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Eight hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds later, when he finally unclenched his thighs and stretched his arms out, Hood had broken the Guinness world record for the abdominal plank. The record-breaking feat, which Guinness officially announced last week, caps nearly a decade of planking for the former Marine and Drug Enforcement Administration officer, who …

Michael Eleftheriades is a 17-year old student from Cyprus who aims to break a Guinness World Record for solving the Rubik’s cube while being upside down in the fastest time. Eleftheriades has managed to win 40 national records so far in his four-year engagement with this mental sport. He recently solved the Rubik’s cube while …

Courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway More Headlines MAUSTON, Wis. – When the CP Holiday Train stops in Mauston Dec. 4, the city’s citizens and visitors will break into song to try to break the Guinness World Record for the most people caroling. According to a release, the train stops in Mauston …

Have you ever wanted to try and break a Guinness World Record dressed as fruit or vegetable? Well, now you can.  People are planning to give Japan a run for its world record glory by dressing up as fruits and vegetables at Wellington’s Round the Bays next year  The record is currently held by the Aisaina World …

First World Hotel in Malaysia is the world’s largest First World Hotel World records are being broken every year, and with the demand from travelers for more outrageous experiences and destinations, developers are angling to create the best of the best. Territories like China and Dubai are leading the pack with the most record winning …

A Texas longhorn? Now that’s an understatement. Indeed, a Lone Star longhorn has broken the Guinness World Record for having the longest horn spread on a steer. The record-breaking horns — they have a 10-foot-7 span — belong to Poncho Via, a 7-year-old specimen who actually lives in Alabama. Poncho was named after a Pancho Villa, an early …

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96, his son confirmed. The film legend, who directed the 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet and Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s The Taming of the Shrew, had a career spanning six decades. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his father had died at home, adding he “had suffered …