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GUinness World Records

The Harlem Globetrotters perform during a media session in May 2013.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

WATCH: Harlem Globetrotter Sets Record For Longest Basketball Shot

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — We have a new world record for longest basketball shot, courtesy Corey “Thunder” Law of the Harlem Globetrotters. Law drained an attempt 109 feet, 9 inches from the basket at at […]

11/15/2013

The world record for Largest Keyboard Ensemble is broken in Greenwich Village - June 21, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Record Set In Greenwich Village For Largest Keyboard Ensemble

A total of 175 people, both professional and amateur, tickled the electronic ivories

06/21/2013

Derek Jeter with Bernando LaPallo (credit: Twitter/@Yankees)

Oldest Yankees Fan? Bernando LaPallo Says He’s 111, But Has No Proof Of Age

A consultant with Guinness World Records who specializes in validating the ages of older people said public records show LaPallo was born in 1910, not on Aug. 17, 1901.

06/04/2013

The frame under construction for Ed Jarrett's sand castle in Point Pleasant, N.J. (credit: Ed Jarrett)

Stories From Main Street: Building A Record-Setting Sand Castle In Point Pleasant

Just about every kid has dreamed of it, but Ed Jarrett from Maine is doing it. He’s the king of the castle, the sand castle, that is.

05/20/2013

Four-year-old, George Linares-Martinez, continues to blow bubbles Friday, April 15, 2011, in Ventnor, N.J., as a group of children and adults were trying to break the world record for the most people simultaneously blowing bubbles in multiple locations. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

NJ Mom Leads Second Attempt At Bubble Blowing Record

The mother of an autistic child in New Jersey is trying to break the world record for most people simultaneously blowing bubbles in multiple locations.

04/15/2011

Cupcakes on display at the Magnolia Bakery. (Photo/Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

World’s Biggest Bake Sale Coming To Grand Central Terminal

More than thirty vendors are hitting Grand Central Terminal today for a bake sale so big, officials from the Guinness World Records have been invited.

03/29/2011

The 502 pound pumpkin is attracting a lot of attention and a fair number of skeptics in the Kensington section of Brooklyn.

502 Pound Pumpkin Draws Crowds In Brooklyn

Even Charlie Brown would have to admit that this is one great pumpkin.

10/22/2010