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Philadelphia Bars Take A Shot At World Pub Crawl Record

Water holes and saloons all around Philadelphia united Saturday in an effort to break the world record for the largest pub crawl ever.

05/03/2014

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Philadelphia Looks To Smash Record For Largest Bar Crawl

A couple of local social websites are instigating this attempt to shatter the Guinness world record for a bar crawl of 4,800 held by held Kansas City, Missouri.

05/02/2014

(The elaborate device needed a few nudges to complete its overly-complex procedure to perform a simple task: raise a "Philadelphia Science Festival" flag.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Drexel University’s Wacky Science Machine Fails To Achieve World Record

More than 40 students of Prof. Allen Fontecchio have been working since December on an elaborate Rube Goldberg-type contraption to open the Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/25/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

(Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter holds the world record certification from the Guinness Book.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Accepts World Record Award For Last February’s Dance Event

It was ten months ago that hundreds of Philadelphians braved the cold weather and assembled on the Art Museum steps to honor the late “Soul Train” host, Don Cornelius.

01/02/2013

(credit: Sheila Simmons & Philly World Record Soul Train Line Dancers)

Philadelphia In Record Books For Largest Soul Train Line In The World

Philadelphia is officially in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest Soul Train line in the world.

12/12/2012

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South Jersey Lays Claim To ‘World’s Smallest Working Dog’

An Absecon woman can lay claim to owning the smallest working dog on the planet, a two-and-a-half pound mini Yorkshire terrier that lives to make others happy.

01/15/2012

These young ladies are among about 1,000 teens trying to spin their way into the Guiness Book of World Records. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Jewish Teens Try For New Dreidel-Spinning Record

Nearly 1000 Jewish teenagers teamed up to take at a shot at the record for most dreidels spinning at the same time in the same room.

12/28/2011

(Harvey Pollock, in the specially printed t-shirt he received from a friend to mark his 3,000th continuous day in a different shirt.   Credit: David Madden)

Northeast Philadelphia Man Setting A Record For Most T-Shirts Worn

Harvey Pollock has spent each day in a different t-shirt, and now he has reached number three thousand.

09/16/2011

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