Diwali: Millions of Indians set a world record but worries about air pollution rise


LUCKNOW, India— Millions of Indians celebrated Diwali on Sunday with a Guinness World Record number of bright earthen oil lamps as concerns about air pollution soared in the South Asian country. Across the country, dazzling multi-colored lights…

From Spider-Verse to Argentina: Fans aim to break record for biggest Spider-Man gathering

Reuters 10/30/2023

BUENOS AIRES — Some 1,000 people gathered at a major monument in Argentina’s capital on Sunday dressed as Spider-Man, aiming to break a world record for the most people dressed as the famous Marvel superhero at a single…

Kenya’s Kiptum sets new world marathon record 


Kenya’s Kelvin Kiptum shattered the men’s world record to win Sunday’s Chicago Marathon in two hours and 35 seconds while Dutch runner Sifan Hassan won in the second-fastest women’s time in history. Kiptum crushed the old world record of 2:01:09 set…

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