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#Guinness World Records

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# guinness-world-records - Monday 22 August, 2016

Virtual Ford GT races into record books

Energy drinks and sweeties kept gamers at the wheel of a virtual race car to set new Guinness World Record.

# guinness-world-records - Monday 27 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

# guinness-world-records - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches

Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.

# guinness-world-records - Friday 13 May, 2016

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116

Susannah Jones was the very last American from the 1800s

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars

Prepare to be impressed.

# guinness-world-records - Friday 25 December, 2015

The world’s largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive

Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?

# guinness-world-records - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record

The most impressive feat by a dog on a skateboard you’ll see today…

# guinness-world-records - Monday 26 October, 2015

A lotta eatin’ – this is officially the longest baguette in the world

It would take a lot of chickens to make a fillet roll out of this boyo.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This girl’s tongue is so long she can actually lick her elbow Lap It Up

This girl’s tongue is so long she can actually lick her elbow

The impossible is possible. When you have a four-inch tongue.

# guinness-world-records - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson on his body D'oh!
From The Daily Edge Sherlock fans attempt world record for most people dressed as Holmes in one place The Game Is On

Sherlock fans attempt world record for most people dressed as Holmes in one place

The Sherlock star turned 38 yesterday – and Holmes fans found a brilliant way to celebrate.

# guinness-world-records - Sunday 29 June, 2014

What’s the longest you’ve ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The world’s largest gemstones are for sale…to ‘qualified buyers’

The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.

# guinness-world-records - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour All By Myselfie

YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour

How many selfies? A lot of selfies.

# guinness-world-records - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body Sticky Situation

Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body

So THAT’S where all the spoons have been disappearing to.

# guinness-world-records - Monday 4 November, 2013

Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library ‘most borrowed’ lists revealed

‘The Help’ is the only adult fiction work in the list of the ten most popular titles for 2012, which is otherwise dominated by the adventures of Jeff Kinney’s ‘Wimpy Kid’.

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

The world’s oldest woman has a 90-year-old son

At 114 years and 359 days old, Misao Okawa is the world’s oldest living woman.

# guinness-world-records - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The tallest woman in the world dies

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

World’s oldest person dies in US aged 116 116

World’s oldest person dies in US aged 116

Guinness World Records gave Besse Cooper the distinction of being the oldest living human in January 2011.

# guinness-world-records - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How’s this for parallel parking? Park It This post contains videos

VIDEO: How’s this for parallel parking?

Now THAT’S what we call a tight space.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman LIVE FOREVER

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman

Want to live forever, at least into your hundreds? Besse Cooper, who has turned 116 years old recently, gives some simple advice.

# guinness-world-records - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge World record attempt for most ‘nuns’ in one place Nunday

World record attempt for most ‘nuns’ in one place

1,400 people expected to don full nuns habits in Listowel, Kerry, today to raise funds for suicide prevention

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From The42 Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet No1 This post contains videos

Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet

Jolene Van Vugt got up to 46mph on the back of a jax in Sydney.

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Meet the 101-year-old paragliding grandma with a Guinness World Record Never Too Old

Meet the 101-year-old paragliding grandma with a Guinness World Record

Mary Hardison said she wanted to paraglide because her 75-year-old son began doing it as a hobby.

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Happy Leap Year: ‘Today is my uncle’s 21st. He’s 84.’ 29 February This post contains videos

Happy Leap Year: ‘Today is my uncle’s 21st. He’s 84.’

Ireland holds the record for most consecutive generations born on 29 February…

# guinness-world-records - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge World’s ‘strongest child’ does push-ups on glass bottles Eeek This post contains videos

World’s ‘strongest child’ does push-ups on glass bottles

Seriously – don’t even think about trying this at home.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

From The42 Guinness won’t let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books Trouble

Guinness won’t let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books

Fauja Singh completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon nine days ago, but Guinness World Records aren’t happy.

# guinness-world-records - Thursday 6 October, 2011

From The42 YouTube Top 10: because Joey’s (probably) okay Virals This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because Joey’s (probably) okay

Plus: Sonny Bill Williams whaling on a podgemeister, the accuracy of FIFA 12′s demo and a man with buttocks of steel!

# guinness-world-records - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From The42 WATCH: ‘Armless Archer’ breaks Guinness World Record Archery This post contains videos

WATCH: ‘Armless Archer’ breaks Guinness World Record

Matt Stutzman, who was born without arms, became the first archer, able-bodied or otherwise, to hit a target 230 yards away.

# guinness-world-records - Friday 16 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

From The Daily Edge 7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind Bizarro This post contains videos

7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind

…and some that will make you want to close your eyes.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: Emergency Department nurses in Limerick vote in favour of industrial action; former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army is jailed for war crimes; and we are left in no doubt about Madonna’s taste in blooms…

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Boy born with 34 fingers and toes

The young Indian boy holds the world record for the person born with most fingers and toes.

# guinness-world-records - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle

The Sunswift IVy clocks an average speed faster than any other solar vehicle… at a not-mind-melting 55mph.