Delaware Students Have Just Built World's Tallest Lego Tower

Tonight, after months of blood, sweat and tears a team of students from Wilmington, Delaware, broke the Guinness World Record and built the world's tallest Lego tower. For the students, this victory was personal. They struck a powerful blow to their Lego arch-rivals, previous record-holder, the city of Prague. » 8/19/13 10:07pm 8/19/13 10:07pm

Watching 275,000 Dominos Fall Is Mesmerizingly Addictive

It starts with one domino. It branches off into different lines. It ends with 272,297 dominos being toppled over. It sounds like a cross between a snake hissing and an annoying morning alarm. It's mesmerizing. It's hypnotic. It's 10 minutes long. It's worth watching over and over. It's world record breaking for dominos … » 7/16/13 7:30pm 7/16/13 7:30pm

This Bike Made from Kevlar and Fiberglass Might Be the Fastest Bike…

It doesn't even look like a bike but according to the wild mind of world-renowned cyclist Graeme Obree, it might be the fastest bike ever. Made from kevlar and fiberglass, the Beastie will be used at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge where Obree wants to break the world record of 82.8 mph. 83 miles per hour on… » 7/02/13 10:30pm 7/02/13 10:30pm

How a Coffee-Powered Car Crushed a World Landspeed Record

Car that runs on coffee? Check. Coffee-car that beats landspeed records? Not so check, until now. With this update to the original "Carpuccino," the Teesdale Conservation Volunteers have built a car that can hit 66.5mph running just on coffee beans, making it the fast gasification-powered car ever. » 9/26/11 1:49pm 9/26/11 1:49pm

World's Largest Cinema Screen Played Movie From Nokia N8 Phone

Nokia's rolling out the punches for their delayed N8 phone. After filming the world's smallest stop-motion video with it, they played a movie to 1,500 Swedes on the world's largest cinema screen—through its miniHDMI port. » 9/29/10 1:00pm 9/29/10 1:00pm

Matchbook-Sized Motor Sets 1 Million RPM Record

Researchers from ETH Zurich's Department of Power Electronics have developed a matchbook-sized motor that can spin faster than any other machine in the world—over 1,000,000 rpm. In order to keep it from falling apart at such high speeds, the researchers employed a titanium shell, ultra-thin copper wire for the windings … » 11/14/08 6:30pm 11/14/08 6:30pm

Netflix Looking For Contestants to Break Endurance Record For Movie…

In the big book of marketing gimmicks, you will find a whole chapter devoted to breaking world records » 9/15/08 6:10pm 9/15/08 6:10pm. Even if unsuccessful, they attract loads of attention while helping to suppress any . That having been said, Netflix is gearing up for the "Netflix Movie Watching World Championship" to be held in Times Square from…

The "Moaster" is the Highest Popping Toaster in the World

You know how sometimes your toast doesn't quite pop out of the toaster fully? And because your judgment is a little impaired that early in the morning, you decide to jam a fork in there to dig it out only to be electrocuted and rushed to the hospital? Sure, we have all been there. However, Freddie Yauner, the dude… » 6/23/08 3:20pm 6/23/08 3:20pm