Etibar Elchyev holds the world record for ‘Most spoons balanced on a human body’. He took the title by putting 50 metal spoons on his body. Sticking to the skin doesn’t count, in case you were wondering.
37-year-old Takashi Kokubu set a new Guinness World Record running a four-legged 100 meter race in Tokyo. Using the ‘African Patas monkey’ style, he clocked in at 16.87 seconds successfully setting the record.
The S.E.A Aquarium in Singapore is so massive that it holds two records. It is the world’s largest aquarium and holds 80,000 animals, 800 species and 42.9 million liters of water. It also holds the record for having the worlds largest acrylic panel.
The ‘Takabisha’ roller coaster is registered as the world steepest roller coaster in the Guinness World Records and cost about 3,000,000,000 Japanese Yen ($37, 000, 000) to build. It has a free-falling angle of 121 degrees and is located at the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park near Tokya.
Freddy Nock from Switzerland balances on the ropeway of a cable car leading to Germany’s highest mountain, the 9,718 feet Zugspitze. Nock balanced on the 3264.4 feet-long rope to break his own world record.
Villagers perform the annual “dragon march” to celebrate the Lantern Festival in Gutian township, China, on February 6, 2012. The marching dragon, made of paper and bamboo connected by wood planks, set the new Guinness World Record of the longest parade float with 2596.8 feet, according to local media.
Cyclist Robert Marchand of France is seen here during his attempt to set a world record for cycling non-stop for one hour, in the over 100-year-old category, at the Union Cycliste Internationale velodrome in Switzerland, on February 17, 2012. Marchand, born November 26, 1911, cycled 15 miles around the 200 meter indoor track to set the record.
Jordan Michael Geller poses with his collection of Nike Air Jordan Retro sneakers at the “ShoeZeum” in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. The shrine is dedicated to Nike and includes one of every model of Air Jordans ever made. He owns more than 2,500 pairs.
Jack Tsonis (on the left) and Lindsay Morrison (on the right) attempt to break the world record for the longest handshake in Sydney on September 21, 2009. They chose to do this in the name of charity.
A man jumps in a swimming pool filled with pink and green plastic balls during a Guinness World Records attempt of the Largest Ball Pit at Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai in 2013. The event, aimed at raising awareness for breast cancer prevention, set the world record with one million balls in the 82 by 141 ft. swimming pool.
Albanian artist Saimir Strati set a record by glueing 229,764 corks of various shapes and colors over a plastic banner measuring 42.5 by 23 feet to make the art piece. He worked 14 hours a day for 28 days straight.
Sri Lankan couple Nisansala and Nalin smile during their wedding ceremony as they break the Guinness record for a wedding with the most bridesmaids for a bride in Negombo in 2013. With 126 bridesmaids and 25 groomsmen, accompanied by 20 page boys and 23 flower girls, the wedding ceremony broke a previous record of having 96 bridesmaids for a bride at a wedding in Thailand.
Samat Hasan, a 24-year-old stuntman from China, walked on a 2,300 ft rope with a 1.2 inches diameter and set at a 39-degree gradient and successfully broke the Guinness World Record for aerial tightrope walking.
Pete Glazebrook looks lovingly at his prize-winning onion which weighed a stunning 17 pounds. It’s the Guinness World Record holder for heaviest onion and has held the title since September 2011.(Just look how happy this old man is with his onion )
Franz Paternosta holds up a Christmas tree bauble in the Bavarian glassblowing company Joska on December 17, 2008. The company produced the world’s biggest glass Christmas tree decoration with a diameter of 25.6 inches and a weight of 44 pounds.
In February 2013, 4,483 people hula-hooped for seven minutes at Thammasat University stadium on the outskirts of Bangkok, setting the Guinness World Record for most number of people simultaneously hula-hooping. .