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3 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

'Bates Motel' cocktails and Spam doughnuts

It's probably best if you sing "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life," or at least say "Ni!" when you order that pastry.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Cocktails

4 hrs ago | WBNS

Columbus Poised To Set Drag Queen World Record

On Saturday, The Columbus Lesbian and Gay Softball Association appeared set to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Drag Queen Stage Show at their Night of 100 Drag Queens.

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5 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Upworthy-Like Parody Site's List Probably Includes More Useful Information Than Most of Upworthy

Yesterday, though, ClickHole.com ran a piece, " 5 U.S.-Backed Regimes That Failed So Hard They Won ," that applied the irreverence the website's displayed toward the Things People Care About on Social Media to a topic, foreign policy intervention, that doesn't get as much play as, say, self-congratulations about speaking truth to power by rattling ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | International Business Times

Streaks of Jealousy Found Among Dogs

Pugs await the start of the Oregon Humane Society Doggie Dash event, an attempt to break the world record for most costumed dogs at one event in Portland, Oregon May 10, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Ripley and Heanor News

Firm's ten years of breaking world records

An Alfreton firm is marking its 10th year in the Guinness World Record books for producing the lightest tent in the world.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer debuts at Comic Con: First look

Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" revisits his own post-apocalyptic trilogy featuring the anti-hero known as Mad Max.

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Related Topix: Mad Max, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Czech Republic, Europe, World News

Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con 2014: 'The Simpsons' sets world record with Homer's Dome

Many amateur artists became part of a world record this weekend - another feather in the cap of "The Simpsons," or more specifically, a feather on Homer's Dome at San Diego's Comic-Con International.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Examiner.com

Conquering Goliath at Six Flags Great America

For many families, a visit to Six Flags Great America is a summer tradition. A day filled with fast turns, water drenched drops, and spirited screams bring back vacation memories long after the sun fades.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Chronicle Live

Michaela Strachan opens Adventure Valley's new animal centre in Durham

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Springwatch presenter Michaela Strachan proved ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

IcNetwork

Going, going, gone! Meet nine-year-old Megan Davies - the world's youngest auctioneer

She might only be nine years old - but one Merthyr Tydfil pupil has proven a hit in the world of car sales after becoming the world's youngest auctioneer.

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Related Topix: Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

Express India

Uninor opens 367 stores in one day, enters Guinness Book of World Records

Telenor Group subsidiary Uninor's feat of opening 367 retail outlets at the same time in one day has taken it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest ever retail expansion by any company in the world.

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Inhabitat

Sunswift Sets World Record For Fastest Long-Range Electric Car

Australian team Sunswift destroyed a 26-year old record for the world's fastest long-range electric vehicle this week, traveling over 310 miles at an average of 62 mph.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Wakeskater makes waves by beating world record

The 20-year-old from Haydon Wick , who only discovered wakeskating five years ago, swiftly made a name for himself on the watersport scene scooping the UK champion title in 2011 and 2013 and placing second at the European Championships in 2013.

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Related Topix: Wiltshire County, England

Nepalnews.com

Winning and other photos of Nepal Photo Contest 2071

Photo: Dipesh Shrestha Other participating Photo - A girl smiles as she hugs a tree while participating in an attempt to break the Guiness World Record for the most number of people hugging trees for two minutes to mark the World Environment Day.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Nepal Travel, Patan, Nepal Travel,

KOB-TV

Navy Sailor attempts to break world record for most pull-ups

A navy sailor with New Mexico ties ended up in the hospital after trying to break the world record for pull-ups in 24- hours.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield daredevil's record-breaking bid

Sheffield daredevil Jordan Ramos is taking to the air this week - as he bids to break a world record for a fourth time.

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Examiner.com

Liu Yiqian cup: Drink from 'Holy Grail' ignites worldwide protest

To many it looks like any ordinary tea cup. But this 'ordinary' cup, offered at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong, just set a world record as the most expensive piece of Chinese art.

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Related Topix: Auctions, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Indiana father after plane crash

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for an Indiana man who went missing after he and his teenage son crashed their single-engine plane near Pago Pago Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Hindustan Times

Australian solar car smashes world land speed record

An Australian solar car has broken a 26-year-old world speed record, potentially establishing itself as the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres, on a single battery charge.

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Related Topix: Australia, Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Australia Travel,

ABS-CBN News

INC bags 2 new Guinness world records

The new records were officially announced by a representative from Guinness during the INC's centennial celebration held at the Philippine Arena in Ciudad de Victoria in Bulacan.

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