BAMF of the Day: 61-year-old International Swimming Hall of Famer Diana Nyad plunged into the chilly waters off the coast of Havana to begin her long-awaited record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, which is expected to take some 60 hours.
This is Nyad's second attempt at crossing the Straits of Florida -- her fi
World Record of the Day: German parallel parking enthusiast Ronny "C-Rock" Wechselberger sets a new world record by sliding into a tight spot that's 26 centimeters longer than the Volkswagen Polo he's driving.
As impressive as this is, it's apparently already been bested by a Chinese man named Zhang Hua, wh
Stop-Motion Thing of the Day: Aardman, the British animation studio best known for their work on Wallace and Gromit, follows up their "world's smallest stop-motion animation" with another record-setting stop-motion promotion for the Nokia N8.
'Gulp' is a short film created by Sumo
Lights Out: At an H2Ocean-sponsored event hosted by Las Vegas tattoo parlor Inktoxicated Tattoos, Bill "Danger" Robinson and sideshow performer Staysha Randall teamed up to smash the world record for "Most Body Piercings in a Single Sitting."
They didn't quite make it up to 3,600 as intended,
Death By Drama of the Day: Versatile Hong Kong-based soap opera actor Law Lok-lam must have pissed off a bunch of writers by telling a bunch of soap magazines that he writes a lot of his own lines because five characters he plays on five different shows all bought the farm on the same day.
His Grace Under Fire character died in a fight; his Fate to Fate charact