A surprising activity has become popular among cyclists in recent months. It's called "Everesting" - riding up and down a hill until you've ridden "up" enough to have reached the top of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
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Students at Bullock Creek High School in Midland, Michigan found an unusual way to raise money for their robotics team - they used 27,434 rolls of toilet paper to build the world's largest toilet paper pyramid.
Nirmal "Nims" Purja has just set several world records after completing a mountain climbing challenge he set for himself: climbing the world's 14 highest mountains in less than seven months.
Saharan silver ants are the world's fastest ant. Scientists from the University of Ulm in Germany recently studied these amazing insects to learn how they're able to move so fast.
On Tuesday, 37-year-old American swimmer Sarah Thomas set a new record by swimming the English Channel four times. Ms. Thomas is the first person in the world ever to do this.
Antonio de la Rosa has completed what he believes is a record - in just over 76 days, he paddled across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Hawaii on a special stand-up paddle boat.
Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand has long been thought to be the world's steepest street. But now, Guinness World Records says that a 1,000-year-old street in Wales has taken the title.
In today's news roundup, California is struck by strong earthquakes, Alaska deals with record high temperatures, Guadalajara, Mexico is hit by a strange hail storm, and the US Air Force accidentally drops 3 fake bombs on Florida.
A huge tennis upset took place at Wimbledon on Monday as 15-year-old Cori Gauff beat 5-time Wimbledon winner Venus Williams. Gauff is the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon.
On June 12, Selah Schneiter set the record as the youngest person to successfully complete the famous climb up "The Nose" of El Capitan. Selah is just 10 years old.