GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
FDA, CDC recommend COVID booster shots for all adults
Federal health officials are endorsing both Pfizer and Moderna vaccine boosters for anyone over the age of 18 as COVID-19 cases surge in new hotspots around the U.S. Dr. Lauren Hughes, an associate professor of family medicine at the University of Colorado, shares the details with CBSN anchor Lana Zak.news.yahoo.com
US opens COVID-19 booster doses to all adults
The U.S. is opening COVID-19 vaccine boosters to all adults and urging them for anyone 50 and older. The decision Friday seeks to simplify what's been a confusing list of who's eligible. Anyone 18 or older can choose a Pfizer or Moderna booster. (Nov. 19)news.yahoo.com
Taylor Swift to release "evermore," her second surprise album of 2020
Taylor Swift will release her ninth studio album "evermore" at midnight, her second surprise album of the year. "To put it plainly, we just couldn't stop writing songs," Swift wrote in the announcement Thursday. Swift will also release the official music video for her new song "willow" at midnight. Filmed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Swift revealed the music video was made with the help of a medical inspector, to keep the cast and crew healthy. "I've never done this before," Swift wrote.cbsnews.com
Hundreds of 'Dragon Ball' Fans Break Record for World's Largest Kamehameha
Not only was there already a Guinness World Record for the worlds largest Kamehameha, but these "Dragon Ball" fans just broke it at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con. The gesture is meant to emulate an attack move popular in the "Dragon Ball" series. A moment captured forever in history, Toei Animation, the studio behind "Dragon Ball," wrote on Twitter, confirming that 786 people were behind the efforts witnessed by a Guinness World Record judge. The "Dragon Ball" franchise began in the 1980s as a manga originating from Japan and continues to find worldwide success today. The previous world record had a reported 250 people coming together to do the Kamehameha.
5,000 Rockets Launched to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Mission to Space
Five thousand rockets were launched into the air Wednesday, not only to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing but also to set a Guinness World Record. Astronauts, NASA engineers and eager young campers witnessed the event organized by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, a city dedicated to space exploration. Huntsville is the rocket city, Randall Robinson of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center told InsideEdition.com. The previous record was set in November 2018, when 4,231 model rockets were launched during a European Space Science Convention held in the Netherlands. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center said it wanted to hold its own rocket launching to encourage young scientists to follow their dreams.
Lego family leads $6 billion deal to take Madame Tussauds owner private
The Queens of The Queen of The Ride hold the world's longest feather boa during the Guinness World Record with Madame Tussauds and Ripley's Believe It or Not! (CNN) - The Danish family behind Lego has partnered with Blackstone to take the owner of Madame Tussauds private. The deal values Merlin Entertainments at 4.7 billion ($6 billion). In addition to the wax museum Madame Tussauds, the company owns LegoLand theme parks and other attractions in 25 countries, including The London Eye. Yet in going private, Merlin Entertainments is returning to its roots.
Remembering Tillman, the skateboarding bulldog
His exploits were legendary: Tillman, the skateboarding bulldog, a Guinness World Record-holder, was known for his high-velocity videos that were Internet favorites. Charles Osgood pays tribute to the sporty canine, who passed away this week at the age of 10.cbsnews.com
Watch: Mexico City breaks classic car record
Watch: Mexico City breaks classic car record Auto enthusiasts gathered in Mexico City on Sunday to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest parade of classic cars. A total of 1,721 classic models drove down the city's main avenue, breaking the previous record of 948 cars.cbsnews.com
Covered in bees: World Record
Covered in bees: World Record A beekeeper sat with the top half of his body covered in bees for nearly an hour and set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday in Yichun City, east China's Jiangxi Province. Covered with a layer of honey, beekeeper Ruan Liangming sat on a stool without any protection for his eyes, nose or mouth for 53 minutes and 34 seconds, which smashed his own Guinness World Record - 20 minutes.cbsnews.com