In this week's Below the Fold, we look at world records: the biggest, the fastest, the deadliest and several other superlatives.

"You paid WHAT!?"

The Scream

Edvard Munch's famed "Scream" painting set a new auction sale record with its $120-million price tag.
Video: Painting breaks sale record
Bing Images: Edvard Munch's paintings

Go! Go! Go!

Toilet car

Woman aims to break toilet-speed record.
Video: Potty rocket takes off
Bing Video: Toilet races

Nacho supreme


Kansas University set the record for biggest plate of nachos. Now all they need is the world's biggest beer.
Video: Stunt raised money for charity
Bing: Nacho recipes

Dodgeball frenzy


Students in California have reclaimed the title for biggest dodgeball game after losing it to the University of Alberta.
Video: Massive dodgeball game
Bing: Official dodgeball rules

Canadian record

Maple leaf.

A giant maple leaf found by an Ontario boy ended up being the world's biggest.
Video: Record-setting maple leaf
Bing Images: World's biggest trees

Lifetime of training


This 100-year-old set a record for finishing Toronto's waterfront marathon.
Video: Centenarian runner
Bing: Tips for a long life

Murder capital

Murder capital.

Honduras takes the cake for being the country with the highest homicide rate in the world.
Video: Corruption and crime in Honduras
Bing: Murder rate by city

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