusiasts in the largest high intensity interval training class world record attempt Picture: ... (more)

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The News-Gazette

Area history, Sept. 14, 2014

In 1914: The Democratic Party county convention at the courthouse this afternoon was slow coming to order. Although scheduled for 1 p.m., it didn't begin until 2:30.

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Sussex Express

Ditchling cyclist's world record for 37 day Europe trek

James Bowtell shattered Guinness World Record's 45 day target as Velo7's 'Race across Europe by bike' ended at 8.15pm on September 1 at Cabo Da Roca in Portugal. Setting out from Ufa, Russia, on July 27, James cycled between what are commonly regarded the most easterly and westerly points of Europe - a staggering 3,914 miles.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

Chronicle Live

Who's in for the North East Skinny Dip world record attempt at Druridge Bay?

Hundreds of brave bathers are asked to attempt to beat skinny dip record set in Miami - at Druridge Bay in Northumberland The chance to skinny dip in the North Sea, raise cash for charity and, potentially become a world record holder. "Everyone has this impression it's going to be packed out with pervs. They couldn't be more wrong.

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Related Topix: Robson Green, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Manufacturing.net

Top 10 From IMTS 2014

This year's International Manufacturing Technology Show has shown optimistic numbers, and the Manufacturing.net staff was part of the thundering traffic cruising through McCormick Place in Chicago. There was more to see than any normal human could take in within the six-day show - 1,900 exhibitors displayed their wares for over 100,000 attendees.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Zeus, World's Tallest Dog, Dies at Age 5

Zeus, the Great Dane who held the Guinness World Record for being the world's tallest dog, has died. The dog, whom owner Kevin Doorlag of Otsego, Michigan, described as a "gentle giant," stood 44 inches tall and was 7-foot-4 when he stood on his hind legs.

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Sun-Star

Treevolution: Greening Mindanao Challenge

WITH the diminishing forest covers today, environmental advocates are pushing for a world record-breaking challenge to restore the real beauty of lush green scenery in the island of Mindanao. On September 26, 2014, starting from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., participants to the Treevolution: Greening Mindanao in the six regions of the island will simultaneously attempt to break the 1,945,535 of trees planted in one hour in 408 locations in India by the 340,200 participants in 2011.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Agriculture, Science

Lisburn Today

Opponents stand in awe of oyster 'legend' Colin

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th September 2014 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. Hillsborough Oyster Festival: Bob Shoudt, Colin Shirlow and Miki Sudo with Kerry Boyd - Autism NI COLIN MAKES IT TEN IN A ROW Dromore man Colin Shirlow has made it 10 years in a row by winning the World Oyster Eating Championship at the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival today .

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Life, Food, Food Festival,

Marine News

Kalmar's Super Gloria Sets world record at Lidhult, Sweden

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered the record books thanks to the remarkable heavy lift capabilities of its latest reachstacker, named Super Gloria. The reachstacker lifted a steel component weighing over 100 tonnes in front of an invited audience on Friday, 12 September 2014 at Kalmar's multi-assembly unit in Lidhult, Sweden.

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Post Register

Iona teen a Rubik's Cube pro

Spencer Stutzman of Iona holds two state records for solving a Skewb puzzle. The Skewb is a variation of a Rubik's Cube.

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