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Jennifer Lawrence Sets a Guinness World Record

Jennifer Lawrence Sets a Guinness World Record

By Sean Patterson September 5, 2014

On Sunday Jennifer Lawrence became the main attraction of a massive nude celebrity photo leak known on the internet as “the fappening.” The leaks have grown to include celebrities such as Kate Upton, Kaley Cuoco, and Hilary Duff. With all …

Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records
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Though critics can’t decide whether Zach Snyder’s Superman movie franchise reboot is good or not, fans of the superhero have spoken. According to Reuters, Man of Steel has set a new record for June opening weekend box office totals. The …

Man in Florida Donates 100 Gallons of Blood Man in Florida Donates 100 Gallons of Blood

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An 84-year-old Florida man this week reached the rare milestone of having donated 100 gallons of blood over the past 36 years. According to a Palm Beach Post report, the man, named Harold Mendenhall, began donating blood in July of …

Daft Punk's New Album Is Setting Spotify Records Daft Punk's New Album Is Setting Spotify Records

The radio edit of Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky” has already broken Spotify records and currently sits at over 28.3 million streams. Now, Spotify has announced that the album on which it’s featured is also breaking records. Daft Punk’s …

30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip 30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit …

NASA’s Cosmic Ray-Detecting Balloon Breaks Records NASA’s Cosmic Ray-Detecting Balloon Breaks Records

A NASA balloon has broken the record for longest flight. The balloon, which carries the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER), spent 55 days, 1 hour, and 34 minutes circling the South Pole at 127,000 feet – over four times …

3D Printed Records Don't Sound That Great 3D Printed Records Don't Sound That Great

Vinyl records are making a comeback. The superior sound quality that’s afforded by records has prompted numerous musical acts to release albums on the age old technology alongside the usual CD and digital releases. Indie acts, who might not have …

Spain’s Euro 2012 Win Sets New Twitter Sports Record Spain’s Euro 2012 Win Sets New Twitter Sports Record
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Sunday’s Euro 2012 final saw a dominant Spanish squad crush the Italians by a score of 4-0 – a performance that makes Spain the first country to win back-to-back European Championships, and throws their name in the running as one …

Trials Evolution Breaks Xbox Live Arcade Records Trials Evolution Breaks Xbox Live Arcade Records

Microsoft, through its playXBLA website has announced that Trials Evolution has set the record for launch-day sales on the Xbox Live Arcade. The developer of the title, RedLynx, announced via Twitter that over 100,000 copies of the game had been …

100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl 100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl
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Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s biggest magnet facility succeeded last week in producing the world’s first magnetic field surpassing 100-tesla, an achievement that produced a magnetic field roughly 2,000,000 times stronger than Earth’s magnetic field. The official measure …

Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record

Weibo is a big deal in China. It’s even bigger than Twitter. Sina Weibo broke records with the ringing in of the Chinese New Year this weekend which saw more than 32,312 messages sent per second according to The Next …

The World’s Largest Video Game Controller Delights Nerds, Puzzles Bystanders

When someone describes themselves as the biggest gamer, the typical connotation is that they are a gaming enthusiast who plays and knows a lot about video games. You hear similar descriptions all the time. “I’m the biggest football fan.” “I’m …

Tim Tebow, Denver Bronco Hero, Sets New Tweets Per Second Record Tim Tebow, Denver Bronco Hero, Sets New Tweets Per Second Record

As Tim Tebow and the Denver Tebows were vanquishing the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday evening with an 80-yard Touchdown reception on the first play of overtime, Timmy Tebow was vanquishing another foe. Today, Twitter announced that we have a new tweets …

Apple Shares Reached All-Time High Today (Twice) Apple Shares Reached All-Time High Today (Twice)

On the heels of news that Apple’s iPhone interest among consumers is sustaining unprecedentedly high levels, Apple can enjoy one more round on the house of good news today: shares of the company briefly surpassed the $427 mark twice today, …

Record 1 Billion iOS, Android Apps Downloaded Last Week Record 1 Billion iOS, Android Apps Downloaded Last Week

People didn’t waste any time getting acquainted with their new iOS and Android devices that they received Christmas last month: following the largest amount of device activations for a single day on Christmas Day, people spent the following week filling …

New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S. New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.
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Blame the apps, blame the mobs, blame the fact that by now people are sick of hearing the same twelve holiday tunes in every retailer in the world: online shopping is all the rage. Never has this been more apparent …

Miyazaki Fans In Japan Set New Tweets Per Second Record Miyazaki Fans In Japan Set New Tweets Per Second Record
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Japan, Japan, Japan. You rock. In case any of you didn’t already agree, Japan offered up another example of their awesomeness by blowing away the record for tweets per second over this past weekend. The previous record had been established …