96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

Jun 3, 2016

96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

A 96-year-old man in western Japan expressed his joy on Friday at being recognized as the world’s oldest university graduate. “I am genuinely happy. Learning is always fun at any age,” said Shigemi Hirata, who met reporters at his home in Takamatsu, displaying his ...

Hakuho's sumo record title earns Guinness recognition

Dec 25, 2015

Hakuho's sumo record title earns Guinness recognition

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho’s record sumo career has been recognized by Guinness World Records, the champion revealed Thursday on his blog. Hakuho claimed his 33rd career title in January to surpass the 32 wins amassed by Taiho, who claimed his last title in 1971 and ...

Santas hang ten by the hundreds off Cocoa Beach in Guinness quest

Dec 25, 2015

Santas hang ten by the hundreds off Cocoa Beach in Guinness quest

Hundreds of surfers dressed as Santa Claus caught the waves and celebrated on the shore in what has become an annual tradition at Florida’s Cocoa Beach. Organizers of the seventh annual Surfing Santa event say they distributed 500 wristbands Thursday for surfers who wanted ...

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

Oct 19, 2015

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

A judge from Guinness World Records has certified a 122-meter-long baguette baked at the Milan Expo 2015 World’s Fair as the longest in the world. Some 60 French and Italian bakers worked nearly seven hours Sunday to bake the French bread characterized by its ...