Licking Their Way To A Record

Andrew Ross' quick mix method.

First, a correction. I recently blogged that Peter Barham held the record for making a liter of ice cream in just 18.78 seconds. That record has recently been shattered by Andrew Ross of the United Kingdom. On June 6, 2010, Andrew made a liter of ice cream in 10.34 seconds. Coincidentally, 10.34 seconds is about the time it takes me to open a carton of ice cream.

Augustana College licked Spain for the world record

Just one month before Andrew’s accomplishment, a large group of people in Rock Island, Illinois set a record for the most people licking ice cream at once. The 2,694 people assembled on April 20 at Augustana College to beat the record of 2,500 that was set in Spain just one year earlier. The world record was part of the college’s 150th anniversary.

Congratulations to Augustana College on their 150th Anniversary and their new world record.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Trivia and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s