World Record of the Day

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World Record of the Day
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World Record of the Day: In what is fast becoming an annual tradition, the University of Alberta sought to reclaim the Guinness World Record for largest game of dodgeball for the third year in a row.

4,979 students, staff, and faculty members gathered to throw big red balls at each other for over an hour.

At the g

World-Record-Setting Waterskiers of the Day

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World-Record-Setting Waterskiers of the Day
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World-Record-Setting Waterskiers of the Day: A new world record was set off the coast of Strahan, Tasmania, where 145 waterskiers were pulled by the same boat across Macquarie Harbour, successfully maintaining an upright position for a full nautical mile.

The previous record, set by the same group, was 114. The youngest participant?

Everybody Need A Hobby of the Day

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Everybody Need A Hobby of the Day: Paul Green Jr. stuffs 18 quarters up his nose for RecordSetter.com.  

Somewhere off-camera, a mother is beaming with pride.

[recset.]

World Record of the Day

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World Record of the Day: Erin O'Keefe and Amy Milano set the world's most conspicuously absent record: Most Tandem Pizza Slice Face Slaps in 15 Seconds.

[h/t: sisfti.]

Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day

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Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day
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Everybody Needs A Hobby of the Day: Eschewing both balancing pole and safety harness, 46-year-old Swiss stuntman Freddy Nock scaled Germany's highest mountain -- the Zugspitze -- by way of its 1,000 meter-long cable car cable.

His feat has yet to be officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records, but its place is certainly se

Afternoon Snack

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Afternoon Snack: This guy just set the record for Most Consecutive Bites Taken Out Of Three Apples In 30 Seconds While Juggling Them (65).

And what have you done lately?

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BAMF of the Day

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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