The Bow Tie World Record Was Broken

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While everyone believes that the college football season begins this week, SEC football fans were treated to a special preseason warm-up on Sunday, as National Bow Tie Day was celebrated.


The Best Of The First Annual Los Angeles Beard And Mustache Championships

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Just because we’ve previously covered the incredibly prestigious World Beard and Mustache Championships, we’re not opposed to covering facial hair contests on the regional circuit, especially when it’s for the betterment of the U.


The Sex Dolls Have Returned To Lesovo!

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since I brought us the news of the Bubble Baba Challenge in Russia, but this past weekend our Soviet brothers and sisters headed back to the Vuoksa River for the world’s greatest race.


This Week In WTF World Records

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As always, I love me some world records, and we are never suffering from a shortage of ridiculous world record attempts with so many people desperate to achieve some sort of fame.


More Air Guitar Than Any Man Can Handle

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Over the weekend, dozens of grown adults gathered in Chicago for the 2011 U.


Lockout This: 10 Awesome Sports That Could Replace The NBA

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As I’ve been scratching my head more and more over the idea that the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement is being held up simply because Vincent Jackson and Logan Mankins are still demanding money, I got to thinking – the NBA is super screwed.


Here’s The Most Disgusting World Record You’ll See This Week

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The town of Fremont, Nebraska has been celebrating its eventual entry into the Guinness Book of World Records this week, after residents gathered on Saturday to help create the largest open-face sandwich in the world.


Why Is Everybody So Obsessed With Pillow Fighting Records?

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For far too long the Philippines have languished in a void of cultural irrelevance, known primarily for their women becoming nurses or mail order brides.


The Best Of The 4th Of July Weekend’s World Records

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Yesterday, my Uproxxian colleague, DangerGuerrero, brought us the results of the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championship, but today the news is about controversy.


Meet The 2011 Ugliest Dog In The World

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It’s official – Chinese crested dogs are pretty damn hideous.


Meet The Woman With The Largest Breasts In The World

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For 12 long, and I mean really long years, 52-year old Annie Hawkins-Turner has been a Guinness World Record holder for possibly the most important triumph in the history of womankind – she has the largest breasts in the world.


The Scripps Spelling Bee In Pictures

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The 2011 Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee took place yesterday in Washington, DC and the big winner was Sukanya Roy, pictured above, as she spelled cymotrichous to win the whole damn thing.


The 2011 World Beard Championships

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Germany's Elmar Weisser took home the top prize at the 2011 World Beard and Moustache Championship, as the 47-year old styled his facial hair into a moose and a Norwegian flag.

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