• Tag: world record
    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 »

    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 »