Guinness World Records just made it official: the title of "Oldest Person Living (male)" on earth goes to Masazo Nonaka from Japan, who is currently 112 years and 259 days old (when you're that old, every day counts). He celebrated with a piece of cake, which he said was "tasty!" He credits his longevity to "soaking in hot springs and eating sweets," according to GWR.
The person who held the title of "Oldest Living Person Ever (male)" before Nonaka was Jiroemon Kimura, also Japanese, who died in 2013 at age 116 years 54 days.
The oldest person ever was Jeanne Louise Calment, from France, who died in 1997 at age 122 years 164 days.
Last year, the Oldest Living Person (female), Violet Brown from Jamaica, died at 117 years old. Guinness World Records is currently on the hunt for the new oldest living female to take the title.
Intel and Chinese tech firm Ehang UAV have been locked in a battle over the world record for largest drone lightshow, and Ehang recently took the lead with 1,374 drones as voxels. Here’s a behind-the-scenes of Intel’s worthy entry at PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics: • EHang Egret’s 1374 drones dancing over the City Wall of […]
There must have been one helluva marketing meeting to come up with this PR stunt. “No one believes electric vehicles have pulling power!” “Let’s prove they do!” “With a 287,000 pound plane!” Silence. Six months later… On a remote taxiway at Melbourne Airport, a Tesla Model X P100D with the greatest pulling power of any […]
Athletic Silvio Sabba from Italy doesn’t just pull on underwear like a normal person – he leaps high into the air and then, with perfect aim, lands his feet through the undie leg holes in record speed. He just broke his own Guinness World Record, jumping into 13 pairs of underwear in 30 seconds. Bravo!
Seems like drones are doing a lot of jobs these days, from reconnaissance to delivery. Now, we can add “keeping the Death Star safe” to that list. Whether you’re a drone enthusiast or a Star Wars fan, these Star Wars Propel Drones are undeniably the coolest toy around. Yes, that’s a fully functional drone replica […]
It’s spring clearance time for the Boing Boing Store, when some of the best deals from the holidays return even cheaper than before. From top-rated apps to educational software to the cutest record player of all time, they’re all back with a little extra incentive. Shop your heart out before tax season wraps up! Use […]
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