Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

10021Longest candyfloss (cotton candy)Kocaeli Fuar MüdürlüğüTurkey, Kocaeli,Izmit10 July 2009The longest candyfloss (cotton candy) measures 1,400 m (4,593 ft 2 in) and was achieved by Kocaeli Fuar Müdürlügü in Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey, on 10 July 2009.The candyfloss weighed 300 kg. 70 of Kocaeli Fuar Müdürlügü staff participated in making the candyfloss in 6 hours.
10022Largest three legged race - most pairs (multiple venues)National Family WeekUnited Kingdom, Multiple locations across the UK05 June 2010The largest three legged race across multiple venues was achieved by 930 pairs (1,860 participants) at an event organised by National Family Week (UK) at 18 venues across the UK, on 5 June 2010.Logbooks for each location were submitted. Halewood disqualified due to lack of witness statements originally claimed total for Hindsley adjusted to match total in witness statements which accounts for the discrepancy in the total awarded and the total claimed in the cover letter.
10023Most targets hit with axes in one minutePatrick BrumbachChina, Beijing17 November 2009The most targets hit with axes in one minute are 6 and were achieved by Patrick Brumbach (Germany) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 17 November 2009. Patrick used his own axes, which are in accordance with our guidelines.
10024Longest space tetherYoung Engineers Satellite 2Netherlands, Leiden25 September 2007The Young Engineers Satellite 2 (YES2) was launched on board the Foton-M3 microgravity mission on 14 September 2007. On 25 September YES2 unwound an experimental package on a 0.5 mm-thick cable in order to test the principle of returning payloads to Earth without the use of retrorockets. Experimental data show that the cable successfully deployed to its full length of 31.7 km (19.7 miles) the longest manmade structure ever deployed in space.
10025Breakdance - Most consecutive L support rotationsAntonio SpotoChina, Beijing20 November 2009The most consecutive L Support rotations are 22 and were achieved by Antonio Spoto (Italy) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 20 November 2009.L Support rotations are a breakdance move where the dancer has his or her legs stretched out together in front of the body and then rotates on the hands, whilst maintaining this figure.
10026Largest panoramic postcardMagyar Reumabetegek Egyesülete86.40 square metre(s)Hungary, Budapest, Millenáris Park12 October 2013The largest panoramic postcard covers an area of 86.40 m² (930 ft²) and was achieved by Magyar Reumabetegek Egyesülete (Hungary) at Millenáris Park in Budapest, Hungary, on 12 October 2013.The postcard was created by the Association of Hungarian Rheumatoid Patients and depicts eight Hungarian cities. It measures 14.40 m (47.24 ft) in length and 6 m (19.69 ft) in height.
10027Largest bee houseLondon Wildlife TrustUnited Kingdom, Barking, London18 June 2011The largest bee house measures 13.04 m (42 ft 9 in) by 1.27 m (4 ft 2 in) by 0.36 m (1 ft 2 in) and was created by the London Wildlife Trust (UK). It is located at the Barking riverside, in Barking, UK, on 18 June 2011. The bee house is made from bamboo.
10028Tallest bread sculptureCiril Hitz, Robert Zielinski & Mitch Stamm5.58 metre(s)United States, Providence, RI06 February 2010The tallest sculpture made entirely from bread was 5.58m (18 ft 3.75 in) tall and was made by Ciril Hitz, Mitch Stamm and Robert Zielinski (all USA) at the Johnson and Wales University College of Culinary Arts in Providence, RI, USA, on 6 February 2010.The team was assited by students of the fauclty.
10029Largest glove / pair of glovesBig Time Products3.80/2.64 metre(s)United States, Phoenix07 September 2013The largest glove measures 3.80 m (12 ft 5.6 in) by 2.64 m (8 ft 8 in) and was constructed by Big Time Products (USA) and unveiled at the GMDC Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, on 7 September 2013.The glove is a replica of a Big Time Products "True Grip" work glove, with fingertip grip pads and a neon orange back.
10030Most consecutive postseason games driving in a runAlex Rodriguez, Ryan Howard, Lou GherigNot Applicable01 January 2009The record for most consecutive postseason games with at least one run batted in is 8 by Alex Rodriguez (USA) of the New York Yankees (USA) from 8 October 2007 to 20 October 2009, Ryan Howard (USA) of the Philadelphia Phillies (USA) from 7 October to 19 October 2009 and Lou Gehrig (USA) of the New York Yankees (USA) from 4 October 1928 to 2 October 1932.
10031First augmented reality game for a consoleThe Eye of Judgment (Sony, 2007)firstAugmented Reality (AR) games combine real-world data with computer data, enabling players to interact with computergenerated characters on screen. The first console game to feature such technology was The Eye of Judgment for PS3. The game used the console’s PSEye camera to gather real-world images and read the coded information on small physical trading cards. This information allowed the game to bring the characters on the trading cards to life on the screen.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer''s Edition 2010
10032Largest interactive whiteboardOsnes Nordic Group ASNorway, Lillestrom17 February 2010The largest interactive whiteboard measured 15 metres (49 ft 2 in) long and 1.2 metres (3 ft 11 in) high and was created by Osnes Nordic Group AS (Norway). It was presented and measured at the Skoleforum exhibition in Lillestrom, Norway, on 17 February 2010.The board has a white enamel surface and was linked to 6 computers and data projectors.
10033Longest length contributed by a player on Noby Noby BoySSSS7960 (USA)USABy the time the Noby Noby Boy (Namco Bandai, 2009) character “Noby Noby Girl” had stretched her way to the planet Mars on 23 May 2009, player SSSS7960 had contributed 2,744,536,547 metres to Girl’s total length, more than any other player. As gamers continue to play, Girl will eventually stretch to other planets in the solar system, making new levels available.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer''s Edition 2010
10034Largest flood defence projectDelta WorksNetherlandsThe Delta Works, off the coast of Holland, are a huge series of dams, locks, sluices, storm surge barriers and dykes designed to protect low-lying areas of the country from the sea. Construction began in 1950 and ended in 1997 with the completion of the Maeslantkering and the Hartelkering barriers. The Delta Works contain some 16,495 km (10,250 miles) of dykes and around 300 separate structures.The largest signal component is the Oosterscheldedam, which is the largest single tidal barrier in the world, at 9km (5.59 miles) in length.
10035Largest snow paintingYury Birilov1031.9 square metre(s)Russia, Saint-Petersburg08 March 2014The largest snow painting measures 1,031.9 m² (11107.23 ft²), and was achieved by Yuri Birilov (Russia), in Igora, Russia, on 8 March 2014.
10036Most critically acclaimed first-person shooter (FPS) videogame for a Nintendo systemMetroid PrimefirstNot ApplicableMetroid Prime (GameCube) – the first 3D game in the series – is the highest rated game of the franchise, receiving average review scores of 97%. However, the 1994 instalment Super Metroid (SNES) is often cited as the best game of the series: in 2002 was even voted best game of all time by 12 editors from Electronic Gaming Monthly magazine.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
10037Largest bird nest boxDiane Martens1.5/2.72 metre(s)Germany, Brettorf,,Martens Spezialmixshop, Brettorf, GermanyThe largest bird nest box is 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in width and length and 2.72 m (8 ft 11 in) in height, and was achieved by Diane Martens (Germany), when measured outside Martens Spezialmixshop, Brettorf, Germany, on 15 May 2014.
10038Largest give-away of free energy-saving light bulbsPrograma Luz SustentableMexico, Distrito Federal14 June 2012The largest give-away of free energy-saving light bulbs is 22,900,000, achieved by the Programa Luz Sustentable (Mexico) and organised by the Fideicomiso para el Ahorro de Energía Eléctrica (Mexico) across Mexico, from 5 July 2011 to 14 June 2012.The 23 watt light bulbs were produced by Phillips and distributed to each household in boxes of four. The total of households nationwide that participated in the program was 5,725,000. In order to qualify for the program, families had to bring in their electric bill and their old bulbs to participating retailers throughout the country. The evidence for the record was reviewed and approved at FIDE headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico, on 25 July 2012. The record was officially recognised at a ceremony held at Parque Bicentenario, in Mexico City, Mexico, on 26 July 2012. Mexican President, Felipe Calderon, received the official Guinness World Records certificate on behalf of the program.
10039First operation internationally for NATONATOfirstAfghanistan, 01 August 2003In August 2003, NATO took over command and coordination of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, and in doing so commenced its first truly international task outside its former Euro-Atlantic area. In Afghanistan, NATO’s role, through the leadership of the 31,000 strong ISAF, is to conduct patrols in Kabul, coordinate Civil Military Cooperation projects and to work closely with United Nations organisations and the Afghan authorities to prevent Afghanistan falling into the hands of the warlords and becoming a failed state. Some 37 NATO nations participate in these tasks.Having transformed itself, since the end of the Cold War, from a purely western military alliance that was originally designed to counter the former Soviet Union (Russia) and its Warsaw Pact allies, into an international military force able to work on behalf of the United Nations, NATO is now providing stability beyond the borders of its members.
10040Fastest concert recordingUnknown1017 kilometre(s) per hourUnited Kingdom, Munich27 February 2007The record for the fastest concert recording is 1,017 km/h(632 mph) on the Sony Ericsson ‘Gig in the sky’ achieved by British band, Jamiroquai, on the flight ZT6902 on the 27 February 2007 departing from Munich, Germany.
10041Highest concert recordingJamiroquai Sony EricssonUnited Kingdom, Munich27 February 2007The record for the highest concert recording is 11,277 m (37,000 ft) on the flight ZT6902 achieved by British band, Jamiroquai, and Sony Ericsson on the on the 27 February 2006 departing from Munich, Germany.
10042First tests conducted with pilotless flying bombsKettering Bug1918/10/2 year(s), month(s), day(s)United States, 02 October 1918The earliest flight with an unmanned flying bomb, the Kettering Aerial Torpedo (known later as the Kettering Bug), was conducted in the USA, on 2 October 1918, during World War I. The bomb, which was designed by Charles Kettering (USA) and built by the Dayton Wright Airplane Company, was intended to have a range of 80 km (50 miles), however the Great War ended, funding was withdrawn, and therefore this early form of cruise missile was never actually used operationally.
10043First aircraft, unmanned and powered by liquid hydrogenGlobal Observer UAVfirstUnited States, ArizonaThe first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) powered by liquid hydrogen is the Global Observer UAV, a 15-m (50-ft) wingspan prototype of which successfully flew at the US Army's Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, on 26 May 2005 results of which were announced at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems North America Conference in June 2005. The Global Observer UAV will enable communications relay, remote sensing for military and commercial missions. It uses fuel-cell-powered electric motors to drive eight propellers. It is reported that it is able to store enough energy to keep it airborne through the night and can, therefore, remain in operation at altitudes of up to 19,810 m (65,000 ft) for longer than a week at a time.
10044Most Laurence Olivier awards winsThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Matilda the MusicalUnited Kingdom, London28 April 2013The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time won a total of seven Olivier awards on 29 April 2013. The National Theatre production was equalling the record set by the Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda the Musical in 2012. The Curious Incident won Best New Play, Best Actor (Luke Treadaway), Best Supporting Actress (Nicola Walker), Best Director (Marianne Elliott), Best Set Design (Bunny Christie and Finn Ross), Best Lighting (Paule Constable) and Best Sound Design (Ian Dickinson and Adrian Sutton).
10045Most people blowing bubbles (multiple venues)Flair Plc and Gazillion BubblesUnited Kingdom03 July 2007The most people blowing bubbles simultaneously was 34,529 at 198 venues around the UK for an event organized by Flair Plc and Gazillion Bubbles (both UK) on 3 July 2007.
10046First Google bombGoogle bombfirstLink bombing or Google bombing is a technique where Internet users manipulate Google search results by using specific terms to link to another page. The first significant Google bomb occurred in 1999 when it became apparent that searching for the term ‘more evil than satan himself’ brought up the home page for Microsoft. In 2005 Google bombing forced searches for ‘miserable failure’ to bring up the official biography of US President George W Bush.
10047Largest enamel imageJürgen SpanelAustria, ViennaThe largest enamel image is 50.63 m (166 ft 1 in) long and 2.61 m (8 ft 6 in) high and was created by Susanne Zemrosser (Austria). It was installed and measured at the Praterstern subway station in Vienna, Austria, on 10 May 2008.
10048Fastest time to complete the Three Poles challenge (female)Cecilie SkogNepal, Mt Everest24 April 2006The shortest time taken by a female to reach the three extreme points of the Earth: Mt Everest, the North Pole and the South Pole (also known as the Three Poles) is 1 yr 336 days, and was achieved by Cecilie Skog (Norway). Ms Skog summitted Mt Everest on 23 May 2004, reached the South Pole on 27 December 2005, and finally claimed the North Pole on 24 April 2006.Cecilie's trip to the North Pole was the Fastest unsupported North Pole trek by a female (see record attempt ID 109873)
10049Longest journey by mouth controlled motorised wheelchairChang-Hyun ChoiKorea (South)06 December 2008The longest continuous journey by mouth controlled motorised wheelchair is 28,000 km (17,398 miles) and was achieved by Chang-Hyun Choi (South Korea) between 10 May 2006 and 6 December 2007. Chang Hyun Choi, who is affected by cerebral palsy and is paralysed from the neck down, travelled at a maximum speed of 13 km/h (8 mph) across 35 countries in Europe and the Middle East.(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0] if (d.getElementById(id)) return js = d.createElement(s) = id js.src = "//" fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs)}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'))- Chang-Hyun Choi's epic journey -From May 2006 to December 2007, South Korea's Chang-Hyun Choi, who affected by...Posted by Guinness World Records on Thursday, February 27, 2014
10050Largest seed mosaicMonsantoBrazil, Angra dos Reis30 November 2011The largest seed mosaic measured 220 m² (2,368.06 ft²) and was created by employees of Monsanto, at Club Med, Angra dos Reis, Brazil, on 30 November 2011.Just over 200 employees took part in creating the mosaic that represented Dekalb one of their brands of corn, it took under 2 hours. They were divided into small groups to work on a part of the mosaic on 1m2 boards, once finished all 220 boards were then joined together to form the mosaic. They used two varieties of seed, soy and corn, painted various colours.

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