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!
We have a theory about those throw blankets that are barely big enough to cover your legs. The only people who seem to make them or use them are grandmothers, and the blankets are only that small because Nana got bored halfway through the sewing job. Look, we’re sure she means well. But if you […]
Remember when the default state of your online presence was anonymity? That’s not so clear-cut anymore, and the worst part is you may not even know who is using your data or what they’re using it for. Small wonder that so many people are choosing to surf through virtual private networks. VPNs filter web access […]
Get ready for the stream of your dreams, binge-watchers. There’s a contest afoot, and at stake is a lifetime subscription to Netflix. All you have to do is sign up, and you’re entered to win this ultimate Netflix plan. When does it expire? Only when you do. And hey, just in case you need something […]