World Records

India sets world record: Most different cakes displayed

India sets world record: Most different cakes displayed

Hyderabad, India – January 26, 2017 – As a part of the Christmas celebration, Culinary Academy of India exhibited a total of 506 different cakes and gateaux products like ser cakes, fresh cream cakes, butter cakes, tarts, pies and flans along with a blend of a new futuristic confectioneries like Baum Kuchien, checker board cake, treacle tart, gianduja cakes, etc, …

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USA sets world record: Largest Irish Coffee

USA sets world record: Largest Irish Coffee

Chicago, Illinois, USA – January 31, 2017 –  A whopping 234 gallons of Irish Coffee was poured into a six and a half foot acrylic glass in Chicago to coincide with the US national Irish coffee day; Tim Herlihy from Termonfeckin, Ireland, oversaw the making of the beverage; a total of 2,000 of the coffees were then drank by revellers …

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USA set world record: Laparoscopic Ovarian Cancer Staging Surgery on the Largest Tumor

USA set world record: Laparoscopic Ovarian Cancer Staging Surgery on the Largest Tumor

Mesa, Arizona, USA – January 27, 2017 – Dr. Greg J. Marchand MD and Dr. Snehal Bhoola MD removed a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small slits in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy; it sets the new world record for the “Largest Malignant Tumor to undergo Successful Laparoscopic Ovarian Cancer Staging Surgery”. Photo: Dr. Greg J. Marchand  The Guinness …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Longest Shot Ski

USA breaks Guinness world record: Longest Shot Ski

Breckenridge, Colorado, USA – January 31, 2017 – A whopping 1,234 people showed up to rip a 1,997-foot shot ski, filled with Hot Box Mountain Shot, a cinnamon whiskey that kept everyone nice and warm on historic Main Street, thus setting the new world record for the Longest Shot Ski. Photo: Breckenridge did end up breaking this record with a …

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USA sets world record: Largest collection of burger memorabilia

USA sets world record: Largest collection of burger memorabilia

Daytona Beach, Florida, USA – January 31, 2017 – Harry Sperl (aka “Hamburger Harry”) has 3,724 hamburger related items in his Daytona Beach home, (including a burger shaped “Hamburger Harley,” a $3,500 cheeseburger water bed, happy meal cheeseburger toys and burger posters), thus setting the new world record for the Largest collection of burger memorabilia. Photo: Harry “Hamburger Harry” Sperl …

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Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Umm Al Quwain, UAE – January 14, 2017 – Online accommodation booking website Hotels.com partnered with British race car driver Tom Onslow-Cole to create the world’s fastest mobile bed; Tom drove the motorized mattress 83.8 miles per hour on a track at the Emirates Motor Sports Complex in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates, setting the new world record for …

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Fastest solo journey to the South Pole by a female: Sweden breaks Guinness world record

Fastest solo journey to the South Pole by a female: Sweden breaks Guinness world record

South Pole, Antarctica – January 15, 2017 – Johanna Davidsson, 33, a Swedish solo skier has just reached the South Pole unaided quicker than any woman has done before; the journey took her 38 days, 23 hours and 5 minutes, thus setting the new world record for the Fastest solo, unsupported and unassisted journey to the South Pole (female). Photo: …

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World’s first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair: Aron Anderson sets World Record

World's first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair: Aron Anderson sets World Record

South Pole, Antarctica – January 15, 2017 – Aron Anderson trekked 640 kilometers from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and became the world’s first person to reach the South Pole in a wheelchair; the journey took a frigid 21 days, as temperatures averaged around -30 degrees Celsius. Photo: Aron Anderson became the world’s first person to reach …

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Sweden sets World Record: World’s first permanent Ice Hotel

Sweden sets World Record: World's first permanent Ice Hotel

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden – January 15, 2017 – Situated approximately 124 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, ICEHOTEL 365 is a 22,604 square-foot construction with 20 rooms, an icebar and an art gallery which sets the new world record for the World’s First Permanent Ice Hotel. Photo: Deluxe Suite 365 – “The Victorian Apartment” by Luca Roncoroni. Situated …

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USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest single chassis parade float

USA breaks Guinness World Record: Longest single chassis parade float

Pasadena, California, USA – January 16, 2017 – The “Lucy Pet’s Gnarly Crankin’ K-9 Wave Machine” is 125 feet long, and weighs in at 148,250 lbs and will hold 8,000 gallons of water in a tank for two surfing dogs; it was measured and weighed by the California Highway Patrol and sets the new world record for the Longest single …

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