Posts Tagged ‘World Record’

How To Surf A 90 Foot Wave

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Garrett McNamara just broke the world record for largest wave surfed by successfully navigating this 90-foot wall of watery death in Nazaré, Portugal. The previous record—77 feet—was set by Mike Parsons in 2008. The Song is Ricochet by David Michael & Lee Pomeroy. Found at YouTube from DHSPriory.

20,000 Super Ball Drop

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

On Thursday March 17th 2011 Utah State University Society of Physics Students and the Utah State University Science Council set a new world record: 20,000 bouncy balls dropped from a helicopter. Found at YouTube from cipherfx.

How To Make The World’s Largest Yo-Yo

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Professional yo-yo-er Chris Allen built a massive 35×18 yo-yo that weighs 5.4 pounds, and decided to test it out on the roof of the National Yo-Yo Museum in Chico, California. Found at YouTube from YoYoSkills via Make Magazine.

Mr. Swarm: Guy Covers Himself In 500,000 Bees

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

A man gives an interview covered in 500,000 bees. Found at Yahoo! Video from Diagonal View.

Cheetah Sets Speed Record

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

‘Sarah,’ the Cincinnati Zoo’s eight-year-old female cheetah, is now the world’s fastest land mammal. She sprinted 100 meters in only 6.16 seconds. Man, I wish I had that kind of accelleration!. Found at YouTube from AssociatedPress.