It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Australia. With a stunning 518,838 individual lights, this charity project in Canberra has set a new world record. Check out the video > www.bit.ly/GWR-TreeLights
Getting hungry for pie? Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends in the USA. Here's a holiday records roundup - record facts to share around the dinner table -> http://bit.ly/GWR-Thanksgiving
In 2010, New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers in Ohio managed to break their previous record with this giant pumpkin pie weighing in at 1,678 kg (3,699 lb). The diameter of the pie was 6 metres (20 ft) with a crust made of 440 sheets of dough, cooked in a custom designed propane gas convection oven that was built with over 1,200 cement blocks.
Gobble gobble. These trotting turkeys luckily managed to avoid the Thanksgiving dinner table! Check out our feather-plucking Thanksgiving record round-up -> http://bit.ly/GWR-Thanksgiving
The largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys is 661 and was accomplished at the 44th Annual Capital One Bank YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot in Dallas, Texas, USA on 24 November 2011. For a , check out the link on our profile.
Jason Camberis from Chicago took nearly two years to build this epic retro gaming system which has set a new record for Largest Arcade Machine. Full video and story > www.bit.ly/GWR-Arcade “I wanted to bring joy and happiness to people, and my arcade machine certainly makes people smile."
How's this for a Thanksgiving appetizer? The most shrimps eaten in one minute is 167 g (5.89 oz) and was achieved by Patrick Bertoletti at Sierra Studios, in East Dundee, Illinois, USA, on 14 January 2012. Check out our Thanksgiving records roundup -> http://bit.ly/GWR-Thanksgiving
FYI for all you veracious food challengers out there - the record still stands!
14-year-old Lucas Etter just became the first person to break the 5 second barrier for unmixing a standard 3x3x3 +Rubik's Cube, completing the puzzle in an astounding 4.904 seconds! > http://bit.ly/GWR-LucasRubiks
Did you know? Russia's Angela Vorobeva recently became the oldest female to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania at the age of 86 years, 267 days. In her lifetime, Angela witnessed and survived of the notorious siege of Leningrad in 1944, during World War II. Though she lived a life of hardships and challenges, she never gave up on pursuing her childhood dreams of visiting the remotest parts of the world, insisting that age is not a barrier. On October 29, 2015 she conquered Africa's highest mountain - the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
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