This 26 Pound Gummy Bear Deserves More Than Just Its Own Music Video

It won't arrive in time for tomorrow's Thanksgiving dinner, but you'll be doing future Christmas party guests a great disservice if you don't have one of these 32,000 calorie giant gummy bear monstrosities at the table. » 11/23/11 5:40pm 11/23/11 5:40pm

How Chicago Purifies One Million Gallons of Water Every Minute

How do you slake the thirst of 5.5 million Chicagoans spread throughout the country's third largest city and 118 surrounding suburbs? You treat one billion gallons of water a day at the world's largest water treatment plant. » 9/23/11 11:30am 9/23/11 11:30am

The World's Largest Cider Press Is a Civil War Relic

During the Civil War, apple cider was a valuable commodity. Not just because it was delicious, but because it made for a handy alcoholic disinfectant. (You do know what medicine was like back then, right?) » 9/22/11 11:30am 9/22/11 11:30am

The World's Largest Gummy Worm Is Wrong On So Many Levels

It's 26 inches long. It has a 5 inch girth. It has a ribbed body, and weighs in at 3 lbs. It's the World's Largest Gummy Worm, and I feel dirty watching this guy try to eat it. » 10/23/10 12:20am 10/23/10 12:20am

World's Largest Lite Brite Has Over 300,000 Pegs, Is Real Effing Brite

Shoe-maker ASICS commissioned a gigantic Lite Brite in NYC in celebration of something or other (probably a shoe launch) this month that takes the Guinness World Record for largest Lite Brite painting. You know, those things you played with when you were six? At 300,000+ pieces and 11x15 feet, it demolishes the… » 10/23/08 7:40pm 10/23/08 7:40pm

World's Largest Hourglass Filled With Silver Balls and a Luxury Sedan…

For its 7 series Euro launch in Moscow, BMW constructed the monstrosity you see here and filled it with 180,000 silver balls that slowly revealed their new oligarch cruiser. Funny they should pick the city with probably the highest ominous-luxury-sedan-with-90%-window-tint concentration per capita on the continent. I… » 7/15/08 11:45am 7/15/08 11:45am

World's Largest Cellphone is a Day Late, Misses Joke Deadline

Mr Tan from Songyuan city, China, claims to have built the world's largest cellphone. The cellphone stands 3-ft high and weighs in at 48lbs and is 620 times bigger than his own, normal-sized cellphone, which he used as a model for the gigantic, pointless and generally fantastic handset. » 4/02/08 4:35am 4/02/08 4:35am

Sharp 108" LCD Screen Ain't Perfect

We were longingly gazing at the World's Largest LCD Display, Sharp's 108-inch Aquos 1080p flat-ish panel that's a custom-constructed mockup made specifically for CES. But we noticed a problem with the mighty behemoth: The big screen shows noticeable unevenly-lit streaks, giving the screen a mottled look in bright… » 1/08/07 3:59pm 1/08/07 3:59pm