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2010-03-04 04:00:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements has announced an international search for the next Tallest Living Woman. The record chronicler is looking high and low in every corner of the globe to fill the coveted title with the U.S. search kicking off at a social event with the Tall Club of New York City. Frontrunners from each country will ultimately help Guinness World Records confirm the one absolute Tallest Woman in...

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. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- From Britney Spears' unparalleled comeback to Brangelina's Hollywood ascension, 2008 has been a year marked by record-breaking achievements from around the globe. Grabbing headlines throughout the year, Guinness World Records has chronicled hundreds of amazing feats from all across the globe, perhaps none as captivating as the...

2008-09-07 06:00:09

By Ann Tatko-Peterson Hello, Donkey, From Elephant Who said politics have to be serious? Certainly not the host committee officials for the Republican National Convention, which just wrapped up in Minneapolis/St. Paul. To promote the region, the committee produced a unique batch of postcards featuring "Elephant" (symbol of the Republicans). A real elephant is pictured in various poses: riding a bike, hiking around a lake, visiting the "Hail to the Chief" exhibit at the Minneapolis...

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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. Since his recognition by Ukrainian record keepers four years ago, and by Guinness last year, people from all over Ukraine and the world have sent him outsized clothing, provided his home with running water and recently...


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