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Marble-ous Record Bid

Scientist Klaus Beier showed his balls of steel in a bizarre record bid - to crack the longest ever marble run with a specially built ball-bearing.

Klaus - from Cologne, Germany - spent four weeks constructing a special track for the bid that allowed the steel ball to travel for 25 minutes before it came to a halt.

Officials clocked the distance at 1,043 metres in the record attempt at the Odysseum science park.

"According to our research it's the longest ever but we're waiting for the final result," said one organiser.

Guinness World Records officials are examining the bid.

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