Ed Heemskerk planned to play Q*Bert for 100 hours on a single coin and set a world record for Longest Time Playing a Video Game Using One Quarter.
After 56.5 hours, a power surge caused by an electrical storm brought unexplained death to Heemskerk's on-screen player and somehow reset the game. Read more about the unfortunate feat here.
In honor of Earth Day, over 160 countries premiered One Day on Earth, the largest global film premiere of all-time. The documentary, which features footage shot exclusively on October 10th, 2010 (10/10/10), includes clips from every single country on earth.
United Nations Development Programme helped bring the project to life, and organized a special screening at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. At this event, RecordSetter president Dan Rollman presented a certificate to the film's director, Kyle Ruddick.
Brian Jay smashed 14 pine cones with a badminton racquet in 30 seconds,
a new world record.
Justie set the record on June 28, 2009 in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Justin Kay was present as a witness.
A member of TV Camp hugged 33 trees in one minute.
Sarah Falcon took 78 leaf-crushing footsteps in 30 seconds.
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