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The World's Biggest Rainbow will be made up of colourful photos and birthday postcards and, as the name suggests, it aims to set a new world record.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chronicle Live

North East Skinny Dip at Druridge Bay returns for third year to raise charity cash

The North East Skinny Dip returns to Drurdige Bay for the third time next month to raise money for a mental health charity Brave souls will be shedding their clothes and dashing into the freezing sea at one of the region's most picturesque spots next month.


North Kitsap Herald

Pie purchase may set world record

Pending verification by Guinness World Record, Antoine and Tania Issa broke the world record for the most money spent on a single pie at auction Aug. 21. The Issa's purchased Renae Chrisman's pie for $5,000.


The News-Gazette

Updated: UI cancels new student convocation due to weather; world record attempt successful

New 5:55 p.m. Friday: Enough though rain caused the University of Illinois to cancel new student convocation Friday, there's still some good news to "spread" .


The Triangle

Geekadelphia hosts annual awards

Geekadelphia hosted the fourth annual Geek Awards at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Aug. 16. The sold-out awards show celebrated the Philadelphia geek community and its contributions toward building a better and more united city.


Related Topix: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, Paleontology

Plump pepper procures possible prize

Plump pepper procures possible prize Boone County red bell pepper weighs 10.5 ounces, more than the current world record.


Related Topix: Boone County, KY, Petersburg, KY


World Record 100ft Mountain Bike Backflip

I've been getting PR e-mails leading up to this flip attempt for at least two weeks, so I guess I should post it.


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Daily operation ends Sunday at Kings Island Daily operation at Kings Island ends Check out this story on As back-to-school signals the looming end of summer, so too will another summertime tradition come to an end.


Watch world's fastest time to make a king sized bed as hotel boss enters record books

A hotel manager has entered into the world record books after making a king size bed in an incredible 74 seconds.


Bromsgrove Standard

Rugby players attempt to break world record

A BRFC flag was taken to the summit of Mt Kilmanjaro by another group of fund-raisers as a morale boost ahead of the forthcoming rugby match.


Slate Magazine

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JANUARY 13: Contestant Ken Jennings competes against 'Watson' at a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine 'Jeopardy!' competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center on January 13, 2011 in Yorktown Heights, New York.


Related Topix: Yorktown Heights, NY

Bike Magazine

Video: Cam Zink successfully lands world-record backflip - Cam Zink...

Cam Zink successfully landed a 100-foot, 3-inch dirt-to-dirt backflip on a mountain bike last night, setting a world-record live in front of a national TV audience.


Related Topix: Moab, UT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Woman owns world's largest collection of Pokemon memorabilia

Fist-bumps, high-fives and laughter: Outrage as Obama hits the golf course and tees off just FOUR MINUTES after his speech condemning ISIS for executing American journalist James Foley A cure for the curse of the broken mobile: Will rumoured iPhone 6 screens made from SAPPHIRE save smartphones from scratches and cracks? Has she caught 'em all? ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga


Fantasia by Escriba sets world record with 8.5m chocolate fountain

Chocoholics can get a taste of the world's tallest chocolate fountain at confectionery theatrical production, FantasA a by EscribA .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate



This 10K race, run completely on beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast beaches, will start at 8:00 am at the Gulf State Park Cotton Bayou Beach Access in Orange Beach, and finish adjacent to the public beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama - the same route used in the 2013 race.


Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, Mobile, AL

McGill Reporter

What's in McGill's giant brownie?

As McGill's Executive Chef, Oliver De Volpi isn't usually fazed by a little heat in the kitchen.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Chocolate

Daily Herald

World's fastest clapper hails from Arlington Heights

He likes to clap, everywhere. In his car, his Arlington Heights home and even the secluded corners of his workplace: the public library.


Related Topix: Arlington Heights, IL, iPhone

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Race Day: Analyzing World Record Chases, Weather Nuisances At Pan Pacs

Editorial coverage for the Pan Pacific Championships is proudly sponsored by Master Spas ! For complete coverage of the Pan Pacific Championships, check out our event landing page .


Bridal Guide

Couple Shatters World Record After Getting Married 109 Times

Marriage vows don't have an expiration date but don't tell that to Lauren and David Blair.


Related Topix: Wedding, Drama Movies, Music!, Hendersonville, TN


Make casserole, eat lunch, set a Guinness record

Admission to Saturday's Guinness World Record Potluck Party and SurvivorFest in Clinton is a dish - casserole, side dish, salad, cake - sized to feed at least six people.


Related Topix: Clinton, AR, Life, Food, Pudding, Van Buren County, AR