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    Largest rubber band ball -

    Joel Waul, pictured, of the United States pushes his bouncing creation.The largest rubber band ball, which weighs 4,097 kilograms (9,032 pounds), was measured in Lauderhill, Fla., Nov. 13, 2008.

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    Largest human domino chain -

    Chinese students participate in a human domino challenge in Ordos city of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, northern China, August 12, 2010. There were 10,267 studets taking part in this challenge, breaking the old Guinness world record of 9,234 students in Singapore in 2000 and created a new Guinness world record with 1 hour 10 minutes approbated by certificated officers of Guinness World Record headquarters.

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    Most tattooed woman -

    Julia Gnuse, the most tattooed woman in the world, poses at BookExpo America May 26, 2010 in New York City. Gnuse has tattoos covering 95 percent of her body and has used the same artist for every design.

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    Most people dressed as Smurfs -

    The most people dressed as Smurfs was 1,253 and was achieved by the Muckno Mania Festival in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, Ireland, on July 18, 2008.

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    Fastest 100-meter hurdles wearing swim fins, individual, female -

    The fastest 100-meter hurdles wearing swim fins by a female is 22.35 seconds. It was achieved by Maren Zönker of Germany in Cologne, Germany, on Sept. 13, 2008.

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    Largest pocket knife -

    The world’s largest pocket knife measures 3.9 meters (12 feet, 8 inches) when open, and weighs a total of 122 kilograms (268.9 pounds). It was designed by Telmo Cadavez of Bragança, Portugal, and handmade by Virgilìo, Raúl and Manuel Pires of Portugal, Jan. 9, 2003.

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    Heaviest lemon -

    The world's heaviest lemon weighed in at 5.265 kilograms (11 pounds, 9.7 ounces) on Jan. 8, 2003, and was grown by Aharon Shemoel on his farm in Kfar Zeitim, Israel.

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    Tightest frying pan roll -

    The tightest circumference of a 30 centimeter (12-inch) aluminium frying pan, rolled with bare hands in 30 seconds is 17.46 centimeters (6.87 inches), set by Scott Murphy at the NXB Team Training Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on July 30, 2007.

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    Most beer steins carried over 40 meters, female -

    The most beer steins carried over 40 meters (131 feet, 3 inches) by a female is 19. This was achieved by Anita Schwarz in Mesenich, Germany, on Nov. 9, 2008, in celebration of Guinness World Records Day.

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    Longest distance on a unicycle in 24 hours -

    Sam Wakeling covered 453.6 kilometers (281.85 miles) on a unicycle in a 24-hour period at Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom, from Sept. 29-30, 2007.

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    Largest collection of 'Do Not Disturb' hotel signs -

    Jean-François Vernetti of Switzerland has collected 8,888 different 'Do Not Disturb' hotel signs from 189 countries across the world since 1985.

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    Longest fingernails, both hands -

    Melvin Booth (left) of Troy, Mich., had a combined fingernail length is 9.05 meters (29 feet, 8.3 inches). Lee Redmond(right), who had not cut her nails since 1979 and had them carefully manicured to reach a total length of 8.65 meters (28 feet, 4.5 inches), lost them when they broke off in a car accident in February.

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    Most T-shirts worn at once -

    The record for the most T-shirts worn at once is 227 and was achieved by Jef Van Dijck in an attempt organized by Unizo in Brecht, Belgium, on April 24, 2008.

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    Stretchiest skin -

    Garry Turner of Great Britain is able to stretch the skin of his stomach to a length of 15.8 centimeters (6.25 inches) due to a rare condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a disorder of the connective tissues affecting the skin, ligaments and internal organs. The collagen that strengthens the skin and determines its elasticity becomes defective, resulting in, among other things, a loosening of the skin and hypermobility of the joints. In more serious cases, it can cause the fatal collapse or rupturing of blood vessels.

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    Most Mentos in soda fountains -

    The most Mentos and soda fountains achieved in the same place is 1,911, and was conducted by the people of Latvia and students of TURIBA in Riga, Latvia, on June 19, 2008.

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    Heaviest jicama (yam bean) -

    The heaviest Jicama weighs 21 kilograms (46 pounds, 4.8 ounces) and was grown by Leo Sutisna in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.

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    Largest display of Star Wars clone troopers built with interlocking plastic bricks -

    The world’s largest display of LEGO® Star Wars™ clone troopers was composed of 35,310 individual models and was built by LEGO® in Slough, U.K., on June 27, 2008.

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    Oldest bungee jumper -

    The oldest person to bungee jump is Helmut Wirz. Wirz was 83 years, 8 months and 7 days old when he bungee jumped in Duisburg, Germany, on Aug. 9, 2008.

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    Largest collection of clocks -

    The largest collection of clocks belongs to Jack Schoff of the U.S., who has amassed 1,094 different clocks as of June 17, 2008.

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    Full body ice contact endurance -

    The longest time spent in direct, full-body contact with ice is 1 hour 42 minutes and 22 seconds by Wim Hof of the Netherlands on Jan. 23, 2009.

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    Largest chalk pavement art -

    The largest chalk pavement art measures 8,361.31 meters (90,000 feet) and was created by 5,678 children from schools in Alameda, Calif., for the Kids' Chalk Art Project between May 27 and June 7, 2008.

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    Fastest motorcycle handlebar wheelie -

    The fastest speed achieved during a wheelie on the handlebars of a motorcycle is 173.81 km/h (108 mph) by Enda Wright in Elvington, York, U.K., on July 11, 2006.

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    Longest skis -

    The longest skis are 534 meters (1,751 feet, 11 inches) long and were worn by 1,043 skiers in an event organized by Danske Bank on Drottninggatan in Öorebro, Sweden, on Sept. 13, 2008.

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    Oldest table tennis player, female -

    The oldest table tennis player is Dorothy de Low. De Low was 97 years old when she represented Australia at the XIV World Veterans Table Tennis Championships at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 25, 2008.

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    Largest crew of a canoe -

    The 'Snake Boat' Aries Punnamada Urukku Chundan of Alleppey, Kerala, India, measures at 43.7 meters (143 feet, 4 inches) long. It had a crew of 143, which included 118 rowers, 2 rhythm men, 5 helmsmen and 18 singers, and was rowed in public in Kerala, India, May 1, 2008.

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    Fastest skateboard speed from a standing position -

    The fastest skateboard speed from a standing position was 113 km/h (70.21 mph) and was achieved by Douglas da Silva at Teutonia, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on Oct. 20, 2007.

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    Largest gathering of Santas -

    The largest gathering of Santa Clauses was achieved by 13,000 participants in the Guildhall Square in Derry City, Northern Ireland, U.K., on Dec. 9, 2007.

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    Smallest all-terrain armored vehicle -

    Built by Howe and Howe Technologies and measuring less than 1 meter (3 feet, 3 inches) wide, the PAV1 Badger is the smallest all-terrain armored vehicle. It is powerful enough to break down doors but small enough to fit in a lift. It was commissioned by Civil Protection Services of California.

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    Largest snail -

    The largest known land gastropod is the African giant snail (Achatina achatina). The largest recorded specimen of this species measured 39.3 centmeters (15.5 inches) from snout to tail when fully extended. Its shell length was 27.3 centimeters (10.75 inches) and it weighed exactly 900 grams (2 pounds).

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    Longest distance pulled by a horse – full-body burn -

    The longest distance pulled by a horse while on full-body burn was 472.8 meter (1,551 feet, 2 inches) by Halapi Roland in Kisoroszi, Hungary, Nov. 12, 2008.

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    Fastest lawnmower -

    The fastest speed on an unaltered lawnmower is 98 km/h (61 mph) by Tommy Passemante of the U.S. at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, on Nov. 18, 2008, for the MTV show "Nitro Circus."

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    Fastest 100m running on all fours -

    The fastest time to run 100m on all fours is 18.58 seconds and was set by Kenichi Ito of Japan at Setagaya Kuritsu Sogo Undojyo, Tokyo, on Nov. 13, 2008. The record attempt was part of GWR Day 2008.

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    Greatest distance cycled in 24 hours (unpaced) -

    The greatest distance cycled solo and unpaced in 24 hours is 890.2 km (553.14 miles) and was achieved by Marko Baloh of Slovenia at Lenart, Slovenia, on Sept. 6-7, 2008.

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    Longest beard -

    The beard of Sarwan Singh of Canada measured 2.33 meters (7 feet, 8 inches) from the end of his chin to the tip of the beard, as of Nov. 11, 2008.

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    Most eggs crushed with head in one minute -

    Ashrita Furman crushed 80 eggs with his head in one minute at the Panorama Café, Jamaica, New York City, on Dec. 10, 2008.

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    Longest ears on a dog -

    The longest ears on a dog measured 34.9 centimeters (13.75 inches) and 34.2 centmeters (13.5 inches) for the right and left ears, respectively, on Sept. 29, 2004. They belong to Tigger, a bloodhound who is owned by Bryan and Christina Flessner of St. Joseph, Ill.

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    Longest ear hair -

    Anthony Victor of India has hair sprouting from the center of his outer ears (middle of the pinna) that measures 18.1 centimeters (7.12 inches) at its longest point.

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    Heaviest weight pulled with eye sockets -

    The heaviest weight pulled with the eye sockets is 411.65 kilograms (907 pounds) and was achieved by The Space Cowboy, aka Chayne Hultgren of Australia, on the set of "Lo Show Dei Record" in Milan, Italy, on April 25, 2009.

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    Heaviest vehicle pulled over 100ft -

    The record for the heaviest vehicle pulled over a level 100 foot (30.48 meters) course weighed 57,243 kilograms (126,200 pounds) and was set by Rev. Kevin Fast of Canada on the "Live with Regis & Kelly" television show in New York City on Sept. 15, 2008.

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    Largest hamburger commercially available -

    The largest commercially available hamburger is 74.75 kilograms (164.8 pounds) and is available for $399 on the menu at Mallie’s Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate, Mich., as of Aug. 29, 2008.

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    Hairiest man -

    Victor "Larry" Ramos Gomez, pictured, and Gabriel "Danny" Gomez (both of Mexico) are two of a family of 19 that spans five generations all suffering from the rare condition called Congenital Generalized Hypertrichosis, characterized by excessive facial and torso hair. The women are covered with a light to medium coat of hair while the men of the family have thick hair on approximately 98 percent of their body, apart from their hands and feet.

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    Farthest squirting milk from eye -

    Ilker Yilmaz of Turkey squirted milk from his eye a distance of 279.5 centimeters (9 feet, 2 inches) at the Armada Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 1, 2004.

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    Greatest altitude for a balloon skywalk -

    Mike Howard of the United Kingdom walked on a beam between two balloons at an altitude of 6,522 meters (21,400 feet) near Yeovil, Somerset, U.K., on Sept. 1, 2004. The feat was videotaped for the "Guinness World Records: 50 Years, 50 Records" TV show.

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    Heaviest apple -

    The heaviest apple weighed 1.849 kilograms (4 pounds, 1 ounce). It was grown by Chisato Iwasaki at his apple farm in Hirosaki City, Japan, and was picked Oct. 24, 2005.

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    Smallest and tallest living horses -

    As of July 7, 2006, the record for the smallest living horse was held by Thumbelina, a miniature sorrel brown mare who measures 44.5 centimeters (17.5 inches) to the withers and is owned by Kay and Paul Goessling, who live on the Goose Creek Farm in St. Louis, Mo.

    Radar, a Belgian draft horse, measured 19 hands, 3.5 inches (79.5 inches, 202 centimeters) without shoes on July 27, 2004. Radar is owned by Priefert Manufacturing Inc. of Mount Pleasant, Texas.

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    Largest monster truck -

    Bigfoot 5 is 4.7 meters (15 feet, 6 inches) tall with 3-meter-tall (10 feet) tires and weighs 17,236 kilograms (38,000 pounds). It is one of a fleet of 17 Bigfoot trucks created by Bob Chandler of St. Louis, Mo., and was built in the summer of 1986. Now permanently parked in St. Louis, it makes occasional exhibition appearances at local shows.

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    World's smallest man, woman with the world's longest legs -

    He Pingping from Mongolia, the world's smallest man (74.61 centimeters; 29.3 inches) stands between the legs of Svetlana Pankratova from Russia, the woman with the world's longest legs. Pankratova's legs are officially 51.9 inches long -- nearly 4 feet 4 inches.

    Pingping, who won the record in 2008, died in March 2010 from heart complications. He was 21 years old.

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    Most people dancing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' -

    Michael Jackson impersonator Hector Jackson performs with thousands of people at the Monument of the Revolution in Mexico City on Aug. 29, 2009. The Guinness World record of most people dancing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is 13,597.

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    Farthest eyeball pop -

    Kim Goodman of the U.S. can pop her eyeballs to a protrusion of 11 millimeters (0.43 inch) beyond her eye sockets. Her eyes were measured on the set of the television show "Guinness World Records: Primetime," in Los Angeles on June 13, 1998.

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    Largest pie fight -

    Participants toss pies for the World’s Largest Pie Fight in front of ABC Studios in New York, on Sept. 17, 2009, during “Live with Regis & Kelly.”

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    Tallest man -

    The world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen of Turkey, is measured by Guinness Book of World Records' officials on Sept. 21, 2009. Kosen towers over the rest of the world at an astounding 8 feet 1 inch

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    Tallest dog -

    Gibson, a Great Dane, was the world's tallest dog. He measured 107.18 centimeters from floor to shoulder and stood at 2.19 meters. In this photo, Gibson is playing with with his friend, Zoie a 19.05 centimeter Chihuahua. The tall California dog, who was battling bone cancer, passed away on Aug. 12, 2009.

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    Deepest cycling underwater -

    The deepest cycling underwater is 66.5 meters (214 feet, 10 inches) and was achieved by Vittorio Innocente in Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria, Italy, on July 21, 2008.

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    The most tattooed senior citizen -

    The most tattooed senior citizen is Isobel Varley, who covered 93 percent of her body with the ink art.

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    Tallest couple -

    Keisha and Wilco van Kleef-Bolton of Essex, England have been certified by Guinness as the world's tallest married couple. Keisha, 31, is 6-foot-5, while Wilco, 29, is 7 feet tall. Their children Lucas, 4, and Eva, 2, are already both the tallest in their classes. And their apartment isn’t big enough to fit an extra-long mattress — with obvious results.

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    Most expensive hot dog -

    The world's most expensive hot dog was served at New York City restaurant Serendipity 3. Priced at $69, the foot-long frank arrives on a pretzel roll toasted in white truffle butter. The all-beef sausage is grilled in white truffle oil and topped with duck foie gras, caramelized Vidalia onions, heirloom tomato ketchup and Dijon mustard.

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