Records

IBM Creates Magazine Cover 2,000 Times Smaller Than a Grain of Salt

Probably the world's tiniest pandas. (Flickr)

A new kooky world record has been set, and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with online Secret Santa.

This National Geographic Kids magazine cover, created by IBM, now holds the Guinness record for the world’s smallest magazine cover, Engadget reports. The tiny panda-filled picture measures 11 x 14 micrometers; in other words, it’s 2,000 times smaller than a grain of salt. Read More

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Reddit Nabs a World Record Involving Neither Cats Nor Nudie Pics

Reddit employees looking pleased with themselves. (Photo: RedditGifts)

Is there nothing beyond the  skill of the hive mind? (Well, other than creating a self-sustaining island community.) Reddit’s collective muscle has now been immortalized as an official honoree in the Guinness Book of World Records. And it didn’t even require growing out your fingernails.

However, someone did have to talk the good folks at Guinness into creating a special category: largest online Secret Santa game. Read More