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    Jet propelled hoverboard smashes world record for furthest flight [video]
    Posted by on May 3rd, 2016

    Last week some dude without engineering skills created a homemade hoverbike HERE that sent geeks into a frenzy, but it has nothing on inventor Frank Zapata who just smashed the world record for longest hoverboard… Read More »

    SA’s Blue Moon diamond sells for a record R685 million [pic]
    Posted by on Nov 12th, 2015

    The Blue Moon diamond, discovered in South Africa in January last year, has broken the record for most expensive piece of jewellery ever sold at auction. The 12.03 carat flawless blue diamond went under the… Read More »

    This guy just set a new record for highest cliff jump at 58m [video]
    Posted by on Aug 19th, 2015

    I don’t know about you, but the older i get the more afraid i get of heights so watching this video made my balls tingle proper. Think back to the heighest rock you’ve ever jumped… Read More »

    Picasso painting breaks world record for most expensive artwork sold at auction
    Posted by on Jun 10th, 2015

    And in other the-world-is-not-right news…someone paid R2.2 billion (yes BILLION) for a Picasso painting which has set the record for most expensive artwork sold at auction. The Women of Algiers by Picasso sold by Christies… Read More »

    This guy broke the record for longest hoverboard flight [video]
    Posted by on May 26th, 2015

    There’s no doubt that a time will come where we are all zipping around on hoverboards like Marty Mcfly in Back to the Future, but we are still some way off seeing them on shelves.… Read More »

    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 »