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2 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Michelle Obama

7 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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.

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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.

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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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NOLA.com

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.

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Billboard

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Denver Post

Physically challenged Colorado teen attempting world record plank time

Ury turned 16 Thursday, and while most kids turning her age clamor for a driver's license, she has set her sights on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest plank by a female.

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Related Topix: Colorado

Roll Call

Shunned Superheroes at Capitol Reflecting Pool

Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short .

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Related Topix: Washington DC

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

5 Year Old Minnesota Boy Breaks High Five Record

Hundreds turned out to help a Minnesota boy with a rare form of cancer break the world record for most high-fives in a minute.

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Daily Mail

World Record Holy Week carpet in Guatemala measures a whopping 6,600ft long

They are the colourful carpets used to coat the streets of Guatemala's cities during their iconic Easter Holy Week processions.

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Related Topix: Travel

Cotswold Journal

Former Chippy mayor prepares for South Pole with Everest trek

ON TOP OF THE WORLD: Jan Meek who is trekking to Everest Base Camp in preparation for an exhibition to the South Pole A FORMER mayor of Chipping Norton and triple Guinness World Record holder is on her way to Everest Basecamp in preparation for an amazing expedition to the South Pole.

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Related Topix: Top-of-the-World, AZ, Oxfordshire County, England

Daily Press & Argus

Thousands hop to it in quest for record

Spring came bounding in Thursday with what just might have been a record. Several thousand dancers tried to set a Guinness World Record for the bunny hop during a marshmallow drop and Easter egg hunt at Genoa Township Park.

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Related Topix: Michigan

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