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  • 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 →
  • July 22, 2014
    Meet 27-year old New Zealander Lee Weir. Lee was just confirmed to hold the Guinness World Record for 'most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body'. He has 41 Homer tattoos, all in a single arm sleeve. Think how many he could have with dual sleeves! Plus... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile interactive panoramic shots of the collection HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized largest video game collection is currently up for auction on GameGavel. Bidding is just over $100,000 with five days remaining. The auction ... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    This is the R/C Bullet, a radio controlled car built by Nic Case, who just set the world record for fastest R/C car when it hit 188.87MPH. For reference, that is infinitely faster than I am running right now (I'm laying on the couch in the break room). There's a video of the ... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2013
    This is the 100,000-piece domino maze built by the Austrian Domino Art group and knocked down last Thursday on Guinness World Record Day. The maze beat the record for the largest domino tower built, with this almost 20-foot, 11,465 domino tower coming down at the end. That wa... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2013
    This is the 112-foot, 11.75-inch LEGO tower built by the students and teachers of the Red Clay School District in Delaware. It beat the previous record holder built in Prague last year by over six feet. Man, my school district never did anything fun but have an annual physica... / 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 →
  • 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 28, 2013
    So ex-green Power Ranger Jason David Frank (who is now a mixed martial artist who will punch your teeth out if you cross him) just set the world record for the most pine boards broken while skydiving, raising the bar from five to seven. Zordon must be so proud right now. Hi... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2012
    In 'terrifying if you have to work in it after it's constructed' news, China is planning on building the world's tallest building in only three months. The 220-story skyscraper, named Sky City, is being built by the same company (Broad Sustaining Building) that built this 30-s... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2010
    [Avoid writing '19 girls, 1 car' joke here] 19 Pakistani girls stuffed themselves into a Smart Car over the weekend with all the doors and windows closed for ten seconds ("NOBODY FART!") to beat a group of Australians' previous record of 18 girls. Honestly, I think you could'... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2010
    In 'those are definitely not the people I want to see naked riding a roller coaster' news, there was a new nude coastering record set over the weekend in Essex, England, during a fundraiser for breast cancer. Wow, just imagine all those penises and boobies (link NSFW) floppin'... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2010
    Seen here about to maul Dora the Explorer, Cornell University's Ranger robot recently beat the record for longest distance traveled on a single battery charge, walking 14.3 miles in 11 hours. That's 1.3MPH -- we're as good as dead. Run Forrest! Guided by students with a remo... / Continue →