Guinness World Records

Students build Megakopter, a colossal multicopter drone that lifted 134 pounds to set new Guinness World Record

Say hello to Megakopter, a University of Oslo-designed multicopter drone that recently set a new weightlifting record. Built by students at the university’s Department of Informatics, the remote-controlled flying machine created a new Guinness World Record for the greatest weight (around 61 kg) ever lifted by a drone. Featuring eight individual hexacopters held together in…


Microsoft’s audio lab sets record as the quietest place on Earth!

If you are looking for a bit of peace and quiet, you might want to try the newly-built audio laboratory at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Designated as the quietest place in the whole wide world, this specially-designed anechoic (meaning, free from echo) chamber has an unbelievably low average background noise of -20.6 dBA (decibels…