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New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

Peter Mandel  04.25.2016
The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like...
This Is The Oldest Message In A Bottle Ever Found

This Is The Oldest Message In A Bottle Ever Found

Dominique Mosbergen  04.20.2016
Marianne Winkler was on vacation on the German island of Amrum last April when she stumbled upon an old message in a bottle that had washed...
104-Year-Old Great-Granddad Becomes Oldest Person To Get A Tattoo

104-Year-Old Great-Granddad Becomes Oldest Person To Get A Tattoo

Yagana Shah  04. 7.2016
At 104, we imagine there's not a lot you haven't seen or done. Perhaps that's why centenarian Jack Reynolds decided to celebrate his birthday...
Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson Aims to Be the First Transgender Woman to Sail Around the World in 2017

Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson Aims to Be the First Transgender Woman to Sail Around the World in 2017

Charlize Veritas  04. 6.2016
Meet Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson. A transgender woman hailing from Detroit, MI who aims to sail around the world solo, non-stop, unaided...
The World's Longest FLOATING Bridge Opens In Seattle

The World's Longest FLOATING Bridge Opens In Seattle

Atlas Obscura  04. 5.2016
This past weekend, Seattle replaced one superlative piece of infrastructure with another. Sitting atop Lake Washington, the new State Route...
Daredevil In A Wheelchair Defies Gravity And Puts Your Rollerblade Skills To Shame

Daredevil In A Wheelchair Defies Gravity And Puts Your Rollerblade Skills To Shame

Chantelle DMello  04. 1.2016
Aaron Fotheringham may need to use a wheelchair, but he hasn't let that stop him from being a backflipping badass. The 24-year-old...

Got hope? Join Us As We Set a World Record

Holly Duckworth  03.16.2016
Many of us on this planet have forgotten what hope is, some never had it, and others want it back. Join citizens of the world as we demand...
Holocaust Survivor Is New World's Oldest Man

Holocaust Survivor Is New World's Oldest Man

David Moye  03.11.2016
For Israel Kristal, getting into the Guinness World Records was just a matter of time -- 112 years and 178 days to be exact. Kristal,...
Is This The World's Loudest Burp? This Australian Man Thinks So

Is This The World's Loudest Burp? This Australian Man Thinks So

Nina Golgowski  02.25.2016
An Australian man believes he has unofficially dethroned the world record holder for the loudest burp. Neville Sharp of Humpty...
Watch As A Robot Solves A Rubik's Cube In Just 1.019 Seconds

Watch As A Robot Solves A Rubik's Cube In Just 1.019 Seconds

Ed Mazza  01.25.2016
Blink and you'll miss it. Two inventors have created a robot that's so good at solving the Rubik's Cube that it can do the...
World's Oldest Man Dies Aged 112 In Japan

World's Oldest Man Dies Aged 112 In Japan

Associated Press  01.19.2016
TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest man, a Japanese who died at the age of 112, said his secret to a long life was not to smoke, drink...
You Can't Hold A Candle To This World Champion Farter

You Can't Hold A Candle To This World Champion Farter

David Moye  01.12.2016
A 28-year-old Filipino man has a world record no one can pooh-pooh: Most candles extinguished by farting. Ronald Cabañas,...
WATCH: Swarm Of Drones Dance To Beethoven's 5th In The Night Sky

WATCH: Swarm Of Drones Dance To Beethoven's 5th In The Night Sky

Lee Moran  01.11.2016
A swarm of drones dance across the night sky as an orchestra plays Beethoven's dramatic "Fifth Symphony." It may sound like the...