Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

12601Most hula hoop rotations on the leg in the arabesque position in one minuteMridula ShankerUnited States, Ann Arbor,,Northside Elementary SchoolThe most hula hoop rotations on the leg in the arabesque position in one minute is 166 as was achieved by Mridula Shanker (India) at Northside Elementary School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, on 28 May 2013.Mridula was 9 years old at the time of the record attempt.
12602Smallest toiletToilet made by Takahashi KaitoJapanThe world’s smallest toilet, ‘Chisai Benjo’ in Japanese, was created by Takahashi Kaito of SII Nanotechnology Inc, Japan.Created by etching a silicon substrate with an ion beam, the development will no doubt be welcomed by future generations of nano-robots. A scanning electron micrograph of the creation won the Most Bizarre Award at the 49th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photo Beam Technology and Nanofabrication Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest.
12603Most paragliding World Championships (female)Petra Krausova-Slivova3 timesSpain, Piedrahita16 July 2011The most wins of the FAI paragliding world championships is three by Petra Krausova-Slívová (Slovenia) in 2003, 2007 and 2011.
12604Largest crochet hookJim BolinUnited States, Casey,,Monroe Elementary SchoolThe largest crochet hook measures 1.87 m (6 ft 1.5 in) long and has a diameter of 7.6 cm (3 in) and was made by Jim Bolin (USA) at Monroe Elementary School, Casey, Illinois, USA, on 20 May 2013.
12605Largest laundry lessonAriel IndiaIndia, Mumbai11 February 2014The largest laundry lesson involved 282 participants and was achieved by Procter & Gamble India in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on 11 February 2014.
12606Largest parade of Mini carsLondon & Surrey Mini Owners ClubUnited Kingdom (England only), LondonThe largest parade of Mini cars consisted of 1,450 Minis and was organised by the London & Surrey Mini Owners Club as part of the London to Brighton Mini Run, Crystal Palace, UK, on 17 May 2009.The 2-mile course was round Crystal Palace Park with the majority of the Minis part of the London & Surrey Mini Owners Club with other mini drivers coming from around the UK and as far as the Netherlands.
12607First mercury thermometerUnknownPoland30 April 2003The earliest mercury thermometer was constructed by Daniel Gabriel Farenheit (Poland) (1686-1736) in 1714.Farenheit had settled in Amsterdam in 1701 before travelling around Europe, meeting instrument makers and scientists. It was during this period he invented the mercury thermometer. He returned to Amsterdam in 1717. He published his method for thermometer construction in the journal 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London' in 1724. During the same year he was admitted to the Royal Society (UK).
12608Largest popcorn sculptureSri Chinmoy CentreUnited States, Jamaica27 August 2006The largest popcorn sculpture measured 20 ft 10 in (6.35 m) tall, 12 ft 9 in (3.88 m) wide and weighed 11,688 lb (5,301.59 kg). It was created by 50 members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Jamaica, New York, United States on 27 August 2006.The sculpture was of a 5 tiered cake. The width provided above is the diameter of the largest tier.
12609Largest parade of Ferrari carsFerrari North Europe LtdUnited Kingdom, Towcester,,Silverstone15 September 2012The largest parade of Ferrari cars consisted of 964 Ferraris and was achieved by Ferrari North Europe Ltd. at Silverstone Circuit, near Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK, on 15 September 2012.
12610Largest collection of lip balmsEleanor MillerIsrael, Tel Aviv29 November 2011The largest collection of lip balms belongs to Eleanor Miller (Israel) consisting of 491 different lip balms as of 29 November 2011, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
12611Oldest irrational numberUnknownfirstItaly, Metapontum31 December 0499The first irrational number discovered was the square root of 2, by Hippasus of Metapontum (then part of Magna Graecia, southern Italy) around 500 BC.A student of the great mathematician Pythagoras, Hippasus proved that 'root two' could never be expressed as a fraction. Little is known about the secretive Pythagoras and his students, but history suggests that Pythagoras was so enraged by this threat to his concept of perfection in numbers that he ordered Hippasus to be executed by drowning. Only after Pythagoras' death could the study of these new numbers, the irrationals, continue.
12612Largest hamburger commercially availableJuicys FoodsUnited States, Corvallis02 July 2012The largest hamburger commercially available weighs 352.44 kg (777 lb) and is prepared by Juicys Foods and Ovations Foodservices for Juicys Outlaw Grill, based in Corvallis, Oregon, USA, as of 2 July 2011.Available on the menu for more than a year, the hamburger has sold for $5,000 (£3,181) and is available for ordering with 48 hours notice for preparation time.
12613First internet radio showCarl Malumud1993/4/1 year(s), month(s), day(s)United States, 01 April 1993The earliest internet radio show was 'Geek of the Week', produced by Internet Talk Radio (USA) which first aired on 1 April 1993.The show was developed by Carl Malumud (USA) using MBONE (IP Multicast Backbone on the Internet) technology. The show was interview based, with members of the nascent internet community and availble to listeners via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
12614First internet radio stationNorman HajjarfirstUSA, 01 February 1995The first full-time internet only radio station was Radio HK (USA) which began broadcasting music by independent bands in February 1995.The station, created by Norman Hajjar of Hajjar/Kaufman New Media Lab of Marina del Rey, California, USA. used a CU-SeeMe web conferencing reflector connected to a custom created audio CD in endless loop.
12615Most chin ups in 12 hoursStephen HylandUnited Kingdom, Stoneleigh,Surrey24 June 2007The record for the most chin ups completed in 12 hours is 3,750 and was set by Stephen Hyland (UK) in Stoneleigh, Surrey, UK, on 24 June 2007.
12616Most wickets taken in an ICC World Cup career (female)Lyn FullstonNot ApplicableThe most wickets taken in women's Cricket World Cup matches is 39 by Lyn Fullston (Australia).NB: record printed before, not new, see Attempt ID 77706).
12617Largest pinzinoVigarano PieveItaly, Vigarano Pieve22 June 2002The largest pinzino weighed 18 kg (39.6 lb) and was made by the residents of Vigarano Pieve, Italy on 22 June 2002.A pinzino is an ancient Italian bread composed of wheat, flour, water and lard and is additionally fried in lard on both sides.The circular bread had a diameter of 2.31 m (7.57 ft).
12618Largest teapotSanbao Xu1.8/1.5 metre(s)China, Yixing01 February 2006The largest ceramic teapot is 1.8 m (5 ft 10 in) in height and 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in diameter and was designed and fabricated by Sanbao Xu (China) in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, China, in February 2006, for Lu'an Guapian Tea Co. Ltd of Anhui province. The teapot is made if purple sand and can hold 10 kg (22 lb) of tea each time. The cover of the pot weighs 60 kg (132 lb).
12619Most ported videogameTetris (Alexey Pajitnov, 1985)Not Applicable01 October 2010Tetris, created by Alexey Pajitnov in 1985, has been translated (or “ported”) to more than 65 different computer game platforms, including mobile phones.Updated in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011GWR Video Gamer's Edition 2008.
12620Most consecutive AFL matches as captainStephen Kernahan226 timesAustralia, 01 January 1997The most consecutive Australian Football League matches played as captain is 226 by Stephen Kernahan (Australia) playing for Carlton in 1986-97.
12621Most WNBA championship titlesHouston CometsUnited States01 January 2000The most WNBA Championship titles won is four, consecutively, by the Houston Comets, 1997-2000
12622Fastest journey on foot across Australia (Perth to Sydney)Donnie Maclurcan67/2/57 day(s), hour(s), minute(s)Australia, Cottesloe Beach,Perth,Western Australia13 March 2002The fastest journey on foot across Australia was completed by Donnie Maclurcan who ran across the Australian continental mainland from Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia, to Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW in 67 days, 2 hours and 57 mins from 5 January to 13 March 2002.
12623Treadmill, Greatest distance covered in 48 hours (team)Eliot Challifour, Doug Hall, Steve Osborne, Nigel Leighton, Matt Cook, Mitch Barclay, Sean Frost, Daniel Corner, Nigel Marley, Adam Holland, Matt King, Paul FernandezUnited Kingdom, Goodwood05 July 2009The greatest distance run by a team of twelve in 48 hours on a treadmill is 868.64 km (539.86 miles) and was set by Porsche Human Performance (UK) at Goodwood Speed Festival, in Goodwood, Chichester, UK, from 3 to 5 July 2009.The team of twelve was made up by:[1] Eliot Challifour, [2] Doug Hall, [3] Steve Osborne, [4] Nigel Leighton, [5] Matt Cook, [6] Mitch Barclay, [7] Sean Frost, [8] Daniel Corner, [9] Nigel Marley, [10] Adam Holland, [11] Paul Fernandez, [12] Matt King.
12624First mechanical clockY Xing & Liang LingzanChinaThe earliest mechanical clock, i.e. one with an escapement, was completed in China in AD 725 by Yi Xing and Liang Lingzan.Information from Archives (e.e. 1994). Submitted for use in Scholastic's Modern Marvels.
12625Longest journey by dragon boatTeam Beauties & Barnacles294.58 nautical mile(s)United States, St. Charles25 August 2010The longest journey by dragon boat was 294.58 nautical miles (545.56 km) and was achieved by Team Beauties & Barnacles (USA) down the Missouri River and ending in St. Charles, Missouri, USA, on 24-25 August 2010. The team of 20 completed the 339 statute miles as part of the annual Missouri River 340 race and did so in 38 hr 5 min. Theirs was the first-ever dragon boat to compete in the canoe/kayak competition.This does not qualify for the record "longest distance by dragon boat in 24 hours" because more than 50% of the journey occurred in the flowing direction of the river (i.e. downstream).
12626First videogame to use speechSpeak and Spellfirst, 01 January 1978The 1978 release, Speak and Spell, the electronic spelling game by Texas Instruments, is the first game to use speech.
12627Fastest time to run an ultra marathon on each continent (male)Ziyad Tariq RahimSouth Africa, Unknown08 March 2014The fastest time to complete an ultra marathon on each continent is 41 days, 3 hr, 23 min and 40 sec and was achieved by Ziyad Tariq Rahim (Pakistan) from 26 January to 8 March 2014.The race details of the seven ultra marathons he ran are as follows:Ultra marathon 1 - White Continent 50K, King George Island, Antarctica, 26/01/14 - 7:01:26Ultra marathon 2 - Punta Arenas 50K, Chile, South America, 30/01/14 - 6:57:28Ultra marathon 3 - Wadi Bih Solo Canyon 50K, Oman, Asia, 07/02/14 - 6:55:00Ultra marathon 4 - Moonlight Challenge 2014 50K, UK, Europe, 15/02/14 - 7:41:23Ultra marathon 5 - Coburg 50K, Australia, Australasia, 23/02/14 - 6:34:48Ultra marathon 6 - Caumsett State Park 50K, USA, North America, 02/03/14 - 6:46:38Ultra marathon 7 - Louis Massyn Aldam Ultra Marathon 50K, South Africa, Africa, 08/03/14 - 6:23:40The timing for this record began when Ziyad started his first ultra marathon in Antarctica and ended when he crossed the line of his last ultra marathon in South Africa.
12628Most PWA windsurfing world championship titlesBjörn Dunkerbeck33 timesNot Applicable, Various01 January 2001The most PWA windsurfing world championship titles won is 33 and was achieved by Björn Dunkerbeck (Switzerland) between 1988 and 2001. Björn won 12 PWA Overall World Championships (1988-1999), 12 PWA Race World Championships (1988-1999), 7 PWA Wave World Championships (1990, 1992-95, 1999, 2001), 1 PWA Freestyle World Championships in 1998 and 1 PWA Speed World Championships in 1994 .
12629Largest birth feastNicolette BiesselsNetherlands, Utrecht24 January 2009The largest birth feast involves 819 participants, in an event organised by the council of Utrecht, Vinkenburgstraat, Netherlands, on 24 January 2009. The Utrecht city council made special ‘beschuitje’, a biscuit (Rusk) with red and white ‘muisjes’ (bread filling) which was made especially for this occasion.
12630Most consecutive Dakar rallies completedYoshimasa SugawaraArgentina01 January 2009The most consecutive Dakar rallies completed is 20 by Yoshimasa Sugawara (Japan) from 1989-2009.He also holds a record for the most consecutive Dakar rallies raced.

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