If you're in the mood for an Illinois-based road trip, a 4-hour ride down I-39 (253 miles) will take you to Casey, Illinois, the home of the world's largest mailbox, rocking chair, barber-pole, wooden clogs, windchimes, pitchfork, key, and so much more.
You may not have known about it, but Guinness World Records Day was last Thursday. Did you head out to set and/or break any records? Yeah...me either. That's okay, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters were aware, and they went all out, setting 7 new world records...
Guinness World Records is celebrating their 60th anniversary (which is probably a record for record books), and the on-going celebration is shining the spotlight on some of their more unusual records and record holders.
To give you some examples, there are world records for:
Most milkshake dispensed through the nose
Largest collection of garden gnomes
Most toilet seats broken with