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Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Umm Al Quwain, UAE – January 14, 2017 – Online accommodation booking website Hotels.com partnered with British race car driver Tom Onslow-Cole to create the world’s fastest mobile bed; Tom drove the motorized mattress 83.8 miles per hour on a track at the Emirates Motor Sports Complex in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates, setting the new world record for …

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Fastest solo journey to the South Pole by a female: Sweden breaks Guinness world record

Fastest solo journey to the South Pole by a female: Sweden breaks Guinness world record

South Pole, Antarctica – January 15, 2017 – Johanna Davidsson, 33, a Swedish solo skier has just reached the South Pole unaided quicker than any woman has done before; the journey took her 38 days, 23 hours and 5 minutes, thus setting the new world record for the Fastest solo, unsupported and unassisted journey to the South Pole (female). Photo: …

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World’s first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair: Aron Anderson sets World Record

World's first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair: Aron Anderson sets World Record

South Pole, Antarctica – January 15, 2017 – Aron Anderson trekked 640 kilometers from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and became the world’s first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair; the journey took a frigid 21 days, as temperatures averaged around -30 degrees Celsius. Photo: Aron Anderson became the world’s first person to reach …

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Sweden sets World Record: World’s first permanent Ice Hotel

Sweden sets World Record: World's first permanent Ice Hotel

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden – January 15, 2017 – Situated approximately 124 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, ICEHOTEL 365 is a 22,604 square-foot construction with 20 rooms, an icebar and an art gallery which sets the new world record for the World’s First Permanent Ice Hotel. Photo: Deluxe Suite 365 – “The Victorian Apartment” by Luca Roncoroni. Situated …

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USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest single chassis parade float

USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest single chassis parade float

Pasadena, California, USA – January 16, 2017 – The “Lucy Pet’s Gnarly Crankin’ K-9 Wave Machine” is 125 feet long, and weighs in at 148,250 lbs and will hold 8,000 gallons of water in a tank for two surfing dogs; it was measured and weighed by the California Highway Patrol and sets the new world record for the Longest single …

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USA sets World Record: World’s first-ever Smart Hairbrush

USA sets World Record: World's first-ever Smart Hairbrush

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – January 7, 2017 – Kérastase, the worldwide leader in professional luxury hair care, in partnership with Withings, the leader in the connected health revolution, announced the Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings — the world’s first-ever smart hairbrush; developed in collaboration with L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation Technology Incubator, the brush features Withings’ advanced sensors and …

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Largest Tin of Caviar: Dubai sets world record

Largest Tin of Caviar: Dubai sets world record

Dubai, UAE – January 7, 2017 – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah joined forces with AmStur Caviar, the premiere US supplier of world-class caviar, to set the world record title for the largest tin of caviar ever created; the monumental tin, named “The Mashenomak” in honour of the “Great White Sturgeon” of Native American legend, was custom-made by AmStur for the …

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Youngest person to run 100 marathons: Ryan Holmes breaks Guinness World Record

Youngest person to run 100 marathons: Ryan Holmes breaks Guinness World Record

London, United Kingdom – January 7, 2017 – Ryan Holmes, aged 21 years and 172 days, from Whitstable, Kent, broke the previous Guinness World Record set in 2010 by Adam Holland, who was 23 years and 220 days old when he finished his hundredth race. Photo: Ryan Holmes, aged 21 years and 172 days, an endurance runner inspired by his …

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Largest USB Flash Drive: Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT breaks world record

Largest USB Flash Drive: Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT breaks world record (VIDEO)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – January 8, 2017 – Kingston Digital, Inc. announced DataTraveler® Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT), which offers up to 2TB of storage space and USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) performance, thus setting the new world record for the Largest USB Flash Drive. Photo: DataTraveler® Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT), the world’s highest capacity USB Flash drive. DataTraveler Ultimate …

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Dell sets world record: World’s first wireless charging laptop

Dell sets world record: World's first wireless charging laptop

Watertown, Massachusetts, USA – January 8, 2017 – WiTricity announced that Dell’s Latitude 7285, the industry’s first 2-in-1 to enable a workspace free of all wires to the device, incorporates the company’s magnetic resonance-based wireless charging for PCs, thus setting the world record for being the World’s First Wireless Charging Laptop. Photo: Dell’s Latitude 7285, the industry’s first 2-in-1 to …

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