All of the moaning and groaning was sadly little to do with pleasure as the longest hug contestants made their bid for record glory.
The city of Cairns has been fully schmoozed after the Australian Institute of Management brought together its business leaders for a networking event to beat all networking events!
Guinness World Records kicked off its Christmas 2013 celebrations in Canberra by switching on the most Christmas lights on a residential property - exactly 502,165 of them!
Three months in the making and three hours in the counting, a 178-metre chain of pom poms was a wild and woolly record!
What seemed a relatively straightforward breaking of a record became anything but when a school received some scary last-minute news.