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Robot Wins World Record For Solving Rubik’s Cube Faster Than You Can Do One Twist

The relentless efforts of robots to make us feel inferior at absolutely everything continues with the news that a robot was awarded a Guinness World Record over the weekend for solving a Rubik's cube faster than most humans can make one twist. Read More >>

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Watch 104 Satellites Fire Out of a Rocket In Record-Setting Space Mission

Today, India blew away all previous records for launching multiple satellites at one time. Watching each of these little guys with their own individual purposes flood the sky and kick the country’s space programme into overdrive is just as cool as it sounds. Read More >>

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Some Startup Is Definitely Going to Use This Gigantic Bouncy Castle as an Office

The Guinness Book of World Records doesn’t officially recognise this enormous inflatable city of fun as the world’s largest bouncy castle, but when was the last time you were at a birthday party and saw one of these as big as a McMansion? Read More >>

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This Bullet-Shaped Bike Just Set a Human-Powered Speed Record

There’s no room for your briefcase so it’s hard to use for your daily commute, but just think how fast you’d ride to work on the Aerovelo Eta which just set a new record for the world’s fastest human-powered vehicle reaching 89.59 miles per hour. Read More >>

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Watch Gravity Satisfyingly Foil This World Record Domino Tower Attempt

Sometimes failure isn’t always a bad thing. This 19-foot tall domino tower was only ten layers away from officially becoming the second tallest in the world—but then gravity claimed yet another victim. As heartbreaking it is to see all this hard work go to waste, it’s also pretty cool to watch 241 layers of dominoes, some 3,242 in total, come spectacularly crashing to the ground. Read More >>

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A Flock of 61 Wingsuiters in Flight Looks Like an Airborne Invasion

Is this a look at the future of war, or an attempt to set a new world record? Read More >>

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The World’s Longest Golf Club Is a Health Hazard

The new world’s longest golf club is 22 feet, 6.75 inches end-to-end, shattering the previous record of 14 feet, 5 inches. Its inventor, Michael Furrh, also typically pulls muscles in his back, legs, and both arms just from swinging it. Because lifting even a small weight with such a long pole is so freaking difficult that it was part of the training regimen in old Kung Fu movies. Read More >>

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Watch Guy Martin Smash the Wall of Death Speed Record

In case you weren’t watching, motorcyclist Guy Martin broke the Wall of Death world record twice last night, zooming around a purpose-built wooden drum thing at an astonishing 78.15mph. On live TV too! The record he needed to beat was 60mph, which he managed to do on his first run, where he hit 70.34mph. Read More >>

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In Just 0.887 Seconds Another Machine Has Already Shattered the Rubik’s Cube World Record

In the early part of this month, Jay Flatland and Paul Rose’s Rubik’s Cube-solving machine set a new world record with an astonishing time of just 0.9 seconds. But just two days before that happened, a new contender, Adam Beer’s Sub1, managed to solve a cube in just 0.887 seconds. Read More >>

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Solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube in Just Over Two Minutes is Miraculous

On Tuesday, Australia’s Feliks Zemdegs managed to break the world record for solving a 7x7 Rubik’s Cube in just over two minutes and twenty-three seconds. For those of us who still have trouble just zipping up a jacket, watching him spin and unscramble this cube is incomprehensible. Read More >>

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Denmark Just Set a Major World Record for Wind Energy 

There's been plenty of criticism of wind power over the past few years, as adoption grows and potential side effects emerge. That hasn't stopped energy progressive Denmark, which set a world record by generating a huge 39 per cent of its electricity via wind in 2014. Read More >>

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Watch a Guy Ride the World’s Tallest Bicycle

Last year, we brought you the exploits of StoopidTall, a 14.5-foot-tall (4.4m) bike that is completely terrifying to ride. So naturally, we now have StoopidTaller, a bike that is yet another 5.5 feet (1.7m) taller. Experience the terror from the bike seat first hand in this dizzying video of StoopidTaller in action. Read More >>

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The World’s Biggest Cargo Ship Carrying Over 17,000 Crates, NBD

Maersk's Triple-E line of supersized cargo ships are already among the largest sea-faring vessels to ever set sail. Now the Danish shipping group can add another feather to its cap with the successful transport of more than 17,600 TEU containers. No other ship has ever carried that much on a single trip. Read More >>

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The World’s Biggest Tiny Domino Setup Calls for Record-Setting Patience

Going big means going small, like when you are trying to set the world record for the most mini dominoes (2,000) ever toppled in one sequence. The result is as impressive as it is minute. My god those guys must have a lot of patience. Read More >>

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Watching 275,000 Dominos Fall Is Mesmerisingly Addictive

It starts with one domino. It branches off into different lines. It ends with 272,297 dominos being toppled over. It sounds like a cross between a snake hissing and an annoying morning alarm. It's mesmerising. It's hypnotic. Read More >>