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World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 116

World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 116

AP  04. 6.2015
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Just days after becoming the world's oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver has died Monday in...
Lucille Ball Fans Say, 'Whaaaaaa' To Her Statue

Lucille Ball Fans Say, 'Whaaaaaa' To Her Statue

Newser.com  04. 6.2015
Even the staunchest Lucille Ball fan probably would not recognize the statue purportedly of the actress that resides in her hometown of...
Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who May Have Just Made Climbing History

Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who May Have Just Made Climbing History

Katie Sola  03.24.2015
And obviously she celebrated with ice cream.
RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Leif Becker, Karate World Record Holder

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Leif Becker, Karate World Record Holder

Ian Spanier  03.19.2015
Being able to do what you love these days, much less being able to connect it to a great cause, isn't easy. Karate master Becker, who...
Guinness World Records: Real Heroes

Guinness World Records: Real Heroes

Stuart Claxton  03.16.2015
These sorts of discussions -- what is the fastest, tallest, biggest, shortest -- must occur all the time in the 81,400 pubs across the...
54-Year-Old Sets World Record For Most Pull-Ups

54-Year-Old Sets World Record For Most Pull-Ups

Yagana Shah  03.13.2015
Most of us struggle to do even a few pull-ups, no matter our fitness level or age. But for 54-year-old Mark Jordan, a couple hundred or...
95-Year-Old Obliterates Running Record Like A Champ

95-Year-Old Obliterates Running Record Like A Champ

Ron Dicker  03.11.2015
He took up exercise in his 80s and just set a world record.
World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Says Turning 117 Is No Big Deal

World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Says Turning 117 Is No Big Deal

Yagana Shah  03. 4.2015
The oldest woman in the world, Japan's Misao Okawa, celebrated her birthday today (it's actually March 5), and though she's also one of...
Your New Bacon-Eating Champ Wolfs Down So Much Little Piggy

Your New Bacon-Eating Champ Wolfs Down So Much Little Piggy

Andy Campbell  02.22.2015
Your move, Ron Swanson. Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie, one of Major League Eating's top two eaters in the world, just set the bacon-eating record...
It's Hip To Have 8-Foot Hips

It's Hip To Have 8-Foot Hips

David Moye  02.18.2015
Huge hips may be the hot new body part, no ifs, ands or really big butts about it. That's the prediction of Claudia Floraunce, 40, an...
Utah Woman Has Caught 46 Bridal Bouquets

Utah Woman Has Caught 46 Bridal Bouquets

Newser.com  02.16.2015
A Utah woman says she has smashed the world record for catching bridal bouquets at weddings and now is seeking recognition for it. Salt...
Get Lost In The World's Biggest Labyrinth

Get Lost In The World's Biggest Labyrinth

Giacomo Talignani  01.24.2015
The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci (photo: Carlo Vannini) Bambù the terrier makes an excellent guide. He races around on all fours...
The Invention of Joggling, the Goofiest Sport in History

The Invention of Joggling, the Goofiest Sport in History

Kevin Bell  01.21.2015
Joggling is a unique challenge, even for talented athletes. As fatigue sets in, it becomes increasingly difficult not to drop the balls....
This Man Claims To Be The World's Most Traveled Person

This Man Claims To Be The World's Most Traveled Person

Emily Tess Katz  01.20.2015
You may think you've traveled a lot, but no one -- literally, no one -- has traveled as much by air as 74-year-old Fred Finn, at least...