DailyDirt: Winners And Record Holders
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
There are plenty of world records that no one really cares about — but it’s still entertaining to see folks keeping track of some weird records and winning contests that are just a bit bizarre. Here are some real winners, depending on your point of view.
- Don Gorske has claimed the title of having eaten the most Big Macs in a lifetime — with over 25,000 consumed over 39 years. So as long as you don’t supersize your order… [url]
- The 24th Annual National Rube Goldberg Machine Contest was won by a contraption called “The Time Machine” — which used 244 steps to re-create the universe from the big bang until the 2012 apocalypse. Surely, though, the record could be broken by daisy-chaining together all the entries… [url]
- The Best Illusion of the Year Contest has named its top ten finalists for 2011. But it’s hard to see which one is the best. [url]
- To find some other online challenges and games, check out what StumbleUpon has found to play. [url]
By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.
Filed Under: big macs, contests, illusions, rube goldberg
Companies: guinness, mcdonald's
Comments on “DailyDirt: Winners And Record Holders”
“The Time Machine”?
Oh noes, the MAFIAA’s dreams just came true!
And The World ?Hide-And-Seek? Record Holder Is ...
… nowhere to be found.
Best Illusion of the Year...
They refused my nomination of the Obama administration’s Illusion of Transparency. Bastards.
The Best Illusion are a sight to behold
Not sure why on Earth any would eat 25,000 of anything let alone Big Macs. I am shocked that they are still alive.
Thanks to the urls-we-dig-up dept for these one.
Re: The Best Illusion are a sight to behold
Jimr — 25,000 Big Macs.. not all at once! 😛
I wonder what other foods people might unconsciously eat 25,000 of — maybe M&Ms?