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
This is a real treat of a video from 2019 of Gabby the Papillon ripping through the 8″ division of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Masters Agility Championship course in a blistering 39.31 seconds, with no faults. The way she blasts through that tunnel and the slalom poles —
This is a short video of a puzzle cuber solving a Skewb Cube (a Rubik’s Cube-like puzzle consisting of five-piece faces “with cuts through the centre, orthogonal to the main diagonals”) so fast (I think he says 1.51-seconds) the guy working the backup stopwatch is confused as to what just
Because humans will always need cups and people to stack them efficiently, this is a video of a speed stacker stacking and unstacking a 36-cup pyramid in a blistering 8.462-seconds. Is that some sort of new record? No clue, he seems pretty excited about it though, so I’m excited for
Because dream it and you can achieve it, this is a video of Australian musician Alan Gogoll performing 10,000 guitar harmonics in 14-minutes and 15-seconds. With 855 seconds in that time, that’s a harmonic every 0.0855 seconds. WOW. Wait — just what the hell is a guitar harmonic anyways? Let
This is a short video (complete with sick soundtrack) of the elite armed rollerblading police force being trained in Karachi, Pakistan to help combat street harassment and theft. Admittedly, rollerblades are fast. Also admittedly, they’re significantly not fast at all on anything that isn’t concrete or asphalt, which I imagine
This is a compilation video from Kurihara, Japan’s Kurikoma-Kōgen railway station of bullet trains passing by at up to 200MPH in the snow. Could you imagine standing there? That would be terrifying. Especially if you were hoping to catch one of those trains. Me? I really don’t like traveling any
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!