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Extreme Guinness World Records
Here are some of most crazy guinness world records of all time.
1. Fastest 100 meter hurdles wearing swim fins individual female
The fastest 100 meter hurdles wearing swim fins by a female is 22.35 seconds. It was achieved by Maren Znker of Germany in Cologne, Germany, on Sept. 13, 2008.On May 4, 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver, then the managing director of the Guinness Brewery, went on a shooting party in North Slob in County Wexford, Ireland. He became involved in an argument over which was the fastest game bird in Europe, then later realized it was impossible to confirm in reference books. He then thought that a book supplying answers to such questions could be popular. The first 197 page edition of the Guinness Book of Records was bound on Aug. 27, 1955, and went on to the top of the British best seller list by Christmas. Over 400 million copies have sold since the first edition. The most recent one to hit the shelves is the Guinness World Records 2010. Here is list of 50 interesting Guinness records that will surely amaze you.
2. Most people dressed as Smurfs
The most people dressed as Smurfs was 1,253 and was achieved by the Muckno Mania Festival in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, Ireland, on July 18, 2008.
3. Largest rubber band ball
Joel Waul, pictured, of the United States pushes his bouncing creation.The largest rubber band ball, which weighs 4,097 kilograms (9,032 pounds), was measured in Lauderhill, Fla., Nov. 13, 2008.
4. Largest pocket knife
The world s largest pocket knife measures 3.9 meters (12 feet, 8 inches) when open, and weighs a total of 122 kilograms (268.9 pounds). It was designed by Telmo Cadavez of Bragan
5. Heaviest lemon
The world s heaviest lemon weighed in at 5.265 kilograms (11 pounds, 9.7 ounces) on Jan. 8, 2003, and was grown by Aharon Shemoel on his farm in Kfar Zeitim, Israel.
6. Tightest frying pan roll
The tightest circumference of a 30 centimeter (12 inch) aluminium frying pan, rolled with bare hands in 30 seconds is 17.46 centimeters (6.87 inches), set by Scott Murphy at the NXB Team Training Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on July 30, 2007.
7. Most beer steins carried over 40 meters female
The most beer steins carried over 40 meters (131 feet, 3 inches) by a female is 19. This was achieved by Anita Schwarz in Mesenich, Germany, on Nov. 9, 2008, in celebration of Guinness World Records Day.
8. Longest distance on a unicycle in 24 hours
Sam Wakeling covered 453.6 kilometers (281.85 miles) on a unicycle in a 24 hour period at Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom, from Sept. 29 30, 2007.
9. Largest collection of Do Not Disturb hotel signs
10. Longest fingernails both hands
Melvin Booth (left) of Troy, Mich., had a combined fingernail length is 9.05 meters (29 feet, 8.3 inches). Lee Redmond(right), who had not cut her nails since 1979 and had them carefully manicured to reach a total length of 8.65 meters (28 feet, 4.5 inches), lost them when they broke off in a car accident in February.Lee Redmond, who held a Guinness World Record for her more than 28 foot long fingernails before they broke off in a car crash, says it was the most dramatic event of her life. But the 68 year old also admits that things are much easier without them.
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