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American explorer heads to North Pole as part of world record attempt

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Professional endurance athlete Colin O’Brady aims to become the fastest person to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. He will climb the “Seven Summits,” the tallest peak on each of the seven continents, and ski to the North and South Poles in uninterrupted succession.

DAR attempts to set a ‘patriotism’ world record

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MEIGS COUNTY — Return Jonathan Meigs Daughters of the American Revolution encourages all Meigs residents to join in honoring the military by participating in their ambitious goal to set a world record in patriotism.

Amtrak’s Coast Starlight: America’s most beautiful train ride?

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Back in the 1940s, theSouthern Pacific Railroad described its Coast Daylight between Los Angeles and San Francisco as “one of America’s most beautiful train rides.” It still is...

American pilot sets out on solo flight around the world

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Sixty-year-old pilot Adrian Eichhorn is setting out on an adventure – flying solo around the world in a single-engine plane.
 

Meet the woman on a quest to set a world record for fastest female to travel to all sovereign nations

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After visiting more than 100 countries on a quest to set a Guinness World Record, Cassandra De Pecol says that to her, travel means “the ability break down barriers, leaving all preconceptions at the door and having an open mind towards engaging in experiences outside of one’s comfort zone”.
 

Two From U.S. Win World Marathon Challenge

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2 from US join elite club: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents

Mascot Party Attempts World Record in University City

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It was a mascot party with a purpose at the Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania Sunday. Furry friends, including the NBC10 Peacock, showed off their dance moves in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record that also raised money for childhood cancer.

 

Star Wars fans attempt to beat world record for biggest lightsaber battle

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Over one thousand Star Wars fans take part in a mass lightsaber battle in downtown Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle in December 2015

NASA astronaut Williams to set U.S. spaceflight record

On March 4 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 47-48 crewmember Jeff Williams of NASA flashes a smile as he suits up in his Russian Sokol launch and entry suit during final pre-launch training. Williams and Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos will launch March 18 on the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft for a six-month mission on the International Space Station.
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MELBOURNE, Fla. — Veteran NASA astronaut Jeff Williams will rocket from Earth Friday on a record-setting mission that will make him America’s most experienced space traveler.

Bands in California city attempt to set new record for longest running concert

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Organizers thought they broke record last year, but attempt was invalidated by Guinness

New York city is the first city accepted Lunar New Year Added to New York Public School Calendar

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday morning that Asian Lunar New Year, considered one of the most important holidays in Asian culture, would become an official public school holiday, a reversal from just a few months ago when the mayor's office had said it would not be added to next year's calendar.

The Legend of Timpanogos

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Mount Timpanogos overlooks the Utah Valley as the dominate peak in the region. Standing at 11,750 ft in elevation, the second highest mountain in Utah's Wasatch Range has long beckoned area residents to explain their relationship with the majestic peak

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