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Guinness to spend 16 mn pounds on plastic-free packaging for beer in welcome move
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Guinness to spend 16 mn pounds on plastic-free packaging for beer in welcome move

With the new move, Guinness will eliminate the equivalent of 40 million plastic bottles from the Earth.

World's oldest person, Chiyo Miyaki, dies in Japan at 117; family remembers her as a chatty person who enjoyed sushi
World

World's oldest person, Chiyo Miyaki, dies in Japan at 117; family remembers her as a chatty person who enjoyed sushi

Miyako, born on 2 May, 1901, became the world's oldest person in April after Nabi Tajima from Kikai island in southern Japan died at the age of 117.

World's largest cake baked in Italy weighs over 1,000 kg
World

World's largest cake baked in Italy weighs over 1,000 kg

A giant cake baked in Italy that measures over 16 metres long and weighs more than 1,000 kg has set the Guinness record for the world's largest cake sculpture.

Indian breaks Guinness World Record for travelling farthest distance balancing a football on the head
Sports

Indian breaks Guinness World Record for travelling farthest distance balancing a football on the head

The earlier record had seen set by Abdul Halim of Bangladesh, who travelled 15.2 Km balancing a football on the head at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on October 22, 2011.

Venezuelan sets record after skydiving with bed-sheet sized parachute
Sports

Venezuelan sets record after skydiving with bed-sheet sized parachute

During his three-and-a-half-minute descent, Ernesto Gainza used a parachute measuring only 35 square feet.

6-yr-old Bangladeshi comp wiz kid eyes Guinness records
Tech

6-yr-old Bangladeshi comp wiz kid eyes Guinness records

The boy who began typing at 3 and knew how to programme and download games at the age of four, is hoping to get recognition from the Guinness World Records.

6-yr-old Bangladeshi comp wiz kid eyes Guinness records
News & Analysis

6-yr-old Bangladeshi comp wiz kid eyes Guinness records

The boy who began typing at 3 and knew how to programme and download games at the age of four, is hoping to get recognition from the Guinness World Records.

Jyoti Amge's big entry into Guinness records: world's shortest living woman
India

Jyoti Amge's big entry into Guinness records: world's shortest living woman

Jyoti Amge, an Indian teenager measuring just 62.8 centimetres was today named the world's shortest living woman.