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  • August 1, 2014
    I didn't even know micro dominoes were a real thing. They are though, apparently. And 80x smaller and 100x lighter than regular dominoes. How about that?! I could eat a million of them. This is the world record for the longest micro domino maze. It had to be set up with t... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2014
    In other record-setting speedrun news, this is a video of speed demon BubblesDelFuego beating Fallout 3 from beginning to end in 23-minutes, 55-seconds (using a good amount of existing wall-hacks). For reference, it took me about 72-hours. Of course I also got the Platinum tr... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    This is a point of view trip down the 17-story Verrückt slide at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn water park. It basically looks exactly how you'd expect -- like you're about to die. Also, I didn't know you rode the slide on a raft. I thought you rode it bare-assed. Well not BAR... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2014
    Marcel Fernandes, a 16-year old from Brazil has beaten the world's fastest texting record, typing the 25-word paragraph (seen on the screen above) in only 18.19 seconds, beating the previous record by 0.25 seconds. That's some intense competition! Just not one I'd watch on ES... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2014
    Note: Two-year time lapse video after the jump. Fourteen years after the last turdy drop dropped, the 87-year old pitch-drop experiment at the University of Queensland has seen its 9th drop, with 25,000 people tuning into the live webcam feed to watch it happen. Wow, these ar... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2014
    This is a video of LEGO robot CUBESTORMER 3 setting the world record for Rubik's Cube solving. It completes the cube in 3.253 seconds, two seconds faster than its father CUBESTORMER 2's previous record of 5.27 seconds. Of course there's also this robot that can solve any cube... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2014
    This is a video of Kevin Hayes setting the world record for solving six increasingly difficult Rubik's Cubes in six minutes, twenty three seconds. Hey, everybody needs a hobby. Starting with the 2x2 his times were: 2x2 - :05 3x3 - :09 4x4 - :36 5x5 - :57 6x6 - 1:45 7x7: 2:5... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2014
    A new world record for the longest man-made reverberating echo has destroyed the previous record holder by a staggering 97-seconds. For reference, that would be like confidently entering the world's largest penis competition and having yours hang to your knees, while the next ... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2014
    I actually just stumbled across this monster while doing research for rideable cats for my last post. I do research! Granted it never shows, but sometimes I will Google something if it tickles my fancy. And rideable cat mounts definitely tickle my fancy. You? You try tickl... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    This is the world's tallest waterslide being built at the Schlitterbahn park in Kansas City. When opened next summer, the Meg-a-Blaster will drop thrill-seeking bathing suit wetters 140-feet, reaching speeds over 62MPH. You know, I've been on these kinds of slides before. Th... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    This is a video of Ahmed "Iron Monkey" Kerigo performing a 4.5-foot flying push up. For a while there I didn't think he was going to make it. I know I wouldn't have. I would have gone face down, probably cracked some ribs, maybe lost a couple teeth. Definitely wouldn't have... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2013
    The Kerry Hotel in Shanghai created this million-ball ball pit by filling an 82-foot x 41-foot wide (25m x 13m) swimming pool with green and pink balls to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention (get those titties checked, ladies). I could spend all day Scrooge McDucking ... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2013
    This is a two and a half minute highlight reel of motivational speaker Joe Satler setting a new world word record for running a full 26.2-mile marathon backwards while juggling three balls. Joe complete the course in five hours, 51 minutes and 5 seconds. "I DREAMED AND I ACHI... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2013
    This is a video of Traddino, a 51-foot, 11-ton, walking, fire-breathing dragon robot that was just named the new Guinness World Record Holder for "world's largest walking robot". The winner before that? Who cares. All I know is it looks like that thing is about to crispy-fry... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2013
    This is a short video of French bicyclist François Gissy setting a new world record by hitting 263km/h (~163mph) on a hydrogen peroxide powered rocket bike. That seems dangerous. I've probably hit 25mph on my bike before and I felt like my face was going to melt off. Then I ... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2013
    Scientists analyzing a two-mile deep mine in Ontario, Canada have discovered what is currently the oldest water known to date, at 2.6-billion years old. "Pfft, that's nothing." METHUSELAH YOU STAY OUT OF THIS. The scientists analyzed water they found 2 miles (2.4 km) deep. T... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2013
    This is a video of 30 skiers (although I only counted 25) holding hands and doing a simultaneous backflip. Everybody lands it too. If I'd been participating I would have purposefully fallen and dragged everyone else down with me BECAUSE I'M A JERK. Just kidding, because I ca... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2013
    This is a video from reader Beau in his record-breaking attempt to customize the most expensive Starbucks coffee drink (previously it was this $26.30 one set by another reader. Also, why is this a Geekologie trend? I didn't sign up for this) . The 52-ounce (which, for the re... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is allegedly a video of Japan setting the Guinness World Record for the most mascots dancing at one time. As you can see, everybody's favorites showed up for the record-breaking attempt, including, uh, that McDonald's Hamburger headed dude's girlfriend, Pedobear on drugs ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Note: This is just a picture, and there's a video tour after the jump but the link to the actual interactive panorama is HERE. Photographer Gerald Donovan went and created a 360-degree panorama from atop the Burj Khalifa, the world's currently tallest building. No single pict... / Continue →