Guinness World Record

Children swimmin at the Robert E. Wood Boys & Girls Club on 25th Street. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Park District Aims For World Record For Largest Swimming Lesson

The Chicago Park District is signing up children to take part in an attempt to set a new record for the world’s largest swimming lesson.


SEATTLE - DECEMBER 22: Fans of the Seattle Seahawks cheer against the Arizona Cardinals on December 22, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Seattle’s X-Factor In The NFL Playoffs

It’s the one thing that surrounds everyone at the game. For Seattle it’s a comfort, for their opposition, it can sometimes be a nightmare.



Highwood Falls Short Of Jack-O-Lantern Record; N.H. City Reclaims Title

This year’s total in Highwood was 28,036, said Tali Hylen of Ripple Public Relations.


The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

Navy Pier Staffer’s 2-Day Ferris Wheel Ride Breaks Guinness World Record

It didn’t seem right to Clinton Shepherd that the birthplace of the Ferris wheel didn’t hold the record for the longest Ferris wheel ride. “I thought Chicago should have that title,” he said Sunday, after spending a record-shattering 48 hours, 8 minutes and 25 seconds awake riding Navy Pier’s iconic attraction.


Chicago's Historic Berghoff Restaurant To Close

World-Record Bratwurst Planned For Oktoberfest At Federal Plaza

You will find not only beer, but possibly historical significance, as Oktoberfest returns later Thursday in Federal Plaza.

WBBM Newsradio–09/15/2011

World's Finest Chocolate

Local Company Seeks Record For World’s Largest Chocolate Bar

A Chicago company hopes to make it into the Guinness Book of Records Tuesday with the world’s largest chocolate bar.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

Nova The Dog

Great Dane From Addison Wins World Record For Height

A Great Dane from Addison has won the Guinness World Record for the tallest living female dog on earth.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Nova The Dog

Woman Goes For Guinness Record With Great Dane

A Great Dane from the western suburbs is a world record contender for the tallest living female dog anywhere.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

George Hood, Statonary Bike

Man Sets New Stationary Bike Record

George Hood is attempting to set a new Guinness World Record on the stationary bike, in an effort to raise money for the causes he holds most dear.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010