Jan 022013

Some conveniences are only worthwhile if they actually bypass a real chore, like an escalator in place of walking up a tall flight of stairs.

But that begs the question. At what point is an escalator not worth it?

Hippykiller1 may have found the most pointless escalator in the world. And he has proof. This tiny escalator at a mall in Kawasaki, Japan is the smallest escalator in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Record, rising only 33 inches high. 


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Jan 012013

It’s finally over, and it’s been one heck of a year. But while all the geo-political chaos and pop culture nonsense was chugging along, regular humans were busy breaking Earth shattering world records. 

To close the year, Guinness World Records put together this Best Of 2012 Wrap Up that has over 395,000 views.


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Nov 282012

One of the most favored world records to attempt to break is the tightest parallel parking job. Just in May, the traditional parking job record was just broken again by Chinese driver Han Yue.

Now, Ronny Wechselberger has made a new Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking job–with just 35 cm of space to spare–performed in reverse!


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Nov 202012

 and his buddies rented a huge 26 ft long, 9 ft tall moving truck, and filled it with bag after bag of fallen leaves. After collecting so much, they dumped their treasure of over 1,000 trash bags of leaves in the backyard. 

The enormous 20,000 lb pile of leaves became their landing pad for jumping off the roof. Now, their new fun fall-themed video has over 280,000 views, and is further featured on StuffIStole, AndPop, WhatsTrending, and Chicagoist


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Nov 082012

 claims little Massey as the world’s smallest dog. And most would agree as the ‘tiny terrier’ is only 7 cm tall, 12 cm long, and weighs only 250 grams. That’s only a little more than half a pound! She’s basically the size of a hamster, and one could argue one of the cutest things on Earth. 

(OMG, who else wants tiny, little, cute hamster-dogs?!?!)


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