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3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Udder legends' world record no bull

COWARAMUP is milking its reputation as the dairy dominant district with a record-breaking herd of people dressed as cows.

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6 hrs ago | Leamington Spa Courier

Warwick bouncers smashed world record

Left to right standing: Devon Berrington, Alex Luciano, Chris White MP, Gus Lock , Joe Blake, Luke Spill, Ed Andrews.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Halifax Courier

World records broken over Tour weekend

Cragg Vale Community Association's world record holders. Celia Reynolds, Sharon Le Corre, Vivienne Halstead, Andrew Ainley, Elaine Simpson, John Houlston and Vernon LeCorre.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thorne Today

VIDEO: Doncaster school lunges for the record books

More than 300 students at Sir Thomas Wharton Community College in Edlington broke the current Guinness World Record for the most people performing lunges for a minute.

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The Jersey Journal

Mountainside church camp breaks world record for packing food donations

MOUNTAINSIDE - The exuberant cheers of "We beat Walmart!" broke out just a few seconds after the confetti cannons were launched.

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Related Topix: Mountainside, NJ, Somerset, NJ, Scotch Plains, NJ, Family, Kids

Times-series.co.uk

Teenagers attempt to break world record with sign language class

More than 800 pupils from Hendon School, in Golders Rise, took part in a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of people communicating through sign language.

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Hindustan Times

September MX5 launch confirmed

Mazda will be taking the wraps off the fourth generation of its wonderful little roadster at a special event in Barcelona on September 3. No one could have predicted how successful the MX-5 would become when Mazda launched it back in 1989.

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Related Topix: Mazda Miata, Mazda, Mazda Mx5, Lotus Elan, Lotus

Kent Online

Ashford midwife Virginia Howes may be a Guinness World Record holder ...

Virginia Howes, of Repton Park, was there for the birth of the two boys and seven girls of Tonia and Jason Farrant, who are in the process of moving their huge brood to Greatstone on Romney Marsh.

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Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom

Mirror.co.uk

''I like being different'' Meet the world's...

It's a tall story, but it's true! At more than 7ft, Rumeysa Gelgi, 17, is the Guinness World Record holder for being the world's tallest female teenager She may suffer from a rare genetic disorder, but her condition has won 17-year-old Turkish teen Rumeysa Gelgi a world title.

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Independent.ie

Hot line-up for City Spectacular festival launch

TWELVE of the world's best street performers have arrived ahead of the, 'Laya Healthcare City Spectacular,' a three-week event boasting everything from fire breathing to strait-jacket escapology.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

WA town in moove to beat cow costume world record

A herd of onesie-wearing West Australians will be inspected on Saturday morning to ensure they meet correct cattle competition criteria.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Courthouse News Service

That Stunt Didn't Turn Out too Well

A man who tried to set a Guinness world record for the "Fastest Time to Jump Through 10 Panes of Tempered Glass" sued truTV, claiming it tampered with his equipment, then as he lay hospitalized, had him sign a waiver which it misrepresented as insurance papers.

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Lytham Today

Record in sight for island man

Nick Hancock, from Ansdell, is making his final arrangements as he plans to live on the 100ft wide island - which is off the West Coast of Scotland - for 60 days without any support A Fylde adventurer is within days of breaking the record for the longest time spent alone on a remote island in the Atlantic Sea.

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Radio Times

Watch this 72-minute trailer for the 720-hour film...

Swedish filmmaker Anders Weberg is planning to set a new world record for the longest movie ever made with Ambianc, which he plans will run for a staggering 720 hours .

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Technabob.com

Insane Verruckt Water Slide Stands 17-stories Tall

If you are visiting or live in Kansas City, Kansas, the world record breaking Verruckt water slide at Schlitterbahn is finally opening this week.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS

Portland Tribune

Bits & Pieces: Parker's ordeal

Best wishes, and hopes for a speedy recovery, go out to Domeka Parker, the longtime improv star in Portland and director of development and marketing at The Brody Theater .

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Parkrose (Portland, OR), Theater, Arts, Marketing, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CNN

Canadian Paddles Across Canada to raise money for charity and for Guinness World Record

This gentleman is padding solo across Canada to raise money for a local charity in his hometown of Atikokan, Ontario, and as well to potentially set a new Guinness World Record.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Medical Daily

8 Extraordinary World Records That Prove The Human Body And Mind Is Capable Of Anything

From having a waist the size of a mayonnaise jar to being the hairiest teen in the world, humans are pretty amazing.

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The New Zealand Herald

Scientist chips in with potato record

Mashed spuds were the order of the day in Dunedin last night as stunt scientist Tom Pringle, aka Dr Bunhead, claimed a Guinness World Record, by using a potato bazooka to fire nine potatoes through a tennis racket in three minutes.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

CBC News

Toronto's Aerovelo aims to build world's fastest bike

Aerovelo's previous bike, Bluenose, hit a speed of 125 kilometres per hour in competition at Battle Mountain, Nevada, last year.

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Related Topix: Battle Mountain, NV, Business News

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