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12-year-old author becomes youngest to publish a book series

An author from Saudi Arabia became a Guinness World Record holder at the age of 12 when she was confirmed as the world’s youngest person to publish a book series (female). Ritaj Hussain Alhazmi, who is now 13, was 12 years 295 days old when Guinness World Records verified her title. Alhazmi published her first […]

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Deputy wrangles loose pig in Virginia road

A Virginia sheriff’s office said “everything is swine” after a deputy and bystanders came to the rescue of a loose pig spotted wandering loose in a roadway. The Office of the Stafford County Sheriff said in a pun-filled Facebook post that Deputy R.M. Connelly was conducting a traffic stop about 6:40 a.m. Monday on U.S. […]

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Idaho man snaps 83 matches in 30 seconds for Guinness World Record

An Idaho man broke a Guinness World Record by using his hands to snap 83 matches in 30 seconds. David Rush, who has broken nearly 250 Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, said he worked to refine his technique after setting the one-minute version of the same record at 91 matches in 2019. “I […]

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Florida golfer calmly takes shot while alligator approaches

An alligator was caught on camera approaching a group of golfers on a Florida course while a member of the party nonchalantly took his shot. A video posted to Facebook by Melissa Walsh shows her husband, Michael West, lining up and taking his shot at the Heritage Landing Golf & Country Club in Punta Gorda […]

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Kitten rescued from inside Pepsi vending machine at Walmart store

Firefighters responded to a Walmart store in Tennessee to rescue a kitten heard mewing from inside a Pepsi vending machine. The City of Morristown said in a Facebook post that employees at the Morristown Walmart store contacted the Morristown Fire Department when they heard a kitten crying from inside the Pepsi vending machine. “Crews could […]

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86-year-old woman named world’s longest-serving flight attendant

A Boston woman who has been working on planes for 65 years was named the world’s longest-serving flight attendant by Guinness World Records. Bette Nash, 86, started working as a flight attendant in 1957 for Eastern Airlines and continues to this day at American Airlines without any lapse in employment, Guinness World Records confirmed. Nash […]

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Underground eel pit turns Kentucky man into TikTok star

An animal-loving Kentucky man is becoming famous on TikTok after converting the basement of his house into an eel pit. Nick Tobler said he was inspired to create the eel habitat when he and his brother moved into their grandmother’s old house in Taylor Mill and he inspected the home’s underground rain cistern, which was […]