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  1. The potluck push to end hunger spreads in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    Through a pot luck-type event, the group brought in more than 1,200 food items to be donated to Southern Ohio food banks Bates says his group is asking legislators to figure out a way to solve the systemic and underlying issues that cause poverty and hunger. Church leaders in Ohio are hoping to use the common themes evoked by the church potluck and the holidays to remind people that there are those who go hungry all year long.


  2. Insanely fast teen sets Rubik's cube world record at Maryland competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  3. What's on in Canberra this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    The Christmas season is in full swing as of this weekend. The Street Theatre presents Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol, an alternate telling of Dickens' classic tale; Christmas in the City starts with a Guinness World Record attempt for most number of lights on an artificial Christmas tree; and the Undercurrent Design Market will help kick-off your purchases for the festive season.


  4. King of Kong star's lawsuit against Cartoon Network dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit former Donkey Kong world record holder Billy Mitchell filed against Cartoon Network over the alleged misuse of his physical likeness. Mitchell, who played the role of antagonist in the 2007 documentary film King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters , claimed that the Cartoon Network animated series Regular Show stole his likeness for a villain featured in one of its episodes.


  5. Reds' All-Star community efforts in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cincinatti Reds

    Sure, the All-Star Game in Cincinnati has long been over. But its impact on the community is still being felt many months later -- and should for years to come.


  6. Twenty Manhattan College Students to Receive James Patterson ScholarshipsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Best-selling author James Patterson '69 established annual scholarship program given to 10 juniors and 10 seniors at his alma mater. "My family is thrilled to continue supporting the education of a terrific group of Manhattan College Jaspers," Patterson said.


  7. World's Longest-Serving Paperboy Has Been Working For How Long?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    ... And making deliveries has become a family affair -- even his daughter and son have delivered papers. Guinness World Records told The Express that he can apply for the record, as long as he can provide proof that he has indeed been making his rounds ...


  8. Tool Knows Your Age, Sex From Social Media UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    Read about the world's tallest building, the longest bicycle, the most modern tractor and a discovered time capsule that cannot be opened until the year 2957. Above: Shoe manufacturer New Balance is stepping onto the 3-D printing platform with a new running shoe that incorporates a 3-D printed midsole that can be customized to each runner.


  9. Watch This 14-Year-Old Solve a Rubik's Cube in Under 5 SecondsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Seventeen

    Basically anyone who had a childhood was given a Rubik's Cube at some point in their life and proceeded to tirelessly try to solve it for weeks on end with no luck. Until one day, you put it down and promised to return to it when your brain was well-rested and ready to take on the challenge once again.


  10. Southport gym owner becomes World, Euro and British record holder for powerliftingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    A Southport fitness guru broke the powerlifting world record twice in one day to become the squat World, Euro and British record holder. Richy Webb, 44, owns New Attitude Gym on Hart Street and first started competing in powerlifting competitions when he was 20-years-old.


  11. 8 signs that your love is dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Save your relationship before it's too late by checking for these signs that you're falling out of love. All relationships go through ups and downs which can lead to estrangement and even breakups.


  12. These Japanese Babies Broke a Guinness World RecordRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | MSN Living

    Earlier this week, a group of Japanese babies proved that you're never too young for a little healthy competition. According to Agence France-Presse , a gaggle of 601 wailing infants hustled their way across a 10-foot racecourse in the world's largest crawling competition.


  13. Aoni releases new condom with Collagen to its award-winning thin seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    After years of research into the cosmetic and practical needs of condom-users, Aoni has added a new Collagen-infused lubricated condom to their 001 Technology; the first of which was released on Extra Smooth Ultrathin 001 condoms are the newest addition to the 001 series which achieved the Guinness World Record for 'Thinnest Latex Condom' in 2013. The Extra Smooth Ultrathin 001's contain a collagen-infused lubricant which helps to care for and rebuild your most intimate areas during love-making.


  14. Family Takes Epic Bike RideRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    An Argentine-American family tries to break the Guinness World Record for the longest electric bike ride from Argentina to New York.


  15. 601 Babies crawl three metres to set a world first in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The world's most chaotic record attempt ever: 601 babies are made to crawl three metres to set a world first in Japana and some are not keen on following instructions! More than 600 babies in Japan wriggled to the finish line on their hands and knees in the world's largest crawling competition on Monday. Japanese publisher Benesse organised the one-day event at a shopping mall in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, inviting infants aged between six months and one year and four months to participate in the three-metre race.


  16. Student dubbed 'giraffe' by school bullies is now a model...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Each of Chase Kennedy's perfect pins measures 51 inches - but she's been turned down by modelling agencies who say she's too tall Chase Kennedy is busy building a career as a model, but she says she's been turned down by some agencies who say she's just too TALL. The 22-year-old's pins measure a lengthy 51 inches - which is 0.9 inches off the world record .


  17. When Akshay Kumar cried without using glycerine in 'Airlift'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Actors using glycerine to create fake tears for emotional scenes in movies is common knowledge. However, Akshay Kumar needed none for his emotional scenes in 'Airlift'.


  18. China's Olympic champ Lu fails to make a total at weightlifting worldsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... according to the official website of IWF. Lu, Olympic and Asian Games champion who set the snatch and total world records in the 2013 IWF World Championships, looked set for victory when he took the snatch gold with 175kg. He missed a world record ...


  19. Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra November 27-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Project manager Louise Bilston putting the finishing touches on the SIDS and Kids ACT Christmas lights in City Walk. The lights will be switched on Friday night.


  20. McAllen announces Christmas in the Park; volunteers needed for paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Officials put out a call Tuesday for volunteers during a news conference to announce plans for this year's Christmas in the Park festivities, which include a Candlelight Posada and a Tamale Fest on Dec. 4-5. Kay Wolfe, who manages the volunteers for the city, said there are multiple spots open for people looking to help out with specific duties during the weekend festivities.