With the country preparing to make a big decision about its future today, one significant piece of Scottish history has already been made this week.
From multinational corporations to non-profit groups, staging a successful Guinness World Records event has shone the spotlight on a number of products, companies, and causes
Students across the U.S. are encouraged to show off their creative sides with a chance at scholarships and a place in the next GWR book
"Bear Hunt" author Michael Rosen leads successful attempt at record for largest reading lesson with more than 1,000 children in attendance
Company achieves Guinness World Record title for creating the world’s largest mosaic using PET bottles.
Iconic indigenous instrument takes center stage as island nation celebrates 41 years of sovereignty
Hundreds of participants learned from Goodman, who donated thousands of dollars in proceeds to local The Hospital for Sick Children
Life-saving skills taught to thousands as Dutch Heart Foundation sets largest AED training session record
Petition to Minister of Health gathers signatures through record-breaking event.
One Heart Health Community UAE launches awareness drive with Most Blood Glucose Level Tests challenge
Shoppers in Dubai Mall were last month invited to participate in a Guinness World Records™ title attempt by having their blood glucose levels tested.
The National Cultural Gastronomy Council continues its run of success at food-related records in the Latin capital
Following the recent death of his grandmother, best-selling author, entrepreneur and property guru Rob Moore embarked upon a marathon speech to raise money for Sue Ryder’s Thorpe Hall Hospice Capit...
People across Dubai join the Together for a Better Future initiative by expressing their feelings of hope for those who have autism with world record attempt.
Qatar Charity smashes Most Clothes Collected Record with 30 tonnes sorted ready to bring aid to Africa, Middle East and Asia
In a bid to boost its Tayf clothes donations program, Qatar Charity decided to attempt the Guinness World Records title for most clothes collected in 24 hours earlier this month.
Planned living community in Texas makes history at 7th annual gathering, raises thousands of dollars for charity
Annual festival - more than a century old - brings more than 2,000 people together to make history on 2014's opening day
Tens of thousands of comments on the Canadian author's book arrived from 29 countries to promote the discussion of positive children's mental health
Country music star goes on 10-city mini-tour to help promote "Child Hunger Ends Here" program
GE Lighting sponsors massive construction verified by Guinness World Records in Cleveland's iconic theater complex
Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Co. watched the entire week as live attempts were made at everything from longest cartoon strip to most heads shaved in one hour
Annual Mexican convention for farming and rural products breaks second massive food record in four years
A record-breaking 1,675 children got into the carnival spirit on Monday in support of the second annual Street Child World Cup
Texas elementary school's fathers club sets up iconic hat-wearing attempt to commemorate legendary author's birthday
Pupils from Kingston Grammar School in south West London have made their own piece of sporting history by setting a new world record for most players in a hockey exhibition match.
Fundación Olga Sinclair leads the way as kids aged 1-18 mark historic anniversary of iconic landmark
Team GB Olympic medal-winners Michael Jamieson and Rebecca Adlington were among a group of 100 swimmers who helped smash the world record title for fastest 100 x 100m relay title on Sunday.
Using more than 2 million recycled beads, Wanger aimed to raise awareness of thousands of tons of discarded Mardi Gras mainstays
Official: Dubai smashes largest fireworks display world record with New Year’s spectacular - watch in full here
Dubai has seen in 2014 in unforgettable style, with a successful attempt at the world record for the largest ever fireworks display.
Watch time lapse construction video of house built in Texas to raise funds for local children's hospital
Michelle Obama, Selena Gomez among those to help "Great Nature Project" photo collection earn NGK its eighth world record
A choir of primary schoolchildren have played their way into the record books with a successful attempt at the title for largest ocarina ensemble at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Patients, doctors, nurses join together to paint final product
More than 400,000 interlocking plastic bricks used to construct record-breaking tower
The Mexican city celebrated its anniversary in a gigantic way, building a record-breaking treat