Today in Youth Who Make Us Feel Lazy: 16-Year-Old Girl Sails Around…


Raise your hand if your biggest accomplishment this weekend was making it out of bed in time to meet your friends for brunch. Actually, it doesn't even matter if you ran a freaking marathon today, you're still probably not as impressive as 16-year-old Laura Dekker—who sailed into St. Maarten harbor yesterday after… » 1/22/12 8:45pm 1/22/12 8:45pm

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Is As Adorable As She Is Flexible


Forget trying to help this little old lady across the street: Bernice Bates, who's 91 years old, is probably more spry than you are. Guinness World Records has just awarded her the title of Oldest Yoga Teacher, and she teaches once a week at her retirement center in Florida. The great-grandmother may not actually be… » 12/22/11 7:50pm 12/22/11 7:50pm

Couple Gets Married For The 100th Time

Lauren and David Blair of Tennessee married in 1984, but they've renewed their vows 99 times since. They now hold the Guinness World Record for "Most Marriage Vow Renewals by the Same Couple," and presumably friends have stopped sending them a kitchen appliance each time. Lauren says, "We knew we were meant for each other … » 10/05/11 9:30am 10/05/11 9:30am

Woman Grows Nails For 18 Years, Is Honored Accordingly

Yesterday Guinness World Records named Chris Walton of Las Vegas the woman with the world's longest fingernails. Her nails measure 10-feet-2-inches on her left hand and 9-feet-7-inches on her right hand. Perhaps Walton does have the longest nails in the world, but the folks at Guinness should really take style and… » 9/15/11 9:30am 9/15/11 9:30am