Guinness World Records

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Name: Guinness World Records
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 7 reports

Nepalese attempts to set world`s largest human flag record

Kathmandu: In a bid to set a new world record, over 35,000 Nepalese on Saturday gathered at an open ground here to form the world's largest "human national flag".Around 35,000 people carrying placards assembled at Tundikhel ground as they made a huge ... [Published zeenews.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Nepalese try to break Guinness World Record of Largest Human Flag

Nepalese people get ready to be part of a human national flag of Nepal to try to break the Guinness World Record of World's Largest Human Flag in Kathmandu, Nepal, Aug. 23, 2014. The event aimed to gather 35,000 people to break the record of Pakistanis. ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Updated: UI cancels new student convocation due to weather; world record attempt successful

New 5:55 p.m. Friday:Enough though rain caused the University of Illinois to cancel new student convocation Friday, there's still some good news to "spread" (no pun intended).For the fourth year in a row, the UI has broken a Guinness World Record.  This ... [Published News Gazette - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Hold the Mustard! It's the World's Priciest Hot Dog

Seattle’s Tokyo Dog food truck has earned a Guinness World Record for most expensive hot dog. "The ingredients list for the footlong frank would make a Michelin-starred chef blush," Guinness noted. The Juuni Ban is $169 (plus tax), besting the previous ... [Published NBCNews.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Biker Cam Zink lands Guinness World Record backflip

Mountain biker Cam Zink is known for going big, but he went for Guinness World Record big live on TV. (NBC/ESPN) [embedded content]MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, Calif. (NBC/ESPN) — Mountain biker Cam Zink is known for going big, but he went for Guinness World Record ... [Published KXAN - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Guinness World Records & Festival of Media LatAm Announce Shortlist of Nominees for ‘Record-Breaking Brand’ Award

Industry called upon to vote for most cutting-edge campaignsNEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Guinness World Records, the global authority on record breakingachievement, in conjunction with C Squared’s Festival of Media LatAmAwards are announcing the shortlist ... [Published Business Wire - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Media Advisory - KINDER® Canada is attempting to Unwrap a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record title at the Canadian National Exhibition

Make history with KINDER® Canada as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® mark for the most people opening candy simultaneously on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at the Canadian National Exhibition.SOURCE Kinder CanadaImage with caption: "KINDER® ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Here Are the 11 Best Celebrity Cameos on The Simpsons

TIME Entertainment Television@jo_linOf more than 500 over 25 seasonsThe Simpsons still holds the Guinness World Record for having the most guest stars featured in a TV series, with more than 500 over 25 seasons. Take a look back at 11 of the best celebrity ... [Published Time - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

BBC News - Japanese man 'oldest in the world', aged 111

The world's oldest man has been named as Sakari Momoi, who is 111-years-old and living in Japan. Mr Momoi was born on 5 February 1903 and was recognised at an officially ceremony held by Guinness World Records.It means Japan is now home to the world's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Big Balls give Gala Bingo a Guinness World Record in aid of male cancer awareness

Gala Bingo , the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign (MCAC) and Coronation Street pooled their respective talents to organise a game of bingo with the largest set of bingo balls ever.The allusion to massive balls doesn’t need too much explanation, and attempts ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Wing walker Tom Lackey, 94, has no plans to retire

At 94-years-old, and having suffered a minor stroke, Tom Lackey is showing no signs of settling down to bingo and biscuits as he prepares to perform strapped to the wings of a bi-plane in Bournemouth next week. The multiple Guinness World Record holder ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Obese cat 4 pounds away from Guinness Record on diet

An obese cat in Dallas is only 4 pounds away from Guinness World Record, and was almost put down. Now Snooks the cat is on a diet. ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 21 2014]

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"Watching it brought tears to my eyes. I felt proud to be a Nepali. I believe we've set a new record" he said
"Bart's Bash is a great way of remembering a much loved man and this ambitious attempt at a new Guinness World Record will raise money for the Andrew Simpson Foundation that is helping inspire the next generation of young people through the sport of sailing in the UK and around the world. I'm sure the day will be a huge success, a fun experience and good luck to all those taking part."
"We specially imported 450kg of flowers from India for this attempt ahead of the Onam celebrations" said samajam president G K Nair
...Suarez said it seemed like a minute later when "Hopatcong police literally kicked my front door open and just took him." Read »

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Hundreds gather at St. Augustine Ripley's for I... [Published St Augustine Herald - 3 mins ago]
Students bid to enter in Guinness in Silambam a... [Published Business Standard India - 50 mins ago]
Nepalese attempts to set world`s largest human ... [Published zeenews.com - 1 hour ago]
Nepalese attempts to set world's largest human ... [Published Press Trust of India - 2 hours ago]
Nepalese attempts to set world’s largest human ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 2 hours ago]
Thousands of Nepalese gather in Kathmandu to fo... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 3 hours ago]
Nepalese try to break Guinness World Record of ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 3 hours ago]
Nepal chases 'human flag' record [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
Nepalese attempt world’s largest human flag r... [Published The Gulf Today - 5 hours ago]
Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag record [Published Asiaone - 5 hours ago]
Yeovil women pole dance to a Guiness World Record [Published Western Gazette - 5 hours ago]
Thousands conglomerate to from national flag [Published MyRepublica.com - 5 hours ago]
Bottle of Odka washed up on sea front found by ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - 7 hours ago]
Minister Backs 'Bart's Bash' [Published Wessex Fm - 7 hours ago]
Largest 3D floral design in Guinness record bid [Published Gulf Daily News - 8 hours ago]
University Housing breaks Guinness World Record... [Published Daily Illini - 14 hours ago]
to mark history in Guinness World Record | MinD... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 15 hours ago]
"It's Like the Mafia": How ISIS Funds Terror [Published NECN.com - 15 hours ago]
Updated: UI cancels new student convocation due... [Published News Gazette - 16 hours ago]
Pie purchase may set world record [Published North Kitsap Herald - 16 hours ago]
The Good Oil: The Future looks awesome [Published New Zealand Herald - 17 hours ago]
Into The Amazon: What To Do When Attacked By A ... [Published Gizmodo - 18 hours ago]
Hold the Mustard! It's the World's Priciest Hot... [Published NBCNews.com - 19 hours ago]
Sharjah charity box sets world record [Published Zawya.com - 19 hours ago]
World's most expensive hot dog is made in Seattle [Published Seattle Times - 22 hours ago]
Welcome to University [Published Noodls - 22 hours ago]
Incredible! Cam Zink breaks the world record fo... [Published Mail Online UK - 23 hours ago]
UI cancels new student convocation due to weather [Published News Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
Biker Cam Zink lands Guinness World Record back... [Published KXAN - Aug 22 2014]
One day with Peter FitzSimons is extreme enough... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 22 2014]
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Here Are the 11 Best Celebrity Cameos on The Si... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
The Simpsons still holds the Guinness World Record for having the most guest stars featured in a TV series, with more than 500 over 25 seasons. Take a look back at 11 of the best celebrity cameos on the show. ...
Guinness World Records & Festival of Media LatA... [Published Business Wire Communications News - Aug 21 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS & FESTIVAL OF MEDIA LATIN AMERICA ANNOUNCE SHORTLIST OF NOMINEES FOR ‘RECORD-BREAKING BRAND’ AWARDIndustry called upon to vote for most cutting-edge campaigns ...
Big Balls give Gala Bingo a Guinness World Reco... [Published HDTV UK - Aug 21 2014]
Gala Bingo , the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign (MCAC) and Coronation Street pooled their respective talents to organise a game of bingo with the largest set of bingo balls ever. The allusion to massive balls doesn’t need too much explanation, ...
Morning Must Reads: August 18 [Published TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
Ferguson Explodes Again Violence erupted once again in the troubled city of Ferguson, Mo., on Monday as multiple gunshots were fired, police launched dozens of tear gas canisters, a main thoroughfare became a battle zone and Gov. Jay Nixon deployed ...
Morning Must Reads: August 18 [Published Swampland - Aug 18 2014]
Ferguson Explodes Again More Morning Must Reads: August 15 Morning Must Reads: August 14 Don't Call It a RomCom! Maligned Genre Is Coming Back NBC News National Guard Sent to Restore 'Peace and Order' in Ferguson NBC News Suitcase Slaying Suspect ...
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San Diego County Credit Union takes back Guinne... [Published Financial Services - Aug 14 2014]
Photo Release -- Guinness World Records: Nine T... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 24 2014]
Comerica Bank Sets Second World Record in Three... [Published Financial Services - Apr 28 2014]
SG, LLC breaks a new Guinness World Record for ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 14 2014]
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