This is a video of Cassie, a pair of robotic legs inspired by those of an ostrich, setting the world record for fastest 100m run by a two-legged robot. Cassie finishes with a time of 24.73-seconds. For reference, the current world record for a human is Usain Bolt’s 9.58 seconds
This is some point-of-view footage from the Guinness World Record highest swing, located at the Yunyang Longgang Scenic Spot in Chongqing, China. The swing itself is 30-stories tall, and as if that wasn’t enough to make you evacuate your bowels, it swings you out over a 2,300-foot cliff at a
Because there’s a first time for everything, these are two different angles of megaflipper Ernest Tramp performing the world’s first nine consecutive backflips (aka Nonuple Kaboom) on a trampoline, almost hitting the moon in the process. Damn, that’s a lot of flips. Some might argue too many, and I would
This is a video of lead-footed JTThornton setting the record for the fastest 24.5 mile lap around Manhattan during the height of the COVID pandemic in 2020 (there was never a better time to drive fast), averaging 69MPH in a McLaren 720S and reaching speeds up to 149MPH. Just to
This is a video of Simba, a goat born in Pakistan with 48cm (~19″) ears, making it the new world record holder for longest eared goat. Wow, and to think I make fun of my girlfriend’s earlobes! “You know you’re lucky I don’t make fun of your penis.” Honey —
This is a video of Red Bull sponsored Swedish freeskier Jesper Tjäder setting a new world record for longest rail slide on skis, with an impressive 506-feet. Even millipedes are impressed! Because perseverance does occasionally pay off, it took Jesper 126 attempts to finally slide the whole rail, surpassing the
This is a Guinness World Records video highlighting Zeus (apparently one of only three choices of name for a Great Dane), who was recently confirmed as the world’s tallest living dog, at 1.046 metres (3-foot 5.18-inches) from foot to withers (between shoulder blades), and around seven feet tall standing up.
This is a video of strongwoman/She-Hulk Samantha Belliveau successfully performing a 183.4-pound circus dumbbell lift to set a new world record. For reference, that’s more than the average American adult weighs (181-lbs) lifted IN ONE HAND. Now I know what you’re thinking, and I agree — I assumed the average