Fattest woman in the world

Eman Ahmed, termed the heaviest women in the world, landed in Mumbai on Saturday for weight reduction treatment.

World's Longest Moustache - Longest beard in the world

Ram Singh Chauhan (india) has the longest moustache in the world at 14ft (4.29m). Below is a picture of Ram and his amazing facial hair.

World’s biggest crocodile in Philippines

A small Philippine town on the southern island of Mindanao has laid claim to capturing the world’s largest crocodile, measured at 21 feet by Australian zoologist Adam Britton.

World's dirtiest man

Amou Haji, an 80-year-old Iranian, is being called the world's dirtiest man. In an article published Jan. 6, he told the Tehran Times that he hasn't bathed in 60 years.

World's biggest arms

The world's largest biceps belong to Mostafa Ismail (Egypt) and were measured for left arm flexed at 64.77 cm (25.5 in) and non-flexed 62.23 cm (24.5 in) and for right arm flexed at 63.5 cm (25 in) and non-flexed 60.96 cm (24 in).

Longest Hug World Record - Faisal Mohyud-Din and Mohammed Azeem

Faisal Mohyud-Din and Mohammed Azeem, students at Salford University,   managed to hug one another for 24 hours and 17 minutes - setting the new world record for the Longest Hug.

Mr Mohyud-Din, a talented sprinter who is aiming to compete in the 2012 Olympics, said: "This was certainly a marathon rather than a sprint. "I needed all my reserves of stamina to get through it, but I'm over the moon to have broken the world record for the Longest Hug - hopefully the first of many."

    They have raised money for the new Christie cancer unit in Oldham. The embrace is the charity logo of The Christie Hospital.

    The previous Guinness world record for Longest Hug was smashed by 16 minutes.

They finished their feat at Oldham Athletic's Boundary Park stadium during the team's game against Leyton Orient.

   Alicia Custis, head of communications at The Christie, added: "Massive congratulations to Faisal and Azeem for the new Longest Hug world record - they've done fantastically well and fought against sleep deprivation and muscle fatigue. "I know it was incredibly hard work and I'm hugely grateful to them for doing this for the Christie. This is a hug for all our cancer patients."

   They were monitored throughout the challenge and had to stay awake at all times.

The Salford University students said they wanted to do it because everyone is at risk of suffering from the killer disease.   

The Christie Cancer Hospital is opening a new £17m radiotherapy centre in Oldham later this week.

Source: worldrecordsacademy

World's largest and longest bamboo dance set Guinness World Record

They plan to dance their way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Around 12,000 young men and women in Mizoram will move rhythmically between clicking bamboo stilts to set a record as the largest dance congregation in the world Friday.

'Over 11,900 dancers in traditional costumes from all the eight Mizoram districts will assemble at the Assam Rifles ground in the heart of Aizawl to demonstrate the world's largest and longest dance ensemble,' Mizoram Art and Culture Minister P.C. Zoramsangliana told IANS.

The bamboo dance, locally known as Cheraw dance, is part of the biggest and most popular traditional Mizo festival Chapchar Kut - Mizoram's harvest festival - celebrated to mark the end of winter and the arrival of spring.

Cheraw is the most colourful of Mizo dances. Dancers move by stepping alternately in and out from between and across a pair of horizontal bamboo poles, held on either side by people sitting face to face.

'Originally, the dance was performed only to ensure and wish safe passage for the soul of a mother who died at childbirth. Cheraw is a dance of skill and alert minds,' the minister said.

'Cheraw is, therefore, a dance of sanctification and redemption performed with great care, precision and elegance.'

The minister said the adjudicator of the Guinness World Records would witness the mass dance extravaganza Friday.

'Last year, the largest dance gathering was held at Cebu in the Philippines, where 7,700 people jived together,' he said.

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and a host of other dignitaries from different parts of the country are expected to witness Mizoram's attempt to set a record for its customary bamboo dance.

Ashish Bhowmik, an expert on Mizo life and culture, said: 'Cheraw is a very old traditional dance of the Mizos. It is believed that the dance existed way back in the first century when Mizos were still somewhere in the Yunan Province of China, before their migration into the Chin Hills in the 13th century and eventually to the present Mizoram.

'Some of the tribes living in Southeast Asia have similar dances in one form or the other with different names.'

He said the dance is now performed on almost all festive occasions. Gongs and drums are also used to accompany the dance. These days modern music also complements the dance.

Source: sify

Oldest person in the world set World Record - Georgian

A Georgian woman, who will turn 130 this summer, is making a claim to be the oldest person in the world.

Antisa Khvichava has her birth documents, dating back to July 8 1880, as proof.

Georgian authorities have reportedly forwarded her name to the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest person in the world.

World's Oldest woman Georgian Video

If the birth documents are genuine, she will take away the title from a 114-year-old woman in Japan.

Khvichava spends her time playing backgammon and drinking vodka.

Source:- sify

World’s Biggest House of Cards set World Record - Bryan Berg

he Venetian Casino in Macau, which is the world’s largest casino, is now rather fittingly home to the world’s largest house of cards, after architect Bryan Berg broke his own world record and constructed a replica of the Venetian out of cards.

The Venetian replica, which is 34 feet tall and weighs 42 stone, is housed inside the casino resort and, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is “the largest house of free-standing playing cards” ever recorded.

The project took Berg 44 days to complete and uses 218,792 cards, or 4051 card decks. No sticky tape, glue or any other forms of adhesive were used during the project and Berg admitted that the casino replica nearly collapsed seven times during the construction process.

Berg suggested that just like real buildings, his house of cards required planning and accuracy, noting that “it’s really like a real construction project because you have to engineer every single adjacency and every support that's supporting everything above”.

World’s Biggest House of Cards Video

Berg told reporters that he “drew inspiration” for the mini Macau casino from his card-playing grandfather.

Source : - casinoonline

Largest Toothpaste Collection set Guinness World Record - Dr. Val Kolpakov

Saginaw dentist Dr. Val Kolpakov may have the world’s most unusual collection of toothpastes.

Some are whiskey-flavored, some taste like curry and others like bamboo. One dates to World War II and is made with a radioactive compound.

But the toothpaste isn’t for Kolpakov’s patients.

Instead, the flavors are some of the 1,800 toothpastes Kolpakov has collected. He hopes the Guinness Book of Records will recognize him as owner of the world’s largest toothpaste collection.

“I’ve submitted my application, and since there is no record for a number of toothpaste tubes, they had to review whether they can open a new category,” said Kolpakov, a Russian native. “Finally it was approved, and now I need to submit evidence that I have all these toothpastes.”

About a fourth of his collection is displayed in the waiting room at the Denture Care Clinic, 1227 N. Michigan. Kolpakov works there as a denture specialist.

Kolpakov, known to patients as “Dr. Val,” said his interest in collecting tubes of toothpaste started when he read about Carsten Gutzeit, a German who collected 500 tubes.

“I thought that collecting toothpaste was a nice hobby for a dental professional. It allows you to learn more about your profession,” he said. “I had friends all over the world, so I asked them to mail me toothpaste from the countries where they lived.”

He began buying toothpastes on eBay and contemporary versions in stores.

Source: mlive

Vijay Sharma Rubber Man set World Record

Bendy Vijay Sharma - dubbed 'Rubber Man' - hopes to prove he is the world's most flexible fella, by contorting his limbs into a series of insane positions.

The 27-year-old shop-assistant can wrap his legs over his head, wriggle through a tennis-racket head and wind his arms completely behind his back.

Vijay, from Jhunjunum, Rajasthan, has already been named the most bendy man in India by the country's 'Limca' version of the Guinness Book of World Records.

And the contortionist - who models himself on martial arts legend Jackie Chan - now wants to stun the world with his twisty antics.

Vijay yesterday said: "It was when I was training for martial arts as a boy that I realised my body was so bendable I might be capable of setting a world record in flexibility.
"The grand masters of martial arts became a source of motivation for me."

Vijay spent years squeezing into tiny spaces, curling his body into boxes and attempting to drink from bottles held between his toes.

And, after seeing the tennis racket stunt in the Guinness Book of World Records, he said he bought a tennis racket the next day, removed the strings and attempted to pass through the nine-and-a-half-inch frame.

Vijay said: "I tried to get through it, but got stuck for the entire night."I had to shut myself in my room and sleep with it. I got up at 3am and tried to get out of it."I began to bleed but that didn't stop me and I can do it now."

Source: whatsonxiamen

Largest Ford Car Parade set World Record by South Africa

Ford re-wrote the record books on 27 February 2010 when South African motoring enthusiasts from around the country gathered to create the largest recorded Ford parade in history.

The event, which took place on a fair-weathered Saturday at Phakisa Freeway in the Free State, brought 586 Fords together to participate in a spectacular parade lap to secure an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Ford owners from around the country were invited to bring their vehicles to the Welkom-based race circuit to complete the 3.2km route in celebration of the Blue Oval and its illustrious history.

Overwhelming support

Ford marketing manager Ben Pillay at the end of the record attempt said: "It was a fantastic day, the turnout was phenomenal and we've been overwhelmed by the loyalty and enthusiasm of all the die-hard Ford fans who joined us."

A vast array of models lined the circuit with everything from Fiestas to Granadas coming together in support of the brand.

Pole position was given to a Model T Ford, as the first production model, it proved a fitting car to head the notable chain of machinery.

Other Ford exotica making up the record numbers included the country's only Focus RS and an iconic Ford GT from Lazarus Motor Company.

A record of Ford history

 "The variety was unbelievable and really shows the depth of Ford's history in South Africa," said.

The day proved so successful that a recount was required with the numbers far surpassing initial expectations. The final tally was recorded at 586, beating the previous record by more than four times.

In addition to being an historic event, fans attending the day were entertained with a variety of activities. Team Ford Racing demonstrated their on-track skills in a series of demonstration laps.