Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
781First successful kill of a ballistic missile by an airborne laser systemA US airborne laser prototype weapon systemUnited States11 February 2010On 11 February 2010, a US airborne laser prototype weapon system destroyed a ballistic missile in the course of its flight trajectory off the central coast of California, USA. Using low energy lasers to detect and track the missile, it was then engaged by a megawatt-class High Energy Laser, described as the most powerful laser (direct energy) device in the world, which was fired through a telescope in the nose of the modified Boeing 747- 400F flown out of Edwards Air Force Base.
782Most common form of malwareTrojan-horse software83 percentageNot Applicable, 01 January 2009Trojan-horse software is designed to perform unwanted tasks on a computer, while masquerading as a useful application. They allow malicious software to be installed on a machine via a ‘back door’. Examples include downloadable software which claims to remove malware from a computer but actually installs it without the user’s knowledge. Data compiled by BitDefender in the first half of 2009 showed that Trojans accounted for some 83% of all malware on the Internet.
783Fastest throw of a rugby ballJoe Simpson (London Wasps Rugby Club)48.0 mile(s) per hourUnited Kingdom, London14 April 2011The fastest throw of a rugby ball was 48.0 mph (77.25 km/h) and was achieved by Joe Simpson (UK), a professional rugby player for London Wasps, in an event organised by EMC (UK & Ireland) in London, UK, on 14 April 2011.The event was organised by EMC, the official sponsors of London Wasps rugby team, to promote their forthcoming St George's Day game.5 professional rugby players (ex and current London Wasps) competed against each other in a face-off challenge and each player had 6 attempts. The players were Nick Berry, Kenny Logan, Tom Varndell, Mark Robinson and Joe Simpson.4 players exceeded the minimum requirement of 40 mph, but Joe Simpson achieved the fastest speed of 48.0 mph and was awarded the record.The rugby throws were carried out in a speed cage to measure the speed of the ball.
784Fastest mile in a bomb disposal suit (female)Ashley SorensenUnited States, Honolulu,University of Hawaii Athletics Track23 September 2013The fastest mile in a bomb disposal suit (female) is 11 min 6 sec and was achieved by Ashley Sorensen (USA) at the University of Hawaii Athletics Track in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on 23 September 2013.Ashley ran in a full EOD 8 bomb suit.
785Most people in a mobile phone game relayNokia MalaysiaMalaysia, Kuala Lumpur11 June 2011The most people in a mobile phone game relay was 2,030 and was achieved by Nokia (Malaysia) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 11 June 2011.The game played during the relay was 'Angry Birds'. The game was played continuously, with each individual participant clearing or failing one level of the game, for a total of 10 hours. The reason that Nokia Malaysia decided to stage the record attempt was to strengthen the association between the highly popular game 'Angry Birds' and Nokia's new smart phones. On the day of the record attempt Nokia created an 'Angry Birds Playground' with themed activities for the public to engage in throughout the day. People of all ages (the youngest being 2 years old) participated in the record attempt.
786Fastest marathon dressed as a fairy (female)Emily Foran3/20/52 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London17 April 2011The fastest marathon dressed as a fairy (female) was 3 hr 20 min 52 sec by Emily Foran (UK) at the 2011 Virgin London Marathon in London, UK, on 17 April 2011.Fairy costume required wings, a tutu, and wand carried for the duration of the race.
787Most caningsMalaysia10000 peopleMalaysia, 01 January 2010Caning is a form of judicial corporal punishment in which a prisoner is officially whipped with a cane made of rattan. In a special report in 2010, Amnesty International estimates that as many as 10,000 people each year are subjected to caning in Malaysia and many of the punished are foreign nationals. Regarded by the organisation as a punishment that intentionally inflicts severe pain and trauma, in the opinion of that organisation it violates the absolute prohibition against torture and ill treatment under international law.
788Fastest marathon in a wedding dress (female)Sarah Dudgeon3/16/44 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London13 April 2014The fastest marathon in a wedding dress (female) is 3 hr 16 min 44 sec and was achieved by Sarah Dudgeon (UK) at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 13 April 2014.Sarah's record was one of 30 successfully broken and verified onsite by Guinness World Records at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon.
789First individual to win both a Nobel and Ig Nobel prizeAndre GeimRussia01 January 2010The Ig Nobel Prizes began in 1991 and are awarded for seemingly trivial or amusing advances in research. They are organised by the Annals of Improbable Research, a US publication which takes a humorous approach to science. Andre Geim (Russia), won an Ig Nobel in 2000 for levitating a frog using magnets. Geim then won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 for his research into graphene.
790Largest attendance at a 3D film screeningSony Pictures Releasing GmbH , Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHGGermany, BerlinThe largest audience at a 3-D film screening is 6,819 achieved by the German première of MEN IN BLACK&trade 3 in an event organised by Sony Pictures and O2 at O2 World in Berlin, Germany, on 14 May 2012.Will Smith, Josh Brolin, Nicole Scherzinger and director Barry Sonnenfeld needed more than one hour to pass the fans celebrating the four on the red carpet. Sony Pictures and Telefónica Germany donated the total revenue of the première to the TRIBUTE TO BAMBI trust, supporting children in need.
791Fastest speed recorded for a battleshipUSS New Jersey65.2 kilometre(s) per hourUnited States, 01 January 1968The US Iowa-class battleships were powered by eight fuel oil boilers and four propellers, delivering 212,000 shaft horsepower. In 1968, during a shakedown cruise, the Iowa-class USS New Jersey achieved a top speed of 35.2 knots (65.2 km/h) which it sustained for six hours. As part of a brutal test of the ship’s engines, the captain then ordered the ship to go instantly from “all ahead flank” to “all back emergency”. New Jersey took some two miles to come to a stop.
792Most club passes caught by a duo whilst jugglingWes Peden, Patrik ElmnertNot Applicable01 January 2009Wes Peden (USA) and Patrik Elmnert (Sweden) passed thirteen clubs between them in 2009, making a total of 26 catches. In 2004, Peter Kaseman and Darin Marriott (both of the USA) successfully attempted a flash of fourteen-club passing, completing fourteen catches.
793Most times to pass through a toilet seat in one minuteIlker Cevik9 timesItaly, Milan08 April 2011The most times to pass through a toilet seat in one minute is 9 and was achieved by Ilker Cevik (Turkey) on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 8 April 2011.
794Largest media scavenger huntMisha CollinsUnited States, Los Angeles05 November 2012The largest media scavenger hunt is 'Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen', which was carried out by 14,580 participants and organised by Misha Collins (USA) between 29 October and 5 November 2012.972 teams took part in the record attempt and each team was made up of 15 participants. The winning team was Badwolf.
795Fastest marathon dressed as a zombieSean McShane3/18/38 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Ireland, Dublin,,Dublin City Marathon28 October 2013The fastest marathon dressed as a zombie is 3 hr 18 min 38 sec and was achieved by Sean McShane (Ireland) at the Dublin City Marathon in Dublin, Ireland, on 28 October 2013.Sean combined his love of running and zombie movies to achieve a life times ambition of setting a Guinness World Records title.
796Fastest marathon in a wedding dress (male)Lee GoodwinUnited Kingdom, London13 April 2014The fastest marathon in a wedding dress (male) is 3 hr 00 min 54 sec and was achieved by Lee Goodwin (UK) at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 13 April 2014.Lee's record was one of 30 successfully broken and verified onsite by Guinness World Records at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon. Lee's attempt also raised money for North Staffordshire Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, who helped a close friend’s young child throughout his treatment after contracting meningitis.
797Fastest time to build a wanko pyramidKamyu MoriJapan, Tokyo,Tokyo MidtownThe fastest time to build a wanko pyramid is 13.40 seconds and was achieved by Kamyu Mori (Japan) during the Park Challenge / GWR Live! at Tokyo Midtown, in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, on 6 May 2012.This was the last attempt of Park Challenge / GWR Live! at Tokyo Midtown 2012.
798Most jeans commercially available in a single store (same brand)T.T. Blues Jeans S.A. de C.V.1154 pairsMexico, Monterrey16 January 2013The most jeans of the same brand commercially available in a single store is 1,154 and was achieved by T.T. Blues Jeans S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on 16 January 2013.
799Largest jackpot payout in a non-pooled online slot machine gameAnonymous winner , Paf.com8636041.54 euro(s)Finland, Mariehamn23 November 2012The largest jackpot payout in a non-pooled online slot machine game is €8,636,041.54 (£7,321,810, $11,107,900), won by an anonymous player in Finland, playing the 'Arabian Nights' game on Paf.com, on 23rd November 2012.‘Arabian Nights’ jackpot server is based in Åland, Finland, and jackpot contributions can only be made by Paf.com players. The winner was a 40 year old Finnish male who bet €5 to scoop the record breaking jackpot prize.
800Fastest marathon dressed as a cowboyRik Vercoe3/09/09 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London13 April 2014The fastest marathon dressed as a cowboy is 3 hr 09 min 09 sec and was achieved by Rik Vercoe (UK) at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 13 April 2014.Rik's record was one of 30 successfully broken and verified onsite by Guinness World Records at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon.
801Fastest time to cram into a box (male)Kenneth GreenawayUnited States, Los Angeles27 June 2013The fastest time to cram into a box by a male is 5.35 seconds and was achieved by Kenneth Greenaway, aka Mr. Yogi Laser (USA) on the set of 'Guinness World Records Unleashed' in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 27 June 2013.The box measures 20 in x 20 in x 17.5 in (50.8 cm x 50.8 cm x 44.4 cm).
802Fastest 400 m hurdles on a bicycleThomas ÖhlerAustria, Linz26 August 2013The fastest 400 m hurdles on a bicycle is 44.62 seconds and was achieved by Thomas Öhler (Austria) in Linz, Austria, on 26 August 2013. To make his record attempt even tougher, Thomas decided to race against London 2012 Olympic gold medal winner for the Men's 400m hurdles, Félix Sánchez (USA/Dominican Republic). Thomas ultimately prevailed in the race, with Sanchez clocking a time of 49.86 seconds, more than five seconds behind Thomas.
803Fastest cross country 10 km carrying a 100-lb packPaddy Doyle1/53/24 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, Henley-in-Arden12 April 2014The fastest cross country 10 km carrying a 100-lb pack is 1 hr 53 min 24 sec and was achieved by Paddy Doyle (UK) in Henley-in-Arden, UK, on 12 April 2014.
804Most body modifications - (female)Maria Jose CristernaMexico16 February 2012Most body modifications on a female is held by Maria Jose Cristerna (Mexico) who has a total of 49 body modifications, including significant tattoo coverage, a range of transdermal implants on her forehead, chest and arms, and multiple piercings in her eyebrows, lips, nose, tongue, ear lobes, belly button and nipples.Maria Cristerna is also referred to as 'The Mexican Vampire lady.'
805Fastest marathon dressed as a postmanPete Waumsley3/47/35 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, London13 April 2014The fastest marathon dressed as a postman is 3 hr 47 min 35 sec and was achieved by Pete Waumsley (UK) at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 13 April 2014.Pete's day job working for Royal Mail inspired his choice of Guinness World Records title to break. As part of the challenge, Pete had to carry a postal service bag containing a weight of over 10 lb (4.54 kg). Pete's record was one of 30 successfully broken and verified onsite by Guinness World Records at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon.
806Fastest marathon dressed as a jockeyRoss BirkettUnited Kingdom, London13 April 2014The fastest marathon dressed as a jockey is 3 hr 08 min 30 sec and was achieved by Ross Birkett (UK) at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in London, UK, on 13 April 2014.Ross' record was one of 30 successfully broken and verified onsite by Guinness World Records at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon. Aptly enough, Ross is an amateur jockey with 14 career wins under his belt at the time of the marathon.
807Most double dutch-style skips by a dog in one minute
808Largest collection of mouse matsDaniel EvansUnited Kingdom19 April 2008Daniel Evans (UK) has a collection of 3,673 different mouse mats, as of 19 April 2008, that he has amassed since 2001.
809Largest crater caused by a hydrogen bombUS GovernmentMarshall Islands, Bikini Atoll,Marshall Islands01 March 1954On 1 March 1954, the US government performed its largest ever nuclear weapons test on Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. The 13.6 megaton hydrogen bomb explosion, code-named Bravo, vapourised two islands, half of a third one, and millions of tonnes of sand, coral and sea and plant life. This left behind a crater with a diameter of around 1,800 m (6,000 ft) and a depth of around 70m (240 ft).
810Largest toast at a single venueBoston Red Sox32904 participantsUnited States, Boston20 April 2012The largest toast at a single venue consisted of 32,904 participants organized by the Boston Red Sox to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on 20 April 2012.The toast was led by former Red Sox players Pedro Martinez and Kevin Millar, and occurred in a pregame ceremony before the Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees. Welch's brand provided 40,000 cans of sparkling grape juice and plastic cups to assist in the attempt.

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