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  1. Montrealer sets world record for furthest flight by a hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... was so impressed with his achievement it plans to include it in the 2016 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records. Duru had been working on a prototype for about five years and last August filmed himself flying his new machine over the lake, ...

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  2. Have You Seen This? The fire tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... even see where he was going, you realize this was madness. Sure, we all want to be in the Guinness Book of World Records, but let's try to find some record that doesn't involve 395 feet of fire. Maybe see if you can break the record for fastest ...

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  3. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson sets Guiness World Record for clicking selfiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    The 43-year-old actor, who rose to fame as a WWE star, achieved his latest victory in London at the premiere of his newest movie, 'San Andreas,' reported E! Online. The Guinness World Records organization posted a video saying that the former wrestler captured a total of 105 selfies with an iPhone in three minutes on the red carpet with his fans.

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  4. Canadian Inventor Reportedly Sets World Record 'Hoverboard' RideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    According to the Guiness Book of World Records, a Canadian inventor just set the world record for the longest "hoverboard" ride.

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  5. Watch this guy set the Guinness World Record for the farthest flight on a real-life hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... but he wound up floating over the water for a total distance of 275.9 m (905 ft 2 in), according to a Guinness World Records blog post. Duro achieved the record using a prototype hoverboard of his own design that utilizes four propellers to keep him ...

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  6. IPL: Chennai lock horns with Mumbai in high-voltage summit clashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Ever since the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, controversy has dogged Chennai Super Kings and this season too the undervaluation of the franchise acquisition to a trust for Rs 5 lakh came under the Enforcement Directorate scanner. But it was nowhere close to the furore that was generated in 2013.

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  7. Dwayne Johnson titled World Selfie ChampionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The former wrestling champion attempted the most selfies to be taken in three minutes and smashed the previous attempt to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Speaking before the challenge at the Odeon here at Leicester Square, he said: "I gotta tell you, I consider myself the selfie king and I'm going to break this record in London."

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  8. CORE Association takes over giant chess set from longtime organizer Bill TaylorRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    The giant chess set outside the Medicine Hat Public Library officially opened for its 10th season Friday afternoon with a special luncheon organized by Bill Taylor, president of the city's chess club, where it was announced the CORE Association will be taking over management of the board starting this year. Taylor said he first went to the city to see if they wanted to take over management of the board but they declined and directed him to the service clubs in town.

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  9. Dwayne Johnson Smashes Selfie Record at San Andreas PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... before announcing that Dwayne Johnson is the new certified king of selfies. "He attempted to win the Guinness World Records title of the most self-portrait photographs taken in three minutes. Dwayne captured a total of 105 selfies in three minutes ...

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  10. Man sets world record riding hoverboard over lakeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

    You still can't go down to the store and buy yourself a hoverboard, and that is disappointing. You can, however, watch one Canadian man hover above a lake like the Green Goblin, and that'll do for now.

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  11. Watch! Whigfield doesn't make music for fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    We caught up with 90s icon Whigfield to chat about her classic hit Saturday Night, her Guinness World Record and what she thinks of the 90s fashion revival. Plus she tells TEN fame is not that fun.

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  12. Fundraising efforts continue for Relay for LifeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Zaxby's will host a Spirit Night from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, with 10 percent of the proceeds during that time going toward the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Also, a world record attempt has been organized by several teenagers who are hoping to raise money for cancer research while attempting to break the world record for longest time playing a fighting game.

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  13. Of Course The Rock Just Broke A Guinness World Record On The San Andreas Red CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... arguably the lamest world record that's ever been broken, but it still counts. The good folks over at Guinness World Records confirmed that Dwayne The Rock Johnson did indeed captured105 selfies on the red carpet at London's Odeon Leicester Square, ...

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  14. Watch this dude set a Guinness World Record with a real-life hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    ... Duru built one recently and actually flew it 905 feet over a lake in Quebec. And the Guinness Book of World Records caught it on camera. It appears as though Duru steered the hoverboard, which looks like a quadracopter and has several propellers ...

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  15. The Rock smashes world record for most selfies taken in less than 3 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mashable

    Kim Kardashian may be known as the Selfie Queen. But Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is the speed Selfie King - and his crown is confirmed by the record-keepers.

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  16. 'San Andreas' star Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson marries longtime fanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson officiates at a surprise wedding of his friend Nick Mundy and Mundy's fiancee, Dilara Karabas Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson officiates at a surprise wedding of his friend Nick Mundy and Mundy's fiancee, Dilara Karabas Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson puts his hands and feet in cement, sets a world record and officiates at a wedding Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson has been on a promotional roll on the days leading up to the release of his flick "San Andreas," in which everything is rocking and rolling. At the London premiere of "San Andreas," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson attempted to set a Guinness World Record for most selfies taken in three minutes.

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  17. World-record alligator: Mandy Stokes' catch on display in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    The world's largest American alligator ever killed in the wild is on display for the first time since it was caught on the Alabama River. The mounted 15-foot, 9-inch alligator weighing 1,011 pounds was unveiled on Friday morning at the Montgomery Zoo.

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  18. As Boeing chief lets answers fly, it is what it isRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    It's all perfectly clear now thanks to that rare one-on-one with the head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. We're still rubbing our eyes and going over the main talking points.

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  19. Montrealer sets world record for furthest flight by a hoverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... was so impressed with his achievement it plans to include it in the 2016 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records. Duru had been working on a prototype for about five years and last August filmed himself flying his new machine over the lake, ...

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  20. Watch: This Real-Life Hoverboard Is Almost Impossible to BelieveRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... in the air and then flies forward 905 feet and 2 inches. Under him, only air and a lake. To set the Guinness World Records title, Duru had to achieve a distance of more than 50 meters. The inventor travelled over five times that distance. "I wanted ...

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