Category: Record

Mar 31 2014

I Foresee Broken Ankles: 188 mph RC Car

Remote Control Car enthusiast Nic Case has spent the last couple years working on RC cars that can do more than annoy the cat and trip the neighbors. He’s working up to a car that can go 200 mph. For the record that’s about 4 times faster than my first real car could go. In …

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Mar 17 2014

That’s Using Your Head: Breaking Walnuts with Head World Record

Two world record posts in one day. now you know how to impress me. This is Pakastani martial artist Mohammad Rashid. At the recent Punjab Youth Festival in Lahore, Pakistan, Rashid decided it was time that the old record for the most walnuts crushed with one’s head in a minute fell. What that old record …

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Mar 17 2014

It’s a New Record: LEGO Rubik’s Cube Solver Robot

The entirely of a new world record in one GIF. Watch and be amazed over and over again. Cubestormer 3 is a robot with just one job—to solve a scrambled Rubik’s Cube as swiftly as possible. Today, at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK, it did the task in an astounding 3.253 seconds, faster …

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Mar 12 2014

Every Man’s Dream: 55 Green Lights in a Row

Every morning on my drive to work I pass through four groups of street lights operated by six different local transportation departments. So there is no chance that I would ever make it to work without having to stop at least couple of times. Especially for that one light out by the airport that has …

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Jan 24 2014

Still Looks Questionable: Video of Worlds Tallest Waterslide

You’ve probably already heard about the new World’s Tallest Waterslide that is opening at the Kansas City Schlitterbahn this Memorial Day. But now there’s a, kind of cryptic, video. It’s one of those videos show with a remote control quadro-copter so you don’t get to see them throwing crash test dummies down the slide or …

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Dec 30 2013

For the Glory: Worlds Stickiest Man

Georgian kick-boxing coach Etibar Elchyev proved again that he is the worlds stickiest man. Dubbed “the magnet man,” a nickname I’m pretty sure he gave himself, Elchyev just set a new world record by sticking 53 spoons to himself around his neck and chest. This breaks his old record of 50 spoons back when he …

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Nov 20 2013

Scary Strong: New World Record for Hair Pulling

This time it’s not just the hair-pulling cat fights that we all enjoy watching. It’s Polish Circus of Horrors performer Anastasia IV. She’s pulling a 2.5 tonne hearse with her hair. That converts to 5511.56 pounds for those of us in the US who can’t convert a tonne to a ton and then to a …

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Nov 19 2013

I’m Impressed: Worlds Longest Wood Sculpture

What is the longest wooden sculpture you’ve ever seen? Maybe a totem pole, if you count tall the same as long. I tripped and fell so it looks long from down here. Well, here’s the current worlds longest continuous wood sculpture. Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui recently unveiled this exceptionally large wooden sculpture that measures some …

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Nov 14 2013

Ashrita Furman gets a Documentary

If you’ve never heard of Ashrita Furman then you’re lying to yourself. You’ve heard of him many times you just didn’t realize it was the same guy each time. Ashrita Furman is a record breaker. It’s basically just what it sounds like. He breaks world records. One record he keeps breaking over and over is …

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Oct 21 2013

It’s So Fluffy I’m gonna Die: World’s Fluffiest Bunny

When you think of fluffy stuff your mind automatically shows you images of a couple of things; sheep, cotton candy, the foliage of a Truffula tree, unicorns, the inside of a new sweater before you spill diesel on yourself and have to wash it after refusing to do so for eight months. But, do you …

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