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Tao Porchon-Lynn
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93-Year-Old Tao Porchon-Lynch Named World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

It wasn't that long ago that yoga was only thought to be practiced by Indian mystics. (Or perhaps little green Jedis.) But now it seems like everybody knows how to do the downward dog.

In fact, these days, even 93-year-olds are hitting the yoga mat.

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Surfer Sets World Record by Riding 78-Foot Wave
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Surfer Sets World Record by Riding 78-Foot Wave

Pro surfer Garrett McNamara recently set a world record for the largest wave ever surfed after catching a gargantuan 78-footer off the coast of Portugal. Dude, gnarly!

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Longest Name in England
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Woman Changes Her Name to 161 Words… to Support a Charity?

A woman from Hartlepool, England is finding that having a 161-word name can be awkward. But the 41-year-old has only her self to blame for any complications stemming from the monster 1,055 letter moniker.

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Caviar contest
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Caviar Eating Contest Winner Scarfs $5K Worth of Fish Eggs

Caviar is generally consumed in very small portions. In fact, the delicacy even has its own tiny spoon so you can enjoy a small amount of the slimy fish eggs. Which is why the idea of a caviar speed-eating contestant is so absurd. But that's exactly what went down in a Moscow restaurant Friday night.

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World's Oldest Man Turns 115
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World’s Oldest Living Man Turns 115 Years Old

On Thursday, Jiroemon Kimura of Japan, the world's oldest living man and the third oldest man in recorded history, celebrated his 115th birthday. Happy birthday, Jiroemon! (It's anybody's guess how they fit that many candles on a cake.)

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Milly the Chihuahua Could Be the World’s Smallest Dog

How small is Milly, a Chihuahua from Puerto Rico? Answer: very. 

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Rude Goldberg machine
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Watch the World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine In Action

The whole fun behind Rube Goldberg machines is seeing a complex series of procedures lead to an ultimately simple task. What you are about to see is what has become the new world record for the largest functional Rube Goldberg machine ever built. The 300-step complex creation is an amazing array of interconnected machines and tools all set out to achieve the ultimate goal: to pop a balloon.

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Aurian Staunton Sets World Record for Most Cheese Balls Fit in Mouth
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Young Woman Sets Totally Necessary Cheese Ball World Record

The folks at RecordSetter.com have graced us with videos of people setting unique (and sometimes bizarre) world records before. But this -- a video of a young woman setting a record for the most cheese balls stuffed in one's mouth -- is something we've attempted ourselves just for kicks. (Don't ask. We went to a party college.)

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Longest Wedding Dress
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Longest Wedding Dress with a Nearly 2-Mile Train Breaks World Record

Any bride-to-be looking for high drama at her wedding may want to consider this record-breaking wedding dress featuring a train that's a staggering 1.85 miles long. But there's just one foreseeable problem -- you'd need a gazillion attendants to heft it down the aisle.

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TMNT gathering world record
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fans Set Radical Guinness World Record

It was the largest gathering of humans dressed in green suits anywhere. (Well, outside of St. Patrick's Day, that is.) 836 men, women and children displayed "Turtle power" at Minnesota's Mall of America when they set a new record for the largest gathering of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans, beating the previous record of 786 set at Rutgers University in 2008. We like to imagine all 836 fans shouted "Cowabanga!" after the folks at the Guinness World Records gave them the news.

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Takeru Kobayashi cheese toast record
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Kobayashi Chews Up Grilled Cheese World Record

Takeru Kobayashi, the world famous competitive eater (yes people, there is such a thing) was at SXSW at the behest of GroupMe and RecordSetter.com to attempt the most grilled cheese sandwiches eaten in one minute. Now this is a world record we can get behind. 

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Grossness Alert! Man Sets Bizarre World Record for Most Eyelid Flips in 30 Seconds

New York city man Dennis C. can call himself a world record holder after he was able to flip his eyelids inside out 30 times in 30 seconds. Nasty!

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Human mattress dominoes record
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Human Mattress Dominoes Is the Weirdest World Record Ever

Considering how often new world records are set these days, people are now trying to find the most obscure of challenges to get some attention. It worked for New Orleans recently, when 850 people volunteered to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people taking part in human dominoes.

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Elderly Couple’s Leap Day Wedding Is One for the Record Books

While some women observed the centuries-old tradition of proposing to their men on Leap Day, an elderly couple used the occasion to tie the knot -- and it seems to have landed them in the record books.

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Watch the Amazing World Record Paper Airplane Toss

The world of paper-craft aviation has a couple new heroes now that former quarterback Joe Ayoob has shattered the world record for paper airplane distance, throwing John Collins' incredible design. The previous record, held by Stephen Kreiger, thrown back in 2003 was 207 feet and was officially beaten on February 26th, 2012 with a bar-raising distance of 226 feet and 10 inches.

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