The World's Largest Lollipop Weighs 3.5 Tons

See's Candies celebrated National Lollipop Day (which is apparently a thing) on July 20th by unveiling its record-breaking confection—a 7,003-pound version of the company's signature Gourmet Lollipop—in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza. » 7/24/12 10:00pm 7/24/12 10:00pm

Behold the World's Largest Flashlight

Remember the bright as hell, flashlight royalty X21? Well now there's a version that's 13 feet tall, weighs 176 pounds, and shoots out a mind (and eye) blowing 100,000 lumens. And it just set a Guinness World Record. » 9/27/11 4:20pm 9/27/11 4:20pm

Of Course Russia Broke the World's Biggest Champagne Glass Record

Those Ruskis sure are a classy lot, aren't they? They've just gone and set a new Guinness Book of World Records record for the biggest-ever champagne glass. Measuring 1.5m high, it was filled with bubbly from 75 bottles. Hic! [EnglishRussia] » 8/08/11 6:20am 8/08/11 6:20am

US Marine Runs 26 Mile-Long Marathon Wearing Gas Mask

I'm sure you'll agree with me that a marathon is tough work as is, but while wearing a gas mask? Which reduces oxygen intake by 30 per cent? It's obvious Marine Sgt Jeremy Soles is tough as nails. » 11/12/10 9:40am 11/12/10 9:40am

Motorists, You've Got a Rodent of a Car to Look Out For

Forget trying to guess how many clowns can fit in this children's coin-operated-ride car, normally seen outside supermarkets—it's obvious just the one normal-sized man is capable of squeezing in, knees around ears. » 11/10/10 1:20pm 11/10/10 1:20pm

World's Smallest Stop-Motion Video Was Filmed With a Nokia N8 Phone

Filmed using nothing but a Nokia N8 with attached CellScope microscope, what you'll see here will blow your mind. The figurines were made using a 3D printer, and had to be hand-painted using a microscope due to their small stature. » 9/21/10 8:40am 9/21/10 8:40am

Latest Texting World Record Shaves 10 Seconds Off Previous Swype Record

Crazy texting app Swype has broken its previous record for the world's fastest texting, with a British woman texting the Guinness Book of World Record's tricky phrase in just 25.94 seconds on a Samsung Galaxy S phone. » 8/23/10 4:00am 8/23/10 4:00am

Imagine You and 10,000 of Your Closest Friends Beating the Human Domino…

10,267 Chinese participants did just that, sitting in a field till it was their turn to topple onto the person behind them. They smashed the old world record set in 2000 by a whole order of magnitude. » 8/14/10 2:40am 8/14/10 2:40am