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).

World's Biggest Advertising Sign - Paddy Power

The 50 feet high sign, which also stretches 270 feet wide, has been constructed on Cleeve Hill overlooking Cheltenham Racecourse.

The Paddy Power advert, costing tens of thousands of pounds, eclipses the previous world record holder which stood at 160ft wide and even dwarfs the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles.

It stands taller than three double-decker London buses stacked on top of each other.The record breaker took three years to design and took a 60 man crew over 1000 hours to build.

Paddy Power said he wanted to celebrate the excitement of the races Hollywood style.

"There's more drama in Cheltenham than the whole of Hollywood combined so it might as well have the sign as well," he said.

"It's simply a bloody big sign and I think it looks great - I'm very proud of it."Cheltenham is the biggest and the best race meeting in the world so we wanted to build a monument to reflect and celebrate that.
"Everyone knows how much the Irish love Cheltenham, so we are delighted to finally have built them a sign to celebrate what many people call the Irish people's second home in true Hollywood style."

World's Biggest Advertising Sign video

Largest gathering of Women professional drivers

With only ten days left before the Women In Trucking’s “Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel” the organization is over half way to its goal to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of female professional drivers.

The current record of 416 was set in November 2004 by an “all women’s” truck convoy in Dronten, Netherlands. At this time, there are 299 professional women drivers registered for the celebration to be held on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY. Doors open at noon.

These women will arrive from forty three states, three provinces and the Virgin Islands. They represent a total of 3, 097 years experience as professional drivers. Many of these women hold safe driving awards from their carriers and will be honoured with a gift certificate to be presented to them by Anne Ferro, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

The “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” will include a speech by Ferro and an awards ceremony followed by a photo of the group wearing their complimentary red t-shirts. They will be treated to gifts from sponsors, entertainment, refreshments and the Women In Trucking’s signature chocolate fountain. These are all provided through the generosity of the sponsors. All female professional drivers and their immediate family members are invited and are not required to be a member of Women In Trucking. Members of Women In Trucking are also invited to participate. There is still time to register for the event by visiting www.Salute2Women.com or calling 888-464-9482. Registrations will also be accepted at the Women In Trucking booth (40565) at the show until noon Saturday.

Gold level sponsors for the event are Freightliner Trucks, Frito-Lay and Walmart. Silver level sponsor is U S Xpress. Bronze sponsors include Internet Truckstop, McGriff, Seibels, & Williams, Owner Operator DIRECT and UPS Freight. Copper sponsors are American Trucking Associations, Inc., Badger Trailer & Equipment Corp., Pitt Ohio Express, J J Keller & Associates, Inc. Nickel sponsors include American Defense Lawyers, Greatwide Dedicated Transport, Healthy Trucking Association of America, International Trucking School, Pepsi Bottling Company, Rand McNally, Roadside Medical Clinics, YRC Worldwide.

Official European Street Fighter IV Champion Record

The Gamestation store in the Prospect Centre, Hull, UK, is going to be the site of an EPIC fight at an exclusive Guinness World Record event.

On Saturday 27th March, the official European Street Fighter IV Champion, Ryan Hart will be taking on all would-be challengers to break the world record of 108 unbeaten rounds on the BAFTA-nominated video game, Street Fighter IV.

European Street Fighter IV Champion, Ryan Hart, said: “I'm looking forward to breaking the Street Fighter IV Guinness World Record in Hull. You've played the rest, but come March 27th get ready to play the best!”

Gamestation store Manager Craig Huxtable said “We know that our customers are really hardcore players so Ryan better be ready for a tough day. For anyone who stops Ryan in his tracks, we’ll be giving away some cool prizes including an Xbox 360 Elite, a £100 gamestation gift card and some Guinness goodie bags.”

The event is for the launch of the new 'Guinness World Records2010 Gamers Edition' which celebrates all the gaming records set over the past year from the highest score on Donkey Kong to Guitar Hero Champions.

Adjudicators from Guinness World Records will be there to make sure the event is fair and to award the prizes.

Anyone over the age of twelve can enter. To break the Guinness World Record of 108 rounds, up to 120 contenders need to sign up to fight.

Most people creating mosaics set Guinness World Records

By midday on 28th February families from all across Taipei were congregating by the Taipei county Yingge Ceramics Museum for the chance to break the Guinness World Records title for ‘Most people creating mosaics'.

The Taipei county Yingge Ceramics Museum is not only the first professional museum wholly dedicated to ceramics but its many functions are the main reasons why it is the perfect venue for such a crowd pleasing event. The museum exhibits Taiwanese ceramic culture and stimulates the public’s interest and attention to ceramics; therefore in collaboration with the Farlay group, the record attempt was a perfect fit with the community of Taipei.

This family friendly event was organised by the Farglory Group to celebrate their 40th anniversary as well as to put the Sanxia area on the map as the centre for art and architectural developments in Taipei, if not, Taiwan.

By the end of the afternoon crowds of participants and spectators gathered, with up to 592 families coming together on a very hot Sunday, with everyone from the little ones to the granddads and grandma’s helping each other with the intricate art form. It was a joy to watch as hundreds of people gathered to help one another with each stage throughout the process of completing the mosaics.

On a closer look it was great to see how all the 588 individual mosaics were given the finishing touch by adding a last piece in the shape of a heart before the attempt came to an end.

As the afternoon drew to a close, I had calculated that with 592 families taking part and 588 mosaics having been created, the final number of people that created the mosaics were in fact 1, 899. it was the perfect way to end such a fun family filled event by announcing that the Guinness World records title for the ‘most people creating mosaics’ had been achieved with 1,899 people.

world's largest toilet queue - Australia

Around 300 Melburnians have lined up to become part of the world's largest toilet queue.

They are hoping to break a world record, along with people from around the world, to raise awareness about the lack of clean toilets and water in developing countries.

About 4,000 children die each day from preventable diseases in some parts of the world.

WaterAid Australia chief executive Adam Laidlaw says the worldwide Guinness World Record event kicked off at Federation Square this morning.

"Because of the time difference, Australia and Melbourne will be the first event," he said.

"And then we'll see events in 70 countries around the world from Sudan to Sweden, Benin to Brazil, in fact it's a kind of A to Z of events around the world to draw attention to this issue."

world’s largest gilded image on paper

The record attempt for the world’s largest gilded image on paper on Saturday 13th March, during my visit I was shown around the cultural centre by many of the friendly staff and Centre Manager Mohammed Al- Ghamdi.

The Chocktan brothers are no strangers when attempting such a challenging Guinness world records title, as they had also taken part in the largest marbling painting with Fanar on 20th November 2009. These two brothers were notably keen to meet me to discuss how they plan to embark on this new attempt, whilst beaming with enthusiasm and appreciation for such historic art forms (Ebro painting and gilding) that are finally receiving around the world.

The world record attempt highlighted the launch of the Mus’haf Qatar in Doha as well as a five day Aqlam exhibition on Arabic calligraphy. The exhibition held at Fanar showcased the beautiful work that each calligrapher had put forward in the hope to be chosen to write the Mus’haf Qatar the calligraphy artists, Obaida Al Banki and Sabah Al-Arbili and all the participants were not only able to display their fine artwork to the viewing public, but also on hand to discuss and replicate many of their inscriptions.

Finally see this logo and scripture be presented in 22 carat red, white and yellow gold was of great importance to everyone involved.

Ahmed and Ekram had been tirelessly working on the gilded image from 9am- 4am commencing on Saturday 13th March and were absolutely committed to producing a spectacular gilded image on such a large scale.

As this was the first record for gilding on paper, I had a 6m² guideline in place to verify in order to approve this record. After assessing the percentage of gold used as well as the measurements which are 2.87m x 2.10m (9ft 8.98in x 6ft 10.68in), I took to the stage in the auditorium. Standing before the Qatari press, Qatar TV, hundreds of school children, tourists and visitors of the centre I proceeded to announce the Guinness world records title for the world’s largest gilded image had successfully been achieved by Fanar and stands as 6m² (64.58ft²).