For Luke Foreman, seeing double has always been the norm.
Rochelle Peachey, the founder of the dating site I Love Your Accent, is sitting alone in a restaurant, gabbing away on her cellphone, when a few minutes into the conversation, the phone she's talking into starts to ring. Busted!
Elton John's partner tells Showbiz Tonight he regrets blasting Madonna on Facebook.
A Nepalese man who stands no taller than a newborn has been declared the world's shortest man in history.
At an estimated 22 inches tall, Chandra Bahadur Dangi's body is the size of a large infant. But Dangi, at 72, is full grown.
Standing just over 2 feet tall, Jyoti Amge of Nagpur, India, was confirmed Friday as the world's shortest living woman.
According to the "Guinness Book of World Records," Sherlock Holmes is the most popular role in the movies.
Madonna will take center stage at halftime of Super Bowl XLVI, flanked by Cirque du Soleil performers in what traditionally is one of the year's most watched shows.
While some dogs go through life without ever soiling the carpet, chewing a shoe or growling at the mailman, others need obedience training or other tools to address their issues. Correcting a problem pooch takes time, patience and expert advice, but finding a reputable dog trainer can be the biggest challenge.
It has four legs, is covered in animal hide and I make my living sitting on it, but because it's a couch and not Secretariat I'm not considered an athlete. Which is outrageous, as the couch is the new cradle of greatness.
Fauja Singh is attempting to become the first person to finish a full-distance marathon past age 100. CBC reports.
First lady Michelle Obama takes to the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday to break a sweat with schoolkids as they join in an attempt to break the Guinness World Records for the most people doing jumping jacks over a 24-hour period.
Three-hundred fifty-seven. That's the number of women it took for Australia on Sunday to seize the record from the Cayman Islands for the largest bikini parade.
Pauline Potter, who weighs more than 640 lbs., hopes someone will help her get healthy
For gamers, the urge to conquer and pillage dates back to time immemorial. Tabletop amusements like chess and its numerous variants have enthralled players for centuries.
On the shortest night of the year, the late-setting sun wasn't the only thing illuminating the sky over Poznan, Poland.
A Brazilian woman ranked by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest person died Tuesday at the age of 114.
A man from the Philippines was certified as the world's shortest man this weekend as he reached his 18th birthday, Guinness World Records announced.
Police have launched an investigation into the death of a 23-year-old man who was killed in a human cannonball stunt gone awry in England, they said Tuesday.
A man who was taking part in a human cannonball show in Detling, England, was fatally injured Monday when the event failed to go off as planned, Kent police said.
It may be the most-watched TV wedding ever - but what other marks could it set?
Microsoft has sold more than 10 million Kinect systems for the Xbox 360 to retailers, the company announced Wednesday.
He already holds the honor of being the only person to complete 20 Iron Man triathlons in a single year, but now Belgian athlete Stefaan Engels has claimed another world record by running 365 marathons in as many days.
The world's oldest person, as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records, is dead at the age of 114, according to the Gerontology Research Group.
The oldest living person in the world, Eunice Sanborn of Jacksonville, Texas, passed away Monday. KLTV reports.
He has entered the record books with his 600th round of golf this year, but retiree Richard Lewis is not finished yet.
An American amateur golfer is poised to extend an incredible world record on December 26 as he aims to complete his 600th round of 2010.
Metin Senturk is a Turkish pop star and chat show host, with his own weekly television program on music and celebrity gossip, and nine albums to his name.
The Jersey Shore star and her famous roommates will help MTV ring in 2011 in Times Square
More than 7,000 festivalgoers recently set a Guinness World Record -- simply by logging on to Facebook.
A Nepalese teen who is the size of a toddler turned 18 on Thursday and entered the record books as the world's shortest man.
In the latest Global Connections, Connect the World viewers find some surprising links between Sweden and Malaysia.
A Colombian has officially been declared the world's shortest man by Guinness World Records officials -- but his reign looks set to be short-lived.
25.94 seconds. That's how much time it took Melissa Thompson of Salford, England, to type a complex sentence on a Samsung Galaxy S, which makes her the new Guinness World Record holder for fastest typing on a phone.
More than 10,000 people in China have set a world record for the longest human domino chain, Guinness World Records said.
More than 10,000 people in China have set a world record for the longest human domino chain, Guinness World Records said Friday.
A former golf professional from Indiana in the United States played an incredible 612 holes in just 16 hours as part of a charity fundraising bid.
A physics professor uses science to quiet the noise from gamers. CNN speaks with inventor of "KOR-fx" Shahriar Afshar.
You can watch video games in 3-D. You can hear them in stereo. And you can make your characters move like you do.
The Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi is certified by the Guinness World Records as the world's furthest leaning man-made tower.
A pop star could have a quickie Vegas wedding tomorrow, to a man she meets tonight, if she so chooses. Scott Peterson, convicted of the murder of his pregnant wife and on death row, has an inalienable right to a prison wedding with a female pen pal if the mood strikes him.
A world record was set recently in Houston, Texas. It wasn't the world's fastest quarter-mile run, the world's largest pumpkin or even the world's heaviest man. It was, however, as stunning to witness: the world's largest senior citizen Wii bowling tournament, as confirmed by Guinness World Records.
More than 500 seniors participated in a Wii bowling championship in an effort to improve their quality of life.
CNN's Hala Gorani and Nicole Lapin discuss wacky Guinness World Records, including the world's oldest stripper.
A call for Smurfs brought together 1,253 dressed-up-in-blue people in County Monaghan, Ireland. A 4,703-pound cheesecake rolled out in Mexico City. A 7-year-old Michigan boy made a ball of plastic wrap that's 11 feet across.
Gertrude Baines, the world's oldest person, has died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 115, according to the home where she lived and Guinness World Records said Saturday.
The wirehaired dachshund celebrated her 21st birthday on May 6
More than 33,000 items of old denim -- jeans, hats and jackets -- were sent to Washington in a recycling effort that will benefit disaster-struck homes, officials said.
Painfully hot, they make your eyes water, your heart race and can turn your face embarrassingly red.
The venerable CBS soap opera "Guiding Light" will go dark in September after 72 years and 16,000 episodes, the network announced Wednesday.
More than 2,000 students in Southern California laid 65 miles of pennies on a speedway track Thursday in an attempt to set a world record and help schools in the area.
A football team from southern Italy is hoping for entry into the Guinness World Records because all their players have the same surname, according to a media report.
Gertrude Baines, a 114-year-old California resident, will likely be crowned the world's oldest woman, according to the organization that keeps track of such honors.
Thousands of people around the globe may find the payoff Thursday for the countless hours they have spent perfecting the most ridiculous of feats.
If there was a Guinness World Record for the world's longest commute it would probably go to Nigel Greening's 12,300-mile journey.
Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump try for the most radio interviews in 24 hours
You may want to try this at home. Suresh Joachim (YOH'-kum), of Toronto, and Claudia Wavra (wahv-RA'), of Germany, claim to have broken the world record for continuous movie watching, after seeing 57 films in 123 hours
Russia's Svetlana Pankratova stands atop the planet's longest pair of legs, and China's He Pingping has the shortest
A woman who grew to be 7 feet, 7 inches tall and was recognized as the world's tallest female died early Wednesday
How a fairground staple became a Fourth of July spectacle
The gibbon mating game makes rehabilitation challenging. CNN's Arwa Damon looks at an effort to save the primate.
Primatologist Dr. Jatna Supriatna scans the treetops in a national park on the island of Java, looking for gibbons. This area is home to about 150 of the remaining 4,000 Java gibbons. These highly acrobatic creatures are easy prey on the ground and live well above it in the jungle canopy.
Bryan Berg spends much of his life in a house of cards. Literally. Berg, the Guinness World Record-honored "Cardstacker," has devoted his career to building houses of playing cards -- and skyscrapers, domes, cathedrals and stadiums, too.
Professional cardstacker Bryan Berg attacks his card city and his world record-setting card tower with a leaf blower.
A 7-foot-8-inch Norfolk, Virginia sheriff's deputy was named by Guinness World Records as the tallest man in the U.S.
A Malaysian man nicknamed "King Tooth" has pulled a seven-coach train using a steel rope clenched in his mouth in an attempt to set a new world record for the heaviest weight pulled with teeth.
Fries with that?
The world's tallest man, who measures 7' 9", got married on Thursday to a woman who comes up to his elbow.
World's largest toilet
Just because you're good at something doesn't mean that something isn't really, really random.
Indian police arrested the physician parents of a 15-year-old boy who allegedly carried out a Caesarean section under their supervision in an attempt to set a world record, an official said Monday
Evel Knievel's legendary carcass landed in a heap in the Guinness Book of World Records by dint of his breaking 35 bones, but that geezer spent his days jumping over rows of buses on a motorcycle. Our National Pastime -- a relatively effete sport -- is the home of guys whose injury histories make you wince, but only because you can see the open manhole in their path every time they simply step on the field.
"Keeping up with the Joneses" took a much bigger dimension Friday as hundreds of Joneses from around the globe headed to Cardiff, Wales, to join the ultimate flash mob.
I wanted to hate Ken Jennings.
3.142: Pi, a physical constant, expressed in its simplest form, used to define the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. It's famous for having an infinite number of decimal places.
(CNN) -- How to break records, without breaking into a sweat.
One thousand: The number of pallbearers who carried the coffin of Tongan King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, who was buried Tuesday in an elaborate ceremony in the Polynesian city of Nuku'alofa.
A Russian businessman has bought what is believed to be the world's most expensive cell phone.
A hotel in Northern Ireland is waiting to hear from Guinness World Records whether a cocktail on its drinks list is the world's most expensive beverage.
The stars of movie blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code" have arrived at the Cannes Film Festival on board a train that broke the world record for the longest nonstop international rail trip.
Campaigners in Cyprus on Sunday said they had created the world's longest chain of bras to raise awareness of breast cancer and win a place in the Guinness Book of Records.
"Probably the most intense and serious beer I have ever tried," enthuses one blogger. "Unique in every possible way," raves another. "You can smell it a mile away! This stuff is psycho!" trumpets a third.
"Courage and stupidity." That's what Steven Spielberg says he was full of when he filmed "Jaws." At 27, he was brave enough to take on Peter Benchley's killer-shark megaseller, but he was too naive to realize that his mechanical man-eater would malfunction to the point where he'd dub it ''the Great White Turd.''
Don't be a fashion victim. Following the in crowd to the usual summer watering holes (the Hamptons, Santa Fe) means wasting precious vacation days sitting in traffic or standing in line for ice cre...
TINIEST TV The world's smallest color television fits in the palm of your hand, making it perfect for footloose (or surreptitious) viewing. Casio's CV-1, slated for a spot in the next Guinness Book...
ALCOHOL-FREE MOUTHWASH Most mouthwash contains 14% to 27% alcohol, which makes it doubly risky. Some research links extensive use of mouthwash with alcohol to oral cancer, and kids find the brightl...
You receive a letter from a business associate appealing to your charitable instincts: ''Craig Shergold, a 7-year-old boy suffering from terminal cancer, wants to be included in the Guinness Book o...
TIME-RELEASE WATER Going on vacation doesn't have to mean returning to dead plants. DriWater Inc. of Sebastopol, California, offers a time-release watering system in two sizes: seven-ounce cups for...
THE WORLD'S SMALLEST FAX Compact enough to be slated for inclusion in an upcoming edition of the Guinness Book of Records, Ricoh Corp.'s PF-1 facsimile machine measures 11 by 7 inches -- it fits on...
When pollsters quizzed 600 Soviets, Czechs, Poles, Yugoslavs, East Germans, and Hungarians to test their familiarity with Western products, only four -- three Poles and a Russian -- professed unfam...
A shadow crossed the saturnine countenance of Keeping Up's senior editor for social policy. Groaning loudly, he flung the New York Times editorial page to the floor, stormed across the room to his ...
HIGH-TECH BOOMERANG Alan Adler, an inventor and lecturer in engineering at Stanford University, improved on the Frisbee five years ago by creating the Aerobie flying ring. It won a place in the Gui...
Taxes, by nature, are complicated and sneaky, but this one is ridiculous. If you have worked for 20 years or more for a company with generous benefits and particularly if you are nearing retirement...
Louis Rukeyser, William Buckley, Charles Schwab, and Jack Kemp all appeared, for fees that ranged up to $15,000 a speaker. It was the 14th annual investment seminar put on by James Ulysses Blanchar...
In case you haven't heard -- and if you haven't you may qualify for The Guinness Book of World Records -- IBM is due to unveil a new line of personal computers in the first week of April. Anticipat...
Rock singer Madonna's garbage-can garb and pouty red lips travel well. Mitsubishi Electric paid a reported $650,000 for the right to use fragments of her Virgin Tour rock video in a Japanese TV ad ...
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