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1 hr ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Daredevil takes the plunge and breaks new diving record

Will Goodman, formerly of Aycliffe Road, Borehamwood, descended to 290m in the Indonesian ocean for a staggering nine hours and 57 minutes.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

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DAVE Kates is attempting to set a world record - " for throwing the most punches in an hour.

Mr Kates, of Hill Road, Benfleet , is aiming to create the Guinness World Record - and raise cash for charity - by punching a bag 10,000 times in one hour.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Indian Express


White's label Third Man Records announced that the singer had set out for the history-making feat in honour of Record Store Day, reported Digital Spy.


WUSA-TV Washington

96,000 pounds of hot dogs recalled due to misbranding

JULY 04: A plate of Nathan's hot dogs are seen prior to the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Daily Mail

How does she eat hers? Meet the petite competitive eater who holds...

How does she eat hers? Meet the petite competitive eater who holds the world record for speed-eating Creme Eggs and can wolf down FIFTY in just six minutes Easter is the favourite time of year for this petite blonde who loves eating Cadbury Creme eggs so much that she can devour 50 in just six minutes and 15 seconds.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Las Vegas, NV


20 years later, PEZ Museum still a mecca

Nearly 20 years ago, Gary Doss set out to sell computers from his small Burlingame store.


Washington Times

Photo Gallery: In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

Some 237 costumed comic fans arrived at the Capitol reflecting pool on April 18, 2014, in a failed attempt to set a Guinness World Record for largest group of people dressed as comic book characters in one place.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Michelle Obama

Saudi Arabia Prepares to Buildthe World s Tallest Building

Construction on Saudi ArabiaA s Kingdom Tower, which will be one whopping, expense kilometer tall, is set to commence next week, according to local reports.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

D.C. Convention Center Hosts 'Awesome Con'

Comic book creators and celebrity guests will be at the convention center, which is hosting discussion panels, gaming tournaments, costume and trivia contests and activities.


CBC News

Electric cars get a boost in Quebec

Dozens of electric cars are on display and ready for people to test drive at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve today.


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Kenya's Leonard Patrick Komon misses course record but beats fellow countrymen to win 2014 Crescent City Classic

But after that, world record holder Leonard Patrick Komon commanded the 10K route through the French Quarter to City Park and beat defending champion Isiah Koech by 16 seconds.



Jack White Breaks Record for World's Fastest Studio-to...

At 10 a.m. CST on Record Store Day , White walked onto the stage in front of a small crowd in the Blue Room at Third Man's Nashville studio to record a limited edition 7-inch of the title track from his forthcoming album, "Lazaretto," due June 10 on Third Man Records/Columbia.


The Daily Breeze

Pasadena Bunny Museum open to public on Easter Sunday

The Bunny Museum located at 1933 Jefferson Drive in Pasadena has over 30,000 bunnies, Friday, April 18, 2014 and opened 2-7 P.M. on Easter Sunday.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA

The Raw Story

'Superhero' gathering at the Capitol fails to leap into Guinneess record book

They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the U.S. Capitol.


Related Topix: China, World News

World record broken for the environment

More than 2,000 young people gathered in the heart of Orchard Road on Saturday to commemorate Youth for the Environment Day.


Related Topix: Weather

This is Wiltshire

Cyclists from West Yatton aim to bust record

A father and his sons are gearing up to cycle 3,751 miles across Canada in less than 14 days.


Washington Times

Superheroes fail to break record on Capitol Hill

Awesome Con, a convention for comic book fans taking place this weekend in Washington , failed to break the Guinness World Record for largest group of people dressed as comic book characters in one place.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US National Parks, Washington Monument

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Free Republic

Saudi Arabia to begin building world’s tallest skyscraper

Saudi Arabia is scheduled to begin building the world's tallest tower next week, which will soar 1km in to the sky when completed.


City Paper

The Needle: D.C.'s Politically Unengaged

The Invisible Voters : All the absentee and provisional votes from the April 1 primary have been counted, and it's official: It had the lowest turnout of any mayoral primary since the beginning of home rule in 1974.


ABC News

World's Tallest Building Set for Construction in Saudi Arabia

Construction for the world's tallest skyscraper is set to start next week in Saudi Arabia, according to local media.