Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
2701Longest journey by cycle rickshaw/pedicab (female)Crystal Davis1,672 kilometre(s)Australia, Hervey Bay12 December 2015The longest journey by cycle rickshaw/pedicab by a female is 1,672 km (1039 miles) and was achieved by Crystal Davis (Australia), who cycled from Port Douglas to Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia, from 17 October to 12 December 2015. Crystal rode a Trisled “Maxi Taxi” rickshaw for this record-breaking journey, which she undertook in support of Lifeline Australia’s suicide prevention programs.
2702Greatest distance on inline skates (rollerblades) in 24 hours (male)Mauro Guenci543.59 kilometre(s)Italy, Senigallia12 June 2004The greatest distance on inline skates (rollerblades) in 24 hours by a male is 543.59 km (337.77 miles) and was achieved by Mauro Guenci (Italy), in Senigallia, Ancona, Italy between 11 - 12 June 2004. .
2703Fastest four goals in a Bundesliga football (soccer) match by an individualRobert Lewandowski0, 5, 42 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Germany, Munich22 September 2015The fastest four goals in a Bundesliga football (soccer) match by an individual is 5 min 42 sec and was achieved by Robert Lewandowski (Poland) when playing for Bayern Munich against Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on 22 September 2015. Robert Lewanadowski came on as a 46th minute substitute for Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich were losing 0-1 at this point of the game. They went on to win the match 5-1.
2704Longest selfie stickBen Stiller8.56 metre(s)United Kingdom, London04 February 2016The longest selfie stick measures 8.56 m (28 ft 1 in) and was achieved by Ben Stiller (USA) at the premiere of Zoolander No. 2 (Paramount: UK) in London, UK, on 4 February 2016.The selfie taken included the stars of "Zoolander No. 2" Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Justin Theroux and Christine Taylor.
2705Fastest five goals in a Bundesliga football (soccer) match by an individualRobert Lewandowski0, 8, 59 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)Germany, Munich22 September 2015The fastest five goals in a Bundesliga football (soccer) match by an individual is 8 min 59 sec and was achieved by Robert Lewandowski (Poland) when playing for Bayern Munich against Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on 22 September 2015. Robert Lewanadowski came on as a 46th minute substitute for Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich were losing 0-1 at this point of the game. They went on to win the match 5-1.
2706Fastest motorised logBrian Reid Sr.76.625 kilometre(s) per hourUnited States, Chandler20 January 2016The fastest motorised log travels at a speed of 76.625 kph (47.64 mph) achieved by Brian Reid Sr. (Canada) on the set of HGTV Canada’s Timber Kings at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona, USA, on 20 January 2016. The vehicle was created from a single log of western red cedar from British Columbia, Canada, dated using tree rings to the year 1776. The motorised log will be auctioned later in 2016 with all proceeds going to veterans charities.
2707Most coupe glasses stacked with a forkliftAn Liqiang16 itemsChina, 09 January 2016The most coupe glasses stacked with a forklift is 16 and was achieved by An Liqiang (China) on the set of CCTV - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China on 9 January 2016. An Liqiang took almost 1 hour in order to complete his attempt.
2708Fastest time to climb 20 stairs by a dog on hind legsArsenal7.47 second(s)China, 09 January 2016The fastest time to climb 20 stairs by a dog on hind legs is 7.47 seconds and was achieved by Arsenal and his owner Xu Ligang (China) on the set of CCTV - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China on 9 January 2016. Arsenal more than halved the previous record during his attempt. This was all the more impressive as his owners had driven him all the way from Shanghai to Beijing to take part in the show just a few days before.
2709Most pine boards broken with backflip kick in one minuteHuynh Dang Khoa11 piecesChina, 13 January 2016The most pine boards broken with backflip kick in one minute is 11 and was achieved by Huynh Dang "KoA" Khoa (Germany) on the set of CCTV - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China on 13 January 2016. Each board has to be broken into at least two pieces in order to count and the contestants are not allowed to use their hands to control their landing in any way.
2710Most cosmetic makeovers in one hour by a team of fiveSephora121 peopleAustralia, Sydney, Australia05 December 2015The most cosmetic makeovers in one hour by a team of five is 121 and was achieved by Sephora (Australia) at the Pitt Street Mall in Sydney, Australia, on 5 December 2015.Sephora wanted to attempt the record to celebrate their 1st birthday.
2711Most toots of a party blower in 30 secondsStephen Kish97 a unit not listed belowUnited Kingdom, RAF Bentwaters30 June 2015The most toots of a party blower in one minute is 97 and was achieved by Stephen Kish (UK) on the set of Officially Amazing at RAF Bentwaters, UK, on 30 June 2015. The record was also attempted by fellow competitors Mr Cherry and Raymond Butler, who completed 86 and 52 toots, respectively.
2712Largest single-unit marqueeBarrett-Jackson Auction Company32628.64 square metre(s)United States, Scottsdale ,,Westworld, a former equestrian center18 January 2014Largest single-unit marquee measured 32,628.51 meters squared (351,210.33 square feet) and was built by Barrett Jackson (USA) at the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction in Scotsdale, Arizona, USA in January 2014With approximately 1,400 automobiles for auction and more than 300,000 attendees the additional space of marquee was put to good use. In addition to the automobiles, a full sized carousel / merry-go-round was available as an auction item along with various celebrity vehicles auctioned for charity.
2713Most consecutive years to appear on the Japan single chartThis record is for the most consecutive annual appearances of a single released by a music act ranked within top 100 on a Japanese music chart.This record is to be attempted by a music act, defined as an individual musician or a group of musicians performing under one name.This record is measured by the number of years the single ranked within top 100 on Japanese music chart consecutively.To qualify for the record, the single must be ranked within top 100 at least once every year consecutively on an established music chart in Japan.
2714Largest Minecraft pyramid (survival)Stone Titans, John BrydonCanada, Toronto02 November 2013The largest pyramid built in Minecraft (survival mode) is comprised of 2,629,176 blocks and was achieved by Stone Titans (Canada), in Toronto, Canada on 2 November 2013. It took over a year for the group to build the pyramid, which is a 1:1 scale reconstruction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. The project was organised by John Brydon and being in survival mode, the group had to mine and gather each block from the world by hand.
2715Largest Rube GoldbergBalázs Németh, Zoltán Németh, Bálint Kovács, Péter Wéber, Péter Tarjányi, Dávid Cserich, Mészáros Zsófia, Hodován István, Bálint Kozma, Timót Matuska, Tamás PolcsikHungary, Székesfehérvár23 April 2015The largest Rube Goldberg consists of 382 separate steps, and was achieved by Balázs Németh, Zoltán Németh, Bálint Kovács, Péter Wéber, Péter Tarjányi, Dávid Cserich, Mészáros Zsófia, Hodován István, Bálint Kozma, Timót Matuska and Tamás Polcsik (all Hungary) as demonstrated in Szekesfehervar, Hungary, on 23 April 2015.The different steps included salt dissolving into water to change its conductivity, and pneumatic pistons pushing balls down slopes.
2716Oldest married couple to complete a marathon on each continent (aggregate age)Cathie Johnson, Troy Johnson129:109 year(s), day(s)United States, 19 February 2015The oldest married couple to complete a marathon on each continent (aggregate age) is 129 years 109 days, which was achieved by Cathie and Troy Johnson (both USA) between 8 February and 19 February 2015. Over the course of their attempt, Cathie and Troy Johnson completed marathons in Australia, the United Arab Emirates, France, Tunisia, the United States, Chile and Antarctica.
27171973: First Mobile Phone CallOf all of the technological advancements of the 20th century, arguably the one that has gone on to have the biggest cultural impact has been the invention of the mobile phone.
2718Brand new record-breaking animals steal the show in Guinness World Records 2016A rampaging reptile and a coordinated canine have made their way into the new Guinness World Records book! After researching and scouring the animal kingdom for over a year, today, the global authority on record-breaking achievement, can today announce the best new pet and animal records from the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2016 edition, including a goalkeeping pup and the furriest rabbit around!
2719London Marathon 2015: Meet this year's hopefuls running for record-breaking gloryGuinness World Records™, has partnered with the Virgin Money London Marathon for the eighth successive year to provide on-the-spot record verification to over 100 runners at this year’s 35th anniversary instalment of the most iconic marathon in the world. With a diverse range of runners and an incredible array of fancy dress on show, it looks set to be the best year of record-breaking yet which will raise thousands of pounds for a variety of worthy charities.
2720Guinness World Records Live! brings record breaking to Moscow’s Kuntsevo PlazaVisitors to the opening celebrations of Kuntsevo Plaza, in Moscow, this weekend, will have the chance to be crowned Officially Amazing as part of a Guinness World Records Live! Record breaking event.
2721Big Jake - the world's tallest horse - videoAt 210.2 cm (82.75"), 11-year-old Belgian gelding Big Jake stands as the world's tallest horse.Jerry Gilbert of Smokey Hollow Farm (Ostego, Michigan, USA) has raised Big Jake from a weanling to today. "He was extremely hard to hold on to when he was young and when I would turn him outside sometimes he would take me with him!"Fortunately, the 2600-pound horse has calmed down a bit in his age. "He is friendly with all the other animals," says Jerry. "He has a great temperament and and works hard when he is harnessed to a wagon."There's a lot of accommodation to be made for such a large animal, too. "Everything has to be big! His stall is 20X20 feet when an average stall is about 12X12 feet… when we transport him we have to use a semi trailer."While there's a lot of food that could fit in that stall, Big Jake is on a strictly healthy diet, consuming 1 1/2 bales of hay and 40 quarts of oats per day."We are proud to hold the record and enjoy the people who visit the farm," said Jerry. "We enjoy the reactions and when people leave our farm happy from the experience of seeing Jake."videoJake's record and many, many more feature in the new Guinness World Records 2013 edition - is out now worldwide from all good retailers. Find out more about the book and its incredible augmented reality feature, and where you can buy a copy of Guinness World Records 2013 here: www.guinnessworldrecords.com/2013/
2722Happy Halloween for Canadian kids as they set new world record for longest line of carved pumpkinsAn impressive display of pumpkin carving on Monday saw children from Calgary in Canada make their way into the record books in time for Halloween.Organised by supermarket chain Save-On-Foods, the attempt saw 1,301 jack-o-lanterns created and lined up in row to set a new record for longest line of carved pumpkins.The pumpkins were carved by schoolchildren from elementary schools, hockey teams and Girl Guides throughout the Calgary region, before being stored in refrigerated trailers.The jack-o-lanterns were then assembled over the course of several hours into a single line at the Calgary Corn Maze farm by Save-On-Food employees on Monday.As this was a new Guinness World Records category, a target of 1,000 pumpkins was needed for a record to be set, with each pumpkin requiring a pair of carved eyes, eyebrows, a nose and mouth. They then needed to be in arranged in a single line touching each other.“They really far exceeded the minimum and blew it out of the water,” said Guinness World Record adjudicator Michael Empric.“Guinness World Records is all about what’s current, what’s relevant, and with Halloween right around the corner, it was really exciting to come out and celebrate the holiday.”The display, which measures almost 300 metres in length, was the brainchild of Save-On-Foods staff who were looking for a unique way to drum up some community involvement with the launch of their chain in the Calgary area.“It’s hard to describe until you actually see it, but it’s very impressive,” said Tony Piwek, general manager of Save-On-Foods Alberta following completion of the line.“It was a huge thing when you looked at logistically laying it all out.”
2723Belated video for Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" earns singer world recordAn interactive video released on the internet this week for a classic Bob Dylan song has earned the singer a world record for longest wait for a single's official music video."Like a Rolling Stone" premiered on the musician's website yesterday – more than 48 years after the song originally became a hit around the world.Directed by Vania Heymann, the video allows viewers to scroll through 16 simulated TV channels by using the arrow keys on their keyboard.Each station features actors and real-life presenters lip-synching the lyrics to the 1965 single.The various channels are peppered with numerous celebrity performers such as rapper Danny Brown, the hosts of reality TV show Pawn Stars, and game show host Drew Carey (on the set of The Price Is Right), while one of the stations shows a vintage live performance of the song by Dylan himself."It's an hour and fifteen minutes of content if you watch every channel from top to bottom," Heymann explained to RollingStone.com. "It's like a feature film inside a five-minute music video."The video, which took about two months to put together, has been released to mark Dylan's forthcoming 47-disc box set, The Complete Album Collection Vol. One.To watch the record breaking video, click here.Dylan also currently holds the record for oldest person to reach No.1 on the UK album chart with a newly recorded album, after Together Through Life hit the top spot in 2009 with the singer then aged 67.Dylan held the equivalent record in the US for his 2006 album modern times, however this title now belongs to veteran star Tony Bennett, who topped the Billboard charts in 2011 with Duets II at the grand old age of 85 years and 66 days.
2724IBM Goes Atomic for Stop-Motion FilmAs any grade-school science student learned, atoms are often known as the smallest building blocks of matter. And as any popcorn-purchasing moviegoer knows, cinema dominates the biggest screens.But IBM Research Laboratories has now married the two, using real-life atoms to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS feat for creating the smallest stop-motion film.The IBM scientists used thousands of atoms to create 242 frames of stop-motion action, resulting in the final product, titled “A Boy and His Atom.” The record-breaking film was verified to have a frame size of 45 nanometres by 25 nanometres (45 x 25 billionths of a meter) and was developed in San Jose, California, USA, between 29 January and 6 February. The film (a frame of which is pictured above) lasts 60 seconds and shows the story of a boy named Atom, who befriends an atom and goes on to dance, play catch, and even bounce on a trampoline. Check out the movie in full:videoIBM used its own Scanning Tunneling Microscope technology to move the atoms, operating the microscope at a temperature of negative 268 degrees Celsius with the ability to magnify the atomic surface more than 100 million times.“Moving atoms is one thing you can do that with the wave of your hand. Capturing, positioning and shaping atoms to create an original motion picture on the atomic-level is a precise science and entirely novel,” said Andreas Heinrich, Principle Investigator, IBM Research. “At IBM, researchers don’t just read about science, we do it. This movie is a fun way to share the atomic-scale world and show everyday people the challenges and fun science can create.”
2725From the Archives - Deadly Piranha!From the Archives is a new feature here on guinnessworldrecords.com, in which we'll be showing off some of the many weird and wonderful record-breaking items we have here at Guinness World Records HQ - take a look!This week's item brought out from the Guinness World Records archive is a preserved Amazonian piranha!Piranhas, especially those of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus, are the most ferocious freshwater fish, and are found in the large rivers of South America.Check this little guy (measuring around 15cm (6 inches) in length) out: Did you know? - On 19 Sep 1981 more than 300 people were reportedly killed and eaten by ravenous piranhas when an overloaded passenger boat capsized and sank as it was docking at the Brazilian port of Obidos. However, it is said that piranhas will not attack a human (or other animal) that is not already in trouble - they are attracted to the frantic splashing and blood of animals in distress.So, dare you take an even closer look at those razor-sharp teeth?AHHH! That was a little too close for comfort!As you may have guessed from seeing those fearsome fangs in such detail, a school of piranhas can completely strip an animal as large as a horse of its flesh within minutes, leaving behind just a skeleton - as we can see in this video from BBC Worldwide, in which some piranhas do just that to a duck in mere minutes:videoPiranha attacks are swift and comprehensive as they start eating their victim alive – piranhas will even injure one another in the frenzy of an attack.Which is all the more reason to be careful if you ever find yourself in the Amazon river - especially if you have an injury of any kind!Until next time, safe swimming...
2726Fulda Kristall Control HP tires notch up icy motoring world recordsGerman tyre manufacturer Fulda Reifen got a grip of two Guinness World Records titles earlier this month when it set new benchmarks for "Shortest braking distance of a vehicle on ice" and "Fastest vehicle slalom on ice".Aiming to highlight their Kristall Control HP tyres ability to deal with ice and snow, the record attempts were conducted at temperatures of 25 degrees below zero near Whitehorse in Yukon, Canada.For the "Shortest braking distance of a vehicle on ice" attempt, driver Ferdinand Stuck had to brake a Subaru Impreza from 48 km/h to zero on the frozen Schwatka Lake.Despite a seemingly hard-to-beat reigning record of 56.6 meters to better, Ferdinand managed to bring the Fulda tire- equipped car to a halt at 48.132 meters.This sliced off an impressive eight meters from the original benchmark - around the length of two cars.To put the achievement further into context, when the Impreza came to a standstill, the previous record holder was still driving at 18 km/h.Not content with one record, the team then made a second successful world record attempt, this time taking the title for the"Fastest vehicle slalom on ice".For the 750-meter route, which contained a total of 50 cones, 15 meters apart and a run-up of 15 meters, Ferdinand took just 1.33:88 minutes.Speaking after the successful attempts, Susanne Knickel, Head of Marketing at Fulda Germany said: "With the two world records and the other two peak performances in the arctic winter, Fulda Kristall Control HP has once again shown that it is fully reliable even under the most extreme conditions".
2727Largest gathering of people with medical ear implants assembles in PolandA new Guinness World Records was achieved last week in Poland as part of a bid to raise awareness of how ear implants can help those with hearing loss.Organised by Professor Henryk Skarzynski, a leading audiologist and phoniatris, the event saw a succesful attempt at setting a record for the largest gathering of people with medical ear implants.The attempt, which took place at Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Kajetany, Poland involved participants from a wide range of age groups.Since this was a new record category at Guinness World Records, the minimum number of participants was set at 500, which was handedly broken with a final count of 557 people taking part.The Institute is one of the leading centers in the world for performing ear implant operations.In addition to celebrating the 20th anniversary of the cochlear implantation in Poland, Prof. Skarzynski's aim with this record was to build the social awareness that ear implants are a good solution for people with deep profound hearing disorders.Not content with breaking one record, Prof. Skarzynski also set a second record tha tsame weekend, this time for the largest collection of snail related items, with 1,377 snail-related artefacts.The professor started to collect snail related items due to their similarity in shape to the hearing aid he implants.Taking almost three hours to count, the items consisted of glasses, pictures, books, jewelery, carpets, flowers, furniture's, figurines, accessories, and more.
2728Largest can pyramid built in Kansas CityBy Morgan Wilber in MissouriAn engineering firm in Missouri (USA) has stacked its way into the record books by building the world's largest can pyramid.Local company BRR Architecture Inc were contacted by the Worlds of Fun amusement centre in Kansas City to carry out what was to prove a successful record attempt at the park last month.Guinness World Records guidelines for the record required the team to build the construction from a minimum of 15,000 cans.Grocery store Country Mart stepped up to the plate and offered to donate the identical food cans needed. This donation came close to 18,000 canned food items, a remarkable contribution. To ensure the food was used and did not go to waste, Harvesters- The Community Food Network joined the project to contribute to the record building pyramid and then walk away with a grand donation and contribution for their food warehouse. Ahead of the attempt, the amusement park, was bustling with excitement. A large area was barricaded off where large pallets holding thousands of canned food items were stacked. The cans were taken out of the plastic wrapping and carried over to the BRR Architecture team, who then strategically placing the cans in a formation.The group plugged away building the free-standing structure for over 7 hours with only an hour break for lunch. The eventual base for the pyramid measured 37 x 37 cans with each successive layer subtracting one can. The final construction equaled a grand total of 17, 575 cans, surpassing the minimum requirement for a new record by a huge margin.Congratulations to Worlds of Fun for this successful record attempt, and a special thank you to BRR Architecture, Inc, Country Mart and Harvesters for their support and hard work.
2729Hundreds of Dallas Mavericks fans play giant game of knockout and win recordThe Largest game of basketball knockout ever took place on Sunday after the annual Fan Jam on AT&T Plaza of American Airlines Center, in Dallas, Texas, USA, when 701 MFFLs (Mavs Fan For Life) played the game in a successful attempt to achieve a Guinness World Records title for the Dallas Mavericks.
2730Les Grands d’Espagne illustrate dedication to art of Spanish delicacies with meat slicing record eventLes Grands d’Espagne, a premium grocery store in Paris, highlighted it’s speciality for Spanish delicacies last month by playing host to a demonstration of record-breaking knife skills.

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