Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

1711Fastest 10m balancing cue on chinAshrita Furman3.02 second(s)United States, Jamaica, New York30 August 2009The fastest 10m balancing a cue on chin is 3.02 seconds, achieved by Ashrita Furman, (USA) at Jamaica high school track, Jamaica, New york, USA on 30 August 2009. Ashrita balanced a pool cue on the chin while carrying out the record attempt. The length of the pool cue was 58.25 in and weighed 500g.
1712Most official Olympic mascotsBeijing OlympicsChina, Query01 November 2005In November 2005, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG), introduced their five official mascots for the 2008 Games - the highest number since the competition began. These five Fuwa, as they are known, are cartoon depictions of: a carp (Beibei), a panda (Jingjing), the Olympic flame (Huanhuan), a Tibetan antelope (Yingying) and a swallow (Nini), which symbolise the sea, forests, fire, earth and air, and whose names, when put together in Chinese, read 'Bejing Welcomes You!'
1713Most people at a virtual funeralSnowly, World of WarCraft (Blizzard, 2004)Not Applicable01 October 2005In October 2005, an avid computer gamer known only as Snowly (China) indulged in a three-day non-stop marathon of the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment, USA) and died of fatigue. Over 100 gamers visited a virtual cathedral inside the game, where a service was held for her. MMORPG manufacturers are now being urged to add three-hour 'anti-obsession' breaks into their games.
1714Largest collection of trollsSherry GroomUnited States, Alliance26 October 2012The largest collection of trolls belongs to Sherry Groom (USA) and consists of 2,990 unique trolls, as of 26 October 2012, in Alliance, Ohio, USA.
1715Largest high heel raceFort Wayne Women's Bureau967 peopleUnited States, Fort Wayne11 September 2010The largest high heel race was achieved by 967 participants at an event organised by Women's Bureau, Inc. (USA) at Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, on 11 September 2010.The attempt raised funds to support counseling for victims of sexual assault in Fort Wayne.
1716Fastest time to duck tape (duct tape) yourself to a wallAshrita Furman2/12.63 minute(s), second(s)United States, New York,,Sri Chinmoy Centre05 October 2011The fastest time to duct tape oneself to a wall is 2 minutes 12.63 seconds, and was achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA), at the Sri Chinmoy Centre in New York, New York, USA, on 5 October 2011.Furman has now held this record a total of 6 times.
1717Largest combat satelliteSoviet PolyusThe Soviet Polyus satellite was a prototype orbital weapons platform measuring 37 m (121 ft 4 in) long, 4.1 m (13 ft 5 in) in diameter and with a mass of 80 tonnes (176,370 lb). It was equipped with an anti-satellite recoilless cannon, a sensor blinding laser to confuse hostile satellites and a nuclear space mine launcher. Only one was ever launched, on 15 May 1987. It failed to reach orbit and crashed into the Pacific Ocean. It is unclear which weapon systems from its design it was launched with.
1718Most 360° revolutions on a kiiking swing in one minute (individual)Manuel HeisterChina, Beijing22 November 2009The most 360° revolutions on a kiiking swing in one minute by an individual are 39 and were achieved by Manuel Heister (Germany) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 22 November 2009.Manuel broke his own record that he had set the previous year in Germany.
1719Longest uninterrupted transmission of a TV seriesFOX International Channels (Japan)Japan08 January 2014The longest uninterrupted transmission of a TV series is 234 hours of the series NCIS, broadcast on the FOX International Channels (Japan), from 29 December 2013 to 8 January 2014.FOX International Channels (Japan) broadcast in succession season 1 through 10 of NCIS, which consisted of 234 episodes.
1720Highest popping toasterMatthew LucciUnited States, Venus,,Venus High School19 November 2012The highest popping toaster was designed by Matthew Lucci (USA) and is capable of toasting a slice of bread and ejecting it to a height of 4.57 metres (15 ft).
1721Most rabbits pulled out of a magician's hatWalter Rolfo, Piero Ustinani (aka Jabba)Italy, Saint-VincentThe most rabbits pulled out of a magician's hat is 300 and was achieved by Walter Rolfo and Piero Ustignani, aka Jabba, (both Italy) during the Magic Congress in Saint-Vincent, Aosta, Italy on 17 May 2008.
1722Most people stepped over by bicycle in 2 minutesXavi Casas97 peopleSpain, Madrid14 January 2009The most people stepped over by bicycle in 2 minutes is 97 and was achieved by Xavi Casas (Andorra), on the set of 'Guinness World Records', Madrid, Spain, on 14 January 2009.Xavi managed to step over 100 people, but three were discounted because he had touched a part of their body.
1723Strongest carbon nanotubeUniversity of Cambridge9000000000 pascal(s)United Kingdom, University of Cambridge,Cambridge01 January 2008In 2008, a team led by Alan Windle at the University of Cambridge (UK) announced they had developed a method of making carbon nanotubes with a tensile strength of 9 gigapascals, corresponding to around three times stronger than Kevlar. Further refinements of this material could theoretically make it the best candidate for the construction of a space elevator for reaching space without the use of rockets.
1724Heaviest manmade water striderTsinghua UniversityChina, Tsinghua University,Beijing01 January 2008In 2008, a team led by Wei Pan at Tsinghua University, Beijing (China) announced their development of a technique for coating the wire legs of an artificial water strider with extremely water repellent polymer nanofibres. This makes the strider's legs so hydrophobic that they do not break the surface tension of water even when holding a weight of 1 gram - around 100 times heavier than a real water strider.
1725Oldest known sample of weapons-grade plutoniumTeam headed by Glen T. SeabourgUnited States, Berkeley01 January 1941A microgram sample of Plutonium-239 was produced using a 60 inch cyclotron at the University of California in Berkeley by a team headed by Glen T. Seabourg in 1941. The sample was stored in a cigar box until 1966 when Glen Seabourg and Emilio Segre presented it to the Museum of History and Technology at the Smithsonian Institute, where it resides today.
1726First detection of planetary life by a spaceprobeThe Galileo probe, Earth01 December 1990When the Galileo spacecraft, bound for Jupiter, made a gravity-assist flyby of Earth in December 1990, a year after launch, mission scientists decided to perform a unique experiment. They used Galileo's sensors to study Earth as if it were being probed for the first time. The results were positive, with the spacecraft detecting the infrared signature of chlorophyll, molecular oxygen and methane in the atmosphere, and radio signals of an unnatural origin - all of which are key indicators of life.
1727Longest bicycle wall rideJim DeChampUnited States, Tooele,Utah18 November 2008The longest wall ride on a mountain bike measured 1.03 m (3 ft 9 in) completed by Jim DeChamp (USA) at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, USA, on 18 November 2008 for the MTV show 'Nitro Circus'.The GWR episode will air January 2009.
1728Highest bicycle wall rideJim DeChamp62 centimetre(s)United States, Tooele,Utah18 November 2008The highest wall ride on a mountain bike measured 62 cm (2 ft 1 in) completed by Jim DeChamp (USA) at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, USA, on 18 November 2008 for the MTV show 'Nitro Circus'.The GWR episode will air January 2009.
1729Water slide riding - distance in 4 hours - femaleKerstin Nina Bauer32.06 kilometre(s)Germany, Erding18 November 2010The farthest distance covered on a water slide in 4 hours by a female is 32.06 km (19.92 miles), achieved by Kerstin Nina Bauer (Germany), at Galaxy Erding in Erding, Germany on 18 November 2010 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010.The record took place on the longest inner-tube water slide Magic-Eye, which was ascertained on Guinness World Records Day 2010.
1730Most drink cans broken with a whip in three minutesAdam WinrichItaly, Milan11 April 2009The most drink cans broken with a whip in three minutes is 23and was achieved by Adam Winrich (USA) on the set of Lo Show DeiRecord, in Milan, Italy, on 11 April 2009.
1731Largest gathering of people dressed as storybook charactersTanglin Trust School1560 participantsSingapore, Singapore07 March 2014The largest gathering of people dressed as storybook characters is 1,560 and was achieved by Tanglin Trust School (Singapore) in Singapore, on 7 March 2014.
1732Most AA batteries held in the hand in 30 secondsSilvio Sabba48 itemsItaly, Pioltello ,Milan19 March 2012The most AA batteries held in the hand is 48, achieved by Silvio Sabba (Italy), in Pioltello, Milan, Italy, on 19 March 2012.This record was broken on the Guinness World Record Challengers site (Challengers' tag: silvio.sabba):
1733Longest duration balancing a lawnmower on the chin (not powered)Ashrita Furman5/1 minute(s), second(s)United States, Unknown04 October 2013The longest duration balancing a lawnmower on the chin (not powered) is 5 minutes and 1 second, achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA) in New York, New York, USA, on 4 October 2013.
1734Most consecutive stairs climbed while juggling a footballAbraham MunozUnited States, New York City,Bethesda Fountain Terrace, Central Park01 July 2012The most consecutive stairs climbed while juggling a football is 4,698 and was achieved by Abraham Munoz (USA) at the Bethesda Fountain Terrace in Central Park, in New York City, New York, USA, on 1 July 2012.Abraham climbed up 18 steps repeatedly for almost two hours without the football ever touching the floor.
1735Most professional stand-up comedians in a feature filmMr. and Mrs. Sunil PalIndia, Mumbai13 January 2010The most professional stand-up comedians in a feature film is 47 and was achieved by the producers Mr. and Mrs. Sunil Pal, in Mumbai, India, on 13 January 2010. The movie featuring the 47 professional stand up comedians is called Bhavnao Ko Samjho which translates as “Understand my feelings”
1736Longest duration balancing a pool cue on one fingerAshrita Furman4/7 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United States, Jamaica, New York18 November 2009The longest duration balancing a pool cue on one finger was 4 hr 7 min and was achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA) at the Panorama Cafe, Jamaica, New York, USA, on 18 November 2009.The index finger was used to balance the cue. The pool cue used for the attempt weighed 500 grams (1.1 lbs).
1737Most revenue generated by a coin-operated arcade gameNBA Jam (Midway, 1993)longest lifespan is Tiger Woods PGAFeatured in Guinness World Records Gamer''s Edition 2010
1738Fastest time to dress a female mannequinNuran OzdemirTurkey, Trabzon,,Forum Trabzon04 June 2010The fastest time to dress a female mannequin is 28.57 seconds and was achieved by Nuran Ozdemir (Turkey) at the GWR Live! Roadshow at Forum Trabzon, in Trabzon, Turkey, on 04 June 2010
1739Oldest criminal gang (average age)UnknownUK, London01 March 2009In March 2009, a group of British pensioners having an average age of 57, the oldest being 83 years old, pleaded guilty to counterfeiting charges and are expecting jail sentences. The British Serious and Organised Crime Agency said that the gang ran the counterfeiting operation like a professional business having a number of sites in London and Glasgow, UK, each of which could produce a finished batch of notes worth £800 ($1,600) in half an hour.Officers were able to recover more than ٢.4 million worth of faked Euros and 𧼐,000 worth of bogus 㿀 notes, bringing the total amount linked to the group over ٣ million.
1740Fastest conventional motorcycle speed (female)Leslie Porterfield374.208 kilometre(s) per hourUnited States, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA05 September 2008The fastest speed reached on a conventional motorcycle by a female pilot (as opposed to aerodynamic 'streamliner') is 374.208 km/h (232.522 mph), by Leslie Porterfield (USA) on a modified Suzuki Hayabusa at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA, on 5 September 2008. In accordance with standard speed record practice, the record is the average of two timed runs over a mile (1.6 km) in opposite directions.

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