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After 36 years, Fungie has become the Guinness World Records' oldest dolphin living alone
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After 36 years, Fungie has become the Guinness World Records' oldest dolphin living alone

Sep 30th 2019, 12:53 PM 66,705 Views 36 Comments

The dolphin was first spotted in Dingle in 1983.

Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch enters the Guinness Book of Records
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Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch enters the Guinness Book of Records

Oct 10th 2017, 11:42 PM 15,265 Views 4 Comments

The current Stoke City frontman has set a new benchmark when it comes to the scoring of headed goals.

Virtual Ford GT races into record books
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Virtual Ford GT races into record books

Aug 22nd 2016, 2:27 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Energy drinks and sweeties kept gamers at the wheel of a virtual race car to set new Guinness World Record.

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
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Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Jun 27th 2016, 3:10 PM 12,501 Views 14 Comments

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches
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Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches

Jun 18th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,045 Views 8 Comments

Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116
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The world's oldest person has died, aged 116

May 13th 2016, 10:20 AM 23,164 Views 28 Comments

Susannah Jones was the very last American from the 1800s

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars

Mar 23rd 2016, 10:59 AM 22,736 Views 15 Comments

Prepare to be impressed.

The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive
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The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive

Dec 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 6,921 Views 1 Comment

Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?

Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record
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Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record

Nov 12th 2015, 11:46 AM 11,269 Views 5 Comments

The most impressive feat by a dog on a skateboard you’ll see today…

A lotta eatin' - this is officially the longest baguette in the world
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# Pace Yourself

A lotta eatin' - this is officially the longest baguette in the world

Oct 26th 2015, 10:30 AM 12,407 Views 8 Comments

It would take a lot of chickens to make a fillet roll out of this boyo.

This girl's tongue is so long she can actually lick her elbow
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# Lap It Up

This girl's tongue is so long she can actually lick her elbow

May 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 7,052 Views 3 Comments

The impossible is possible. When you have a four-inch tongue.

This guy has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson on his body
# D'oh!
# D'oh!

This guy has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson on his body

Jul 20th 2014, 4:32 PM 8,386 Views 1 Comment

Intense.

Sherlock fans attempt world record for most people dressed as Holmes in one place
# The Game Is On
# The Game Is On

Sherlock fans attempt world record for most people dressed as Holmes in one place

Jul 20th 2014, 10:34 AM 1,326 Views 1 Comment

The Sherlock star turned 38 yesterday – and Holmes fans found a brilliant way to celebrate.

What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight
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What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

Jun 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,073 Views 55 Comments

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'
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The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'

Jun 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 14,645 Views 16 Comments

The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.

YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour
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# All By Myselfie

YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour

May 8th 2014, 10:00 PM 1,732 Views 0 Comments

How many selfies? A lot of selfies.

Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body
# Sticky Situation
# Sticky Situation

Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body

Dec 30th 2013, 1:50 PM 1,427 Views 2 Comments

So THAT’S where all the spoons have been disappearing to.

Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library 'most borrowed' lists revealed
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Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library 'most borrowed' lists revealed

Nov 4th 2013, 3:05 PM 7,988 Views 5 Comments

‘The Help’ is the only adult fiction work in the list of the ten most popular titles for 2012, which is otherwise dominated by the adventures of Jeff Kinney’s ‘Wimpy Kid’.

The world's oldest woman has a 90-year-old son
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The world's oldest woman has a 90-year-old son

Feb 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 28,422 Views 40 Comments

At 114 years and 359 days old, Misao Okawa is the world’s oldest living woman.

The tallest woman in the world dies
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The tallest woman in the world dies

Dec 6th 2012, 6:11 PM 24,695 Views 42 Comments

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

World's oldest person dies in US aged 116
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World's oldest person dies in US aged 116

Dec 5th 2012, 7:54 AM 9,330 Views 27 Comments

Guinness World Records gave Besse Cooper the distinction of being the oldest living human in January 2011.

VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?
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# Park It

VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?

Nov 29th 2012, 10:29 AM 16,621 Views 38 Comments

Now THAT’S what we call a tight space.

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman
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# LIVE FOREVER

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman

Aug 28th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,934 Views 26 Comments

Want to live forever, at least into your hundreds? Besse Cooper, who has turned 116 years old recently, gives some simple advice.

World record attempt for most 'nuns' in one place
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# Nunday

World record attempt for most 'nuns' in one place

Jun 30th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,200 Views 30 Comments

1,400 people expected to don full nuns habits in Listowel, Kerry, today to raise funds for suicide prevention

Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet
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Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet

May 2nd 2012, 2:42 PM 298 Views 1 Comment

Jolene Van Vugt got up to 46mph on the back of a jax in Sydney.

Meet the 101-year-old paragliding grandma with a Guinness World Record
# Never Too Old
# Never Too Old

Meet the 101-year-old paragliding grandma with a Guinness World Record

Mar 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 3,266 Views 9 Comments

Mary Hardison said she wanted to paraglide because her 75-year-old son began doing it as a hobby.

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'
# 29 February
# 29 February

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'

Feb 29th 2012, 7:40 AM 5,977 Views 7 Comments

Ireland holds the record for most consecutive generations born on 29 February…

World's 'strongest child' does push-ups on glass bottles
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# Eeek

World's 'strongest child' does push-ups on glass bottles

Jan 30th 2012, 2:13 PM 852 Views 0 Comments

Seriously – don’t even think about trying this at home.

Guinness won't let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books
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Guinness won't let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books

Oct 25th 2011, 9:38 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

Fauja Singh completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon nine days ago, but Guinness World Records aren’t happy.

YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay
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YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay

Oct 6th 2011, 2:24 PM 502 Views 0 Comments

Plus: Sonny Bill Williams whaling on a podgemeister, the accuracy of FIFA 12′s demo and a man with buttocks of steel!

WATCH: 'Armless Archer' breaks Guinness World Record
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WATCH: 'Armless Archer' breaks Guinness World Record

Sep 21st 2011, 5:40 PM 727 Views 2 Comments

Matt Stutzman, who was born without arms, became the first archer, able-bodied or otherwise, to hit a target 230 yards away.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Sep 16th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,445 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind
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# Bizarro

7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind

Sep 16th 2011, 6:29 PM 7,017 Views 4 Comments

…and some that will make you want to close your eyes.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Sep 6th 2011, 7:56 PM 822 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Emergency Department nurses in Limerick vote in favour of industrial action; former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army is jailed for war crimes; and we are left in no doubt about Madonna’s taste in blooms…

Boy born with 34 fingers and toes
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Boy born with 34 fingers and toes

Jul 26th 2011, 3:23 PM 1,245 Views 16 Comments

The young Indian boy holds the world record for the person born with most fingers and toes.

Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle
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Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle

Jan 11th 2011, 7:41 AM 565 Views 0 Comments

The Sunswift IVy clocks an average speed faster than any other solar vehicle… at a not-mind-melting 55mph.