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World Record for Rain? Missouri Town Hit with a Foot in an Hour
World Record for Rain? Missouri Town Hit with a Foot in an Hour
World Record for Rain? Missouri Town Hit with a Foot in an Hour
When your spouse is a meteorologist, you think you've heard it all when it comes to weather-related history. That's what I thought, but today I learned there was one Missouri weather fact I was unaware of. Did you know the world record for rainfall is held by a tiny Missouri place that was slammed with a foot in just an hour?
Think You Can Break Any of These Thanksgiving Records?
Think You Can Break Any of These Thanksgiving Records?
Think You Can Break Any of These Thanksgiving Records?
According to the saying, "you learn something new every day." I can't personally vouch for having learned something new each day, but today, for me, it's true. I didn't know before, but there are Guinness World Records that involve Thanksgiving. About the only record I see myself setting would be "fastest asleep on the couch post-dessert."
Here’s a Palm-Sweating World Record
Here’s a Palm-Sweating World Record
Here’s a Palm-Sweating World Record
I don't know if Theo Sanson's palms were sweating during this world record setting slackline/highline walk, but mine were pouring as I watched as much of this as I could stand. As I've mentioned before, I have a problem with heights, meaning that I'm afraid of them...
World Record Breaking Group Skydive Over Illinois
World Record Breaking Group Skydive Over Illinois
World Record Breaking Group Skydive Over Illinois
About a month ago 164 people jumped out of perfectly good airplanes with one thought in mind: breaking the world record for the largest ever vertical skydving formation. It took 13 tries, but the group ended up smashing the old record (set in 2012) of 138 skydivers...

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