Students and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville built a cardboard box fort made of 4,822 boxes. They set the record in partnership with Up To UTK and UT Recycling to act as a visual representation of the nation's increasing national debt and the correlation it has with our increasing environmental impacts. Learn more about the feat here.
Anna Simon, a host at Otra Movida, knocked down 48 cardboard boxes dressed as a hybrid human-cardboard battering ram.
Pete Moyer led 14 students at Christ Greenfield hugged a Justin Bieber cardboard cutout in one minute.
Giovanni Rescigno’s cardboard box parachute took 2.16 seconds to descend
15 feet, a new world record. The top of the parachute was 15 feet above
ground level when timing began, and the clock stopped when the box made
contact with the floor.
Rescigno set the record on April 4, 2009 at the first annual Brooklyn
World Record Day in Brooklyn, New York. The event was held by URDB in
conjunction with Beam Camp. Dan Rollman was present as a witness.
Todd Spiro built is a stadium measuring 3 feet in height, 9 feet in
length and 5 feet in width. Only paper towel rolls, cardboard shirt
inserts, and wooden building blocks were used in its construction.
This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.
Marki Wong cartwheeled into a cardboard tower made of 89 boxes.
part of the 3rd Annual World Record Week, Wong set the record live
on-air during the “The Drive Home with Mel” show on K-Rock 89.3 on
September 21, 2011.
Doug McManaman shot a golf ball off of a Coke bottle hidden behind a
cardboard target from 50 yards away.
NOTE: Shooting records are dangerous; please do not attempt without
proper training and safety equipment.
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