Quantum world record smashed

A normally fragile quantum state has been shown to survive at room temperature for a world record 39 minutes, overcoming a key barrier towards building ultrafast quantum computers.

Solar-powered robot sailboat aims for world record

If you’ve never been on a sailboat, it might seem like the ultimate form of leisurely transportation: nothing but the waves, sunshine, and ocean breezes to speed you along your journey.

Rube Goldberg machine goes FTW

Most of you probably know what a Rube Goldberg machine is, although there may be some of you out there who remain unitiated.

Wave-powered bots claim world record trek 

From Liquid Robotics, the company that provides ocean data services, comes a winning team of four Wave Glider marine robots. 

All-wooden bike aims for world record

It's not the first wooden bike - but it's the first to be made completely from wood, with not a single metal or plastic element in sight.