Guinness Book of World Records

Floor made of pennies at a business in McLean, Va. (Credit: Kimberly Suiters/All-News 99.1)

Va. Family Business Created Sunflower Mosaic Made of Pennies

It started with pennies people ditch at the cash register, but a quarter million coins later – and an application to the Guinness Book of World Records – it has turned into a community treasure.

08/07/2014

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Friday Feel Good: DC Elementary School Students Break World Record For Bubble Wrap Popping

More than 600 students at Lafayette Elementary in D.C. succeeded Friday at breaking the world record for the most people popping bubble wrap simultaneously, WNEWs Kevin Rincon reports.

05/30/2014

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Comic Book Cosplayers Gather on the Mall, Attempt To Break World Record

If you happen to see a thousand superheroes on the National Mall during your lunch break, don’t worry. You’re not crazy.

04/18/2014

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NY Man’s 10,607 Video Games Secure Guinness Title

Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at age 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael Thomasson so determined to get his hands on every video game and system he could find.

12/24/2013

Misao Okawa, who is recognized as the world's oldest woman, reacts during her 115th birthday celebrations at Kurenai Nursing Home on March 5, 2013 in Osaka, Japan. Misao Okawa, was born in Tenma, Osaka, on March 5, 1898.  (credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

New Oldest Man In The World Is 112; Oldest Woman 115

Guinness World Records used census reports, immigration papers, marriage records and news reports to confirm the ages of the oldest man and woman in the world.

07/25/2013

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