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This Guy Holds More than 100 Guinness World Records

Trying to set the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to Hula Hoop 10k? You’re going to have to beat Ashrita Furman. Most jelly eaten in one minute, blindfolded with no hands? That’s Ashrita’s territory. Think you’re pretty good at spitting champagne corks? Probably not as good as Ashrita. Mr. Furman, a 56-year-old Queens, N.Y. [...]

Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel: "What Is Internet?"

(YouTube link) This vintage 1994 Today Show clip features a snarky Bryant Gumbel and a bubbly Katie Couric – sporting a hairdo that looks like it should have been preserved in a time capsule – both completely mystified at the terminology of this wacky new Internet fad. And for that matter just “what is Internet” anyway? [...]