The King Edward's film rather brilliantly deals with Hakamada's case by focusing on what the passage of 45 years "feels like", as captured by the anecdotes of teachers and pupils speaking about notable events in their lives during the years 1968-2012.
Remember when your mom demanded that you finish your food because children across the world were starving? She was right. More than 16 million kids i...
Those who strive for greatness can make their mark upon the world through intellectual breakthroughs, inspirational leadership, athletic prowess, remarkable good looks, or, in the case of Dinesh Upadhyaya, a really big mouth.
"Bedankt, for the Jenever!" I crowed, thanking our Viking River Cruise tour guide, Dewi. She had provided me with... well... perhaps just one too many...
Defying all odds, his left leg being nearly an inch shorter than his right and limping as he ran, Glenn Cunningham set all kinds of middle distance records in high school. At Kansas University he is remembered as being one of the university's all-time track greats.
Here are 10 world records held by Japan for the shortest, thinnest, fewest, daintiest, briefest and smallest.
Last February we wrote about what was then the most expensive single-drink Starbucks order ever: A $23.60 caffeine monster that the orderer described ...
In true Guinness World Records fashion however it would be wildly remiss of me not to include a few perhaps less well-known football-related factoids which we believe are just as noteworthy in honor of the special occasion.
After years of keeping his master work strictly among family and friends, the time had come to reveal it to the world. Mike Carmichael decided to build a pavilion to showcase the ever-growing globe and the accolades soon followed.
Each year, the folks at Guinness World Records celebrate the superlative with their annual book of world records. Cheapflights.com crafted our own list of the peerless with our top 10 record-setting travel destinations around world.
World War II veterans are dying at the rate of one every 90 seconds and Honor Flight is racing against the clock to honor them. Honor Flight flies veterans, at no cost to them, to Washington D.C. to see their war memorials.
Last year my kids joined First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House lawn to help National Geographic Kids break the record for jumping jacks. This year they'll be doing a 100-meter run to help break the Guinness World Record for the most people to run 100 meters in 24 hours.
In 1960, Don Walsh -- accompanied by fellow explorer Jacques Piccard -- became the first person to venture to the deepest part of the ocean, approximately 35,798 feet into the Mariana Trench located in the Western Pacific Ocean.
It's difficult to embrace the hype while wading in a sea of black.
"I discussed your desire to swim the Channel with the doctors on the tumor review board, and I'm sorry, but no one believes that you will be able to do it. The fatigue from the chemo will be too great." I looked at my husband and thought they don't know me.
Imagine exploring the most extreme places on Earth--living in a place so cold that you suffer from pounding headaches, constant nosebleeds and painful earaches. Imagine trekking through the driest desert, places that have not seen rain in centuries.