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UK World Record: Smallest Burger Van

UK World Record: Smallest Burger Van

London, UK – August 22, 2016 – Yannick Read has created Super Tinkey, a 75cm-wide burger van from an old barbecue, a mobility scooter and parts from a Harley Davidson with sheets of plywood and MDF nailed to the side, setting the new world record for the Smallest burger van. Photo: Yannick Read, 45, built the miniature road-legal version of the …

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Croatia Guinness World Record: Largest meat stew

Croatia Guinness World Record: Largest meat stew

Vukovar, Croatia – August 22, 2016 – Chef maestro Denis Šoštarić (29) and 12 assisting chefs spent 9 hours cooking up 4,650 litres (12,500 portions) of meat stew (“Čobanac”), thus setting the new world record for the Largest meat stew. Photo: Šoštarić and 12 assisting chefs spent 9 hours cooking up 12,500 portions of the stew to set a new world …

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USA World Record: Most expensive soufflé

USA World Record: Most expensive soufflé

New York, NY, USA – August 20, 2016 – Petrossian’s “Secret Soufflé” — so called because it’s an off-menu item—is a $2,500 soufflé containing about 30 grams of Royal Reserve Ossetra caviar (Petrossian’s priciest variety) and quail eggs in the center, and topped with a mosaic of gold leaf; this Secret Soufflé sets the new world record for the Most …

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USA Guinness World Record: Largest Flag Mural

USA Guinness World Record: Largest Flag Mural

Destin, Florida, USA – August 20, 2016 – The mural atop Legendary Marina’s boat storage facility in Destin, Fla., painted by world renowned artist Robert Wyland, measures 3.8 acres in size, or 554 feet by 299 feet, thus setting the new world record for the Largest flag mural. Wyland, the Wyland Foundation, Legendary and Sherwin Williams partnered to bring this …

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Japan Guinness World Records: Most expensive rice

Japan Guinness World Records: Most expensive rice

Tokyo, Japan – August 3, 2016 – The “World’s Highest Quality Rice,” which Toyo Rice Corporation (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Keiji Saika) made publicly available for the first time through its online shopping site, was priced at 11,304 yen/kg (109 U.S. dollars/kg) excluding consumption tax and postage, thus setting the new world record for the Most expensive rice. Photo: The …

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UK Guinness World Records: Most sheep sheared in nine hours

UK Guinness World Records: Most sheep sheared in nine hours

London, UK – August 3, 2016 – Donegal man Ivan Scott beat the Guinness World Records title for the most sheep sheared in nine hours, at Trefranck Farm in Cornwall, England; Ivan (33) from Kilmacrennan near Letterkenny, Co Donegal, Ireland, sheared 867 lambs in just nine hours, thus setting the new world record for Most sheep sheared in nine hours. …

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USA Guinness World Records: Longest whip cracked

USA Guinness World Records: Longest whip cracked

New York, NY, USA – August 5, 2016 – Whip expert Adam Winrich broke the Guinness World Record for the longest whip crack ever recorded; he managed to send a wave down the length of a 238 foot long manila rope, resulting in a crack all the way at its end, thus setting the new world record for the Longest …

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UK World Record: Largest dog bowl

UK World Record: Largest dog bowl

LONDON, UK – August 7, 2016 – Fetch.co.uk, Ocado’s online pet store, has built the world’s largest dog bowl, in a bid to educate the country about keeping our dogs hydrated in the summer; the dog bowl stretches 4.5m in diameter, stands at 1m tall and can hold up to 2000 litres of water, thus setting the new world record …

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UK World Record: World’s first private jet designed for sports teams

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Farnborough, UK – August 7, 2016 – Russian plane maker Sukhoi unveiled the world’s first private jet kitted out specifically for sports teams at the Farnborough air show; Sukhoi’s plane is a 100-seater jet split into four “zones” each with different equipment for teams to utilize. Photo: Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, the producer of the Superjet 100 new-generation regional jet for …

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France Guinness World Records: Longest Picnic

France Guinness World Records: Longest Picnic

Laval, France – August 1, 2016 – Hungry supporters of the attempt brought ample quantities of bread, cheese and wine; they managed to stretch out for 2.5 kilometers, beating the 1.7 kilometers previously managed in South Africa and setting the new world record for the Longest picnic. Photo: Hungry supporters of the attempt also brought ample quantities of bread, cheese …

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