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Nov 14, 2013, 01:00 ET Amazing Records Set to Tumble on Guinness World Records Day

INCLUDING: MOST PEOPLE DRESSED AS NINJAS - JAPAN MOST HULA HOOPS SPUN SIMULTANEOUSLY - UK MOST CONSECUTIVE HANDSPRINGS - USA MOST DARTS CAUGHT...


Sep 12, 2013, 02:00 ET The Latest and Greatest to Make it Into the New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ 2014 Book

Including: - Fastest crossing of a tightrope by a dog - from the UK! - World's largest motorcycle - Lowest limbo skater...


Jul 10, 2013, 03:00 ET World's Smallest Feet and Largest Feet Meet to Launch Amazing Feet Challenge

Terms of use: Image must run with mention of officiallyamazing.tv/feet Nice to Feet You! RECORD-BREAKING DUO PHOTOGRAPHED TOGETHER AT...


Sep 15, 2011, 00:01 ET The World's Biggest, Fastest and Most Extraordinary Revealed in New Guinness World Records® 2012

It's the BIGGEST day of the year with the release of Guinness World Records 2012!  The newest record chronicling edition of the best-selling...


Apr 23, 2011, 17:04 ET 317 Colorful Carolinians Set Egg-cellent Guinness World Record at Carowinds Theme Park

317 guests at the Carowinds Theme Park in North Carolina celebrated Easter Weekend by setting a new Guinness World Record for the 'Most People...


Nov 18, 2010, 10:12 ET Thousands Around the Planet Participate in Guinness World Records® Day 2010

Thousands of aspiring record breakers from across the globe celebrated the sixth annual Guinness World Records® Day with amazing record...


Nov 18, 2010, 04:00 ET Guinness World Records® Reveals New Tallest Married Couple at the Guinness World Records Museum

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record breaking, today announces the new "Tallest Married Couple" at the Guinness World Records...


Oct 28, 2010, 17:33 ET The Ultimate Office Party Event! Be the undisputed BEST IN THE WORLD with a new Guinness World Record

Every company or organization in America strives to be the "World's Best" at something. GWR Live! is offering the chance for companies...


Sep 16, 2010, 05:00 ET Lady Gaga, Lindsey Lohan, Tiger Woods, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson and Others Top List of Celebrity Record Breakers in the Guinness World Records® 2011 Edition

Who is the world's highest earning celebrity?  Which power couple dominates the entertainment world? What pop star commands the most searches...


Sep 15, 2010, 07:00 ET Guinness World Records® 2011

The global authority on all things record-breaking returns today with Guinness World Records 2011!  The latest edition of the best-selling...


Aug 01, 2010, 08:45 ET Jamie Bestwick Secures Place in the Guinness World Records® at X Games Sixteen

BMX legend Jamie Bestwick made X Games history yesterday as he won his fourth consecutive gold medal in the BMX Vert. In doing so he earned his...


May 21, 2010, 09:00 ET Guinness World Records® Discovers New Tallest Man in America

Guinness World Records announced today that Igor Vovkovinskiy has been crowned the new Tallest Living Man in America. Measuring a staggering 7...


Mar 04, 2010, 05:00 ET Guinness World Records(R) Launches Search for the Next Tallest Woman

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements has announced an international search for the next Tallest Living...


Jan 26, 2010, 14:39 ET Record-Breaking Collection of Pokemon Memorabilia Appears in Guinness World Records(TM) 2010 Gamer's Edition

Twenty one year-old Lisa Courtney from Hertfordshire, England is celebrating this week after being officially recognised as the individual with...


Jan 14, 2010, 04:00 ET TALL MEETS SMALL AT MEGAMALL

Today, the world's tallest man, 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm) Sultan Kosen, will welcome the shortest man in the world, 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) He Pingping,...


Jan 04, 2010, 06:00 ET 'Video Game Bible' Returns - Guinness World Records(R) 2010 Gamer's Edition

The globally-recognized authority on record breaking achievements Guinness World Records, today announced the availability of the best resource...


Dec 30, 2009, 05:00 ET The Public Has Spoken ... Guinness World Records(R) Reveals Fans' Picks for the Top Records of the Decade

The votes are in and the public has chosen their top Guinness World Records® of the decade! Since the launch of the newest book Guinness...


Nov 12, 2009, 11:48 ET Records Shatter Around the World on Guinness World Records(R) Day 2009

Guinness World Records celebrated its fifth annual Guinness World Records Day with record-shattering attempts from around the globe. Thousands...


Oct 22, 2009, 12:44 ET It's Back! The Original Guinness Book of Records Returns After 55 Years of Evolution

The global authority on record-breaking achievement, Guinness World Records, today launched an exact replica of the very first "Guinness Book...


Sep 17, 2009, 05:01 ET Guinness World Records(R) 2010 -The World's Best-Selling Copyright Book Celebrates the End of the Decade with Incredible New Feats

Commemorate the end of the first decade of the 21st Century with the world's best resource for amazing feats and inspirational attainments -...


Sep 14, 2009, 05:00 ET Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Daniel Radcliffe, Twilight, Star Trek and More Top List of Hollywood Heroes in the Guinness World Records(R) 2010 Edition

Capping off the first decade of the 21st century, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Daniel Radcliffe, and scores of other Hollywood A-listers are...


Sep 03, 2009, 15:42 ET Ion Television Breaks a Guinness World Record by Creating World's 'Largest Moving Box'

Earlier today, ION Television successfully broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Moving Box at an event in Times Square to mark the...


Sep 02, 2009, 20:07 ET Guinness World Records(TM) Unveils Exclusive Story Behind Lee Redmond's Loss of Record-Breaking Fingernails

68-year-old great grandmother Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is undoubtedly one of the world's most popular record holders of...


Aug 31, 2009, 10:49 ET ION Television Attempt To Break Guinness World Record for 'Largest Moving Box'

ION Television will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Moving Box to celebrate the premiere of its original series...


Aug 30, 2009, 12:23 ET Kruger Claims World Record for Largest Coffee Party

Thousands of coffee drinkers of all ages today descended upon Cologne's Jugendpark to become record-breakers at KrugerKranzchen - a Guinness World...