Last week, Francois Gissy strapped rockets to a bicycle and reached 207 MPH (333 km/h) in under five seconds. What did you do last week?
Norris Kellam’s great talent in life was floating. For which he earned the name “The Human Cork.” In May 1933 he attempted to break the world record for staying afloat by floating in a saltwater pool in Norfolk, Virginia for over 86 hours. Unfortunately he didn’t make it. After 71 hours and 19 minutes he was overcome by sharp cramps and sunburn and had to climb out of the pool.
The record for most passengers on an airplane was set in 1991 when 1086 Ethiopian Jews were evacuated on a Boeing 747 to Jerusalem. The plane landed with 1088 passengers as two babies were born during the flight.
The longest sniper kill was from 2.475m (2.707 yards).(CoH) Craig Harrison from the United Kingdom was behind the guy.
The longest-serving death row inmate is a Japanese former boxer. He’s been in solitary confinement for 44 years. And he could well be innocent, as a 2012 DNA test revealed.
9 out of the 10 heaviest humans ever recorded were from the United States.