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Thousands turn out for opening of world's longest floating bridge

Seattle - Saturday turned out to be a beautiful spring day, perfect for the opening of the world's longest floating bridge in Washington state. The opening attracted over 12,000 people who participated in a 10K fun run.

Man secures Guinness title with 10,607 video games

Michael Thomasson has 10,607 video games, and this has earned him a spot in the Guinness Book of Records for having the largest collection of video games in the world.

Watch a vehicle do a back-flip into record books

Tignes - A French driver named Guerlain Chicherit is one of the first known people to do a complete 360 degree back-flip with a motorized vehicle.

World's largest crocodile in captivity is dead

The world's largest crocodile named "Lolong" died in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Philippines, Sunday evening, according to Mayor Edwin Elorde of Bunawan town.

Op-Ed: Pro surfer riding 78-foot wave officially in Guinness record book

5/12/2012 Five months to make it official, Guinness finally announces an American surfers new world record for riding the highest wave.

Nacho platter weighing 4,689 pounds breaks Guinness World Record

Lawrence - This past weekend a massive plate of nachos set a new standard for the biggest platter of nachos, creating the latest Guinness World Record for the category. The event happened in Lawrence, Kansas.

Video: Human mattress dominoes record set in New Orleans

New Orleans - The world record for a human mattress dominoes toppling event was recently shattered by a group of 850 La Quinta Inn and Suites employees who gathered to form the human chain with mattresses that will be donated to charity to benefit the local community.

Pusuke, the world's oldest living dog, has died at the age of 26

Sakura - The world's oldest living dog - as recognised by the Guinness Book of Records - has died at his home in Japan at the age of 26.

Chicago restaurant cooks up world's 'largest Midwest bratwurst'

Chicago - Chicago's Berghoff restaurant, long famous for hearty "German American" fare, grilled the world's largest bratwurst, or more precisely, the longest Midwest bratwurst, heightening the eatery's Oktoberfest's fun, while raising funds for a local charity.

Star Trek Celebrates 45th year in Las Vegas Special

Las Vegas - Star Trek continues to go where no one has gone before, in Las Vegas, as the convention venue switches to the Rio Hotel after a decade at the Las Vegas Hilton August 11-14.

Gillette carves advertisements on man’s shaven facial hair Special

Some advertisers turn to giant billboards to get their message across, but as part of their latest ad campaign, Gillette has decided to go much smaller: microscopic, in fact.

Junrey Balawing to be crowned world's shortest man

Sindangan - Junrey Balawing, who is set to turn 18 this Sunday, will be crowned the world’s shortest man on his birthday. The Filipino, who stands at 23 inches (58cm), is the size of a one-year-old toddler.

Aussie Teen fastest texter on the planet

New York - Guinness World Record's has confirmed, Cheong Kit Au, smashed the world record for fastest typing on a smart phone at the recent 2011 LG Mobile World Cup Championships in New York.

World's largest chocolate billboard created for Valentine's Day

A Japanese confectionery factory in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture has erected the world’s largest chocolate bar billboard for Valentine’s Day.

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Massive dance moves in China.
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CN Tower was presented with the Guinness World Record for the  Highest External Walk on a Building
CN Tower was presented with the Guinness World Record for the "Highest External Walk on a Building"
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