World Records

This Man Is Launching Himself in a Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Is Flat

What could possibly go wrong?<p>Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of Earth, a California man intends to launch …

Science

58 men cram onto motorcycle in India to break world record

The Indian Army said this week that 58 of its personnel had crammed onto a single, moving motorcycle in an attempt to break the world record.

Indian Army

World's Largest Collection of X-Men Memorabilia Will Put Yours to Shame

Guinness World Records has recognized Eric Jaskolka as the new record holder for the “Largest collection of X-Men memorabilia.” Jaskolka’s array of …

Comics

The World-Record Largest Corn Maze Is Still Easier to Navigate Than Most of San Francisco

In Dixon, California, a field of corn covering more than 60 acres attracts an army of autumnal visitors. Their intention? Molting their urban skins …

San Francisco Bay Area

58 people rode a single motorcycle trying to break a Guinness World Record

Riding a motorcycle can be fun, especially when you have 58 of your closest friends with you.<p>The Indian Army Service Corps motorcycle display team …

‘Mad’ Mike Hughes: Flat-Earther Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Over California Town

Sixty-one-year-old California man “Mad” Mike Hughes is, as described by various reports, a proud flat-earther and a self-taught rocket scientist. He …

Offbeat News

World’s biggest laser show sets new record in Las Vegas

ER Productions, from Dartford, have set a new Guinness World Record for the largest laser show in the world. The set up in Las Vegas included 314 lasers, 12 tonnes of equipment and 6.8 miles of cable.

Las Vegas

Norman the Scooter Dog on the mend after cancer treatment

Norman, a French sheepdog that can ride a scooter and bicycle like a human, has been able to get urgent cancer treatment thanks to donations from his fans.<p>by Scott Stump / Nov.20.2017 / 7:57 PM ET<p>Norman The Scooter HoundBarcroft Media/Getty Images<p>Norman the Scooter Dog, who has set Guinness World …

Cancer

PUBG now holds 7 Guinness World Records before its 1.0 launch

Most actively played video game on Steam – Recorded a peak of 1,984,278 concurrent players as of Oct. 10, 2017<p>Fastest time for a Steam Early Access …

Gaming

Watch a man put 459 straws in his mouth to beat a Guinness World Record

So many Guineess World Records are completely unique and outlandish. And this one is no different.<p>Manoj Kumar Maharana, hails from India and he just …

Cool Stuff

The world's smallest revolver

Precision, reliability and mechanical mastery are some of the common traits shared by gun manufacturers and watchmakers. The SwissMiniGun is what you …

European News

Police chief loses gun in library

Credits Source: Prescott Valley PoliceAlt Text Prescott Valley police chief Bryan Jarrell seeks public help to find lost gunAnd other stories from …

Wilfried Zaha

Game developed by Irish man secures seven Guinness World Records

An online multiplayer video game created by Irish man Brendan Greene has added to its industry success by securing seven world records, writes <b>Cillian</b> …

News (Ireland)

Peter Kay announces extra tour dates

Bolton comedian Peter Kay has announced further dates to his UK tour due to phenomenal public demand.<p>Tickets went on sale this morning and quickly …

British Humour

Local man gets confirmation of setting Scrabble world record

CHARLESTON -- It took more time than they expected, but Marty Gabriel of Charleston and Scott Garner of Memphis, Tenn., got official confirmation of …

Neuroscientist Proves What You Already Knew: Your Dog Really Does Love You

Dog owners, for years, have sworn that the allegiance and devotion of their pets was driven by love. Now they’ve got science to back it up.<p>An Emory …

Magnetism

An Italian Stylist Builds A Hair-Raising Automobile

“We shampoo it, we brush it, we trim it," she says of her car's locks.<p>An Italian hairstylist was driven to make what is perhaps the strangest car ever.<p>It’s certainly the hairiest. Even Guinness World Records says so.<p>Maria Lucia Mugno of Salerno spent more than 150 hours covering her Fiat 500 in …

Weird

YouTube star is aiming to break a world record of the time it takes to eat a jar of Nutella

A YOUTUBE star is aiming to break a world record to help raise money for Children in Need or face a forfeit.<p>Antonella Brollini, aka the Uncensored …

Manchester

Miller: UCLA’s Josh Rosen puts Old Man Sportswriter in his place

LOS ANGELES — I had no rooting interest in this football rivalry, no emotional investment whatsoever in something as emotional as USC-UCLA.<p>Just a …

Josh Rosen

Autism Treatment Center trying to break world record to raise awareness

A local group has a mission this weekend: Build the world’s biggest blanket. The reason why will warm your heart.<p>KENS 5 photojournalist Cliff Goyang …

Diana Ross on longevity and life off the stage

To swipe a line from one of her most famous tunes, ain’t no mountain high enough for Diana Ross.<p>The pop diva is nearly six decades into a career and has zero intention of slowing down. She recently issued “Diamond Diana,” a greatest hits collection offering a brief glimpse of her most essential …

Richard Pryor

13 Cool Thoughts You've Probably Never Had Before

After so many years on this planet you'd think every human thought there is has already been thought. But everytime I go on r/showerthoughts I'm …

Matched

Missouri woman takes on 'feisty' Lake Erie in Great Lakes paddling odyssey

Feisty.<p>That's how Traci Lynn Martin described Lake Erie in November as she tries to circumnavigate all five Great Lakes and hopefully break a world …

Lake Erie

Giant 231-pound sticker ball just broke a Guinness World Record

A Guinness World Record holder named Saul the Sticker Ball lives in Longmont, Colorado. It doesn't really live, though. It's a 231-pound giant ball …

Man balances pool cue on forehead for 63 minutes in world record attempt at Oak Brook Library

David Rush's 30th world record proved to be a real pain in the neck.<p>The Idaho resident, in town for a business conference, used the Oak Brook Public Library Wednesday in an attempt to set an official Guinness World Record by balancing a pool cue on his forehead for 1 hour, 3 minutes and 14 …

Peter Kay announces first UK tour in eight years – and here's how to get tickets!

PETER Kay is going on tour and fans can expect gags about everything from Twitter to Donald Trump.<p>The comedian, from Bolton, is returning to the …

Manchester

12 'first world problems' you only face in Dubai

Being a new expat in the stunning city of Dubai is something to get excited about!<p>But, after living here for a while, you begin to face things that …

Middle East

Top 10 wacky food and drink Guinness World Records

How big is the world's biggest glass of beer? How many bottles is it possible to open with one's feet in a minute? And where might you go if you want …

1,300 sq ft 'World of Warcraft' diorama featuring over 10,000 3D printed characters breaks Guinness World Record

Nov 15, 2017 | By Tess<p>Video game developer Blizzard Entertainment has been awarded a Guinness World Record for the largest video game diorama ever …

World of Warcraft

Fishing's Shortest and Longest World-Record Battles

“Fighting Time.” That’s one of the blanks on the International Game Fish Association’s record-application form that must be completed when submitting …

Fishing