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Congratulations…I guess

Radhakant Bajpai

Radhakant Bajpai refuses to cut his ear hair, believing it brings him good luck. He has been officially recognized by Guinness as having the longest ear hair in the world. Congratulations…I guess.

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145 Waterskiers set new record

Leaving everyone in their wake: Waterskiers set new world record as 145 people are pulled behind a single boat. Full story. Did you know that water skiing was invented in Minnesota? True story.

Waterskiers world record

Photo Source: Mark Seaton

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Photo Source: Mark Seaton

Photo Source: Mark Seaton

How fast can you run 1 mile…backwards?

On this day in 1983 Donald Davis ran 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds. However, the record for running the fastest mile backwards is now 6 min 2.35 sec and was set by D. Joseph James (India) at Nehru Stadium Athletics Track, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on 10 August 2002.  See this record (and more) in the Guinness Book of Records.