World Records

USA sets World Record: World’s first-ever Smart Hairbrush

USA sets World Record: World's first-ever Smart Hairbrush

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – January 7, 2017 – Kérastase, the worldwide leader in professional luxury hair care, in partnership with Withings, the leader in the connected health revolution, announced the Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings — the world’s first-ever smart hairbrush; developed in collaboration with L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation Technology Incubator, the brush features Withings’ advanced sensors and …

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Largest Tin of Caviar: Dubai sets world record

Largest Tin of Caviar: Dubai sets world record

Dubai, UAE – January 7, 2017 – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah joined forces with AmStur Caviar, the premiere US supplier of world-class caviar, to set the world record title for the largest tin of caviar ever created; the monumental tin, named “The Mashenomak” in honour of the “Great White Sturgeon” of Native American legend, was custom-made by AmStur for the …

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Youngest person to run 100 marathons: Ryan Holmes breaks Guinness World Record

Youngest person to run 100 marathons: Ryan Holmes breaks Guinness World Record

London, United Kingdom – January 7, 2017 – Ryan Holmes, aged 21 years and 172 days, from Whitstable, Kent, broke the previous Guinness World Record set in 2010 by Adam Holland, who was 23 years and 220 days old when he finished his hundredth race. Photo: Ryan Holmes, aged 21 years and 172 days, an endurance runner inspired by his …

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Largest USB Flash Drive: Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT breaks world record

Largest USB Flash Drive: Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT breaks world record (VIDEO)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – January 8, 2017 – Kingston Digital, Inc. announced DataTraveler® Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT), which offers up to 2TB of storage space and USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) performance, thus setting the new world record for the Largest USB Flash Drive. Photo: DataTraveler® Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT), the world’s highest capacity USB Flash drive. DataTraveler Ultimate …

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Dell sets world record: World’s first wireless charging laptop

Dell sets world record: World's first wireless charging laptop

Watertown, Massachusetts, USA – January 8, 2017 – WiTricity announced that Dell’s Latitude 7285, the industry’s first 2-in-1 to enable a workspace free of all wires to the device, incorporates the company’s magnetic resonance-based wireless charging for PCs, thus setting the world record for being the World’s First Wireless Charging Laptop. Photo: Dell’s Latitude 7285, the industry’s first 2-in-1 to …

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France sets World Record: World’s first solar panel road

France sets World Record: World's first solar panel road

Paris, France – January 3, 2017 – A small town in Normandy, France, have become the first place in the world to install a solar-power road, in a bid to run the local streetlights; the 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) stretch of road in the small village of Tourouvre-au-Perche was built at the cost of €5 million ($5.2 million) and was …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest Santa Run

USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest Santa Run

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA – December 24, 2016 – A total of 5,025 race participants dressed in Santa suits crossed the finish line at the Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler in Virginia Beach, breaking the Guinness World Record for the Largest Santa Claus Run. Photo: A total of 5,025 race participants dressed in Santa suits crossed the finish line at the Surf-N-Santa …

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Ireland breaks Guinness world record: Largest gathering of people dressed as snowmen

Ireland breaks Guinness world record: Largest gathering of people dressed as snowmen

Newry, Northern Ireland – December 24, 2016 – The people of Newry have broken the Guinness world record for the world’s largest gathering of people dressed as snowmen; Newry sailed into the record books after it managed 398 people dressed as snowmen in one place. Photo: The people of Newry have broken the record for the world’s largest gathering of …

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Switzerland sets world record: Largest one-piece meat pie

Switzerland sets world record: Largest one-piece meat pie

Lausanne, Switzerland – December 21, 2016 – Chefs from the Swiss hotel management school Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL), in Lausanne, Switzerland, have created a giant meat pie: it weighed a giant 86.75kg and measured 160cm long, 78cm wide and 11cm high, thus setting the new world record for the Largest one-piece meat pie. Photo: This team of chefs created …

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Italy sets World Record: First person in the world to have a kidney transplanted in place of her spleen

Italy sets World Record: First person in the world to have a kidney transplanted in place of her spleen

Rome, Italy – December 16, 2016 – A hospital in northern Italy had achieved a world first by successfully transplanting a kidney in the place of the spleen in a six-year-old girl; the child had been on dialysis since birth because of a rare kidney anomaly and a malformation of the abdominal blood vessels, the Molinette hospital in Turin said, …

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