Tag Archives: Guinness
Samsung Electronics made a record $5.2 billion profit in the first quarter, overhauling Nokia as the world’s top mobile phone seller, and its Galaxy smartphones outstripped Apple’s iPhone at the high end of the market.
Dr. Leila Denmark, the world’s oldest practicing physician when she retired at age 103, died Sunday in Athens, her family members said. She was 114.
A 15-pound baby named Chun Chun sleeps at Xinxiang Maternity Hospital, in Xinxiang city, Henan province, China.
A skydiver is set to become the first person to break the sound barrier during a free fall by leaping from a balloon on the edge of space later this year.
McDonald’s, the fast food chain, announced a record annual turnover of $27bn as it continued to win market share around the world and vowed to open 1,300 new outlets this year.
One of the world’s smallest surviving babies was discharged Friday from the hospital where she spent nearly five months in an incubator — but not before getting the Hollywood treatment.
An Indian woman is celebrating her 18th birthday by winning the title of world’s shortest woman.
This monster leaf with an 11ft diameter was grown at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens in Dorset.
A story about a man who mistakenly received a size 1,450 slipper from a mail-order company may have been an elaborate PR stunt.
On Wednesday, September 28, I was in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for a record attempt for the largest gathering of people dressed as Superman. The attempt was made by the employees of Nexen Inc., a Canadian energy company.