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The World's Longest Whip Crack Puts Indiana Jones To Shame

Video: At 72.62m long, Adam Winrich now officially holds the Guinness World Record for the longest whip crack in history. The massive whip he used, while completely impractical for taming lions and other large beasts, still makes Indiana Jones and Catwoman look like complete amateurs.


The World's Largest K'NEX Ball Contraption Was Built From Over 126,000 Pieces

Video: The K’NEX Big Ball Factory was so loved by fans of the building toy that the company decided to bring it back last year, 20 years after it first hit toy stores. But with just over 3000 pieces going into its construction, it doesn’t even begin to come close to Austin Granger’s record-setting K’NEX creation.


You Can Squeeze The World's Most Compact Folding Stroller Into A Shoulder Bag

When flying you probably do all you can to avoid checking a suitcase full of your belongings. So why allow baggage handlers to toss an expensive stroller around? The gb Pockit, confirmed by Guinness to be the world’s most compact stroller when folded, can actually fit under an aeroplane seat, or be squeezed into a purse.


Watch A 50,000 Domino Circle Bomb Topple In The Blink Of An Eye

Most record-setting domino layouts are designed to topple one-by-one in a procession that can can take almost a quarter of an hour to complete — but not this one. Sixteen stress-enthusiasts from Germany’s Sinners Domino Entertainment created the world’s largest domino circle bomb with 54,321 pieces that succumbed to gravity in just a few seconds after a dropped ball triggered the formation’s demise.


The World's Largest Lollipop Weighs 3.5 Tonnes

See’s Candies celebrated National Lollipop Day (which is apparently a thing) in the US on July 20th by unveiling its record-breaking confection — a 3175-kilogram version of the company’s signature Gourmet Lollipop.


World's Smallest Stop-Motion Video Was Filmed With Nokia N8

Filmed using nothing but a Nokia N8 with attached CellScope microscope, what you’ll see here will blow your mind. The figurines were made using a 3D printer and had to be hand-painted using a microscope due to their small stature.


Texting World Record Shaves 10 Seconds Off Previous Swype Record

Crazy texting app Swype has broken its previous record for the world’s fastest texting, with a British woman texting the Guinness Book of World Record’s tricky phrase in just 25.94 seconds on a Samsung Galaxy S phone.


Imagine You And 10,000 Friends Beating The Human Domino World Record

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10,267 Chinese participants did just that, sitting in a field until it was their turn to topple onto the person behind them. They smashed the world record set in 2000 by a whole order of magnitude.


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