World Records Newswire (Page 7)

World Records Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for World Records. (Page 7)

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  1. Review: 'Sunshine Superman' a wild look at BASE jumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Inside Bay Area

    "Sunshine Superman" plunges us headlong into the euphoria and fear of free falling off a cliff. A pulse-racing documentary about the late father of BASE jumping Carl Boenish, Marah Strauch's 100-minute film captures the joy of flight, as well as the crazy kind of genius it takes to turn a skyscraper or a cliff into a portal to adventure.

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  2. Man loses arm, legs in tram horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | NEWS.com.au

    A MAN has lost an arm and both legs in an horrific accident in which he was dragged screaming for help for more than 3kms by a tram. IN just undies, a beekeeper covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees weighing 109kg - withstanding 2000 stings - for a new Guinness World Record.

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  3. See Man's Body Covered With 1.1 Million BeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | ABC News

    Wearing only his underpants, Gao Bingguo set a new Guinness World Record after he covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees, collectively weighing 240 pounds. Bingguo was stung more than 2,000 times and his body temperature rose to a burning 140 degrees at one point.

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  4. Brad De Losa is Stihl our world champion woodchopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Competing as one of the top eight international lumberjacks at the Stihl Timbersports Champions Trophy event in Florence, Italy, earlier this month De Losa smashed the competition to emerge victorious. In the process he set a new world record, cutting up four tree trunks in less than 58 seconds in four disciplines: hot saw , single buck saw, standing block chop and underhand chop.

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  5. Six random times Jordan broke a Guinness world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Al Bawaba

    Jordan's Independence Day was marked with a quirky world record, and it wasn't the country's first. Jordan's Independence Day celebrations on Monday were marked with a world record - a giant Jordanian flag, made of 250,000 pieces of peace doves to create 1,032 square meters of the patriotic symbol.

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  6. Back to the Future! Real-Life Hoverboard Breaks RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | LiveScience

    Catalin Alexandru Duru soars over a lake in Quebec, Canada in this screenshot of the Guinness World Records YouTube video. Catalin Alexandru Duru, the inventor of the prototype hoverboard, traveled the length of two-and-a-half football fields to achieve the world record title before landing gently in the sparkling water of Quebec's Lake Ouareau.

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  7. Locals attempt to break Guiness tree planting recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Williams Lake Tribune

    A West Fraser Timber team of 39 people planted 4,588 spruce tree saplings during the Wednesday, May 20 attempt to break the world record of most trees planted in one hour organized by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. In an e-mail issued Thursday to participating teams, SFI communications manager Danny Karch said the 29 teams participating in the Guinness world record event successfully planted more than 200,000 trees in one hour.

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  8. 'Back to the Future Part II' in Real Life: A New Hoverboard World Record and Inside-Out JeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Movies.com

    We're almost midway through 2015, and we still don't have flying cars or dehydrated pizza. But fans of Back to the Future Part II shouldn't be too disappointed with the way this year has turned out.

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  9. Bolt wins 200m on European returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | BBC News

    Usain Bolt was an easy winner in his first race of the year in Europe, but failed to break 20 seconds in the 200m at the Golden Spike meet in Ostrava. In wet conditions, Jamaica's six-time Olympic gold medallist clocked 20.13 seconds - well outside his 19.19 world record - to beat American Isiah Young.

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  10. The Rock becomes King of Selfies with Guinness World RecordRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Zap2it.com

    The wrestler-turned-actor set a world record for most selfies in three minutes on the red carpet of the "San Andreas" London premiere on Friday . A Guinness official was on standby to make sure that all 105 selfies met the qualifications, which included both persons' full face and neck being visible and no blurring.

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  11. Syracuse University alumna, 92, aims to become oldest female marathon finisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Post-Standard

    Syracuse University alumna Harriette Line Thompson broke the record for the fastest marathon ever run by woman over age 90 in 2014. She's traveled the world as a classical pianist, performed at New York's famed Carnegie Hall three times, has five children and 10 grandchildren, and raised more than $100,000 for charity in the past 15 years.

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  12. Part of a World RecordRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Rainy River Record

    These students were part of a three school team that planted 2,000 trees in 29 minutes as part of a larger effort to set a Guinness World Record last Wednesday. -Ken Johnston photo

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  13. Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit OstravaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Yahoo!

    ... Jamaica, in April. Bolt, who has won six Olympic gold medals, eight world championship titles and smashed world records several times over, is aiming to build up his form in a bid to defend his golden treble at the world championships in Beijing in ...

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  14. Quadruple amputee suffers third setback in quest to 'feel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Daily Record

    CORINNE Hutton, the charity fundraiser and former business woman who had her hands and legs amputated after contracting pneumonia, has suffered a third setback in her quest to receive the UK's first double hand transplant. QUADRUPLE amputee Corinne Hutton was just hours away from receiving the UK's first double hand transplant - only to suffer the heartache of missing out for a third time.

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  15. Montrealer sets world record for furthest distance travelled by hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CTV

    He hovered at heights of up to five metres in the flight last August. The Guinness authorities verified the video and certified as a record Friday.

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  16. Beekeeper in China covered with record-breaking 240 pounds of beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | UPI

    Gao Bingguo, of Tai'an City, in the eastern province of Shandong, began the challenge early Monday, Sky News reported . The 55-year-old veteran beekeeper has cultivated bees for more than 30 years, and was stung multiple times before breaking the world record.

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  17. Peconic Bay Power Squadron observes Safe Boating WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Shelter Island Reporter

    GLEN SHERMAN PHOTO Members of the Peconic Bay Power Squadron demonstrated the use of inflatable life jackets as part of this month's observance of National Safe Boating Week. The Peconic Bay Power Squadron kicked off its National Safe Boating Week at Strong's Marine in Mattituck with a "Ready, Set, Wear It" campaign to encourage use of lifejackets.

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  18. Canadian man sets world record by flying hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | New York Daily News

    A Canadian man set a Guinness World Record by traveling 905 feet in the air with a hoverboard.

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  19. Buckle up, track fans, it's going to be a wild and crazy week: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | OregonLive.com

    France's Renaud Lavillenie, world record-holder in the pole vault, is scheduled to be one of the elite athletes who will meet fans on Wednesday afternoon in Pioneer Courthouse Square. -- Things get underway at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Pioneer Courthouse Square, where 15 elite athletes are scheduled for a meet-and-greet with fans to promote the 2016 World Indoor Championships.

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  20. Amanda Holden is compared to plastic surgery 'Cat Woman' Jocelyn WildensteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Mail

    Amanda Holden is compared to plastic surgery 'Cat Woman' Jocelyn Wildenstein by Britain's Got More Talent host Stephen Mulhern It was an action-packed semi-final of Britain's Got Talent on Monday night, but the drama did not stop once the main show was over. Host Amanda Holden drenched Britain's Got More Talent presenter Stephen Mulhern after he made a joke about her Botox, comparing her to Jocelyn Wildenstein, the socialite who earned the nickname 'Cat Woman' due to her extensive plastic surgeries.

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