Friday, June 1, 2012

Guinness World Records of 2012 in Pictures


See this awesome selection of the most curious and crazy Guinness World Records of this year that will make you amazed of how wacky the life around the globe may be.


Longest wedding dress train


Most wine bottles uncorked simultaneously


World's shortest living man, ever


Oldest twins


Most prolific dancing game high scorer

Elizabeth Bolinger has reached top scores in over 100 songs in the dacing game.

Smallest working dog

Little Yorkshire terrier Lucy is just 14.5 cm (5.7 in.) high and weighs only 1.1 kg (2.5lb.). It has been handed the certificate in recognition of her work as a therapy dog with the elderly and disabled.

Most Christmas lights on a property


World's shortest woman


Largest gathering of people dressed as leprechauns


Most number of people to fit into a pair of underpants


Longest kissing chain

The longest kissing chain was achieved by 351 participants in Beijing, China.

Longest distance full-body burn without oxygen

Denni Düsterhöft has run 120 m (393 ft. 8 in.) burning full-body without oxygen.

Most arrows caught by hand in two minutes while blindfolded

Joe Alexander has caught four arrows by hand in two minutes - blindfolded.

Most popping popcorn caught with both hands

The same man has also caught 26 pieces of popping popcorn in one minute.

Most bottle caps removed with the head

The most bottle caps removed with the head in one minute is 24. It was achieved by Ahmed Tafzi in Hamburg, Germany.

Oldest yoga instructor


Largest Hula Hoop workout


Largest Soul Train dance

211 persons have made the largest soul train dance in Berkeley, California.

Longest chocolate bar


Largest tea party


Largest Zumba class


Multiple record holder

Bridgette Jordan, 22, from Sandoval, Illinois, is 67 cm (2 ft. 3 in.) tall and is a multiple record holder, as she is also one of the shortest living siblings with her 20-year-old brother Brad.

World's tallest living female dog


Most steps walked down by a dog facing forwards balancing a glass of water

This Australian Shepherd has walked down 10 steps while balancing a glass of water.

Fastest time to enter a suitcase

It took 5.43 seconds for Leslie Tipton to enter a zipped suitcase.

Most needles inserted into the head


World's longest career in theater

Israeli actress Hanna Maron has been on stage for 83 years.

Most popular video of any kind


Largest pizza commercially available


Most times to pass through a tennis racket

Skye Broberg has passed her body through a tennis racket seven times in three minutes.

Highest paid actor in a TV drama

Hugh Laurie of FOX’s "House" pulls in $400,000 per episode.

World’s biggest whoopee cushion


Most live streams for a single event


Most pots thrown in 1 hour by an individual


Heaviest competitive male bodybuilder

The competition weight of Daniele Seccarecci is 135 kg (297.62 lbs.).

Fastest bog snorkelling triathlon

England's Daniel and Natalie Bent are the world's top brother-sister bog snorkelling duo, with Daniel setting the men's triathlon record of two hours, 21 minutes and five seconds in July 2009 and Natalie setting the women's record of two hours, 45 minutes and 40 seconds in July 2010.

Longest ears on a dog


Largest violin


Longest fingernails on a pair of female hands


Most dogs skipping on the same rope

13 dogs has skipped the rope at the same time in a Japanese circus.

Largest collection of penguins

Birgit Berends had amassed a collection of 11,062 different penguin-related items.

Fastest wedding chapel

This wedding chapel from Illinois has achieved the speed of about 100 km/h (62 mph).

Most piercings on a male


Youngest person to fly solo around the world

Barrington Irving, a 23-year-old aerospace student, has circumnavigated the globe in his single-engine plane.

Largest chocolate bar


Longest domestic cat (and longest domestic cat tail)


Largest afro


Longest tongue on a female


Largest collection of cows


Longest moustache


Largest crocodile in captivity

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