Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

16111Largest coffee bean mosaicSteve Halaszi33.51 square metre(s)United States, Raleigh27 February 2015The largest coffee bean mosaic measures 33.51 m² (360.69 ft²) and was achieved by Steve Halaszi (USA), at Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, on 27 February 2015. The mosaic measured 13.74 m in length and 2.43 m in width.
16112Most people in a mountain run - multiple mountainsAtunas6136 peopleChinese Taipei, Taipei02 October 2011The largest number of people climbing mountains at the same time took place during the Atunas Formosa 100 Hiking on 2 October 2011, when 6,136 people simultaneously climbed 10 different mountains across Taiwan.List of mountains:1. Beitou District in Taipei city at Mountain Chihsing = 1,149 participants2. Sijhih District in New Taipei City at Mountain Dajian = 731 participants3. Bali District in New Taipei City at Mountain Guanyin = 438 participants4. Tucheng District in New Taipei City at Mountain Tianshan = 751 participants5. Beitun District in Taichung City at Mountain Touko = 234 participants6. Shetou District in Changhua County at Mountain Hangshan = 323 participants7. Jiji District in Nantou County at Mountain Jiji = 732 participants8. Dongshan District in Tainan City at Mountain Kantou = 377 participants9. Shihzih Township in Pingtung County at Mountain Lilong = 317 participants10. Gushan District in Kaohsiung City at Mountain Shaishan = 401 participants
16113Smallest biological computing deviceA team of scientists led by Ehud Shapiro of the Weizmann Istitute of ScienceIsrael, Rehovot20 February 2003A team of scientists led by Ehud Shapiro of the Weizmann Istitute of Science (Israel) have adapted molecules of DNA to act as tiny molecular computing devices. Two DNA molecules and a molecule called an enzyme react together, acting as input, software, hardware, and power supply. Experiments have shown that a microlitre of salt solution, containing 3 trillion self-contained DNA computing devices can perform 66 billion operations per second, with the necessary power/fuel for the computations provided by the DNA itself as it is cleaved by the hardware enzyme. The results were announced on 24 February 2003 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The team consisted of Yaakov Benenson, Rivka Adar, Tamar Paz-Elizur, Zvi Livneh, and Ehud Shapiro (all Israel).
16114Most ski lifts ridden in 24 hoursAaron Doig, Koji Hoshino, Kieron WallerJapan, Yuzawa27 March 2009The record for riding the most different ski lifts in 24 hours is 46 and was achieved by Aaron Doig, Kieron Waller (both UK) and Koji Hoshino (Japan) who rode lifts at six different ski resorts in Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, on 27 March 2009.The ski resorts in question were Ishiuchi, Gala, Iwappara, Kandatsu, Kagura and Naeba. In fact the attempt finished in just under 9 hours, this is because most of the ski lifts close at dusk so it is difficult to continue for a full 24 hours.
16115Most people whistlingSpring HarvestparticipantsUnited Kingdom, Minehead11 April 2014The most people whistling simultaneously at a single venue is 853 achieved by Spring Harvest (UK) at the Butlins Resort in Minehead, Somerset, UK, on 11 April 2014.
16116Most spits and catches of two table tennis balls with the mouthJiang GuoyingChina, Xiamen08 September 2014The most spits and catches of two table tennis balls with the mouth is 304 and was achieved by Jiang Guoying (China) on the set of CCTV-Guinness World Records Special in Xiamen, Fujian, China on 8 September 2014.
16117Lowest fuel consumption driving to 48 contiguous US States (diesel car)Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger2.89 litre(s)United States, Herndon07 July 2015The lowest fuel consumption rate for a car visiting all 48 contiguous US state is 2.89 liters per 100 km (97.49 UK mpg 81.17 US mpg), achieved by Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger (both USA), driving a 2015 VW Golf TDI between 22 June and 7 July 2015. Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger drove 13,498 km (8,387 miles), spending less than $300 on fuel.
16118Largest monkey familyCercopithecidaeNot Applicable04 October 2015The largest taxonomic family of monkeys is Cercopithecidae, which contains all 138 species of Old World monkey. These include the baboons and mandrill, colobuses, mangabeys, langurs, guenons, and macaques. It is in turn split into two subfamilies: Cercopithecinae, housing the baboons and mandrill, mangabeys, guenons, and macaques and Colobinae, housing the colobuses (all African) and the langurs (all Asian). In contrast, the 139 species of New World monkey currently known to science (several new ones have been discovered recently with others likely to be recognised in the future) are nowadays divided between no less than five separate taxonomic families (traditionally, they were split into two, the marmosets and tamarins being separated from the larger, 'true' New World monkeys).
16119Most squats on two balance boards in one minutesilvio sabbaItaly, Milan15 March 2016The most squats on two balance boards in one minute is 18 and was achieved by Silvio Sabba (Italy), in Milan, Italy, on 15 March 2016. This record is for most squats performed on two balance boards, one on top of the other, in one minute. One squat is as follows. Starting from standing position, bending knees until thighs are parallel with the ground, returning to the fully upright standing position. Feet must remain flat on the balance board.
16120Longest journey by motorcycle in a single countryDanell Lynn78214.118 kilometre(s)United States, Phoenix19 September 2014The longest journey by motorcycle in a single country is 78,214.118 km (48,600 miles) and was achieved by Danell Lynn (USA), who rode throughout the United States of America from 19 September 2014 to 29 August 2015.During this journey, Danell rode through all 48 of the continental United
16121Largest number of cars as a prize in a raffleEsselunga , Mercedes-Benz MilanoItaly, Milan13 March 2016The largest number of cars as a prize in a raffle is 912 and was achieved by Esselunga and Mercedes-Benz Milano (both Italy) in Milan, Italy, on 13 March 2016. The cars were Smart Forfour and they were delivered to the new owners in only two days in the Mercedes-Benz car dealership in Milan, Italy.
16122Most golf double eagles in a single roundPatrick WillsUnited States, Lorton22 June 2015The most double eagles in a single round of golf is 2, achieved by Norman L. Manley (USA) at the Del Valle Country Club course in Saugus, California, USA on 2 Sep 1964. This record was equaled by Patrick Wills (USA) at the Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton, Virginia, USA on 22 June 2015. The record was match by Patrick at the 2015 Summer Solstice Tournament. He shot two holes-in-one, the first on the 7th and the second on the 10th. Both of these were par fours.
16123Most influential automobile of the 20th centuryFord Model TNot Applicable01 January 1999The Ford Model T was voted the most influential automobile of the 20th century in 1999.The Mini claimed second place.
16124Oldest person to ski to both Poles
16125Hardest code to crack
16126Fastest average speed in the Tour de France
16127Oldest alternative fuelUnknownfirst, EuropeIn medieval Europe, around 1500 AD, the overuse of wood for burning began to lead to general shortages due to deforestation. Around this period Europeans started to shift to burning coal instead of wood, the first time in human history that an alternative fuel was adopted because of shortages of conventional fuel.
16128Largest fleet to start the Sydney to Hobart Yacht RaceSydney to Hobart boat race 1994AustraliaThe largest number of vessels to start the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is 371 in 1994. Of those, 309 finished the race.
16129Only tie for Best Actor OscarFredric March, Wallace BeeryfirstUSA, 01 January 1932The only tie for Best Actor was in 1932, when Wallace Beery (USA), honoured for The Champ (USA 1931), split his Oscar with Fredric March (USA), honoured for Dr Jeckyll and Mr Hyde (USA 1931).
16130First videogame to allow online competition from players for the Nintendo WiiPokémon Battle Revolution01 December 2007The earliest video game to allow online competition from players for the Nintendo Wii was Pokémon Battle Revolution which was released in December 2007. It was also the earliest game to link the Wii and Nintendo DS.
16131First abolition of death penaltyUnknownfirstLiechtenstein, 01 January 1798Capital punishment was first abolished de facto in 1798 in Liechtenstein.
16132Largest honey consumption per capitaChinaChina01 September 2011According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, China is the world's largest consumer of honey, devouring 238,000 tons annually.
16133First videogame with the Virtual Theatre engineLure of the Temptressfirst, 01 January 1992The first video game to use the Virtual Theatre engine was Revolution's Software Lure of the Temptress released in 1992.
16134Heaviest fish caught common carpMartin LockeUnited Kingdom11 January 201042.64 kg (94 lb)Carp, common (Cyprinus carpio)Martin Locke (UK)Lac de Curton, France11 Jan 2010 The fish was nicknamed Lockey's Lump before being released.
16135First fairGreat Exhibition 1851United Kingdom, Crystal Palace, Hyde Park,,01 January 1851The earliest major international fair was the Great Exhibition of 1851 in the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, London, which in 141 days attracted 6,039,195 admissions.
16136Largest grey seal colonySable IslandCanada, Sable Island04 January 2001The largest grey seal colony is on Sable Island off Nova Scotia, Canada. 100,000 grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) arrive at the island every winter to breed. After 18 days the resulting pups are then left to fend for themselves.The grey seal's name Halichoerus grypus comes from the Greek meaning 'hook-nosed sea pig'.
16137First cartoon to win an OscarFlowers and TreesUnited States01 January 1932The earliest cartoon to win an Oscar was Disney's Flowers and Trees (USA, 1932), a "Silly Symphonies" short, which was also the first Technicolor cartoon.
16138Most NHL games coachedScotty Bowman2141 timesCanada, 01 January 2002Scotty Bowman (Canada) was behind the bench for an NHL record 2,141 games during his 35-year coaching career with the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Detroit Red Wings, from to 1967 to 2002.
16139First singer to have five tracks on US Top 30 Adult Contemporary chartJosh GrobanfirstUnited States, 05 January 2008On 5 January 2008, Los Angeles-born singer/songwriter Josh Groban became the first artist to have five separate tracks simultaneously on the US Top 30 Adult Contemporary chart.
16140First domestication of elephantsAsian Elephant, Elephas maximusAsiaThe earliest known records of domesticated elephants, which belonged to the Asian elephant species (Elephas maximus), tell of tamed elephants being used as beasts of burden at least 4,000 years ago during the Indus Valley civilisation (of the present-day region of Pakistan/India).

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