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Long tongues and leaping cats in 60th World Records book

world's longest tongue

From super-long tongues to leaping cats, a host of weird and wacky landmarks have made the cut for 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book out on Thursday.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bananas, pain killers do trick for world’s oldest man

Banana. AFP

A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavored version of its pain reliever after the world’s oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ayala runway models break world record

Ayala Malls on the upswing. INQUIRER file photo

It’s hardly the center of the fashion world but more than 2,000 models have taken to the catwalk in a Makati shopping mall to claim a new world record.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

World’s tallest tower, the Tokyo Skytree, opens

WORLD’S TALLEST. Visitors wait in front of the entrance of the Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The world's tallest tower and Japan's biggest new landmark opened to the public on Tuesday. AP/Itsuo Inouye

The world’s tallest tower and Japan’s biggest new landmark, the Tokyo Skytree, opened to the public on Tuesday. Nearly 8,000 visitors were expected to take high-speed elevators up to the observation decks of the 634-meter (2,080-foot) tower to mark its opening. Some reportedly waited in line more than a week to get the coveted tickets for a panoramic view, though Tuesday ended up being cloudy in Tokyo.

Posted: May 22nd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »