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2009-09-17 04:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorate the end of the first decade of the 21st Century with the world's best resource for amazing feats and inspirational attainments - Guinness World Records 2010.

2008-12-18 10:21:00

Hollywood, Height And Heavy Metal Headline As 'Brangelina', The World's Tallest Man and Guitar Hero Top List of Record Breakers NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-11-19 22:41:12

The world's tallest man, who hails from China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, said he has become the world's tallest dad at the age of 58. Bao Xishun, who stands at 7 feet and 9 inches tall, said his newborn son, Tianyou, was born at an average 22-inch height, The Sun reported Wednesday. Bao, who was certified as the tallest man in the world by Guinness World Records, said that while his height left him with nerve damage in his feet that affects his mobility, he is not concerned about his...

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2008-03-24 14:15:00

Leonid Stadnik's phenomenal height has forced him to quit a job he loved and to stoop as he moves around his house. But Stadnik, who Guinness World Records says is the world's tallest human, says his condition has also taught him that there are many kindhearted strangers.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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