Meet L.A. Beast. Competitive eater and all-around crazy human. L.A is the man who eats lightbulbs for fun. He drinks gallons of honey with his face covered in bees. And this week he broke a record that should make Mainers stand up and cheer.
Colorado resident Scott Jurek set a new world record in hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 46 days, eight hours. That beats the previous record held by Jennifer Pharr Davis by three hours.
Brian Spotts of Denver, Colorado is a world record holder in ‘egg balancing’. This week, he is headed to China to try and break a world record live on TV. This month in Shanghai he will attempt to balance a dozen eggs in less than 75 seconds.
In an effort to show citizens of Minnesota how much paper they waste and how important recycling is, they set a new world record. They made the largest paper ball ever assembled. In keeping with Guinness World Records guidelines, no adhesives or tape was used.
The oldest cat in the world lives on the south coast of England, Poppy is 24 years old. In human years that’s 114. Poppy has lived long enough to see five prime ministers. The cat, a moggy, was officially named by the Guinness Book of World Records.
The Punjab Youth Festival in Lahore, Pakistan had a world record broken. It was a world record where ‘broken’ was the key word. It was breaking walnuts, 155 to be exact, 155 walnuts broken in one minute without using any tools.
Rob Dyrdek, who stars in MTV’s Fantasy Factory and has broken 21 skateboarding records including the longest board slide, has another record to his credit. It wasn’t a skateboard record this time; it was a car jumping record…backwards! It was the farthest rever…