Ah yes, tire-roasting donuts; what could be greater than that? How about you multiply it by 70 and break the Guinness World Record for largest number of cars successfully preforming donuts!
Earlier this week at Infineon Raceway, 70 plus cars showed up to execute this challenge. They prevailed. Check out the video above and see the mayhem.
Look out, Guinness. Samsung and wireless carrier Cricket have teamed to make the largest working cell phone, including a full QWERTY keyboard. The 15 x 13 ft. Messager phone, located at Fidelity Plaza in Chicago, really makes free phone calls and sends text messages. No doubt the publicity will sell plenty of the 4.4 x 2.0 x 0.7-inch normal-sized phones, which feature Bluetooth technology, an MP3 player and a 1.3 megapixel cam at a price of around $200.00.
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Danny Johnson, a 14 year-old from Grapevine, Texas, set a world record playing Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. At a Best Buy in midtown Manhattan, he scored 973,954 points with about 7 minutes of DragonForce’s “Through the Fire and Flames,” considered by some to be the game’s most difficult song. The previous record was made last August with a score of 899,703. Danny claims that he relied on the Star Power function to get those bonus points and said that his ability to play real instruments made the game easier.
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Take that, Vista! Just in case you had forgotten, Tuesday massive download day for the new Firefox 3. We were amazed that over 8 million downloads were made in 24 hours. While Mozilla is still waiting for the official word, we have no doubt that they hit that Guinness world record. If you were part of that, good for you for taking the challenge, and don’t forget to download your certificate that you can proudly display over your cubicle.
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Set your calendar for June 17. After being in development for 34 months, Mozilla is finally unleashing Firefox 3 on the general public next Tuesday. The company says that the improved version has more than 15,000 updates, is safer, faster, easier to use, and even better for add-ons. In honor of the event, they have decided to try to set a world’s record for the most downloads in 24 hours. If you would like to participate, you can pledge your support on their site. So far there are over a million who have done so.
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