Mexican Chefs In An Attempt To Break The Guinness Record For The World’s Longest Taco

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Chefs prepare tacos of Cochinita Pibil, a popular dish from Yucatan, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest taco in Guadalajara February 15, 2015. Guadalajara broke the Guinness record for the longest taco of cochinita pibil, with a length of 2.5 kilometers, as part of the COME gastronomy festival, local media reported. For the preparation of the traditional dish, the chefs used 4 tons of pork, 36,000 tortillas and spices for 325 taco servings. (Photo by Alejandro Acosta/Reuters)
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Pregnant Women Practice Yoga as they Attempt to Break the Guinness World Record

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Pregnant women practice yoga as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest prenatal yoga class, in Changsha, Hunan province June 8, 2014. A total of 505 pregnant women participated in a yoga class together for 37 minutes and 28 seconds on Sunday, exceeding the current Guinness World Record set in Shenzhen in 2013 with 423 women, local media reported. Picture taken June 8, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/China Daily)
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Shocktober Fest: People Attempt a World Record for the Most Zombies in One Place

Visitors to the Shocktober Fest dressed as zombies pose at Tulleys Farm on October 6, 2012 in Turners Hill, England. People dressed as zombies from around the United Kingdom have converged on Tulleys Farm in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the most zombies together in one place. In photographs by Peter Macdiarmid. Continue reading »

Teaser: Nissan LEAF to Attempt Setting the Guinness World Speed Record

At Goodwood Festival of Speed (29 June — 1 July), the 100% electric Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb course as fast as possible… but in reverse, setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest time over a distance of one mile in reverse. Continue reading »

Square-eyed Contestants Attempt to Set TV-watching World Record

Candidates taking part in a World Record TV watching contest in the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum, The Netherlands, on September 29. The winner will get a trip to Los Angeles. (Freek Van Asperen / EPA) Continue reading »

Japan Robot to Attempt Hawaii Triathlon

After scaling the cliff walls of the Grand Canyon and driving the Le Mans racetrack for 24 hours, a tiny Japanese robot is set for a new challenge — Hawaii’s grueling Ironman Triathlon course. Fitted with three different bodies and three rechargeable batteries, the hand-sized “Evolta” from electronics firm Panasonic will swim, bicycle and run its way through one of the world’s toughest triathlon routes.

Panasonic’s “Evolta” swim robot, powered by the company’s Evolta rechargeable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan. The company said three types of Evolta robots, developed to swim, bike and run, will attempt to complete an ironman triathlon course in Hawaii on October 24, 2011. (Reuters) Continue reading »