Tag: world record

Apr 20, 2015

Revolutionary Beehive Invention Delivers Honey on Tap

Revolutionary Beehive Invention Delivers Honey on Tap

Flow Hive is a revolutionary beehive invention, allowing you to harvest honey without opening the hive and with minimal disturbance to the bees. The ground-breaking project launched on Indiegogo earlier this year with a modest goal of $70,000 USD. The project became a worldwide sensation and Indiegogo’s most successful crowdfunding campaign in history, raising…

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Mar 30, 2015

Picture of the Day: The 9-Acre Green Roof at Facebook’s New HQ

Picture of the Day: The 9-Acre Green Roof at Facebook’s New HQ

Photograph by Facebook Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg shared this aerial photo of the amazing 9-acre green roof at Facebook’s brand new headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg adds: “Today we moved into our new Facebook building in Menlo Park, California. Our goal was to create the perfect engineering space for our teams to work…

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Mar 26, 2015

Rover Completes First Ever “Mars Marathon” with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

Rover Completes First Ever “Mars Marathon” with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

[NASA JPL] NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, working on Mars since January 2004, passed marathon distance in total driving on March 24, 2015, during the mission’s 3,968th Martian day, or sol. A drive of 153 feet (46.5 meters) on Sol 3968 brought Opportunity’s total odometry to 26.221 miles (42.198 kilometers). Olympic marathon distance is…

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Mar 18, 2015

Eagle Takes Flight from the Top of the World’s Tallest Building

Eagle Takes Flight from the Top of the World’s Tallest Building

An eagle named Darshan set a world record for the ‘highest-ever recorded bird flight from a man-made structure’ when it took flight from the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s tallest building. Darshan descended 2,700 ft of vertical distance, landing safely on the arm of its trainer. The eagle was outfitted…

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Mar 15, 2015

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Experience the world’s largest cave, Vitenam’s Hang Son Doong, from a quadcopter’s POV. The video was filmed by Ryan Deboodt near the entrance and the first and second dolines (skylights), which are 2.5 and 3.5 km inside the cave respectively. Deboodt used the following gear: Canon 6D, Canon 16-35mm f4, DJI Phantom 2, GoPro…

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Mar 12, 2015

Charles Eugster Runs 200m in Under a Minute. Charles Eugster is 95-Years-Old

Charles Eugster Runs 200m in Under a Minute. Charles Eugster is 95-Years-Old

Watch 95-year-old Dr. Charles Eugster set a new age-group World Record in the indoor 200m—his age-group is 95 years and over. His new record of 55.48″ knocked a massive 2.4″ off the previous record, set by American Orville Rogers in March 2013. To learn more about Eugster, visit http://www.silvergreysportsclub.com.

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Feb 26, 2015

Fisherman Catches and Releases Record Breaking 280-pound Catfish

Fisherman Catches and Releases Record Breaking 280-pound Catfish

Fisherman Dino Ferrari caught and released a Wels Catfish weighing 280-pounds (127 kg) and measuring 8 ft 9 in. (2.67 m) in length. The 280-pound behemoth is believed to be the largest catfish ever caught with a rod and reel. Ferrari caught the fish on 19 February 2015 in the Po Delta, an area…

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