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2014-03-26 08:26:08

--Contest Seeks Fastest Time to Eat Three of the Hottest Pepper in the World, Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper®-- NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Guinness World Record officials, Smokin' Ed Currie -- Guinness World Record Holder for Hottest Pepper and pepper heads from all over. Two big names in the fiery foods world, Ted Barrus "The Fire Breathing Idiot" and Steve "The Machine" Smallwood are participating. WHAT: Pepper eating contest featuring the World's Hottest...

2013-11-14 00:22:48

LONDON, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INCLUDING: MOST PEOPLE DRESSED AS NINJAS - JAPAN MOST HULA HOOPS SPUN SIMULTANEOUSLY - UK MOST CONSECUTIVE HANDSPRINGS - USA MOST DARTS CAUGHT BY HAND IN ONE MINUTE - GERMANY The ninth annual Guinness World Records Day [http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com ] on the 14th of...

2013-09-15 08:20:17

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Together for a Cause In support of SickKids Foundation. Guinness World Record Attempt by Suresh Joachim Fastest time to cycle Trans-Canada (Vancouver to Halifax). Start: September 15, 2013 @ 10:00 A.M. Vancouver City Hall 453 W 12th Ave Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4. Finish: September 28, 2013 @ 12.00 to 4.00 pm Halifax City Hall 1841 Argyle St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y8. SOURCE Suresh Joachim International Inc

2013-07-10 04:20:38

LONDON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terms of use: Image must run with mention of officiallyamazing.tv/feet Nice to Feet You! RECORD-BREAKING DUO PHOTOGRAPHED TOGETHER AT THEIR FIRST EVER MEETING TO MARK LAUNCH OF NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 'AMAZING FEET' CHALLENGE [[CENTER] ]http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2013/7/record-breaking-duo-meet-for-first-time-to-launch-new-guinness-world-records-amazing-feet-challenge-49653...

2013-05-31 23:03:27

Miami Public Speakers is excited to announce that Alex Cequea, Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and professional speaker, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon in Fairfield, Iowa. Fairfield, IA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Alex Cequea will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record and will attempt to continually speak from 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 9th. The entire event will last approximately 34 hours. The...

2013-05-08 12:27:16

The 400 Gallon sMOOthie Was Created To Raise Money And Awareness For Food Bank For New York City NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There was never a doubt in the minds of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative sMOOthie team that they would establish a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® mark for the World's Largest sMOOthie this past Saturday at the Bike Expo New York. And they did it in colossal fashion, with the record setting sMOOthie coming in at a massive 400 US Gallons! If this had...

2012-09-11 02:22:42

Attempts are for 100-meter run, athletic shoe chain; Taylor Swift, Eli Manning have donated shoes WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to engage children in both fitness and recycling, National Geographic Kids magazine will attempt to break two Guinness World Records® titles this fall. Through the magazine's Run for the Planet program, in coordination with the Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids Fun Run, people worldwide will try to set the Guinness...

2012-04-17 23:03:55

QuickTrophy, LLC set out to build the world's largest trophy. They accomplished the goal, and the trophy is now recognized by Guinness World Records. Marquette, MI (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Guinness World Records announced in a March 30, 2012 letter that QuickTrophy, LLC now officially holds the World Record for Largest Trophy. QuickTrophy designed, built, and unveiled the trophy last year in conjunction with the world record breaking skateboard parade, of which QuickTrophy was a sponsor. The...

2011-09-14 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 book is chock full of quite literally the biggest stories of the year covering everything in the world of superlatives and bubbling over with more than 4,000 new and updated records and over 900 colorful photographs! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110915/NY68935-a ) (Photo:...

2011-08-29 11:42:00

LYNCHBURG, Tenn., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jack Daniel Distillery will honor the 161st birthday of its founder, Jack Daniel, by attempting to place the famed whiskey pioneer in GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® history. In a play off of the whiskey's "Old No. 7" moniker, Jack Daniel's will attempt to break not one, but seven world records in one day. Jack fans from across the globe will have the opportunity to join in the historic quest. (Logo:...