Tag: world record

Jul 13, 2015

Jed Mildon Lands First Ever BMX Quad Backflip

Jed Mildon Lands First Ever BMX Quad Backflip

Jed Mildon becomes the first ever rider to ever land a quadruple backflip on a BMX bike.

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Jul 6, 2015

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Dunedin, New Zealand’s is where you will find Baldwin Street, the (hotly contested) steepest residential street in the world.

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Jun 29, 2015

So Nikon’s Newest Digital Camera Can Zoom In on the Moon

So Nikon’s Newest Digital Camera Can Zoom In on the Moon

The sky is no longer the limit. Check out the insane zoom on Nikon’s Coolpix P900 as it captures the moon in remarkable detail.

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Jun 24, 2015

How a Confidence Man Swindled a Town Into Buying the World’s Smallest Skyscraper

How a Confidence Man Swindled a Town Into Buying the World’s Smallest Skyscraper

In 1919, a smooth-talking businessman swindled investors into buying a skyscraper that was designed in inches, not feet.

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May 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Photograph by Christie’s $179.36 million. That’s how much an anonymous buyer paid for Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting, Les femmes d’Alger (Version “O”), earlier today, becoming the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. It eclipses Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucian Freud, which Christie’s sold for $142.4 million in 2013. Les femmes d’Alger (Version…

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May 2, 2015

Josh Sheehan Lands the World’s First Ever Triple Backflip on a Motorcycle

Josh Sheehan Lands the World’s First Ever Triple Backflip on a Motorcycle

On April 28, professional freestyle motocross athlete Josh Sheehan landed the world’s first ever triple backflip on a motorcycle. The incredible feat was successfully attempted at ‘Pastranaland’ in Maryland, USA.

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Apr 29, 2015

Teenager Solves Rubik’s Cube in World Record Breaking 5.25 Seconds

Teenager Solves Rubik’s Cube in World Record Breaking 5.25 Seconds

Watch Collin Burns break the world record for fastest 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube solve with a time of 5.253 seconds. The previous record of 5.55 seconds was held by Mats Valk from the Netherlands. The feat was accomplished during the final round of an official Rubik’s Cube competition on April 25 at Central Bucks West…

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