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Mo the dog's huge tongue wins world record
Mo the dog's 18.58 cm-long lolling tongue is something to behold.
Around the world in 79 days: British cyclist smashes world record
It took less than 80 days but it can only be described as a feat of epic proportions. British endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has broken the world
World's longest zip line to open in the UAE
The UAE has an ambitious plan to become the adventure hub of the Middle East and break a new Guinness World Record.
Britain versus America: Who has the oldest skydiver?
A transatlantic tussle is underway involving two men aged over 100 - to determine who is the world record holder
Sky-high dining Brazilian style
There's a new spin on the traditional summer barbecue after a group of Brazilians took a national pastime to dizzying heights and tried to bag a new world record into the bargain.
Oldest female astronaut breaks another space record
Another record has been set in space – the most spacewalks carried out by a female astronaut.
Bosnian taekwondo champion sets record for crushing blocks with his head
Kerim Ahmetspahic, a 16-year-old taekwondo champion, set a new Guinness World Record in Bosnia for crushing 111 building blocks with his head in only 35 seconds.
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Taekwondo champion smashes 111 blocks with his head
Kerim Ahmetspahic, a 16-year-old, taekwondo martial artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Saturday (March 25) attempted the athletic, and rather painful-looking, task of smashing 111 building blocks
Neil Fingleton: Game of Thrones actor and 'UK’s tallest man' dies aged 36
Neil Fingleton, an actor, former professional basketball player and title-holder of ‘UK’s tallest man’ has died, reportedly of heart failure, at age 36.
Stonkin' dunkin' as Sheffield Simon dips biscuit from on high
Simon the bungee biscuit dunker
World's "oldest working actor" dies in Moscow aged 101
A man described as the world’s oldest working actor has died in Moscow at the age of 101.
Olympic Games: A record in Rio... or more precisely, Sao Paulo!
The Olympic Games, which begin this Friday, have inspired 150 urban mountaineers to take part in an alternative challenge in Sao Paulo.
World's 'largest orchestra' performs in Germany
The world record for the largest orchestra has been broken, according to the German Institute for Records.
World's longest pizza created in Naples measuring 1.8 km
The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes
Eight hours of planking for a new world record
The Chinese policeman Mao Weidong has set a new Guinness World Record by planking for over eight hours, beating the previous international world
Australia: Santa surfers!
A group of 320 surfers in Sydney, all dressed up in Santa costumes, set a new Guinness World Record for the largest surf lesson.
Bulldog breaks skateboarding Guinness World Record
A bulldog breaks the Guinness World Record for skateboarding through the longest ‘human tunnel’ in Lima, Peru.
Ball-catching dog among the newest world records
The latest edition of the Guinness World Records is launched with Linsey Lindberg, holder of a global title for the most telephone directories torn
Hong Kong giant panda Jia Jia becomes oldest ever
Giant panda Jia Jia celebrates her 37-year-old birthday at the Hong Kong Ocean Park. Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, set a
Zumba fever as Manila breaks world record
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
World's largest and oldest crocodile celebrates 112th birthday
Cassius, the world’s largest and oldest crocodile, celebrated his 112th birthday at his retirement home on idyllic Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef
Honduras sets new world record for largest human Christmas tree
Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside
Watch: Sports car tops 270mph to spark world speed record claim
This is the adrenalin-fuelled moment a sports car topped an incredible 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) – sparking claims it had smashed the world
The Tube Challenge: Guinness World Record broken
Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geof Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith
Watch the back-bending contortionist who's made the Guinness World Records 2014
A back-bending contortionist, a tightrope-walking dog and the lowest-ever limbo skater are among the wacky new entries in the latest Guinness World