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  • The 2017 Guinness World Record for fastest speed achieved on a monowheel motorcycle is 98.464 km/h (61.18 mph) by the U.K. Monowheel Team and Kevin Scott.
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • Lawrence Stump of Elderly Instruments in Lansing, Michigan created the largest ukulele at 3.99 meters (13 ft 1.08 in).
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • The tallest female dog living is Lizzy who measures 96.41 cm (37.96 in) tall. Lizzy lives with her owner Greg Sample in Alva, Florida, and was 7 at the time verification.
    Al Diaz/Guinness World Records
  • The Guinness World Record for longest monster truck was created by Brad and Jen Campbell of Big Toyz Racing in White Hills, Arizona. The truck measures 9.8 meters (32 ft) long.
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  • Ludo the cat has made it into the 2017 Guinness World Records book as the longest domestic feline. He is owned by Kelsey Gill of Wakefield, U.K. and measures 118.33 cm (3 ft 10.6 in) long.
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  • Maxwell Day of London holds the Guinness World Record for the largest external foot rotation at 157 degrees.
    Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records
  • The Guinness World Record for largest horn spread on a living goat measures 135.2 cm (53.23 in) in length and is held by 'Rasputin', in Lienz, Tirol, Austria.
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • The Guinness World Record holder for oldest manatee in captivity is Snooty who was born on July 21, 1948. Snooty lives at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida.
    Al Diaz/Guinness World Records
  • The 2017 Guinness World Record for largest loop the loop in a car is held by Terry Grant and Jaguar at the Niederrad Racecourse in Frankfurt, Germany.
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • The 2017 Guinness World Record for longest tail on a dog measures 76.8 cm (30.2 in) and is held by Keon who is owned by Ilse Loodts from Westerlo, Belgium.
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • Josef Todtling has made it into the 2017 Guinness Book of World Records for longest distance pulled by a horse while on full body burn at 500 meters (1640.42 ft).
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • John Farnworth of London holds the 2017 Guinness World Record for longest duration ball control on a slack line.
    Richard Bradbury
  • Harry Sperl, a.k.a "Hamburger Harry," of Germany holds the Guinness World Record for largest collection of hamburger related items, which consists of 3,724 items.
    Al Diaz/Guinness World Records
  • The 2017 Guinness World Record for the youngest female with a full beard is held by Harnaam Kaur, 24, of Slough, U.K.
    Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records
  • Bernd Schmidt of Wendlingen, Germany, has made it into the Guinness World Records book for 2017 for the largest gape, measuring at 8.8 cm (3.5 in).
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • Charlotte Guttenberg from the U.S. is the 2017 Guinness World Record holder for most tattooed female senior citizen. As of June 2015, Guttenberg has covered 91.5 percent of her body with tattoos.
    Al Diaz/Guinness World Records
  • Caspa the lama has entered the 2017 Guinness World Records book for highest bar jump cleared by a llama at 1.13 meters (3 ft 8.5 in).
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  • The Guinness World Record for the largest mailbox measures 162.63 m (5,743.41 ft) and was created by Jim Bolin of Casey, Illinois. There is a hidden stairway located in the post stand and visitors can climb up inside the actual mailbox.
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • Dimitri Panciera holds the 2017 Guinness World Record for largest ice cream scoop as measured at 1.95 m (6 ft 4.7 in) long in Forno di Zoldo, Italy.
    Richard Bradbury
  • Tyler Wright of St. Louis, Missouri holds the 2017 Guinness World Record for largest male afro at 5.4 cm (10 in) in height, 22.9 cm (9 in) in width, and 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) in circumference.
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • Andre Ortolf, 21, from Augsburg, Germany has entered the 2016 Guinness World Records Book with three world records. These include the Fastest 100 m in clogs (16.27 seconds), Fastest 100 m wearing ski boots (17.65 seconds) and, quite different, Farthest distance to blow a pea (7.51 m (24 ft 7.66 in).
    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records
  • Bertie the tortoise has made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records book for the Fastest Tortoise. Bertie, who currently resides at Adventure Valley, Brasside, clocked a speed of 0.28 m/s (0.92 ft/s) on his specially designed racetrack in his enclosure.
    Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records
  • Ann Atkin, 64, has 2010 gnomes and pixies living at Britain's first gnome reserve in Devon, England. Ann holds the Guinness World Record for biggest gnome collection.
    Drew Gardner/Guinness World Records
  • John Evans, 54, from Derbyshire, England, can balance a 159kg (352 lbs) modified Mini on his head. John holds the Guinness World Record for heaviest car balanced on the head.
    Drew Gardner/Guinness World Records
  • Marcus "Hot Dog Man" Daily of Missouri has made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records book for creating the Largest hotdog cart in the world, measuring 2.81 m (9 ft 3 in) in width, 7.06 m (23 ft 2 in) in length, and 3.72 m (12 ft 2.75 in) in height.
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • 20-year-old Jeison Orlando Rodriguez Hernandez of Venezuela has made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records book for having the Largest feet on a living person. Measuring 40.1 cm (1 ft 3.79 in) for his right foot, and 39.6 cm (1 ft 3.59 in) for his left, Jeison wears a size 26 shoe!
    Gil Montano/Guinness World Records
  • Franchesca, a 2 year-old Angora rabbit from California, USA, and owned by Betty Chu, has made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records book for the Longest Fur on a Rabbit. A multiple 'Best in Show' winner, Franchesca's longest hair measures 36.5 cm (14.37 in).
    James Ellerker/Guinness World Records
  • Adorable Purin, a 9 year-old female beagle, who lives with her owner Makoto Kumagai in Tokyo, Japan, has made it into the 2016 Guinness World Records book for the Most Balls Caught by a Dog with the Paws in One Minute. Purin, who can also Skateboard, walk on two legs and enjoys rope skipping, managed to catch 14 balls in one minute.
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  • Sun Mingming, 33, and his wife Xu Yan, 29, from China measure 236.17 cm (7 ft 8.98 in) and 187.3 (6 ft 1.74 in) respectively, have a combined height of 423.47 cm (13 ft 10.72 in). They have made into the 2016 Guinness World Records book as the Tallest married couple (living).
    Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records
  • Largest Champagne Tasting Ever

    On Feb. 12, 2015, wedding media brand The Knot broke the Guinness World Record for the largest champagne tasting. The Knot gathered 518 attendees in the newly-unveiled Fulton Center in lower Manhattan. VIP attendees included BRAVO's Ryan Serhant from "Million Dollar Listing New York" and his fiancee Emilia Bechrakis and Broadway's "It Shoulda Been You" stars David Burtka and Sierra Boggess.
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  • Fastest Monster Truck Breaks World Record

    Raminator driver Mark Hall prepares to attempt setting a new Guinness World Record for Fastest Speed for a Monster Truck at Circuit of the Americas Speedway on Dec. 15, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Hall reached a speed of 99.1 mph to break the 2012 record of 96.8 mph.
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  • The Guinness World Records 2015 Edition celebrates the 60th anniversary of the publication. It includes the most apples crushed with the bicep in one minute (eight), achieved by Linsey Lindberg of Texas.
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  • The largest yo-yo is 11 feet, 9 inches in diameter with a weight of 4,620 pounds. It was devised by Beth Johnson in La Rue, Ohio. The yo-yo was tested in Cincinnati for inclusion in the Guinness World Records 2015 Edition. 
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • The tallest male under the age of 18 years is Broc Brown of Michigan, who measured 7 feet, 1.5 inches at the University of Michigan. Brown is included in the Guinness World Records 2015 Edition.
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • Another achievement in the Guinness World Records 2015 Edition is the largest collection of comic books includes 94,268 unique items and is owned by Bob Bretall of Mission Viejo, California. He began collecting comic books when he was 8 years old. 
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  • The longest usable golf club measures 14 feet, 5 inches in length and was created and used by Karsten Maas of Denmark. Maas, who is included in the Guinness World Records 2015 Edition, hit a ball to a distance of 542 feet, 10.16 inches. 
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  • The shortest cat is Lilieput, a nine-year-old female munchkin cat who measured 5.25 inches from the floor to the shoulders.
    James Ellerker/Guinness World Records
  • World's Largest Hot Dog

    This giant dog tipped the scales at 125.5 pounds and set a new record for the world's biggest hot dog. The naked dog alone, weighing 51 pounds, was cooked for three hours on a 100-foot mobile grill. Once the mammoth bun and gallons of condiments were added, the meaty beast had its final weight recorded and sent to Guinness so it can officially be named the winning wiener. The $1,000 hot dog was created in the U.S. by Juicy's Outlaw Grill’s founder and CEO Brett Enright, who already holds the world record for the largest commercially available hamburger.
    Caters News Agency
  • Weirdest World Records

    The World's Tallest Tower Burj Khalifa is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai has more than 100 world records to its name including the world's tallest building, largest shopping center, even the largest kebab. Guinness has decided to open an office in Dubai to make it easier for people and businesses in the region to have their attempts certified.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Beekeeper She Ping is covered with bees during a challenge to break the world record in Chongqing municipality, China, April 18, 2012. She Ping, 32, broke the world record by covering his body with 73 pounds of bees (about 331,000 bees), overtaking the last world record of 59 pounds of bees -- attempted by a Jiangxi province beekeeper Ruan Liangming in 2008.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Thrill seekers take part in a world record-breaking nude roller coaster ride at an amusement park in Southend-on-Sea, England, Aug. 8, 2010. Participants, who loaded into the carriages 40 at a time, broke the previous world record of 32 naked riders on a theme park ride.
    Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters
  • Weirdest World Records

    Staff members try to move a huge suitcase during the 100th Chinese Export Commodities Fair in Guangzhou, China, Oct. 15, 2006. This suitcase has been certified as the world's largest by Guinness World Records and measures 5 feet, 9 inches by 3 feet, 9.3 inches by 1 foot 6 inches thick.
    Alvin Chan/Reuters
  • Weirdest World Records

    Ashrita Furman attempts to set the Guinness world record for hula hooping with the largest hula hoop in New York's Flushing Meadow Park, July 15, 2005. Furman successfully broke the record of 3 rotations with a hula hoop that measured around 14 feet and 7 3/4 inches in diameter.
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