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  1. Christmas sweater world record attempt unravelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | CBC News

    The Fredericton Community Kitchen's efforts to break the world record for the largest gathering of people wearing Christmas sweaters fell short Saturday afternoon. With 541 people at the Capital Exhibit Centre, the Community Kitchen came close to the official record, which stands at 639 - but the attempt was far off a group in Dublin that is said to have broken that record recently with a crowd of 1,297 .

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  2. Paul's fresh bid to win back Lego stacking recordRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | West Sussex Today

    ... things in my life and this was one of them." The 30-year-old broke the record at an event held by Guinness World Records at the annual Lego convention 'Brick', in London, back in November. The competition ran throughout convention with competitors ...

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  3. Go ape team monkey around in the Big Banana RelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daily Echo

    MONKEY BUSINESS: The Go Ape team ahead of their efforts in the Big Banana Relay which raised A 60,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Go Ape branches across the UK have been taking part in a Big Banana Relay, including a team from Itchen Valley Country Park in Southampton who also broke a world record.

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  4. All 82 drag queens after the finale number Friday night at the Trocadero. | Photo by Alexander JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Phillymag.com

    Eighty-two drag performers in enough wigs, lashes and fake boobs to circle the globe eight times gathered at the Trocadero last night to break the Guinness World Record for Largest Drag Queen Show . And they did it! The current record stands at 55 , which was achieved this July at Axis Nightclub in Columbus, Ohio.

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  5. Age no barrier to lifting heavy objectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    Bruce Park was 70 when he picked up a barbell for the first time. The weight wasn't so impressive, he says, but it was actually quite a feat he lifted anything at all.

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  6. Dubai breaks world record for longest graffiti wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... piece of art to celebrate the UAE's 43rd National Day. Dubai is a city that holds an eclectic array of world records, such as the largest fireworks display, the tallest skyscraper and the most luxurious hotel. And now it has also set the record for ...

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  7. SPOTY: Staffordshire called on to support Adam PeatyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    RESIDENTS are being called on to show their support for Staffordshire by voting for swimmer Adam Peaty at the BBC Sports Personality of the year awards tomorrow night. The record-breaking Uttoxeter sportsman has been shortlisted alongside the likes of formula one star Lewis Hamilton and golfer Rory McIlroy for the prestigious title.

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  8. Russian skiers attempt to set record for largest group paraglide in SheregeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Mail on Sunday

    Why undercover cop really pulled his gun on anti-police protesters: Gang of 50 turned on officer and attacked his partner, dramatic new photographs reveal New York police union tells Mayor Blasio he is BANNED from funerals of cops killed on duty - after he told officers they had to change in the wake of Garner chokehold death Korean flight attendant reveals how he was ordered to kneel and apologize to ranting 'nut-rage' exec as she turned plane around at JFK Police admit they have NO idea who burned Mississippi teen Jessica Chambers alive as tearful friends gather to remember her at funeral Her happy ever after! Inspirational Lauren Scruggs marries E! presenter three years after propeller accident claimed her eye and arm as groom says: 'She's changed my life' 'They ate through the ceilings and pooped on the keyboards': Rats are 'taking over' Vogue's new World Trade Center office and Anna ... (more)

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  9. Massive Nativity Scene Reportedly Breaks World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Switched

    A full 1,039 people, as well as a camel and several sheep, took part in a massive nativity scene filmed in Provo, Utah on Dec. 1 that reportedly broke the Guinness World Record . The idea for the project came from Christian media group The Radiant Foundation , a sub-brand of the Deseret Management Corporation, which hoped to offer a holiday message that would "show the importance of Christ during Christmas," according to Radiant's digital strategist John Dye.

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  10. Haters Gonna Hate, But Taylor Swift Has Broken Some Major Records A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | VH1

    ... honors Taylor has racked up and find out what advice she passed on to one of her many besties , The Guinness World Records honors Taylor with the "Most Simultaneous U.S. Hot 100 Hits by a Female Artist" title after 11 of her tracks stayed in the Hot ...

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  11. Kenzie sets new world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Mercury

    Deon Kenzie sits in second place behind Dejen Gebreselasie soon after the start of yesterday's 1500m. Picture: ANITA WELSH TASMANIA has a new world record holder after para-athlete Deon Kenzie posted the fastest T38 1500 metre time in history at yesterday's interclub meet.

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  12. PHOTOS: Elf-A-Palooza 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WALA

    The City of Mobile fell short in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for having the most elves in one place.

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  13. elfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WALA

    The City of Mobile fell short in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for having the most elves in one place. Over 1,200 elves filled Bienville Square in downtown Mobile for Elf-A-Palooza on Friday night.

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  14. 2. LDS musicians, Mormon Tabernacle Choir ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KSL-TV

    A group of well-known musicians from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently collaborated to create a new song, and fans can download the track for free. "Angels From The Realms of Glory," which can be downloaded on The Mormon Channel's Facebook page , was originally recorded in connection with a world record-breaking live nativity Dec. 1, and the music video was released Friday.

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  15. 'Elfapalooza' event in downtown Mobile misses Guinness World Record but promises another...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Alabama Live

    Hey, we didn't get the overall record, but we beat the one that was tops when we planned the whole shebang. That was the word from the organizers of "Elfapalooza" in Bienville Square on Friday night, after it was announced that although they had brought together an unofficial number of 1,202 elves, the record of 1,762 was safe.

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  16. POWERLIFTING: Fit again Fricker back to full forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | This is Wiltshire

    TROWBRIDGE powerlifter Rich Fricker says that he's received a major confidence boost ahead of the New Year after his show-stopping return from injury. The 53-year-old factory worker had been sidelined for months after a cut sustained in the workplace became infected, preventing him from training or competing.

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  17. Christmas Trees Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Wall Street Journal

    The lighting of the floating Christmas tree at Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 29. Fernando Maia/Zuma Press The 97-foot-high Christmas tree at the entrance to Byblos, Lebanon, north of Beirut, shown on Nov. 25. The tree is covered with 2,500 gold-colored iron leaves. Wael Hamzeh/European Pressphoto Agency An aerial view taken Nov. 27 of a Christmas tree in Sydney, Australia, made entirely of Legos.

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  18. Gameday Tip for 'Hawks Ticket Holders: Noise Up the HUDDLERead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Field Gulls

    I've been a Seahawks fan for thirty years. I lived in Los Angeles for forty years and never really felt a connection with either the Rams or Raiders .

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  19. David Archuleta Sings With Peter Hollens, The Piano Guys And The Tabernacle ChoirRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Disney News and Disney Star News

    On Thursday, December 11th, on the Mormon Channel Facebook page they released a free copy of "Angels From the Realm of Glory," which features David Archuleta Peter Hollens, The Piano Guys and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir! The song was recorded in conjunction with a record-breaking live Nativity event that took place on December 1st in Provo, Utah. Out in the desert in Provo, Utah there were over 1,000 people dressed up as wise men, angels, along with a camel, a donkey and a sheep all trying to set a new Guinness record for the largest live nativity scene.

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  20. Real Madrid cannot take the Club World Cup as a joke! warns Cesar Luis MenottiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Mail

    Real Madrid have been warned to not expect an easy ride when they compete in this month's Club World Cup, by 1978 World Cup-winning Argentina coach Cesar Luis Menotti. The Spanish giants are the heavy tournament favourites, with the Champions League holders currently on a 19-game winning streak in all competitions.

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