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23-year-old pig dubbed the world’s oldest by Guinness World Records

An Illinois couple’s pet pig has been dubbed the oldest pig in captivity ever by Guinness World Records at age 23. Patrick Cunningham and Stan Coffman, of Mundelein, said their pig, Baby Jane, was only 8 weeks old when they brought her home from a Virginia rescue, and she has now been declared the oldest […]

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City of Kyle, Texas, attempting to gather Kyles for Guinness World Record

The City of Kyle, Texas, is calling on people who share the municipality’s name to gather at an annual festival to set a Guinness World Record. The city said in a Facebook post that it is trying to gather as many Kyles as possible to set a Guinness record at its annual Kyle Pie in […]

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Canadian woman unofficially sets world record running on all fours

A Canadian woman unofficially set a Guinness World Record when she completed a 100-meter run in 22.99 seconds — while running on all fours. Julie McCann, 38, of Vernon, British Columbia, ran on her hands and feet at the Greater Vernon Athletics Park on Monday and finished well under the 25-second goal mandated by Guinness […]

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Alligator caught on camera crossing Pennsylvania road

Police in Pennsylvania are asking the public to keep an eye out for a loose alligator seen crossing a road. The West Mifflin Police Department said in a Facebook post that the alligator, estimated to be about 3 feet long, was last seen crossing New England Road in West Mifflin. “Didn’t respond to any of […]

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YouTuber drinks 2 liters of soda in 18.45 seconds for Guinness World Record

A New York man earned a Guinness World Record when he polished off a 2-liter bottle of soda in 18.45 seconds. Eric “Badlands” Booker, a competitive eater who shares his speed-drinking videos on YouTube channel BadlandsChugs, said trying his skills with multiple carbonated beverages led him to attempt a Guinness World Record. Booker selected a […]

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Oregon man wins dual top prizes with identical lottery tickets

An Oregon man who made the unusual choice to buy two identical tickets for the same drawing won the top prize of $1,000 a week for life — twice. The Oregon Lottery said Zane Collins turned the $1,000 a week top prize in the Win for Life drawing into $2,000 a week by purchasing two […]