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Village Sets Jam Tart Record At A Sweet Alice In Wonderland Celebration

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.05.2015 | Good News

A Welsh village took a tumble down the rabbit hole last week, and returned with a delightfully sweet prize. Llandudno, a seaside town in northern ...

She Interviewed Her Way Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.09.2015 | Teen

Seventeen-year-old celebrity journalist Pavlina Osta is a marathoner, but not in the run-a-million-miles-and-get-sweaty way. Pavlina's an interview m...

Seven World Records Held in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.15.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Despite the high unemployment and taxes, Illinois is a pretty cool place to live. In fact, Illinois is home to 67 world record holders, including several of the "World's Largest" objects.

TV Commercials Just Got Worse

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV

A popular restaurant chain is giving us a new reason to hate commercials. Arby's, the fast food joint famous for its beefy sandwiches and cowboy h...

LOOK: 852 Thai Children Set Human Christmas Tree Record | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Christmas is not a holiday in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and its palm trees outnumber pines, but the country still set a world ...

Cheerleader Shatters World Record For Consecutive Backflips

Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

16-year-old Marie Klein backflipped her way into the record books back in September. The Walsh Jesuit High School cheerleader completed 40 consecu...

Inspiring Female Soldier Sets Guinness's Most Macabre World Record

Posted 09.23.2013 | Weird News

Early on Monday morning, 1st Lt. Ashley Sorensen of the 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainm...

LOOK: School District Builds Record-Breaking Lego Tower (!!!)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.21.2013 | Teen

Now that's a lot of Legos. Reddit user jut754 recently posted photos of a towering Lego structure at Delaware's John Dickinson High School with the...

Chicago Man Breaks Ferris Wheel World Record

Posted 05.19.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Ladies and gentlemen, he has done it! Clinton Shepherd has started a revolution — and he's seen several hundred more in the midst o...

Man Says He'll Shatter World Record With 48-Hour Ferris Wheel Ride

Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

Clinton Shepherd hopes he can shatter a world record by making his endeavor a very Chicago-centric affair. The 32-year-old South Sider wants to se...

Amazing Video Shows Samurai Warrior Cutting Pellet Flying 200 Miles Per Hour

Posted 12.28.2012 | Weird News

This truly needs to seen to be believed: A man who calls himself a modern-day samurai warrior has been videotaped slicing a speeding pellet in half wi...

Suburb Aims To Break Its Own Pumpkin Carving Record

Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago

Can Highwood carve more than 30,919 pumpkins this year? Town officials in this North Shore suburb aim to surpass the world record set last year, when ...

The Biggest Diaper Changing Party In The World?

Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

If you've never been to a giant diaper-changing party, this weekend is your big chance. At 5:30 pm GMT on Saturday -- just hours before Earth Day b...