Posts tagged "guinness world records"

Meet Alley The Record Holding Flying Cat

One of the new record holders set to appear in the 2015 edition of the “Guinness Book of Records” is Alley the flying cat, who jumps farther than any other…

Claire Hannum | September 17, 2014 - 6:30 pm

This Family’s House Is A Record-Breaking Winter Wonderland

This Australian home holds the Guinness World Record for the most Christmas lights on a residential property. The home’s owner took a week off to install the 502,165 lights on…

Claire Hannum | November 29, 2013 - 9:00 am

World’s Heaviest Woman Is Shedding The Pounds With The Sex Diet

Pauline Potter took the title of the Guinness Book World Record’s Fattest Woman at 728 pounds. She packed on the pounds after divorcing her husband Alex, binging on about 10,000…

Ami Angelowicz | July 11, 2012 - 12:20 pm

This Man Holds 121 Guinness World Records

I am obsessed with Guinness World Records. Someday, I aspire to set a record of my own. For those of you out there who are equally as compelled by them,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 21, 2011 - 12:00 pm

10 Really Bizarre Guinness World Records

Happy Guinness World Record Day! In honor of this special day, which makes otherwise rational people do ridiculous things to get their name in the (kinda) history books, we’ve rounded…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2010 - 12:59 pm

2 Dudes Break The World Record For Kissing

I’d like to extend a shout-out to Matt Daley and Bobby Canciello, two college dudes who set out to raise awareness for LGBTQ equal rights by breaking the Guinness World

Ami Angelowicz | September 20, 2010 - 2:50 pm

“Hellcats” To Set A Guinness World Record

For the past, oh, 20 years, I have wanted few things more than to set a Guinness World Record. Last year, I determined that the most likely way to do…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 3, 2010 - 6:15 pm

World’s Fattest Mother Wants To Become World’s Fattest Woman

Wouldn’t life be liberating if you never had to worry about what you ate for fear of packing on the pounds or destroying your health? For Donna Simpson of New…

Annika Harris | March 15, 2010 - 6:10 pm

5-Year-Old Body Builder: Kid Sensation Or Child Abuse?

Am I the only one who thinks there is something really wrong with a 5-year-old who has a six-pack? The kid you are looking at (to the left) is one…

Ami Angelowicz | October 28, 2009 - 5:40 pm

The World’s Oldest Woman Dies At 115 Years Old

The world’s oldest person, 115-year-old Gertrude Baines, died peacefully in her sleep Friday morning. The saucy senior citizen was born in 1894 and grew up in Georgia. Her father…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2009 - 11:50 am

Quick Pic: Chinese Couple Attempts To Break Wedding Gown Record

A Chinese bride wore what she’s hoping will break the Guinness World Record for longest wedding gown train. Guests spent more than three hours unfurling the 1.2 mile-long train complete…

Annika Harris | August 10, 2009 - 11:15 am

70-Year-Old Grandmother Has The World’s Smallest Waist

Cathie Jung’s obsession with everything Victorian led her to reduce her 26-inch waist to 15 inches, the circumference of a DVD, in the hopes of achieving the perfect hourglass figure.

Annika Harris | July 18, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Setting The World Record For The Most Simultaneous Skinny Dippers

Last month, after a bunch of students in Wales broke a world record for the most people dressed as Smurfs at one time, Kate T. challenged all us…

Ami Angelowicz | July 13, 2009 - 6:20 pm

The Guiness Book Of World Records Crowns The Strongest Vagina, Again

I’m sure your vagina is impressive, but can it lift 31 lbs? Russian mom, Tatiata Kozhevnikova, 42, was feelin’ a little loosey-goosey after giving birth. Instead of just doing kegels

Simcha | July 7, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Let’s Set A Frisky World Record

When I was kid, my dad (a stock broker at the time) had a client who either A) set a world record for pogo-sticking up the stairs of the Statue…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 15, 2009 - 2:30 pm