world record

Genesis 3,281 drone show in Shanghai launch sets world record

Genesis 3,281 drone show in Shanghai launch sets world record

After a first few awkward and ill-fated attempts, drone shows have become a bit more common these days, at least for companies and organizations that can afford to deploy as many drones possible to create a captivating nighttime show. If you thought Intel's 1,218 drones in the 2018 Winter Olympics was already breath-taking, then the more than 3,000 drones that lit up central Shanghai might be even more enchanting, courtesy of Hyundai's luxury marque Genesis.

Continue Reading

A new record has been set in solar cell efficiency

A new record has been set in solar cell efficiency

Scientists worldwide are working hard to improve the efficiency of solar cells for several uses. A new record has been set for solar cell efficiency that could one day help harvest more power from the same surface area with the same amount of sunshine. Researchers have hit an efficiency of 29.15 percent in the perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell category.

Continue Reading

Porsche Taycan sets a Guinness World Record for drifting

Porsche Taycan sets a Guinness World Record for drifting

Porsche has set a Guinness World Record for the longest drift using an electric vehicle. The EV the sports car maker used to set the record was the popular Porsche Taycan. The record was set at the Porsche Experience Center Hockenheimring.

Continue Reading

Jaguar sets new maritime speed record with electric boat

Jaguar sets new maritime speed record with electric boat

Jaguar is far from the only car manufacturer making the switch to producing electric vehicles, but it might one of the first to jump into the electric boat game. The company didn't just dip its toe in water, it went all out and set a new world record for maritime speed. Jaguar teamed up with racing partners at Vector and Williams Advanced Engineering to build a small, single-person speedboat with an all-electric drivetrain.

Continue Reading

Billy Mitchell stripped of Donkey Kong, Pac-Man high score records & Guinness title

Billy Mitchell stripped of Donkey Kong, Pac-Man high score records & Guinness title

The name Billy Mitchell is likely familiar to the subset of gamers interested in classic arcade games or those who high score world records. For a number of years now, Mitchell has held the record for the highest scores in Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, and Donkey Kong Jr, earning him the nickname "King of Kong," also the title of a 2007 documentary about his feats. Sadly, he has been stripped of all his high score titles, and in turn his Guinness World Records, after an investigation determined his scores weren't genuine.

Continue Reading

Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Cars are meant to drive on roads. Some are built to drive on treacherous ones. None, however, are meant to climb, yes climb, stairs, especially deadly steep stairs. Land Rover, however, just proved to the world that it has a car that can do both. The Range Rover Sport PHEV has just made a world record by not only driving through a dizzying 99 turns but also climbing the 45-degree 999 steps up the natural rock arch that is known as Heaven’s Gate.

Continue Reading

Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees Intel use record 1,218 drones

Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees Intel use record 1,218 drones

The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked-off in Pyeongchang, South Korea yesterday, and like any Olympics event, it began with a big, flashy opening ceremony. This time around it included a light show performance from Intel that used a record-setting 1,218 drones, all flying in sync to create imagery including the interlocking Olympic rings and sports events like snowboarding.

Continue Reading

HYBRiX multicopter drone sets world record for flight endurance

HYBRiX multicopter drone sets world record for flight endurance

A drone made by a company called Quaternium Technologies has set a world record for flight duration. The drone used to set the record is a HYBRiX.20 RPA drone. The record-setting flight was performed on December 24 in Valencia, Spain.

Continue Reading

Real Life Iron Man sets world record for top speed with body-controlled jet suit

Real Life Iron Man sets world record for top speed with body-controlled jet suit

A man called Richard Browning is the founder and chief test pilot of a company called Gravity Industries. He participated recently in the Guinness World Records Day where he set the world record for the fastest seed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit. Basically, he is Iron Man. The record-setting flight was performed in Lagoona Park in Reading, UK.

Continue Reading

Jaguar XF Sportbrake tows skier at 117 mph to set world record

Jaguar XF Sportbrake tows skier at 117 mph to set world record

Jaguar teamed up with a former Olympic skier called Graham Bell to set a new world record for the Fastest towed speed on skis. Jag used its sexy wagon called the XF Sportbrake to set the world record. Bell was towed along behind the Jag at an average top speed of 117 mph to set the break the former world record.

Continue Reading

Drone Racing League sets Guinness speed record with 163mph flight

Drone Racing League sets Guinness speed record with 163mph flight

Drone racing hasn't quite yet set the world of sports entertainment on fire, but that doesn't mean it hasn't found an audience or that there aren't impressive feats on display. Case in point: the Drone Racing League (DRL), which uses a specific quadcopter design that all competing teams use, has engineered a model that reached a flight speed of 179.6mph, in turn setting a Guinness World Record.

Continue Reading

Intel Shooting Star Drone is designed for light shows

Intel Shooting Star Drone is designed for light shows

Intel started with its new drone technology at the beginning of the year and by May it had put on its second Drone 100 light show in Palm Springs. Intel has ramped up its drone program and in October it unveiled the Falcon 8+ drone aimed at commercial applications. Today Intel has officially announced its next drone called the Intel Shooting Star Drone and it is made specifically for light shows.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5