World Records

Heaviest train pulled: Russia set World Record

Heaviest train pulled: Russia set World Record

Smolyaninovo, Russia – March 1, 2017 – Russian Powerlifting champion Ivan Savkin managed to pull a 288-ton electric train a total distance of 1.1 metres in Primorsky Krai’s village of Smolyaninovo, thus setting the new world record for the Heaviest train pulled. Photo: One of the world’s strongest “human tow trucks,” Vladivostok resident Ivan Savkin managed to pull a 288-ton …

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Largest Road Safety Lesson: India set World Record

Largest Road Safety Lesson: India set World Record

Nashik, India – February 24, 2017 – Ashoka Buildcon, one of the leading highway developers in India conducted its 600th Road Safety Awareness Session and entered into the Book of World Records for ‘Largest Road Safety Lesson’ with 2700 participants. Largest Road Safety Lesson Photo: The campaign includes activities like Road Safety Lessons in Schools and Colleges, Interactive sessions with …

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Fastest Chip Wrapper: UK set World Record

Fastest Chip Wrapper: UK set World Record

Cardiff, United Kingdom – February 22, 2017 – Staff at the Albany Fish Bar, in Cardiff, broke the Guinness world record for chip wrapping in celebration of its 50th anniversary; they beat the current record of 50.2 seconds with a time of 48.17 seconds, setting the new world record for the Fastest chip wrapper. Fastest Chip Wrapper Photo: New world …

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Most Expensive Kobe Beef: Japan set World Record

Most Expensive Kobe Beef: Japan set World Record

Tokyo, Japan – February 22, 2017 – A 12-ounce portion of chateaubriand will set you back $2,500 at Wagyumafia, a restaurant in Tokyo’s Akasaka neighborhood (founders Hisato Hamada and Takafumi Horie), which sets the new world record for the Most Expensive Kobe Beef. Most Expensive Kobe Beef Photo: A 12-ounce portion of chateaubriand will set you back $2,500 at Wagyumafia, …

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Largest Jaffa Cake: UK set world record

Largest Jaffa Cake: UK set world record

Exton, United Kingdom – February 22, 2017 – A gigantic Jaffa was made for a BBC Radio 4 programme, The Philosopher’s Arms by Frances Quinn along with Hambleton Bakery; the monster creation set a new World Record, measuring a whopping 1.22 metres in diameter and weighing 61kg. Largest Jaffa Cake Photo: The monster creation set a new World Record, measuring …

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Most consecutive hours of baking: Guinness world record

Most consecutive hours of baking: Guinness world record

Chicago, Illinois, USA – February 16, 2017 – To mark the final and 100th day of its #BakeSomeGood campaign, which brought together six inspirational bakers from diverse backgrounds to bake and show their appreciation for others, NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE set out to bake its way into the record books; for 25 consecutive hours, six bakers (Hayley Christine Finkelman, Soyoung Shin, …

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Longest Whip: Australia Guinness world record

Longest Whip: Australia Guinness world record

Charters Towers, Australia – February 20, 2017 – Nathan Griggs, who also holds the Guinness record for most whip cracks in one minute, spent more than 3 months perfecting the design of his new whip, which measures 329 feet, 7.5 inches long and sets the new world record for the longest whip cracked. Photo: After over 500 hours of work …

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World’s first five-star hotel for cats

World's first five-star hotel for cats

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – February 21, 2017 – Located in Damansara, just outside Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Catzonia has 35 bedrooms for the furry creatures, ranging from economy to VVIC (Very Very Important Cat), thus setting the new world record as the world’s first five-star hotel for cats. Photo: Catzonia in Damansara, near Kuala Lumpur, has 35 bedrooms …

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Largest colony of Magellanic penguins

Largest colony of Magellanic penguins

Punta Tombo, Argentina – February 19, 2017 – More than a million penguins have travelled to Argentina’s Punta Tombo peninsula during this year’s breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish, thus setting the new world record for the Largest colony of Magellanic penguins. Photo: More than a million penguins have travelled to Argentina’s Punta Tombo peninsula during …

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