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Thursday: October 8, 2009

Have a peek at the world's largest pumpkin.Have a peek at the world's largest pumpkin.

At one point in August, the massive pumpkin was growing 33 pounds a day, Christy told Fox News. She kept it going by plying the soil with a mix of compost, coffee grounds and cow manure, though seeds with good genetics are also key.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 8:13 AM | Tags (5) | pumpkin | records | world | largest | dailynews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

World record for most people doing 'the robot' in unison broken over in Australia.World record for most people doing 'the robot' in unison broken over in Australia.

After the first official attempt failed - some who signed up had turned into wallflowers - they broke the record on the second attempt.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | dance | daning | guiness | melbourne | robot | unison | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

World record for longest handshake now stands at twelve hours.World record for longest handshake now stands at twelve hours.

That's a lot of handshaking and somehow Hulk Hogan managed to get involved with this as well. WATCHA GONNA DO WHEN THE HANDSHAKE RUNS WILD ON YOU? Believe it, brother.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:39 AM | Tags (5) | abc | guiness | handshake | hulkhogan | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 18, 2009

Our oceans make a record for themselves in terms of warmest temperatures.Our oceans make a record for themselves in terms of warmest temperatures.

Climate change has been raising the planet's average temperature steadily in recent decades. All of the 10 hottest years on record have occurred since 1997.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:34 AM | Tags (8) | oceans | warmest | temps | science | global | warming | scary | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

World record for Pac-Man recently broken by Ohio resident.World record for Pac-Man recently broken by Ohio resident.

To nail a perfect Pac-Man score, a player must 'eat every dot, bonus prize and blue ghost across all 256 levels.' At that point, a glitch in the original game code results in an unplayable stage, effectively ending the experience with a score of 3,333,360.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:24 AM | Tags (7) | namco | ohio | pacman | points | records | videogames | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.

$598 million to set up some 70 health information technology centers to help healthcare institutions acquire electronic health record systems and $564 million to develop a nationwide system of health information networks

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:11 PM | Tags (7) | digital | electronic | funding | government | grants | medical | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of concerts with highest numbers for record attendance just for you.A list of concerts with highest numbers for record attendance just for you.

3.5 million people in one place? Way to go, Rod Stewart.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 10:04 AM | Tags (5) | music | rodstewart | concert | attendance | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Participants of scream contest fail to shatter current world record.Participants of scream contest fail to shatter current world record.

The record for loudest scream by a human being still stands at a whopping 129 decibels.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 12:34 PM | Tags (4) | decibels | loud | records | scream |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

World's largest cave just recently discovered over in Vietnam.World's largest cave just recently discovered over in Vietnam.

Cave measures in at about 262 feet in height and width. See that little spec in the thumbnail? That's a person.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 12:55 PM | Tags (5) | cave | echo | largest | records | vietnam |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 58 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Record set for world's largest cupcake.Record set for world's largest cupcake.

Mmmm....  giant 151 pound cupcake.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:30 AM | Tags (3) | cupcake | guinness | record |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

582 drummers manage to play their way into the records book.582 drummers manage to play their way into the records book.

Insert your collective drummer jokes here.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:22 AM | Tags (4) | arena | drummers | guinness | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Skinny-dippers looking to break world record.Skinny-dippers looking to break world record.

Clark Griswold approves of this.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:47 AM | Tags (5) | dipping | records | silly | skinny | world |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Have a peek at the world's fastest remote-controlled car.Have a peek at the world's fastest remote-controlled car.

...and building your own will only set you back about four grand.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 3:57 PM | Tags (6) | records | remote | controlled | car | fast | mph |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Record for largest air guitar ensemble broken in New York City.Record for largest air guitar ensemble broken in New York City.

A representative from Guinness World Records counted 810 air guitarists after Wednesday's matinee performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. That beats the previous world record of 440 people.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:59 AM | Tags (5) | air | guinness | guitar | guitarists | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Michael Jackson first artist sell one million downloads in a single week.Michael Jackson first artist sell one million downloads in a single week.

The late King of Pop gets into the digital record books.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 11:59 AM | Tags (5) | downloads | itunes | michaeljackson | music | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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