Karen Blaney and students from University of Texas at Austin built a cardboard box fort made of 4,123 boxes. They set the record during 2013 America Recycles Day to support and promote recycling.
Participants include the Student-Run Campus Environmental Center, Office of Sustainability, Division of Housing and Food Service, Student Affairs, Facilities Services, the McCombs School of Business, and volunteers.
Mel Sampson drank Coca-Cola from a straw that was 75.82 meters in length. She proved her success by spitting out the soda once it reached her mouth. It took her one hour and eight minutes to get the Coca-Cola from one end of the straw to the other. She set the record as part of The Drive Home with Mel World Record Week 4.
YouTube stars The Fu led a group of 86 people holding a single Furby in one day. The record was officiated by RecordSetter President Dan Rollman. The Fu accomplished the feat as part of the Furby Records project.