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This Pilot Is Trying To Fly From The South Pole To The North Pole

Bill Harrelson is no stranger to spending alone time in a small plane. He's the current record-holder for distance flown during a flight, having flown from Guam to Jacksonville, Florida, at a distance of 7,051 nm, in 38 hours, 29 minutes in 2013. Now he's trying to fly from pole-to-pole in record time. » 1/13/15 10:52am 1/13/15 10:52am

This 1,000 Horsepower Big-Block Backhoe Just Set A Speed Record

For anyone who's ever stared at a toy Tonka truck and a nitro R/C car, just wishing there was some way the two could be combined into one smoke-billowing whip-cracking maniacal machine... your fantasies have been realized in life-size as the JCB GT; "the world's fastest backhoe." » 11/20/14 4:05pm 11/20/14 4:05pm

19 Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Fly Solo Around The Globe

Matt Guthmiller's Twitter profile reads like an impressive résumé. "Entrepreneur. Software Engineer. Pilot. MIT... Youngest person to fly solo around the world." Matt earned that title last week, upon safely landing his Beehcraft A36 Bonanza in San Diego — with nowhere near the fanfare he deserved. » 7/22/14 2:12pm 7/22/14 2:12pm

Canadians Start 28,000-Mile Voyage In Veggie-Fueled Van, Attempt World…

A pair of Canadian environmentalists have embarked on a four-month journey to break the Guinness World Record for "longest journey by a car using alternative fuel" by traveling 45,000 km (27,961 miles) across North America in a Japanese-import Mitsubishi Delica 4x4 van converted to run on waste vegetable oil (WVO/SVO)… » 12/01/08 2:30pm 12/01/08 2:30pm