Two years after a 4:55 speedrun was set for Super Mario Bros. and many speculated a sub 4:55 may be humanly impossible, Twitch streamer Niftski has done it, setting a new world speedrun record with 4:54:948. For reference, the tool-assisted speedrun record for Super Mario Bros. (in which button input
Because dream it and you achieve it (or, in my case, die giving it the ol’ college-try nowhere near your goal), this is a video of Ernest Brenchley of freestyle trampoline crew(?) Radial Flipz performing what is allegedly the world’s first trampoline octuple backflip with the help of a couple
This is a video of cat Alexis and human Anika of Austria setting the Guinness World Record for most cat tricks in one minute, with a very respectable 26 (although whether some of these should qualify as tricks remains highly debatable — e.g. ‘look left’). Anika adopted Alexis when he
This is a video from Guinness World Records of the world’s longest uninterrupted drone light display (26 minutes and 19 seconds), achieved with the use of 600 Agile Bee II drones by the EFYI Group in collaboration with Tianjin University in Tianjin, China. The display, which has been sped up
The Falcon’s Flight roller coaster being built at the currently-under-construction Six Flags Qiddiya in Saudi Arabia will be the world’s tallest, longest, and fastest roller coaster to date, featuring a three-minute, 2.5-mile long ride at heights up to 525-feet and speeds up to 155MPH. For reference, the current longest coaster
This is a video of the folks from Youtube channel 5MadMovieMakers setting what they believe to be the world record for gravity-powered Hot Wheels loops, with a respectable ten. Is it actually the world record? I have no clue, but it doesn’t seem like it would be that difficult a
This is a video of kickboxer Pavel Trussov setting the Guinness World Record for most full-arm extension punches in one minute, with a very respectable 334. He also holds the world record for most full arm extension punches in three minutes, with an equally respectable 919. That is some stamina!
An unpowered glider (no props or jets) just set a new speed world record for all R/C planes (including jets) at 548MPH (882km/h) using nothing but the power of the wind in a demonstration of dynamic soaring. What’s dynamic soaring? Let me Wikipedia that for you, since I guiltily donated