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Elmvale District High School looking to 'knockout' world record

A high school in Elmvale is attempting to break a Guinness World Record for the largest game of “knockout” basketball on Thursday.

Students and staff of Elmvale District High School will attempt to break the record with the help of students from surrounding elementary schools including Birchview Dunes Elementary School, Hillsdale Elementary School, Huronia Centennial Elementary School, Minesing Central Public School and Wyevale Central Public School. 312 more words


EVE Online Received Guinness World Records for Biggest PvP Battle

EVE Online has received Guinness World Records for having “Most concurrent players simultaneously involved in a single multiplayer PvP videogame battle”.

Total 6,142 players took part in this battle — The Siege of 9-4RP2 — in January 2018, with the certificate being presented to the game’s creators at… 22 more words


The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died

TOKYO – The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.

Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. 172 more words


From Sidelines to punchlines.

A different view of sports

Clearing my mind and notebook while wondering why anyone cares about setting attendance records for spring college football games:

Farewell tour… 1,893 more words


WORLD RECORD: Vertical Feet Climbed & Skied In 24 Hours (61,170 Feet)

“The beauty of committing to simply placing one foot in front of the other is that you at least give yourself the opportunity to come out the other side of the pain and the doubt and the challenge.” 527 more words


Can there be such a thing as "Too Many Donuts"?

Tl;Dr Records, while impressive, are meant to be broken; which is exactly what several hundred people accomplished in St. George, Utah on Thursday April 12. Traditionally, a challenge is accepted by participants of D-week – the annual alumni celebration that culminates in white-washing the letter “D” which rests on the face of a hill near campus – and this 103rd anniversary of the festivities was no exception. 255 more words

Mmm, Donuts

World record restaurant

Last Saturday, as often when we go to Zurich, we had lunch in our favourite place in town: the famous vegetarian restaurant “Haus Hiltl”, just couple of steps from the central Bahnhofstrasse. 70 more words