World Records

Largest scraper: K-Tec Earthmovers breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest scraper: K-Tec Earthmovers breaks Guinness World Records record

Rosenort, Canada – March 1, 2016 – The 1263ADT scraper by K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. offers a capacity of 63 cubic yards of soil, an increase of nine yards over K-Tec’s previous model, the 1254ADT, which claimed the record in 2009, thus setting the new world record for the Largest pull scrapper. Photo: The 1263ADT scraper by K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. offers a …

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Fastest speed on an electric skateboard: Mischo Erban breaks Guinness World Records record

Fastest speed on an electric skateboard: Mischo Erban breaks Guinness World Records record

Piran, Slovenia – March 1, 2016 – Mischo Erban, 32, who describes himself as a “human Formula 1 car,” set a new World Record when he reached 59.55mph on an modified electric skateboard. Photo: Daredevil, Mischo Erban, raced into the World Records book with the fastest speed on an electric skateboard. The Canadian-born racer hit speeds of 95.83 kph (59.55 …

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Most people wearing tie dye: Calgary school breaks Guinness World Records record

Most people wearing tie dye: Calgary school breaks Guinness World Records record

Calgary, Canada – March 1, 2016 – Students at Bishop Grandin High School in Calgary broke the Guinness World Records world record for largest gathering of people wearing tie dye shirts; Bishop Grandin gathered 885 students and staff together to almost double the number of people in the previous record. Photo: It looks like a huge bummer for a New Jersey …

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Largest private collection of toy soldiers: Jonathan Waters breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest private collection of toy soldiers: Jonathan Waters breaks Guinness World Records record

Macon, Georgia, USA – March 1, 2016 – Jonathan Waters set up a display of 1,020 toy soldiers, with no duplicates, at the Ocmulgee National Monument, thus setting the new world record for largest private collection of toy soldiers. Photo: Jonathan Waters has collected soldiers from a wide range of wars from American and world history, including from medieval times. …

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‘Mighty Little Man’ receives ‘2016 Pet of the Year’ Award from World Record Academy

'Mighty Little Man' receives '2016 Pet of the Year' Award from World Record Academy

Madison, Alabama, USA – February 26, 2016 – ‘Mighty Little Man’, a male domestic house cat, (owner Jonny Payne), survived a combined total of eighteen events and ailments, over half of which were life-threatening, during his thirteen year life-span. He has three world records from WRA, is the namesake of proposed legislation in the USA known as “Little Man’s Law,” and …

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Heaviest bag of rice: India breaks Guinness World Records record

Heaviest bag of rice: India breaks Guinness World Records record

Dubai, UAE – February 24, 2016 – A bag of rice weighing 550 kilograms has entered the Book of World Records for being the heaviest bag of rice; the rice bag of India Gate Classic Basmati Rice brand has achieved the feat at the annual 4-day food and hospitality trade show being held in Dubai. Photo: KRBL director Priyanka Mittal. KRBL …

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Largest replica bag: Malaysia breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest replica bag: Malaysia breaks Guinness World Records record

Ipoh, Malaysia – February 24, 2016 – The world’s largest holdall bag, which took 1,492 people six months to put together, is being exhibited in Ipoh; sewn together using 2,984 old t-shirts, the 7.62m long, 3.04m wide and 5.44m high, the world’s biggest replica bag is part of a sewing exhibition being held at the Ipoh Parade Shopping Mall. Photo: The …

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Largest ice cream making lesson: Schiele Museum breaks Guinness World Records record

A special ice cream making event brought together 274 volunteers who were filmed taking part in the activity.

Gastonia, NC, USA – February 25, 2016 – The Schiele Museum of Natural History celebrated the 100th anniversary of Tony’s Ice Cream with an exhibit called “The Scoop on Ice Cream;” a special ice cream making event brought together 274 volunteers who were filmed taking part in the activity, thus setting the world record for the largest ice cream making lesson. …

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Tallest inflatable slide: Perth water slide breaks Guinness World Records record

Tallest inflatable slide: Perth water slide breaks Guinness World Records record

Perth, Australia – February 25, 2016 – ‘The Nova Drop’, at Perth’s Xscape at the City pop-up water park, constructed by FreeStyle Slides in the USA, stands at 22.4 metres high and is accessible via 12 flights of stairs, thus setting the new world record for the Tallest inflatable slide. Photo: ‘The Nova Drop’, at Perth’s Xscape at the City …

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Longest selfie stick: James Ware breaks Guinness World Records record

Longest selfie stick: James Ware breaks Guinness World Records record

London, UK – February 29, 2016 – James Ware, a YouTube personality in Britain, used bits of tape and pipe to built a selfie stick that measured 9.57 metres, which sets the new world record for the Longest selfie stick. Photo: James Ware, a YouTube personality in Britain, have built the world’s longest selfie stick. The Guinness World Records world record …

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