World Records

Most cans stuck to a human head: Jamie Keeton breaks Guinness World Records record

Most cans stuck to a human head: Jamie Keeton breaks Guinness World Records record

EVERGREEN PARK, Illinois, USA – January 30, 2016 – Jamie Keeton, 47, of Evergreen Park, who shows off his strange abilities under the name Canhead Keeton, has a medical condition that causes cans, bottles and other objects to stick to his skin; he recently set the World Record for the number of cans stuck to a person’s head, after sticking eight …

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Most people dressed as maids: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Most people dressed as maids: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Xiamen, China – January 30, 2016 – China added yet another World Record to its long list of accolades when 715 girls gathered together to break the hallowed record of the “most people dressed as maids at the same time;” rather than the traditional French maid costume, the girls opted for the Japanese variety. Photo: 715 girls in Xiamen dress up together …

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Largest serving of roast lamb: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest serving of roast lamb: China breaks Guinness World Records record

Beijing, China – January 28, 2016 – Some 2,530 kg of roast lamb was served to over 4,000 people at a meal in Jianyang City of southwest China’s Sichuan province, setting a new world record for the Largest serving of roast lamb. Photo: An outdoor roast lamb eating party held in Jianyang, Sichuan Province broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest …

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Longest line of sticky notes: Prudential breaks Guinness World Records record

Longest line of sticky notes: Prudential breaks Guinness World Records record

Newark, New Jersey, USA – January 28, 2016 – Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE:PRU) demonstrated its commitment to employee health recently by setting a world record title for the longest line of sticky notes, totaling a final count of 24,675 notes that contained health and wellness suggestions; measuring 1,283 feet and eight inches, the line of sticky notes was approximately four times …

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Fastest 20 m carrying two fridges: Thor Björnsson breaks Guinness World Records record

Fastest 20 m carrying two fridges: Thor Björnsson breaks Guinness World Records record

Rome, Italy – January 26, 2016 – Game of Thrones star Hafþór Júlíus ‘Thor’ Björnsson has broken the Guinness World Records world record for carrying the highest number of fridges over a set distance in the fastest time; the super-strong Swede carried two fridges, weighing 450 kg in total, over 20 metres in an impressive 19.60 seconds, thus setting the new …

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Most high-fives in one minute: Santa Barbara Track Club breaks Guinness World Records record

Most high-fives in one minute: Santa Barbara Track Club breaks Guinness World Records record

Santa Barbara, California, USA – January 25, 2016 – Over 350 community members from throughout Santa Barbara County joined the Santa Barbara Track Club (SBTC) at Westmont College to attempt a world record for the most high-fives given in sixty seconds; 385 high fives were given to FitzSimons, Jr., setting the new world record for the Most high-fives in one minute. …

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Greatest distance cycled in a year: Kurt Searvogel breaks Guinness World Records record

Greatest distance cycled in a year: Kurt Searvogel breaks Guinness World Records record

Tampa, Florida, USA – January 25, 2016 – Kurt Searvogel recently finished his 365-day bike ride, logging 76,076 in one calendar year to break the 77-year-old world record. Photo: American Kurt Searvogel, aka ‘Tarzan’, has just surpassed the 76-year-old record of most miles cycled in 365 days, averaging over 200 miles (320km) a day. Photo: TarzanRides.com The Guinness World Records world …

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Largest human anchor: Philippines breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest human anchor: Philippines breaks Guinness World Records record

Sibalom, Philippines – January 22, 2016 – About 6,000 students and faculty members of the University of Antique (UA) huddled together on campus grounds as they vied for the World Record for the world’s largest human anchor; the human anchor was formed in less than five minutes, thus setting the new world record for the Largest human anchor. Photo: Students of …

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Largest dome igloo: Switzerland breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest dome igloo: Switzerland breaks Guinness World Records record

Iglu-Dorf, Switzerland – January 22, 2016 – Swiss locals build the world’s biggest IGLOO in the Swiss Alps resort of Iglu-Dorf in front of Matterhorn, situated in Zermatt at an altitude of 2,727m; a total of 1,700 snow bricks were needed tu build the 13m-wide igloo, which has taken 11 days to build for the resort’s 20th anniversary. Photo: The …

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Largest collection of peach pits: Joe Resendes breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest collection of peach pits: Joe Resendes breaks Guinness World Records record

Taunton, Rhode Island, USA – January 21, 2016 – Since 1976, Joe Resendes has been collecting peach pits; he has collected more than 3,000 peach pits, thus setting the new world record for the Largest collection of peach pits Photo: Joe Resendes with some of his 3,000 carved peach pits. Photo: Mike Gay The Guinness World Records world record for …

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