Six hundred and sixty-two people on Sunday set a world record for the biggest gathering of Charlie Chaplins, each donning the black jacket, shoes, bowler hat, toothbrush moustache and cane of the comic's signature creation, the Little Tramp.
There will be no encore for the triumphant but exhausted bands at the Earl of Whitchurch Pub in Stouffville, Ont., where a potential new world record was set Tuesday night for the world's longest live concert.
After 196 countries, 250 flights, five passports and hundreds of thousands of dollars, 27-year-old Cassie De Pecol has smashed the Guinness World Record for visiting every country on Earth in the fastest time.
At 92 years old, Lorne Figley has been crowned the world’s oldest plumber by Guinness World Records. The Saskatchewan man has been fixing pipes, installing air conditioners and fitting boilers for more than six decades and has no plans to retire.
Superlatives like "the world's biggest" and "the world's first" are almost as ubiquitous as the skyscrapers and mega-projects that have come to define Dubai, home to the tallest building and the busiest international airport on Earth.
It's a record that could stick. A Toronto university says its students, faculty and staff have unofficially broken the Guinness World Record for the most people blowing a chewing gum bubble simultaneously.
Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.