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Largest forbearing fidget spinner

Largest forbearing fidget spinner

Richardson, Texas, USA – August 15, 2017 – Pratik Bhosale, a mechanical engineering senior, Ian Bouton, mechanical engineering senior and Suhail Rahmetulla, mechanical engineering senior at University of Texas at Dallas and junior mechanical engineer Clark Oney, gained publicity all over the Metroplex by building a 150 pound fidget spinner which sets the new world record for the Largest forebearing …

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Most people fidget spinning in one place

Most people fidget spinning in one place

New Plymouth, New Zealand – August 15, 2017 – More than 400 students of Bell Block Primary packed into their school hall armed with fidget spinners; a digital clock timed the twiddling mob as they spun for 30 seconds while dancing to “intense suspenseful background” musics, thus setting the new world record for the Most people fidget spinning in one …

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Most overs bowled in 24 hours

Most overs bowled in 24 hours

Leeds, United Kingdom – August 15, 2017 – As many as 2,000 overs were bowled in 24 hours by the cricketers at The Rodley Cricket Club in Leeds, thus setting the new world record for the Most overs bowled in 24 hours (most overs delivered in 24 hours). Photo: The Rodley Cricket Club in Leeds has set the world record …

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Largest stick bomb

Largest stick bomb

Natick, Massachusetts, USA – August 14, 2017 – A group of Natick High School students set off a stick bomb with 68,480 sticks in the school’s gym – shattering the existing Guinness World Record of 40,910 sticks and setting the new world record for the Largest stick bomb. Photo: A group of Natick High School students set off a stick …

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Largest cheerleading pyramid

Largest cheerleading pyramid

Tauranga, New Zealand – August 8, 2017 – Sixty cheerleaders made a giant pyramid during a national cheerleading competition in Tauranga, breaking the current Guinness World Record of 46 and setting the new world record for the Largest cheerleading pyramid. Photo: Sixty cheerleaders made the World’s Largest Cheerleading Pyramid during a national cheerleading competition in Tauranga. The Guinness World Records …

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Longest pedestrian suspension bridge

Longest pedestrian suspension bridge

Randa, Switzerland – August 8, 2017 – The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, in the Swiss Alps, near the village of Randa, is a 494 metres long bridge and connects Grächen and Zermatt on the Europaweg foot trail, thus setting the new world record for the Longest pedestrian suspension bridge. Photo: The Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge, in the Swiss Alps, near …

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Most compact e-bike

Most compact e-bike

Shenzhen, China – August 8, 2017 – Weighing only 15.4 lbs (7kg), carbon fiber Smacircle S1 can be folded in five simple steps into a small backpack and carried wherever and whenever, thus setting the new world record for the Most compact e-bike. Photo: Smacircle S1, the world’s most compact and lightweight ebike. Weighing only 15.4 lbs, carbon fiber S1 can …

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Largest classic bicycle parade

Largest classic bicycle parade

Liverpool, New York, USA – August 9, 2017 – After drawing 130 riders last year, 158 people rode in a parade of classic bicycles through Onondaga Lake Park, thus setting the new world record for the Largest classic bicycle parade. Photo: 158 riders participated in a classic bicycle parade on July 15 in Onondaga Lake Park. The ride was the …

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World’s first whisky-powered car

World's first whisky-powered car

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – August 9, 2017 – The World’s first car to be fuelled by whisky residue biofuel, created by Celtic Renewables Ltd, a spinout company from Edinburgh Napier University, who also worked with Perthshire’s Tullibardine Distillery on the project, was test driven using the fuel for the first time today at Edinburgh Napier University. Photo: Celtic Renewables, which …

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Largest floating gas facility

Largest floating gas facility

Broome, Australia – August 9, 2017 – Prelude is a 488-metre long, 600,000 tonne vessel owned by Shell which can extract, process and store gas at sea; located 475 kilometres north of Broome, in the Browse basin, it sets the new world record for the Largest floating gas facility. Photo: Prelude is a 488-metre long, 600,000 tonne vessel owned by …

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