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Wacky World Record Is Made In The Shade

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | Weird News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at nigh...

LOOK: 852 Thai Children Set Human Christmas Tree Record

www.huffingtonpost.com | 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 ...

Cuba Whips Up Giant Daiquiri In World Record Bid

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 08.04.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Who says 9 a.m. is too early for a drink? Especially one that its makers believe will set a world record. Cuban mixologists whipped up a gi...

Grandmother Tests Limits In 100-Mile Swim From Cuba To Florida

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey powered through the Straits of Florida on Friday as she attempted a record 103-mile (166-kilometer) unassiste...

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...

Indian Woman Dances For 123 Hours To Set World Record

AP | ANNA MATHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOCHI, India — She practiced an Indian classical dance for 10 hours a day and ran for 28 miles (45 kilometers) to build her stamina. Then she da...

Man Stuffs Mouth With 16 Cockroaches In Record Bid

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LANSING, Mich. (AP)— A Michigan pet store employee got himself a mouthful of cockroaches – on purpose. The Lansing State Journal reported ...

Manuel Uribe Photos: Pictures Of World's Heaviest Man, Now 500 Pounds Lighter

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Manuel Uribe, who once weighed a half ton but has slimmed down to about 700 pounds, celebrates his 43rd birthday on Wednesday with a simple wish for t...