A Twerking World Record Attempt Is Happening Today

Camille Dodero · 09/25/13 10:50AM

Big Freedia is the undisputed queen of sissy bounce. She's a New Orleans hip-hop diva who's toured around the country with a twerking team long before the word demanded a supercut. Her signature track is "Azz Everywhere," though she's also got one called "Make Ya Booty Go," and now Big Freedia wants to reclaim her association with p-popping by setting the Guinness World Record™ for "Most People Twerking Simultaneously," a feat that will be attempted in New York City's Herald Square any minute now.

Michelle Obama Wants to Jump a Million Children All at Once

Brian Moylan · 10/06/11 03:39PM

Michelle Obama is gathering hundreds of children at the White House tomorrow to attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records record of the number of people doing jumping jacks at the same time. She's part of a push by National Geographic Kids to get more than 20,000 people around the world to do jumping jacks for one minute at the same time.

Gay Men Achieve World-Record Longest Kiss

Maureen O'Connor · 09/19/10 07:59PM

Standing in a tent on the campus of The College of New Jersey, Matty Daley and Bobby Canciello earned a place in the Guinness World Records today by kissing for 33 hours. They livestreamed video of it and just finished.

Traffic Jam Stretches Over 60 Miles, Nine Days

Jeff Neumann · 08/23/10 07:23AM

A traffic jam on China's Beijing-Tibet Expressway that started nine days ago is still going strong, stretching over 60 miles. Drivers are playing cards on the road, and some have suggested holding concerts to entertain stranded motorists. 60 miles!

Renaissance Faire Jester Makes a Sandwich with His Feet

Frank Cozzarelli · 04/14/10 05:00PM

This clip makes you wonder why someone would spend their time mastering a talent so inane and genuinely gross. Our sandwich artist holds the Guinness title (he claims) so I guess that's at least something.

Oh, There's Waldo

Richard Lawson · 04/03/09 04:44PM

[Students, faculty, and staff from Rutgers University gather in New Brunswick, NJ to break the Guinness world record for most Waldos in a room at once. 1,052 people showed up. Image via AP]