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Maybe Rockford's Tree Lighting Needs the Latvian Touch
Don't misunderstand me, I think the Christmas tree lighting ceremonies that we do here in Rockford at Stroll on State, Nicholas Conservatory, and several other places are really well done. It's just that a countdown, followed by the tree lighting, has trouble competing with a giant Rube Go…
This Will Probably Make Your Hands Sweat
Are you familiar with "slacklining?" I'll admit that up until this morning, I wasn't. But, now that we've got a potential new world record, and some crazy video of the attempt, I've become familiar enough with it to tell you there's absolutely no way I&apos…
Check Out This World Record Zoom-in of the Moon
As I often point out to my kids, cameras have changed just a little bit from when I was their age.
All of you who remember when it was all a mystery as to what was on the camera until you had the film "developed," that you had to hope that no one blinked (because there were no re-dos), and …
Japan’s Maglev Train Sets World Record
If you need to be somewhere in a real hurry, Japan's record-setting Maglev train is just the ticket.
From CNN:
A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 kilometers per hour (374 miles per hour) on an experimental track in Yamanashi Tuesday, setting a decisive new world record...
Their Holiday Lights Are a World Record
A New York family has reclaimed the Guinness World Record for most lights on a residential property. Tim Gay and his family put together a holiday display of over 600,000 lights, which breaks the previous record by almost 100,000 lights.
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Waiter Sets World Record With 27 Mugs of Beer
Usually, the person you see carrying multiple steins of beer is a beautiful, smiling woman, not a large grunting man.
Miss Oktoberfest is simply posing for a beer poster. German waiter Oliver Struempfel is all about setting a world record...