As a kid, my favorite photos in the Guinness Book of World Records were the massive McGuire Twins on their motorcycles, the guy with the crazy long fingernails, and of course Robert Wadlow (1918-1940) who at 8'11" is considered the tallest person in human history. Above is amazingly weird film footage of Wadlow taken in the 1930s.
Via CBS News: History was made in Massachusetts recently when two TikTok stars created the world's largest chicken nugget. Nick DiGiovanni and Lynn Davis, who previously concocted the biggest cake pop on the planet, teamed up again to make the 46-pound nugget in Cambridge. According to Guinness World Records, this delicious chunk of fried poultry… READ THE REST
Colin and Donna Craig-Brown of Wellington, New Zealand may have just broken the Guinness World Record for the largest potato ever measured — a 17.4-pound (7.8kg) ugly lump o' starch they've named "Doug." The previous record holder is an 11-pound potato from Britain, discovered in 2011. Remarkably, the couple weren't trying to cultivate the gargantuan… READ THE REST
Igor Vovkovinski who stood 7 feet 8.33 inches tall and was recognized by Guinness World Records as the Tallest Living Man in America, has died. He was 38. Vovkovinskiy—born with the medical condition of pituitary gigantism—died of heart failure surrounded by his mother and brother. According to a Facebook post by his mother, he enjoyed… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST