Just when you thought that the fidget spinner fad had gone the way of the dodo bird, hoverboards, and 3D TVs, a Japanese company, MinebeaMitsumi Inc., known for manufacturing electronic components, and Mitsubishi, used 50 engineers to design and build a near-flawless fidget spinner over a six-month period that…
It’s the law of the universe that if you’re able to blow out all the candles on your birthday cake in one breath, whatever you wish for will come true. So why would you ever try to celebrate your 85th birthday by putting 72,585 lit candles on your cake? The fire department would have a hard time putting out that…
The K’NEX Big Ball Factory was so loved by fans of the building toy that the company decided to bring it back last year, 20 years after it first hit toy stores. But with just over 3,000 pieces going into its construction, it doesn’t even begin to come close to Austin Granger’s record-setting K’NEX creation.
When flying you probably do all you can to avoid checking a suitcase full of your belongings. So why allow baggage handlers to toss an expensive stroller around? The gb Pockit, confirmed by Guinness to be the world’s most compact stroller when folded, can actually fit under an airplane seat, or be squeezed into a…
Most record-setting domino layouts are designed to topple one-by-one in a procession that can can take almost a quarter of an hour to complete—but not this one. Sixteen stress-enthusiasts from Germany's Sinners Domino Entertainment created the world's largest domino circle bomb with 54,321 pieces that succumbed to…
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.
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.
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]
This National Geographic honey badger video, with a hilarious voiceover from "Randall," went viral a few months ago. Seriously, though, why can the honey badger wake up from a cobra bite and be on his merry way? And why can it get stung repeatedly by a swarm of bees and "not give a shit?"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.