Tag: fastest

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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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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Mar 5, 2015

This is What an 81 degree, 325 ft Drop at 95 mph Looks Like

This is What an 81 degree, 325 ft Drop at 95 mph Looks Like

An incredible first-person POV of the first test run on the Fury 325 roller coaster at Carowinds Park. Debuting this spring, Fury 325 will be the world’s tallest & fastest ‘giga’ coaster (a type of roller-coaster with a height or drop ranging from 300 ft to 399 ft and completes a full circuit). The…

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Feb 3, 2015

Passenger Reactions to Going from 0-60 in the World’s Fastest 4 Door Sedan

Passenger Reactions to Going from 0-60 in the World’s Fastest 4 Door Sedan

Watch this guy take friends and family for a ride in a Tesla S P85D. These are their reaction to going from 0-60 mph in the fastest four door sedan in the world.

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Nov 11, 2014

Rocket-Powered Bicycle Beats Ferrari, Reaches Top Speed of 207 mph

Rocket-Powered Bicycle Beats Ferrari, Reaches Top Speed of 207 mph

On 7 November 2014 at the famous Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France, François Gissy reached a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph) on a rocket-propelled bicycle designed by his friend Arnold Neracher. The top speed was achieved around the 250-meter mark and the bike travelled a quarter-mile in less than 7…

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Jul 18, 2014

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

How fast could you go on a fixed-gear, 104-tooth chain ring bike? That’s what frame builder Tom Donhou and his friends sought to answer. Inspired by the men of the salt flats in the 60s who pushed the land speed record from the 300s up towards the 600 mph mark in jet-propelled cars built…

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Mar 19, 2014

This Might Be the World’s Fastest Trail Dog

This Might Be the World’s Fastest Trail Dog

Mountain biker Bryan Gregory of Foxwood Films took his border collie Kaia with him for a ride through a local trail in Port Moody, BC, Canada. Kaia initially let Bryan lead the way but she eventually turned things up a notch, leaving her owner in the dust. Some sites (here, here and here) have…

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Dec 4, 2012

The Fastest Plane on Earth [25 pics]

The Fastest Plane on Earth [25 pics]

Photograph by NASA Since 1976, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird has held the world record for the fastest ‘air-breathing manned aircraft’ with a recorded speed of 1,905.81 knots (2,193.2 mph; 3,529.6 km/h). That works out to a staggering 36.55 miles/58.83 km per minute. The Blackbird was so fast that its strategy against surface-to-air missiles was…

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Oct 30, 2011

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

Photograph by DECKSTER1965 CHEETAHS: THE WORLD’S FASTEST LAND ANIMALS The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large-sized feline inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. They are the only felid with non-retractable claws and pads that, by their scope, disallow gripping (therefore cheetahs cannot climb vertical trees, although they are…

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