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New Guinness World Record For Facebook Comments

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Should a Guinness World Record count when it was exclusively the result of an initiative to break the previous record? That question could be asked about the new mark for most comments on a Facebook status update. Tracey Hodgson of the United Kingdom, a fan of Zynga game FrontierVille, created...
New Guinness World Record For Facebook Comments

ViaSat snags Guinness World Record for highest capacity satellite

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After earning top marks from the FCC for its broadband performance, ViaSat has added yet another feather to its cap in the form of a Guinness World Record. According to the august organization, the ViaSat-1 satellite, which powers the 12 Mbps Exede Internet service, is the highest-capacity communications satellite...
ViaSat snags Guinness World Record for highest capacity satellite
Photos: This might just be the world's largest piece of handmade recycled paper

The World's Fastest Handsfree Typist Is a Quadriplegic

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This is so cool. Hank Torres is paralyzed from the shoulder down but with the use of Swype and a head tracking device he was able to set the Guinness World Record for fastest hands free typing. More »...
The World's Fastest Handsfree Typist Is a Quadriplegic
Balanced is in a dogfight for peer-to-peer marketplaces

Swype user sets Guinness World Record for texting speed

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Swype user sets Guinness World Record for texting speed

Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016

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ViaSat-1 recently earned a Guinness World Record as the highest-capacity satellite in (or out of) the world, but it may need to hand off that title come 2016. ViaSat-2, the company's next-gen bird, will double the capacity of its predecessor while also extending coverage to a larger portion of...
Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016
Watch this: Hot Wheels loop-de-loop recreated in real life

Online FPS sets Guinness world record with 999 simultaneous players

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A browser-based FPS called Man vs Machine, made by a Swedish non-profit technology organization, was host to the record-setting largest online gaming session ever with 999 simultaneous players. Read more......
Online FPS sets Guinness world record with 999 simultaneous players
Redbox starts selling event tickets in L.A.
'Gangnam Style' breaks Guinness World Record for most YouTube likes

This former quarterback breaks a world record by tossing paper airplane 226 feet [video]

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I’m sure that all of us have tossed a paper airplane at one time or another either at school or during a slow time at work. I’ve always sucked at not only making them, but throwing them. In fact, I doubt that I’ve ever thrown one further than twenty feet....
This former quarterback breaks a world record by tossing paper airplane 226 feet [video]
NASA rockets into social space, but lacks a clear mission

Why Tech's Hunger For Overnight Hits Is Bad For Business

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Tech is becoming a hits-driven business. This isn't a good thing.illustration by stephan walter No one waited in line to buy the first iPod. It took a year and a half for Apple's shiny, pricey music player to hit its millionth sale, and nothing about its trajectory (2002 sales, for...
Why Tech's Hunger For Overnight Hits Is Bad For Business

German scientists shoot world's fastest movie: gone in 50 femtoseconds

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No, it's not another Fast & Furious sequel, it's something much quicker -- 800 billion times quicker, to be precise. Scientists at DESY (Germany's largest particle physics center) are premiering the Guinness World Record-holding fastest "movie" to a select audience at its light sources users' meeting. The film was...
German scientists shoot world's fastest movie: gone in 50 femtoseconds

Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 coming to Indonesia in February with big launch events

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It only takes a few hours to go by before we get a new report of a Nokia launch somewhere. While the info may not be of interest to all of our readers, it's important for the OS to spread as far and wide as possible. And having Windows...
Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 coming to Indonesia in February with big launch events

Guinness World Record: The largest ever LED light picture is created using 1 million lights

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Guinness may be best known for the black gold created at its Dublin brewery, but it has also carved a niche for itself in the world record stakes, helping to verify anything from the world’s fastest birds, to the longest finger nails. The latest world record to emerge from its...
Guinness World Record: The largest ever LED light picture is created using 1 million lights

Microsoft sets a Guinness World Record for the world's largest ever app development marathon

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Code warriors are going to love this: ahead of the launch of the latest iteration of the Windows OS, Microsoft hosted the world’s largest coding marathon in Bangalore, India. Beginning September 21 at 2pm on a sunny Friday, thousands of talented programmers and designers (including enthusiasts, students and professionals) settled...
Microsoft sets a Guinness World Record for the world's largest ever app development marathon

Buy this book: Darren Murph's 'iPad Secrets'

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We have something of a history of Engadget editors writing books on tech-related topics, and our esteemed Managing Editor (and Guinness World Record-holder) Darren Murph is the latest to join the club. He's written a book in which he'll enlighten you on some of the inner workings of Apple's...
Buy this book: Darren Murph's 'iPad Secrets'

Best 50 videogame series, as voted by Guinness World Record readers

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Best 50 videogame series, as voted by Guinness World Record readers

Facebook Post Seals Guinness World Record

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Facebook broke a Guinness World Record this week — and no, this doesn’t have to do with the company’s much-anticipated IPO. Fans of the Zynga game FrontierVille sought and set a World Record, posting over 1,001,600 comments on a single item. If nothing else gives away the string of...
Facebook Post Seals Guinness World Record

Nintendo to mark Kirby's 20th anniversary with world record

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One of the characters created for Nintendo's games is turning 20 this year, and to celebrate, the Japanese video game company is attempting to set a Guinness World Record. To do so, Nintendo plans to gather over 304 individuals at the Penny Arcade Expo tomorrow, Saturday, September 1 in Seattle....
Nintendo to mark Kirby's 20th anniversary with world record

Guinness Record attempt: 1,200-square-foot piece of handmade, recycled paper

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Most of the time, publicity stunts are lame. And sometimes, well, sometimes something like this comes along. Spokane, Wash.-based online retailer GreenCupboards will attempt to construct the world’s largest handmade, recycled piece of paper to break the Guinness World Record. The team will begin construction at 4 a.m. Friday by...
Guinness Record attempt: 1,200-square-foot piece of handmade, recycled paper
At 93, Newt Wallace is the oldest paperboy in the world

Australia's Optus launches 4G network in Sydney, Perth & Newcastle

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Optus today announced that it has launched a 4G network covering Sydney, Perth and Newcastle, with coverage in Melbourne set to begin from September 15. Australian telecommunications giant Telstra has been building a 4G network for some time, and has coverage in many medium-to-large cities in all eight states and...
Australia's Optus launches 4G network in Sydney, Perth & Newcastle

TIL Reddit Just Earned A Guinness World Record For RedditGifts

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Reddit AKA the front page of the internet for cat gifs and atheist rage comics just earned a Guinness World Record for largest online Secret Santa game. Over the last three years, RedditGifts facilitated anonymous gift exchanges between 30,025 participants (including Stephen Colbert) in 115 countries. Only the Reddit team...
TIL Reddit Just Earned A Guinness World Record For RedditGifts

Visualized: what your screen looks like after 22 straight hours of Fruit Ninja

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Twenty-two and a half hours, actually. Qualcomm's gaming marathon is nearing its end right now. Thirty-two gamers set out to break the Guinness world record for the "longest video game marathon on a tablet" at 2:30PM PT yesterday -- when we popped in this afternoon, 26 were still standing...
Visualized: what your screen looks like after 22 straight hours of Fruit Ninja

IBM Made The World's Smallest Stop-Motion Movie By Imaging Single Atoms

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IBM research just released an adorable stop-motion movie, "A Boy And His Atom," by moving individual atoms around and imaging them. The movie is the "World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film" by the Guinness World Record. The 5,000 molecules of carbon monoxide -- a carbon and an oxygen bonded together -- used...
IBM Made The World's Smallest Stop-Motion Movie By Imaging Single Atoms

Mischo Erban breaks skateboard speed record, captures the run with camera-equipped Recon

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We know Quebec well for its maple syrup, poutine and fresh mountain air, but the French Canadian province also has a more sprightly side, renewing our neighbor to the north's status in the athletic arena from time to time as well. This month, it's BC native Mischo Erban, who...
Mischo Erban breaks skateboard speed record, captures the run with camera-equipped Recon
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider robots complete first leg of their journey, set world record
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