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Record-Breaking Octopussy Is in for a Refit That Will Make It Mighty Fast Again
Record-Breaking Octopussy Is in for a Refit That Will Make It Mighty Fast Again

29 Jun 2022, 05:19 UTC / Delivered by Heesen Yachts in 1988, Octopussy was once the world’s fastest superyacht. New refit will restore it to its glory days

 
World’s Deepest Shipwreck Is Officially the USS Destroyer Samuel B Roberts, aka Sammy B
World’s Deepest Shipwreck Is Officially the USS Destroyer Samuel B Roberts, aka Sammy B

27 Jun 2022, 10:06 UTC / The U.S. Navy destroyer “fought like a battleship” against the Japanese in the Battle off Samar, the final phase of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1944

 
World’s Smallest Tiny House Is Just 25 Square Feet, Still Has All the Creature Comforts
World’s Smallest Tiny House Is Just 25 Square Feet, Still Has All the Creature Comforts

25 Jun 2022, 07:35 UTC / Introduced in 2015, Jeff Smith’s tiny has a toilet with solid waste management system, running water, graywater recycling, wind turbine, and a shower

 
Big C Challenge: One Man Will Cross the Atlantic in Homemade Boat the Size of a Trash Can
Big C Challenge: One Man Will Cross the Atlantic in Homemade Boat the Size of a Trash Can

23 Jun 2022, 10:06 UTC / Andrew Bedwell is an experienced sailor, and he’s preparing for his biggest challenge: the record for the smallest, single-manned, Atlantic-crossing vessel

 
World’s Largest Cruise Ship Global Dream II Is a Nightmare, Goes Straight to the Scrapyard
World’s Largest Cruise Ship Global Dream II Is a Nightmare, Goes Straight to the Scrapyard

23 Jun 2022, 04:53 UTC / The hull of the cruise liner will be sold for scrap, as building shipyard and cruise operator file for bankruptcy. Sister ship Global Dream is still a go

 
Jeff Koons’ Moon Phases Sculptures Sell for $2 Million Apiece, Are Headed for the Moon
Jeff Koons’ Moon Phases Sculptures Sell for $2 Million Apiece, Are Headed for the Moon

20 Jun 2022, 05:17 UTC / Each Moon Phases sculpture of the 125-unit collection comes with an NFT and a physical counterpart for the one that will be planted on the Moon later this year

 
This 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo S Will Attempt a Pikes Peak Production Car Record
This 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo S Will Attempt a Pikes Peak Production Car Record

17 Jun 2022, 12:51 UTC / The 100th edition of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will have a new challenger for the production car record. It will race on June 26, 2022

 
BMW M3 Touring Breaks Lap Record at Nurburgring for the Fastest Production Wagon
BMW M3 Touring Breaks Lap Record at Nurburgring for the Fastest Production Wagon

17 Jun 2022, 06:41 UTC / With a lap time of 7 minutes and 35.060 seconds, the first-ever BMW M3 Touring has stolen the crown from the Mercedes-AMG E 63 Estate

 
Record-Breaking 2025 Regent Cruise Sells Out Before Bookings Open, the Rich Still Richin’
Record-Breaking 2025 Regent Cruise Sells Out Before Bookings Open, the Rich Still Richin’

17 Jun 2022, 03:19 UTC / The Seven Seas Mariner is set to embark on the longest cruise in Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ history, with experiences and prices to match. Interest was sky-high

 
The World's Largest Aircraft by Wingspan Sets New Altitude Record
The World's Largest Aircraft by Wingspan Sets New Altitude Record

16 Jun 2022, 23:24 UTC / Stratolaunch's massive carrier aircraft Roc successfully completed its seventh flight test. During the flight, Roc reached a new maximum altitude of 27,000 feet

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures Its Fastest, Longest Flight on Mars
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures Its Fastest, Longest Flight on Mars

30 May 2022, 12:50 UTC / This is what NASA's little helicopter saw during its 25th flight on the Red Planet. During this flight, Ingenuity managed to fly further and faster than ever

 
1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe Is Now World’s Most Valuable Car, at $143 Million
1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe Is Now World’s Most Valuable Car, at $143 Million

20 May 2022, 04:01 UTC / Mercedes-Benz teamed up with RM Sotheby’s to auction off the historic car, setting a new landmark in the process: first sale of Red, new world record

 
Record-Breaking 11,500-HP Gentry Eagle Being Demolished at Scrapyard Is a Sad Sight
Record-Breaking 11,500-HP Gentry Eagle Being Demolished at Scrapyard Is a Sad Sight

15 May 2022, 07:03 UTC / Built for racer Tom Gentry and delivered in 1988, the Gentry Eagle set a world record for transatlantic crossing, and was refitted into a luxury yacht in 1992

 
BMW i4 M50 Breaks Record for Production EVs, You'll Never Guess Where
BMW i4 M50 Breaks Record for Production EVs, You'll Never Guess Where

11 May 2022, 08:41 UTC / While the BMW i40 M50 set a new record, its ICE-powered sibling, the M4 Competition Coupe, was disqualified from the event

 
Brand-New 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Sells for $5.3 Million, Sets New Record
Brand-New 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Sells for $5.3 Million, Sets New Record

10 May 2022, 05:37 UTC / Auction platform Bring a Trailer reaches new heights with its most expensive listing yet, but it still fell short of the all-time Aperta record of $8.9 million

 
Billionaire Owner of $325M Amadea Spent Over $500K on Fuel Trying to Flee Sanctions
Billionaire Owner of $325M Amadea Spent Over $500K on Fuel Trying to Flee Sanctions

8 May 2022, 09:00 UTC / Megayacht Amadea has been detained in Fiji for weeks, and holds the record for longest and most expensive trip trying to avoid sanctions

 
World’s Most Famous Ford Bronco, Big Oly, Takes a $1.8 Million Tumble in Off-Road Race
World’s Most Famous Ford Bronco, Big Oly, Takes a $1.8 Million Tumble in Off-Road Race

3 May 2022, 04:56 UTC / Legendary Baja champ, which sold for $1.87 million last year, rolled over on its roof at off-road event. It then got back into the race

 
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

 
Fat Joe Shows Off $4 Million Avalanche Diamond Watch at the WHCA Dinner 2022
Fat Joe Shows Off $4 Million Avalanche Diamond Watch at the WHCA Dinner 2022

1 May 2022, 05:17 UTC / If you’ve got it, flaunt it: rapper was one of the guests at the event, posed on the red carpet with “the iceberg that sunk Titanic” on his wrist

 
Red Bull Pilot Luke Aikins Falls on His Sword for Illegal Plane Swap Stunt
Red Bull Pilot Luke Aikins Falls on His Sword for Illegal Plane Swap Stunt

30 Apr 2022, 06:42 UTC / Aikins accepts full responsibility for the Arizona stunt, saying he chose to disregard the FAA denial that said they could only fly if they had backup pilots