HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It was a sight to see as dozens of unusual boats set sail at the 19th annual Minimal Regatta in Key West, Florida. The floaters must be made of a piece of plywood and a roll of duct tape. Entries competed for the titles of fastest boat, most creative design, best paint job and best costumed.
What would be a good thing without a baby crawling contest? In Lithuania, some people jangled keys, dangled toys or even showed laptops to encourage their little racers to the finish line. Twenty-five babies competed. Babies ranging in ages of six and a half to 12 months crawled across a 15-foot track. The winner finished under 15 seconds.
For one Navy seaman, it was a strenuous upper body workout for charity. Jason Armstrong beat the world record by completing around 3,200 pull ups in a 24-hour period. Raising more than $4,000, he took on the challenge to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that helps troops wounded in battle.
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