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  • September 25, 2015
    These are a bunch of photos of the longest glass-bottomed bridge, that just opened in China. It connects the two peaks of Stone Buddha Mountain and you will absolutely never see me crossing it. Because I'm a ninja. Just kidding, because I'm f***ing terrified of heights. ...... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2015
    This is a video of Kurt Steiner setting the world record for stone skipping, managing to skip a rock 88 times on a lake in Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest. That is impressive. I think my personal best is maybe 8 or 10, but I have the hand-eye coordination of a newbor... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    The Valravn roller coaster at Cedar Point amusement park in Ohio will break six world records (and help break four more for the park) when it opens to visitors next year. The new dive coaster (a roller coaster that has at least one free-falling 90-degree drop and pauses riders... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2015
    This is the 14-foot tall arcade cabinet built by Jason Camebris to bring back that feeling of being a kid and having to reach up to grab the controls. It runs a bunch of different arcade emulators as well as any Wii, Playstation, XBox or PC game, and looks like it takes quarte... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    Sven Hagemeier recently experienced the world's longest birthday, achieved by flying through six time zones to stretch his special day from the traditional 24 hours to a whopping 46. He did not receive any extra presents. Over the course of 46 hours, Sven flew from Auckland (... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    These are some renderings of the soon-to-be-built longest and tallest tube slide in the world. The slide, which will be built into the existing ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture in London's Olympic Park, will send riders through five spirals starting at a height of 80-meters (262-... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    This is a video of daredevil Gregg Godfrey setting a new world record for distance jumped in a semi truck with a solid 166-foot leap. He beat the old record by over 60 feet. That is impressive. I like when records get destroyed instead of just beat by a hair. Unfortunately ... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    This is a video of 19-year old Feliks Zemdegs setting the new world record for solving a 7x7 Rubik's Cube. His time? 2 minutes, 23.55 seconds. I don't even think I could pick up a Rubik's Cube that fast. Also, I like how they keep the Rubik's Cube hidden under a bucket befo... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2015
    This is Blosom, the world's tallest cow. Blosom stands 190-centemeters (a little over 6-feet two inches) from hoof to withers (the tallest part of the back, between the front shoulder blades). Blosom's caretaker Patty Meads-Hanson has had Blosom since the cow was 8-weeks old ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2015
    Remember that ultra-impressive GBC (great ball contraption) built by Kawaguchi Akiyuki. Well this is an even BIGGER one built by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman that contains 88 different ball moving modules. That is a lot of ways to move balls! I usually move mine by nonchalantl... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    Note: Video is super loud on account of screaming, keep your volume loooooow. This is a video of teenager Colin Burns setting the new world record for Rubik's Cube solving, completing the puzzle in 5.25 seconds and beating the previous record by 0.3 seconds. And, in case you ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    This is a video of the Guinness World Record stick bomb, consisting of 30,849 sticks exploding in 30 seconds. That is a lot of sticks. No wonder stick prices are through the roof right now, these people bought them all. Now what am I supposed to glue to the outside of an emp... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2014
    Cool, but I want to know more about your friend with the knight's helmet and moon boots on. This is a video of death wisher François Gissy breaking the world record for fastest speed you should definitely never travel on a bicycle, at 207MPH. For reference, that's about 190MP... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2014
    PROTIP: Make sure to turn the volume on in the lower right corner before complaining about how the burp was near-silent and you could do way better. This is a short Vine video from the Guinness Book of World Records featuring Paul Hunn belting out a 109.9 decibel burp (about t... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2014
    This is a video of the new Guinness World Record for largest firework (previously: these ones). The behemoth at 3:25 in the video measures 4-feet in diameter and weighs 465kg (~1,024-lbs). That's over half a ton, and definitely powerful enough to support the weight of a grown... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    This is a video of German waiter Oliver Struempfel carrying 27 one-liter mugs 40-meters to clench the world record for beer carrying. Impressive, but I once rolled a keg into a friend's house SINGLE-HANDED. Well, I used both hands, but I did it all by myself. That was a grea... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2014
    Now that's what I call *putting on cool guy sunglasses* using your head. Because who doesn't love smashing things with their head (it's how I open tuna cans), this is a video of Muhammed Rashid of Pakistan cracking 150 walnuts open with his dome in one minute. That is the wor... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2014
    After a whirlwind of bidding activity, a 9.0-graded copy of Action Comics #1 sold on eBay yesterday for a whopping $3.2-million, the most ever paid for a comic book (another copy sold in 2011 for $2.1-milllion). For reference, I typically buy comics in the $3 - $5 range and ca... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2014
    Seen here looking like he's about to pop like that guy in Big Trouble In Little China after he finds out his master Lo Pan was killed, strongman Benedikt 'Benni' Magnusson sets a new deadlift world record with 461kg (1016-lbs). That is a lot of weight. Not as much as I could ... / Continue →
  • 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 →