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Bone up on cell phone etiquette and do your part to make our society less annoying. Keep your volume down, don’t use speakerphone in public, and be self-aware. We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else’s conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our […]

  A Boston woman who has been working on planes for 65 years was named the world’s longest-serving flight attendant by Guinness World Records. Bette Nash, 86, started working as a flight attendant in 1957 for Eastern Airlines and continues to this day at American Airlines without any lapse in employment, Guinness World Records confirmed. Nash […]

There’s been a strong movement to reduce the amount of meat in our diet, but many of us are loathe to do so without some form of replacement. Forget the concern of flavor, a sufficient amount of protein is really difficult to get from an all vegetable product diet. That’s where the Jackfruit comes in, […]

Help the fight against plastic pollution by eliminating those thin, filmy plastic bags. Try bringing reusable bags to the store, and forego bags for small purchases. Most of us use them every day, the thin plastic bags used by almost every retailer we visit. Whether we’re shopping for groceries or the newest Prada, you can […]

Social Media Day was launched by the popular website Mashable back in 2010, and often sees fans of the site going to real-life meetups. Social media seems to be everywhere these days. Though the days of social media pioneer Myspace are now long gone, we’re constantly hearing about trending topics on Twitter, laughing at social […]

A Mexican state broke a Guinness World Record by gathering more than 900 dancers to perform a folk dance in traditional garb. The dancers gathered in the center of Morelia, Michoacan, and performed a traditional folk dance to a live version of son calentano song “Juan Colorado.” The number of dancers was tallied at 954, enough to take the […]

The origin of National Camera Day is unknown, but it is used as a reminder for us to remember the existence of the camera and its many benefits. After all, how many other mediums can capture people and places so beautifully? How many other mediums can evoke smiles of memories past, or reminders of events […]

An Idaho man broke a Guinness World Record by walking 3.4 miles while balancing a guitar on his chin. David Rush, who has broken nearly 250 Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, said it took him 1 hour and 7 minutes to break the record for greatest distance traveled while balancing a guitar on the chin. […]

Organizers of a village fair in England said they unofficially broke a Guinness World Record with a parade of 263 people riding hobby horses. The Hurst Show & Country Fayre in Berkshire said judges counted 263 people riding their hobby horses — toys also known as stick horses — in the single-file parade for .62 miles. Organizers […]

A Japanese skateboarder who lost 95 percent of his eyesight to disease broke two Guinness World Records by performing 33 ollies in one minute while blindfolded — followed by 122 consecutive ollies while blindfolded. Ryusei Ouchi, who lost most of his eyesight to the disease retinitis pigmentosa, said he started skateboarding at the age of […]