Australians are playing through a record-breaking Christmas heat wave

Don Arnold/Getty Images Temperature records have been smashed as a Christmas heat wave has the southeastern corner of Australia in a stranglehold. The hottest place in the country, Marble Bar in the Pilbara of Western Australia hit an all-time heat record of 120 degrees Fahreneit (49 degrees Celsius) on Thursday. December and Christmas are only […]

Bohemian Rhapsody: RECORD-BREAKING news for Freddie Mercury and Queen

Following the release of Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody comes some huge Queen news. The 1975 single of the same name has become the most streamed song of the 20th century. Bohemian Rhapsody has topped previous record holder Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana. No doubt the film’s box office success has sparked such a […]

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s northeastern region of Queensland is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires.  For the first time in history, fire danger in Queensland has been rated “catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. “We have never, ever, in this state, been in this situation before,” Queensland Fire and Emergency […]

The biggest bang: Record-breaking mega-orgy planned for Denver

A Colorado events planner is plotting the world’s biggest orgy in her home city of Denver after a previous attempt failed to get off the ground. Pearl Derriere hopes to entice 1,000 participants, twice the existing world record. A group-sex enthusiast since her teen years, Derriere hopes the event will lead to a “sex positive […]

James Bond: Daniel Craig was ‘FREAKED OUT’ by Spectre’s record-breaking explosion

It’s been three years since the last James Bond film Spectre was released, but did you know it holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film stunt explosion ever in cinematic history? The shot was conceived by Chris Corbould, who has been Special Effects Supervisor on every Bond movie since 1995’s Goldeneye, having begun […]

7:57:148—Volkswagen makes racing history with record-breaking electric race car

Enlarge (credit: VW Motorsport) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—All it took was two visits to the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for it to steal our hearts. The second-oldest motor race in the United States—only the Indy 500 predates it—is unlike virtually every other professional motorsports event we cover. And this year’s edition proved to be […]

BBC weather forecast: Temperatures to reach RECORD-BREAKING highs across the UK

Tuesday was the hottest day of the year, however forecaster Carol Kirkwood told BBC Breakfast viewers the weather will continue to heat up. She said: “Yesterday we had highs widely in the high 20s. “Today the highest temperatures are likely to be in Northern Ireland and also Scotland where we could again hit 30 degrees […]

Rafael Nadal loses on clay after record-breaking 50 straight sets won on the surface

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Rafael Nadal further cemented his legacy as the greatest clay court player in the history of tennis, winning 50 straight sets on his signature surface dating back to last year. Just as soon as he set the record, the streak was ended, with Dominic Thiem defeating Nadal in straight sets in the […]

Americans received a record-breaking 3.4 billion robocalls last month — here are some ways to stop them

In April alone, Americans received an estimated 3.4 billion scam calls from automated machines — more than any month on record, according to The New York Times. The spike didn’t come out of nowhere. That number was about 2.5 billion in the same month last year, and consumer advocates worry that the number will only continue […]