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From extreme roller coasters and one-of-a-kind exhibitions, here are attractions across the world that broke records in 2019.
A speed climber dubbed ‘Spider-Woman’ destroyed a world record while injured in a mind-boggling gold-medal climb
Speed climbing will make its Olympics debut in Tokyo next year, where Aries Susanti Rahayu is an obvious favorite to take home the gold.
Doctors say the delivery was a "medical miracle." If her age is confirmed, 74-year-old Erramatti Mangayamma would be the oldest woman to give birth.
This massive 121-ton electric dump truck never uses more energy than it generates on its own — here’s how that works
Researchers in Switzerland, along with a mining company, built the massive truck to haul lime and marl rocks.
Breaking a Guinness World Record is a big deal — and it's an even bigger deal when you can break more than one.
A Hong Kong couple bought a single parking space for $433,000 and flipped it for $760,000 in just 9 months
A single parking space in Hong Kong resold for HK$6 million ($760,000), setting a new property world record. A local couple initially bought the spot in the luxury Ultima complex in 2017 for HK$3.4 million ($430,000), and resold it nine months later for nearly double that.
A personal trainer set a world record for the most burpees done in 60 minutes — but internet critics say she was doing them wrong
Liz Llorente, a personal trainer from Australia, has set a new world record for most burpees done in one hour. However, not everybody is impressed, and internet critics are arguing Llorente wasn't actually doing burpees.
George Corones was "quite delighted" at the result in Queensland, Australia.
The two-hour ‘moonshot marathon’ — a physical feat long thought impossible — could finally happen in 2017
Next year, three Nike runners will be trying to push the limits of human performance by completing the fastest marathon ever. Here's what it'll take.