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World’s First Milk Sommelier

World's First Milk Sommelier

Sonoma County, California, USA – June 11, 2017 – For Dutch ‘milk addict and sommelier’ Bas de Groot, cow’s milk is more than an accompaniment to cereal—it’s a liquid of serious complexity akin to a fine wine; this milk sommelier treats each taste like a sensory experience worthy of discernment and “terroir” exploration; he sets the world record for being …

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Most runners linked to complete a marathon

Most runners linked to complete a marathon

Calgary, Canada – June 7, 2017 – A total of 112 linked runners (sponsored by MitoCanada) crossed the finish line together at the Calgary Marathon after they completed 42.2K in 6:24:56, setting the new World Record for the “most runners linked to complete a marathon,”. Photo: A total of 112 linked runners crossed the finish line together at the Calgary …

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Most pull-ups in one minute

Most pull-ups in one minute

Mumbai, India – June 7, 2017 – C Pradeep, a 48-year-old from Malappuram, has broken the world record in knuckle push-ups by doing 99 push-ups in one minute. Photo: C Pradeep, bettered the world record by doing 99 push-ups in one minute. The Guinness World Records world record for the most pull ups in one minute is 50 and was …

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Most people performing air squats

Most people performing air squats

New York, NY, USA – June 7, 2017 – A total of 817 participants of Fujifilm Manufacturing USA Inc. from five locations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Washington and California, participated simultaneously to help break the Guinness World Record for the Most people performing air squats for one minute (multiple venues). Photo: Fujifilm Manufacturing USA Inc. employees took part …

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Farthest Distance Limbo Skating Under Bars

Farthest Distance Limbo Skating Under Bars

Mumbai, India – June 2, 2017 – Tiluck Keisam, a nine-year-old Indian boy from Manipur, northeast India, skated beneath 146 bars over a 145-meter stretch in just 56.01 seconds, thus setting the new world record for the Farthest Distance Limbo Skating Under Bars. Photo: A nine-year-old Indian boy from Manipur, northeast India, has set a new World Record in limbo …

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Greatest distance by dragon boat in one hour

Greatest distance by dragon boat in one hour

Beijing, China – June 2, 2017 – The team from Cangwu County in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region covered a distance of 13,518m on the Xunjiang River in a dragon boat measuring 18.3m-long and 1.2m-wide, thus setting the new world record for the Greatest distance by a dragon boat in one hour. Photo: A dragon boat team from south China’s Guangxi …

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Largest backwards race

Largest backwards race

Mumbai, India – June 2, 2017 – A total of 1,007 Mumbai residents broke a Guinness World Record by running in reverse at Hiranandani Gardens, Powai; they ran 150 metres, thus setting the new world record for the Largest backwards race. Photo: A whopping 1,007 Mumbaikars turned their backs to the finish line in the ‘What !f Backward Run’ that …

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Oldest Living World War II Veteran

Oldest Living World War II Veteran

Austin, Texas, USA – May 30, 2017 – Austin native Richard Overton, who turned 111 years old on Thursday, May 11, sets the new world record for the Oldest living World War II veteran. Photo: Richard Overton is World’s oldest living World War II veteran, and at age 111 he still drinks, smokes, and drives his own pickup. The Guinness …

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Most people conducting a DNA isolation experiment

Most people conducting a DNA isolation experiment

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada – May 26, 2017 – More than 340 students from R.L. Beattie Public School in Sudbury, Ont., gathered to conduct the experiment to isolate banana DNA and set the new world record for the Most people conducting a DNA isolation experiment simultaneously. Photo: More than 340 students gathered to make World Record history, setting the world record …

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Largest hedge maze

Largest hedge maze

Ningbo, China – May 26, 2017 – “The Maze of the Butterfly Lovers” set two new world records: covering 33,565 square metres, it sets the new world record for the Largest permanent hedge maze; with a total of 8,375 metres it is the hedge maze with the longest length of paths. Photo: The world’s largest hedge maze in Ningbo, China. …

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