Record Breaking

Just Some Record Breaking Comedy...

Samantha Baines | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

This week Eva App in association with Funny Women walked into the history books, setting the record for the most jokes told by women on social media in one hour and I got to host the event. Does this mean in one hundred years time people will talk about me in the same sentence as Isaac Newton and Florence Nightingale? Probably not, but it was a lovely first gig of 2016.

World Record-Breaking Athlete Croix Sather's View of What Real Men Should Be

Liberty Forrest | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Sport
Liberty Forrest

(This author with Croix Sather) The stereotype of men in Western culture is that they are insensitive, uncommunicative, and completely allergic to f...

This Year's Weirdest Guinness World Records

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

From the fastest tortoise to the most flesh tunnels in a face, the contenders for this year's Guinness World Records have been unveiled. The releas...

In A Matter Of Days, This 19-Year-Old Londoner Will Become The Youngest Person To Cycle Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Lewis Shaw | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

You might think your two weeks in Thailand were a life-changing experience, but there's one man out to prove that all gap years aren't created equal. ...

C'Mon Be Serious! You've No Chance...

Dominic Irvine | Posted 25.06.2016 | UK
Dominic Irvine

The business of performance It's not the greatest recipe for the composition of a team trying to break one of the oldest records in cycling - the tan...

Stephen Sutton's Friends And Family To Take Part In Charity Skydive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Friends and family of Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old who raised £5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust before passing away from cancer, are to hono...

Why, Oh Why Al Ain?

Haris Suleman | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK
Haris Suleman

We decided to extend our stay by one day in Cairo to be able to go to the Pyramids. The next morning we departed for Aswan, which was our departure airport for customs and we needed to buy enough Avgas (aviation gasoline) to cross the Arabian Desert on our way to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates, where we have some dear friends that we were staying with.

120,000 People Witnessed a 1.9 Second Record in USGP

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Time is of the essence in a sport that is measured in the one thousandth of a second and to change all four wheels in under two seconds is a terrific feat by anyone's measure. Teams practice pitstops regularly and in Austin you could catch some of those practice sessions during the pit walk on Thursday.

Two Nine-Year-Olds Set Wingwalk Record

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two nine-year-old schoolgirls have become the world's youngest formation wingwalkers. Reaching speeds of up to 100mph and flying only yards apart, ...

LOOK: 1,323lb Mako Shark Caught Off Southern California Could Be A Record Breaker

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Fishermen have reeled in a potentially record-breaking mako shark off the coast of Huntingdon Beach, southern California. The 1,323lb female is 11...

Wettest Summer For 100 Years

PA | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

This summer has been the wettest in England and Wales for 100 years, according to new figures. Data released by MeteoGroup, the weather division of...

The World's Oldest Dog, Pusuke, Dies In Japan At The Age Of 26 (Pictures)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Living to the grand ol' age of 26 years old, Pusuke has, as they say, had a very good innings. Working out at a whopping 125 years old in dog year...

World Record Fish And Chips

Zoomin TV | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK

A pub in Yorkshire made a fish & chips dish on Saturday, breaking the Guinness World Record. It took an hour to fry. In total it weighed 96 pounds....