Posts Tagged ‘world record’
 
 
 
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tinycar1
tinycar1
tinycar1

The World’s Tiniest Street Legal Car Gets 45 MPG (video)

There's nothing I love more than tiny cars. Smart Fortwos, that ridiculous road-legal suit of armor Top Gear made Jeremy Clarkson drive... I love them. So needless to say, I love this world record vehicle, the tiniest street le...
 
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Wingsuit Mt Everest
Wingsuit Mt Everest
Wingsuit Mt Everest

Russian Daredevil Jumps of Mt. Everest, Claims New Record, Flies to the Base at 125mph (video)

I've seen a wide variety of crazy wingsuit flights.  And aside from the fact that they're all sponsored by Redbull, they're all completely nuts, at least compared to my boring life.  That said, the flightsuit video that depicts...

 
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LEGO Sets Guinness World Record
LEGO Sets Guinness World Record
LEGO Sets Guinness World Record

LEGO Railway Gets Guinness World Record

The longest plastic toy train track made completely from LEGOs was awarded the Guinness World Record, coming in at precisely 4000.25 meters long. The massive build was no easy feat, taking more than 80 LEGO lovers to create the...
 
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Downhill Skateboarding
Downhill Skateboarding
Downhill Skateboarding

See What it’s Like to Break a Downhill Skateboarding World Record in POV (video)

[GR]xsYV6NdBpJE[/GR] Odds are you'll never get to experience what it is commonly know as "downhill skateboarding."  It takes balls of steel and a penchant for some serious road rash.  But good news, World Champion downhill skat...

 
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Human Domino
Human Domino
Human Domino

Human Domino (video/odd)

[GR]VSwfqaVeCWs[/GR] Standing and aligning 850 dominos is a feat in and upon iteself, right?  Now try organizing an 850 person human domino event. That's right, 850 people assembled in New Orleans to complete the world record f...
 
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record setting passat
record setting passat
record setting passat

VW Diesel Drives 1,531 Miles On One Tank Of Gas

What's blue, German and goes for a long time?  VW's Passat BlueMotion sedan. It sports a 1.6-liter TDI engine and was just driven a production car world record 1,531 miles on a single tank of gas.  No the tank is not behemoth a...