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Unscratched lottery ticket worth $300,000 spent days in oblivious winner’s car

A South Carolina man said a scratch-off lottery ticket sat forgotten and untouched in his car for two days before he discovered it was a $300,000 winner. The Midlands man told South Carolina Education Lottery officials he bought a $300,000 Fun Fortune scratch-off ticket from the Pitt Stop #03 store in Blythewood, but he ended […]

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Man jumps rope from sitting position for Guinness World Record

An accomplished rope-jumper in Bangladesh with multiple world records earned another title for an unusual variant of the sport that involved sitting on the ground. MD. Rasel Islam, who previously earned Guinness World Records for most double under skips in three minutes and most skips in one minute on one leg, hopped over a rope […]

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Bear visits California home to eat trash, swim in pool

A bear paid a visit to a California home and was caught on camera feasting on trash and taking a dip in the house’s backyard pool and hot tub. Alon Antebi of Chatsworth said his fiancee, Mindie Hernandez, captured video of the bear spotted wandering around the couple’s home on Sunday. Antebi said the bear […]

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New Orleans man’s 16.4-foot okra plant breaks world record

A New Orleans man earned a Guinness World Records title by growing an okra plant that reached heights of 16.4 feet. Jack Sweeney said the plant he affectionately dubbed “Big Okra” seemed like it might be a world record when it grew to be taller than his house. “This is Big Okra, you know, he’s […]

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Moose rescued from Connecticut fence

Environmental conservation officials in Connecticut responded to a property where a moose was stuck with one side of its body on either side of a fence. The Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police said in a Facebook post that wardens responded to a late-night call for a moose in distress in Barkhamsted. “At face value it […]

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Michigan man’s cat officially named tallest in the world

A Michigan man’s 18.83-inch tall pet was awarded the Guinness World Records title of the tallest living domestic cat. Fenrir, a Savannah cat belonging to William John Powers of Farmington Hills, was awarded the title after Guinness World Records verified the feline’s impressive height. Savannah cats are a hybrid breed resulting from the mating of […]

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Blind skateboarder breaks Guinness World Record with 50-50 grind

A blind skateboarder from Michigan broke a Guinness World Record when he performed a 50-50 grind on a rail for a distance of 22 feet and 5 inches. Daniel Mancina, 35, of Royal Oak, said he took up skateboarding at the age of 13, the same year he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. The condition […]