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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. 
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Most Tattoos of Same Cartoon Character

    A Simpsons fanatic who was banned from watching the popular TV cartoon as a child has broken a world record after getting covered in tattoos of Homer Simpson. Lee Weir was so in love with the famous animated sitcom that he had 41 tattoos of his favorite characters, earning him the prestigious title of world record holder for having the most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body.
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  • 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.
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  • Guinness World Record Attempt For Longest Chain Of Paper Dolls

    Staff from Macmillan Children's Books lay out paper dolls at the setting of a new Guinness World Record For Longest Chain Of Paper Dolls at the Royal Festival Hall, Nov. 11, 2013 in London. The paper dolls were made by children from all over the world to coincide with the publication of best selling children's author Julia Donaldson's book 'The Paper Dolls'.
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  • Lots of Bridesmaids

    Sri Lankan wedding couple Nisansala, right, and Nalin pose alongside their bridesmaids during their Guinness World Record-breaking wedding in Negombo, Nov. 8, 2013. Including 126 bridesmaids, 25 best men, 20 page boys and 23 flower girls the wedding breaks the previous record, held by a wedding in Bangkok that included 96 bridesmaids.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Norman, a 3-year-old French sheep dog, has broken the Guinness World Record by riding a scooter 98 feet in under 30 seconds -- all by himself. Norman made the record-setting attempt, July 12, 2013, in Marietta, Ga., at the All Tournament Players Park. Norman earned the title of "Fastest Dog on a Scooter" for finishing in 20.75 seconds.
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    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

    An aerial view of Romania's national flag during an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the world's biggest national flag in Clinceni, near Bucharest, May 27, 2013. The flag, measuring 1,146 feet by 744 feet, established a new Guinness World Record, according to the organization's officials.
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    Chinese residents cook Cantonese fried rice during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in San Jose, Costa Rica, Feb. 12, 2013. Some 52 chefs from various Chinese restaurants in Costa Rica cooked the "world's largest Cantonese fried rice,” which weighed 2,965 pounds, and served more than 7,000 people. A judge from the Guinness World Records certified the effort.
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    Jin Songhao drinks a beer as he sits in snow during a cold endurance performance in Yanji, Jilin province, Jan. 12, 2013. Jin set the Guinness World record for the longest time spent in direct full-body contact with snow, with a time of 46 minutes and seven seconds, local media reported.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Lasha Pataraia pulls a truck, which weighs 8 tons, with his ear during an event to break a Guinness World Record in Rustavi, outside Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov. 29, 2012. The 32-year-old broke a Guinness record when he managed to pull the truck with his ear for 70.5 feet, according to organizers.
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    Kenichi Ito, known as the "world's fastest man on four legs,” poses with his new Guinness World Records certification for the 100-meter, in Tokyo, Nov. 15, 2012. The 30-year-old Ito, who developed his skills over 9 years modeling his running style after that of the African Patas monkey, broke a new Guinness World Record, clocking in at 17.47 seconds.
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    About 900 tents, placed to form the shape of a Chinese dragon, line a beach in Qingdao, China, Oct. 13, 2012. The formation established a new Guinness World Record for the largest jigsaw made of tents, local media reported.
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    Thaneshwar Guragai spins a basketball on a toothbrush while holding the toothbrush in his mouth for exactly 22.41 seconds to break the last Guinness record of 13.5 seconds set by Thomas Connors of the U.K, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 19, 2012.
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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

    Etibar Elchiyev poses with 50 metal spoons magnetized to his body during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "Most spoons on a human body" in Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec. 14, 2011.
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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.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Alexandr Belozor paints on the bottom of the Black Sea near Yalta, Ukraine during an attempt to create the largest underwater painting, Aug. 5, 2010. Belozor, 47, successfully created a 27.5 by 39 inch painting underwater while witnessed by a representative from Ukraine's national book of records.
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  • Weirdest World Records

    Runners dressed in inflatable Sumo costumes take part in a charity 3 miles run at Battersea Park in London, June 19, 2010. Organizers claimed a new world record for a mass Sumo suit gathering at the annual event.
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    Jack Tsonis, left, and Lindsay Morrison attempt to break the world record for the longest handshake in Sydney, Australia, Sept. 21, 2009.
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    Franz Paternosta hold up a Christmas tree decoration in the glass-blowing company Joska in Bodenmais, Germany, Dec. 17, 2008. The company produced the world's biggest glass Christmas tree decoration with a diameter of 25.5 inches and a weight of 44 pounds.
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    Paraguayans barbeque beef during an attempt to create the world's biggest barbecue in Mariano Roque Alonso near Asuncion, Paraguay, Oct. 26, 2008. In the attempt to get the Guinness World Record for the "Biggest barbeque in the World", more than 30,000 people grilled 61,729 lbs. of beef on fires covering an area 196 ft. wide by 328 ft. long.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • Weirdest World Records

    Mexican workers prepare the largest sandwich in the world, in the main zocalo square in Mexico City, April 24, 2004. The sandwich, weighing 6,991 pounds, was made by the Mexican company Bimbo in partnership with McCormick, Fud, Chalet and Petalo Jumbo. It was certified by Guinness World Record officials.
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