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Balkan chefs break pancake record

World / Offbeat Oct 27, 2018

Balkan chefs break pancake record

A team of Balkan chefs rustled up a record number of a pancakes on Friday, making 14,186 in eight hours at Sarajevo's tourist fair. Using 300 liters of oil, 600 kilograms of flour and 400 liters of milk, the 140 cooks from Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, ...

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

World / Offbeat Oct 27, 2018

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

The oldest woman in Bolivia, and perhaps the world, turned 118 on Friday, remaining lucid and in good health, authorities in the South American country said. Julia Flores was born in 1900 in a Quechua family in the mining region of Potosi in the country's ...

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

World Oct 21, 2018

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday's drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said. The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, after no one hit all of the numbers of ...

World Oct 14, 2018

1945 Romanee-Conti French wine auctioned for record-smashing $558,000

A bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti wine fetched a record-smashing $558,000 at an auction held at Sotheby's in New York Saturday, which saw two bottles break the previous record. The final price, including taxes and commissions, was 17 times the auction house's $32,000 upper estimate for ...

Drake smashes streaming record with new album, 'Scorpion'

Entertainment News Jul 1, 2018

Drake smashes streaming record with new album, 'Scorpion'

Drake's new album, "Scorpion," has smashed streaming recordsm, with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day. Apple Music said on Instagram that the Canadian hip-hop superstar's fifth studio album was streamed 170 million times in the 24 hours since its ...