• Tag: world record
    This photograph just sold for R75 million to become the most expensive photo ever [pic]
    Posted by on Dec 11th, 2014

    Nowadays everyone with a smartphone and a filter app can pretty much take a decent photograph, but not many can claim to sell their work for some decent cash hey. Landscape photographer, Peter Lik, is… Read More »

    Here’s a guy doing 333km/h…on a bicycle, racing a Ferrari F430 [video]
    Posted by on Nov 10th, 2014

    There’s balls of steel then there’s Wolverine’s adamantium balls and this guy has them. Some crazy French guy got on a bicycle that has 3 rockets attached to the frame and went for a leisurely… Read More »

    Did you know the world’s largest Bull shark was caught 5km up the Breede river [pic]
    Posted by on May 28th, 2014

    This is an old story, before the days of Life is Savage, but i saw it on Facebook this morning and thought i’d share because i couldn’t believe that the world’s largest Bull shark (Zambezi… Read More »

    The Bugatti Veyron is no longer the fastest production car…this car just clocked 435.3km/h [video]
    Posted by on Feb 25th, 2014

    The reign of the Bugatti Veyron as the world’s fastest production car has come to an end with the US made Venom GT setting a new record of 435.2km/h. The Hennessey Venom GT test run… Read More »

    Watch this skinny woman eat a 2kg steak in 3 min…breaking the world record [video]
    Posted by on Jan 10th, 2014

    If you’re a vegetarian you’re in the wrong place. Put the celery stick down and slowly hit the back button on your browser because watching 54kg Molly Schuyler smash the world record and eat a… Read More »

    Pink Star diamond mined in South Africa sells for record R854 million [pic]
    Posted by on Nov 14th, 2013

    The record for the highest price ever paid for any gemstone at auction was broken yesterday when the SA mined Pink Star diamond was sold by Sotheby’s in Geneva for a ridiculous R854 million. The… Read More »

    This Francis Bacon painting sold for R1.3 billion at auction yesterday [pic]
    Posted by on Nov 13th, 2013

    Nothing like a little ridiculous extravagance to put things into perspective hey. While the Phillipines is reeling from unimaginable devastation after super typhoon Haiyan left at least 10 000 people dead in a single city,… Read More »

    Watch Joey Chestnut eat 69 hot dogs in 10 min – new world record [video]
    Posted by on Jul 5th, 2013

    Ya hey..the 4th of July in the America wouldn’t be complete without the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Championship broadcast live on ESPN and this year Joey Chestnut not only retained his title for the 7th… Read More »

    Red Bull wingsuit jumper leaps 7220m off Mt Everest [video]
    Posted by on May 29th, 2013

    48yr old Red Bull athlete, Valery Rozov, has broken the world record for the highest ever base-jump after leaping off Mt Everest at an altitude of 7220 meters. He hit a top speed of 1136km/h, breaking… Read More »

    320 Gigapixel panoramic image of London breaks world record [pic]
    Posted by on Feb 22nd, 2013

    Ya hey…if you thought that your camera could zoom far and take rad high resolution pics then be prepared to feel useless. An image of London taken from the BT tower has broken the world… Read More »