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Stories about: Guinness

Solving a Rubik Cube in Freefall in Record Time Is One Way to Skydive as a First-Timer
Solving a Rubik Cube in Freefall in Record Time Is One Way to Skydive as a First-Timer

1 May 2022, 07:10 UTC / Twice Guinness record-holder reaches for the sky with new record for the fastest time to solve a rotating puzzle while in freefall

 
World’s Biggest Moving Hummer, the Hummer H1 X3, Goes for a Short But Exciting Drive
World’s Biggest Moving Hummer, the Hummer H1 X3, Goes for a Short But Exciting Drive

15 Mar 2022, 05:39 UTC / Powered by 4 diesel engines, it’s a fully drivable and totally monstrous offroader, another record-setting entry in the collection of the Rainbow Sheikh

 
Michael Bay Would Like to Remind Us That He’s the King of Onscreen Explosions
Michael Bay Would Like to Remind Us That He’s the King of Onscreen Explosions

19 Feb 2022, 08:27 UTC / Bay takes his Bayhem very seriously and is not OK with James Bond taking the Guinness record for largest explosion: remember Pearl Harbor!

 
$14 Million Gold-Plated Rolls-Royce Silver Spur II Remains World’s Priciest Royal Car
$14 Million Gold-Plated Rolls-Royce Silver Spur II Remains World’s Priciest Royal Car

8 Feb 2022, 08:48 UTC / The iconic and eye-catching limousine is a custom one, part of the world’s largest private collection and the world’s biggest Rolls-Royce private collection

 
A Porsche Taycan Goes From Below Sea Level to Pikes Peak Summit, Sets New Guinness Record
A Porsche Taycan Goes From Below Sea Level to Pikes Peak Summit, Sets New Guinness Record

12 Jan 2022, 08:56 UTC / An incredible journey of three miles up gets Guinness recognition for the greatest altitude change in an electric car, a new record

 
World’s Smallest Production Car, the Peel P50, Completes Record Trip
World’s Smallest Production Car, the Peel P50, Completes Record Trip

7 Dec 2021, 09:09 UTC / Alex Orchin drove a newer model of the P50 across Great Britain, raising money for children’s charity and putting smiles on people’s faces

 
QTvan Is World’s Smallest Trailer Towable by Bicycle, Still Has TV and Minibar
QTvan Is World’s Smallest Trailer Towable by Bicycle, Still Has TV and Minibar

28 Oct 2021, 11:32 UTC / Who said you need a big trailer in order to live comfortably on the road? The QTvan is the smallest ever, still packs big trailer amenities

 
Mowabusa Claims Title of the Fastest Lawnmower in the World With 143 MPH
Mowabusa Claims Title of the Fastest Lawnmower in the World With 143 MPH

8 Oct 2021, 08:05 UTC / Retired engineer Tony Edwards spent the past couple of years and some £30,000 ($40,800) to build the speedy lawnmower, which, yes, can still cut grass

 
Red Bull Put Dario Costa Into a Plane Flying Through Tunnels, Set 5 World Records
Red Bull Put Dario Costa Into a Plane Flying Through Tunnels, Set 5 World Records

6 Sep 2021, 06:13 UTC / The Italian race and stunt pilot had been preparing for this feat for one year, alongside a 40-strong team. He now holds five Guinness World Records

 
Will Smith Takes a Dive in World’s Deepest Pool, Complete With Sunken City
Will Smith Takes a Dive in World’s Deepest Pool, Complete With Sunken City

11 Jul 2021, 04:52 UTC / Deep Dive Dubai is now open by reservation only, will open to the general public at the end of this month. It is officially the deepest in the world

 
Blast From the Past: World’s Biggest Demolition Derby Crowned a Toyota as Winner
Blast From the Past: World’s Biggest Demolition Derby Crowned a Toyota as Winner

30 Mar 2021, 10:12 UTC / The Festival de la Galette set out to break the Guinness record in August 2019, and it did with help from 125 participant cars; a Corolla was left standing

 
Blast From the Past: 41 People Crammed Into a Toyota RAV4 for a World Record
Blast From the Past: 41 People Crammed Into a Toyota RAV4 for a World Record

23 Mar 2021, 12:48 UTC / A local Toyota dealership put the stunt together, probably for extra publicity, and was able to achieve the impossible: fitting 41 people in a compact SUV

 
The Longest Driven Journey Is in a 1982 Toyota Land Cruiser, a Wanderlust Dream
The Longest Driven Journey Is in a 1982 Toyota Land Cruiser, a Wanderlust Dream

10 Mar 2021, 13:53 UTC / The epic journey started in 1984 as a one-year sabbatical and is still happening today, after 37 years; the FJ60 still runs and won’t be replaced

 
The World’s Smallest Motorized Car Is a Toyota AA the Size of a Grain of Rice
The World’s Smallest Motorized Car Is a Toyota AA the Size of a Grain of Rice

9 Mar 2021, 08:45 UTC / The Nippondenso microcar is, to this day, the smallest ever made; the size of a grain of rice, it runs at a top speed of 0.011 mph

 
Michael Andretti Sets Double Guinness Record in a Car Made of Cake
Michael Andretti Sets Double Guinness Record in a Car Made of Cake

3 Mar 2021, 09:39 UTC / Former IndyCar champion was personally involved in a double Guinness Record, for the world’s fastest edible car and longest distance covered by one

 
Blast From the Past: Bryce Menzies’ Record-Breaking Pickup Truck Ramp Jump
Blast From the Past: Bryce Menzies’ Record-Breaking Pickup Truck Ramp Jump

26 Feb 2021, 11:23 UTC / Red Bull racer was able to set a new record during rehearsals for a TV show, launching his truck 397.4 feet off a ramp; the record still stands

 
Geely Sets New, Silly but Impressive Guinness World Record
Geely Sets New, Silly but Impressive Guinness World Record

15 Feb 2021, 12:59 UTC / The world’s largest car mosaic is a title that now belongs to China, thanks to the concentrated efforts of over 1,000 Geely car owners

 
Here Is Raminator, a 2,000HP Monster Truck That’s Made to Break Records
Here Is Raminator, a 2,000HP Monster Truck That’s Made to Break Records

14 Feb 2021, 06:22 UTC / In 2014, Raminator became the fastest monster truck in the world, as recognized by Guinness, but has since lost the title to the Mohawk Warrior in June 2020

 
Blast From the Past: A 2003 Ford Crown Victoria and the Fastest Drive in Reverse
Blast From the Past: A 2003 Ford Crown Victoria and the Fastest Drive in Reverse

20 Jan 2021, 12:31 UTC / Since 2004, no one else has been successful at beating one Canadian’s record of the fastest drive backwards, so here’s to this little-known hero

 
The Fastest Bed in the World Is a Thing That Exists, Based on a Ford Mustang GT
The Fastest Bed in the World Is a Thing That Exists, Based on a Ford Mustang GT

18 Jan 2021, 10:47 UTC / Nothing better for free publicity for a new business launch than a brand new Guinness World Record: Hotels.com and Tom Onslow-Cole did it with Ford