Guinness World Records has just confirmed that the Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is officially the world’s fastest computer, performing at 93.01 petaflops/s on the Linpack benchmark.
The US Postal Service has made history after a stamp which they placed on NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft travelled all the way to Pluto.
Successful attempt at the record for the Largest human image of an airplane took place at Addis Ababa Airport and was in celebration of the airline taking delivery of Africa’s first Airbus 350 XWB.
The Tulln Domino Team from Austria recently toppled three spectacular world records in one massive chain reaction set-up, with new titles set for most disc cases, largest stick bomb and a longest domino wall.
Just in time for summer fun, the Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park in Galveston, Texas, USA has completed building a 24.86 metres (81 ft 6.72 in) tall water coaster.
Ahead of the England versus Pakistan test series which starts on 14th July, cricket legend Nasser Hussain successfully attempts record at Lord's Cricket Ground in London.
US company Olympic Paints and Stains recently unveiled a 30.863 m² (332.21 ft²) paintbrush mosaic in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The innovative power plant in Bouchain, France was confirmed by experts as achieving a record-setting 62.22% efficiency.
The entrance of a fresh food market in Sharjah, UAE is now shrouded in a stunning red glow from the world’s largest standing lantern, which stands at 13.09 metres (42 ft 11 in) high.
Sam Fay explains how Guinness World Records works with brands and agencies to put record-breaking at the heart of their campaigns.
Rohtash Choudhary from India broke the world record for the most push ups in one minute carrying an 80 lb pack at an event celebrating International Yoga Day.
Sandcastle Waterpark in Blackpool, UK celebrated its 30th anniversary last weekend with a successful attempt at the most people down a waterslide in one hour.
As part of the Vivid Sydney light festival in Australia this month, technology and event company 32 Hundred Lighting created the largest interactive lighting display using 2,105 lights.
Guinness World Records recently received this amazing footage of a record attempt by Finnish energy company St1, whose employees broke the record for the most people on a single pair of skis.
TV Globo celebrated its 50th anniversary by broadcasting a huge variety show which set a record for the most names credited in a single TV broadcast.
An incredible record was confirmed last weekend for a new supersize slide at Baysports Boat Training and Water Sports Centre in Athlone, Ireland.
At a recent event in Sofia, Bulgaria, car dealership Moto-Pfohe BG organised the largest parade of Ford cars in a bid to excite and engage the country’s Ford owners.
Guinness World Records is once again partnering with the Toronto Marathon, providing record-breaking hopefuls with on-the-day record verification at the race in October.
During the special event, the record for largest gathering of people wearing hand puppets was achieved with an impressive total of 508 people.
A Guinness World Records attempt at the Longest business pitch marathon is set to take place at the Virgin Media Business’ VOOM 2012 pitch competition in London on June 1-2.