Don't recall Apollo 11? Global festivities have you covered

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is coming up. There's no shortage of events and exhibits celebrating the historic feat. Museums, galleries, conce...

'Guinness World Records' globetrotter recommends travel to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An American girl who embarked on an adventure to travel around the world in two years says she was amazed by Taiwan, describing it as “small but deserving a visit.&r...

Nik Wallenda worries for his sister ahead of latest stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — As Nik Wallenda prepares to walk a wire 25 stories above New York's Times Square, he admits he's a little uneasy. And for good reason: His sister, Lijana, will join him for the first t...

Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival to kick off in New Taipei

The Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival is set to kick off April 19 in New Taipei City, drawing visitors from home and abroad to the golden beach on Taiwan’s northern coast. Org...

6800-pound gumbo for charity, Guinness record book

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Talk about making a ton of gumbo — a Louisiana chef cooked up 6,800 pounds (3,084 kilograms) of the state's signature soup for charity and a Guinness world record, Lt. Gov. Bill...

Kids' postcards blanket Alpine glacier in eco-friendly stunt

ALETSCH GLACIER, Switzerland (AP) — Kids across the world expressed concerns about global warming by joining forces to create what organizers say is the world's biggest postcard on a glacier in the Sw...

North Indian city breaks Guinness record with Diwali lamps

ADOHYA, India (AP) — The northern Indian city of Ayodhya has broken a Guinness World Record after lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them lit for at least 45 minutes on the banks of the river ...

Three misleading Taiwan attractions

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Tourism is big business in Taiwan, and there is no shortage of people here who make a good living from it, despite the hype of a decline in Chinese tourists hitting the indu...

1,303 Gogoro users set Guinness world record

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of electric scooter riders set a new Guinness world record early Sunday when they staged a "quiet" flash mob cascading down the Taipei Bridge linking Taipei and ...

evian Unveils New Advertising Exclusively for the U.S. after Nearly a Decade of the Baby Saga

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2018--Today, evian announces the launch of new advertising creative exclusively for the U.S. after nearly a decade of the baby saga. The new creative, I Wanna #Liveyo...

1,554 kg mango shaved ice in south Taiwan shatters world record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to make the world's largest mango shaved ice, a quintessential Taiwan snack to beat the heat, in the fastest time, a team successfully achieved a new wor...

Dodge’s “Ultimate Last Chance” Charity Sale Highlights Five Charity Cars at Barrett-Jackson’s 3rd Annual Auction at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--In the midst of multiple historic charity sales in 2018, Barrett-Jackson is set to make history once again with the sale of the last-production 2018 D...

Residents try to break world record for largest paper plane

FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to break the world record for largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg is revealing a nearly one...

World’s deepest underwater mailbox opens near Taiwan’s Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s deepest underwater mailbox started service Friday about 11 meters below the surface near Green Island in Taitung County. The box broke a Guinness Worl...

80-foot wave in Portugal gives Brazilian surfer world record

SANTA MONICA, California (AP) — A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer. The World Surf League says Rodrigo Koxa has ridden the biggest wave ev...