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…It’s Website Wednesday: Mark On Air Tran?

Mark On Air Tran

Mark Malkoff likes to live in places. Weird places. Corporate sponsored places.

Recently, he spent 30 days flying around on Air Tran flights to highlight their new in-flight wi-fi. During those 30 days, he transferred planes on the tarmac and wasn’t aloud to even enter an airport. He also set the Guinness Book of World Records for most scheduled flights in one month with 135.

Of course he had to keep himself entertained, so he took on a variety of challenges including this one:

Past experiences that Mark has taken on include spending 30 days inside of an IKEA, and visiting 171 Starbucks in a single day.

[Mark On Air Tran]

…Dirk Auer is a record setting in-line skater?

Dirk Auer

Dirk Auer recently set a new world record by speeding down an 860-meter roller coaster track on a pair of in-line skates that he built himself after setting the world record for the fastest in-line skating at 190mph while being towed behind a Porsche GT2.

Where do I sign up?

[Via: Daily Mail]

…Vaughn Gittin Jr. is a record breaking drifter?

Vaughn Gittin Jr. World Record Drift

Recently, Vaughn Gittin Jr. took a cross-country road trip in the new 2010 Mustang to show off Ford’s new stallion, and along the way, he made a few interesting stops.

One of those stops was at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where he set the new Guinness World Record for the longest consecutive drift, at 6,285 feet. (Over a mile spent semi-sideways in a semi-stock 2010 Mustang.)

Don’t believe the hype though; see for yourself:

[Via: 0-60 Mag]

…It’s TGI Friday: The Best Paper Airplane In The World?

Best Paper Airplane In The World

This weekend, spend a few minutes working your way through the 35 steps involved in folding the world’s most perfect paper airplane:

Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can then move on to making an alternative T-tail design, making it legal to fly in the world record paper airplane competition, making a Guinness World Records compliant tail, and more.

It’s definitely not the most advanced project, but sometimes it’s fun just to unplug from the rest of the world for a little bit and focus on the simple things in life.

[The Best Paper Airplane In The World]

[Via: Zoomdoggle]