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Guinness Records

This Man's Record-Setting Turban Weighs More Than A Child

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts

A neck is a narrow thing but that does not stop Avtar Singh Mauni from loading 100 pounds of turban onto his. A Sikh, in the city of Patiala, in the I...

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Weird News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles project laying the foundation for the tallest building west of the Mississippi broke the world record for the large...

Oldest Message In A Bottle Ever

Posted 08.30.2012 | World

When Scottish skipper Andrew Leaper hauled in his nets on April 12, little did he know that they carried more than the usual catch of monkfish and cod...

WATCH: Bizarre World Record Broken

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2012 | Weird News

The world record for human mattress dominoes has fallen for the second time in 2012. Guinness World Records announced that 1,001 volunteers in Chi...

FEELING SQUEEZED? World's Narrowest Street Could Lose Record

Posted 07.15.2012 | Weird News

The world's narrowest street could be seeing stop signs. Spreuerhofstrasse, a 12.2 inch-wide passageway between two houses in the German city of Re...

Wendy Enlists Kobayashi In Her Crusade To Save The Twinkie

Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

As a part of her campaign to save the Twinkie, Wendy Williams invited competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi onto "The Wendy Williams Show" (weekd...

Liveblogging the AP's 'World's Longest Christmas Log' Video

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.23.2012 | Home

Walk with us down the strange path of the AP video dedicated to the world's longest Christmas log, won't you? If you'd rather not read spoilers, you c...

What Is Guinness World Records?

Stuart Claxton | Posted 10.31.2011 | Weird News
Stuart Claxton

What is it about records and the people who break them that is so fascinating to people?

Children in Gaza Attempt Guinness Record By Bouncing Balls

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — The top U.N. aid official in Gaza says more than 7,000 children in the Palestinian territory have simultaneously dribbled ba...

Capital Gate Named World's Furthest Leaning Tower (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When it comes to leaning, Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa can no longer claim to going the furthest. That honor goes to the Capital Gate building in A...