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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Records’

Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly Destroyed Drake’s Spotify Record

Christmas came early to Kendrick Lamar fans late Sunday night when his new album To Pimp a Butterfly landed on Spotify a week early. The hype is real. It’s something else. If you felt like you and everyone in the world was streaming it Monday, that’s because they were. According to Spotify, the album was streamed an incredible 9.6+ million …

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Jennifer Lawrence Sets a Guinness World Record

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 of the attention on her naked body it might be easy to forget Lawrence’s acting prowess, but her skills behind …

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Peyton Manning Leads The Broncos To Another Blowout

Peyton Manning continues to lead the Denver Broncos to blowout victories, without even letting their opponents compete. He continues to set records and threw for a record high seven touchdowns in their first game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Eagles were his latest victim, as they fell in a severe beat-down that ended with a final rout of 52-20. Manning, …

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Pretty Little Liars Finale Shatters Twitter Records

When you think back over the years, I bet you can think of some pretty explosive television episodes. Recent episodes of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones come to mind. Just mention the words “Red Wedding” or “Tread Lightly” and I bet you can recall the crazed fan reaction on Twitter. If I remember correctly, there were a few “HOLY …

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222 Golden Retrievers: New Record at Guisachan Gathering

Pictured at Guisachan House in Tomich, Invernessshire, was a record breaking number for the Highland gathering of the gentle canines. The festival was to celebrate the breed and its history but there was fun to be had. The festival included talent contests, tug of war and hurling competitions. The Guisachan Gathering started in 2006 when a very large group of …

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Records Set For Hadoukens, Blowing Into Nintendo Cartridges

Last week was game week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The host got the chance to play PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U games. However, the host also managed to set a few video game-related world records while he was at it. Fallon brought officials from recordsetter.com on to his late night show last week to set a …

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Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records

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 movie took in $113.1 million on its opening weekend, giving it this year’s second-largest opening weekend haul, right behind Iron …

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Man in Florida Donates 100 Gallons of Blood

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 1977. Since that time, 100 gallons of his O-positive type blood have been donated. Mendhall reportedly began donating when his …

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Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories 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 Random Access Memories launched on Spotify on May 21st, having spent the previous week available as a free stream on …

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30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

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 poster, who says that they’re the second from the right in the video, they plan on getting Guinness involved: “I …

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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 the altitude of commercial airplanes. The previous record for a balloon of that size was 46 days. The record-breaking balloon …

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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 been able to afford vinyl releases before, can now release on the medium thanks to 3D printing, but it might …

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