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 highest bungee jump set Guinness world record - Mohr Keet

 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Mohr Keet, of George, 96, bungee jumped off the Bloukrans Bridge outside Mossel Bay, judged to be the world's highest bungee jump (jumpers fall around 160m off the 216m-high bridge) - setting the world record for the Oldest bungee jumper.

The previous Guinness world record for the oldest bungee jumper was James Guyer, aged 74 years 47 days.

   "It was too short," Mohr Keet, a pensioner from George said after he bungee jumped off the 216m Bloukrans Bridge in the Eastern Cape.

    It is the fifth jump completed by Keet who is no stranger to adrenaline activities, having been white water rafting and parachuting in his 80s.

    Keet said there was no reason why other people could not do the same. Keet – who first made the jump a decade ago when he was 88 – said he bungy jumped for “the thrill” and to “get rid of fear”.

    “They’ve got to make up their minds and go and do it. You’ve got to overcome your fear. I have a fear of falling and noises and by going to jump like that I hope to overcome that fear.”

   After the jump, a recovery specialist was lowered to where Keet was hanging and he was attached to a winch and hoisted back up to the platform. After the plunge, paramedic Riaan Botha said Keet’s blood pressure was “absolutely perfect”.

    His daughter, Ellen van der Nett, and his grand- niece, Yvette Kruger, jumped afterwards. Another daughter, Lucille Keet, who lent moral support during the jump, said he took his elderly sisters to Cape Town’s adventure centre Ratanga Junction when he was 86. He had also been white water rafting and parachuting. “He’s an inspiration and he never gives up on anything,” she said.

   A registered auditor and mountain club member witnessed the fall. They would verify his age, confirm his identity and that he completed the jump.

   "He's set the record three times already," said Face Adrenalin's Devan Tuohey, "but this will be the first time that we'll be applying to make it official.   

 Starting in 1981 and as of December 22nd, 2009 there have been at least 140 fatalities related to the sport. BASE jumping is one of the world's more dangerous recreational activities, with overall fatalities in 2002 estimated at about one fatality per sixty participants

 Keet, who during the Second World War was captured by Germans while on a return trip from America and spent four years in a prisoner-of-war camp outside Paris, said: “I believe that you have to do things, to live life, so to speak. You have to face a challenge, to be able to go through with it for yourself – not for exhibition but for yourself.”
     "Next he said he wants to do a tandem skydive in Mossel Bay," company spokesman Martin Hatchuel told the Cape Argus.
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Source :-worldrecordsacademy

Amazing and Funny Old Guinness World Records

 "The Guinness Book of World Records" is a fascinating read, page after page of stupid human tricks. Some are just more stupid than others. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the "Guinness Book of World Records," Britain's Mirror newspaper meticulously combed through all the listings and chose the Amazing and Funny  entries for a single fun-to-read list! Here are the top 25 entries.

Fastest Talker: In 1995, Canadian Sean Shannon recited Hamlet's "To be or not to be" soliloquy, which is 260 words, in just 23.8 seconds.

Heaviest Vehicle Pulled Over 100 Feet: In 2004, Derek Boyer of Australia pulled a 30.68-ton truck-trailer 30.5 meters.

Highest Shallow Dive: In January 2004, Danny Higginbottom of Louisiana dove from a height of 8.90 meters into 30 centimeters of water.
Breath Held Voluntarily: American Robert Foster held his breath for 13 minutes, 42.5 seconds in 1959.

Longest Time to Endure Full Body Ice Contact: Wim Hoff of the Netherlands stood in an ice cube-filled tube for 1 hour, 17 minutes in January 2004.

Most Consecutive Pogo-Stick Jumps: In 1990 in California, Gary Stewart did 177,737 consecutive pogo-stick jumps.

Most Glasses Balanced on the Chin: In 2001 in New York, Ashrita Furman managed to balance 75 pint-sized beer glasses on his chin for 10.6 seconds.

Most One-Finger Push-Ups: In 1992 in London, Paul Lynch performed 124 one-finger push-ups.
Oldest Person to Loop the Loop: In 1998, Adeline Ablitt, 95, did a glider loop over Leicestershire, England.

Highest Tightrope Walk: Frenchman Michael Menin walked a 3,150 meter-high tightrope in 1989.

Walking: Greatest Documented Lifetime Mileage: Between 1969 and 2000, Arthur Blessitt of Florida walked 34,501 miles on seven continents while carrying a 3.7-meter cross.

Hairiest Family: Mexican brothers Victor and Gabriel Ramos Gomez have 98 percent of their bodies covered in fur.

Highest G-Force Endured Voluntarily: 82.6g for 0.04 seconds by American Eli L. Beeding Jr. in 1958. He spent three days in the hospital afterwards.

Longest Attack of Hiccups: American Charles Osborne suffered the hiccups from 1922 to 1990.

Longest Tattoo Session: In 2003, Chris Goodwill spent 33 hours tattooing Kevin Budden in Plumstead, South East London.

Longest Time With a Nail in the Head: Briton Robin Hanshaw had a one-inch rusty nail stuck between his ear and his eye for 22 years.

Most Compulsive Swallower: In 1927, a Canadian woman had 2,533 objects removed from her stomach, including 947 pins.

Most Lightning Strikes Survived: Roy C. Sullivan of Virginia was struck for the seventh time in 1977.
Most Pierced Man: Luis Antonio Aguero from Cuba has 230 piercings.

Most Children Delivered: In 1997, Bobbi McCaughey of Iowa gave birth to seven babies delivered by Caesarean section.

Most Feet Sniffed: In a 15-year career, Madeline Albrecht sniffed 5,600 feet while working for foot care experts Dr. Scholl. (And you think your job stinks!)

Most Elastic Man: Pierre Beauchemin is nicknamed Mr. Gumby for his ability to contort his arms and legs.

Fastest Balloon Dog Made Behind Back: Britain's Craig "Blink" Keith made a balloon poodle in 9.26 seconds in May 2004--with his hands behind his back.

Fastest Speed Dragged Behind a Motorbike: Gary Rothwell of Liverpool was dragged at 156 mph on 2-millimeter titanium-soled boots in 1999.

Most Spoons Balanced on Face: America's Tim Johnston, 12, balanced 15 on his face for 30 seconds in May 2004.

World's Largest Boot:-USA : Shoe company Red Wing makes the world's largest boot – enters Guinness Book

Minnesota based company - Red Wing Shoes will celebrate its centenary with the unveiling of the world's largest boot next week.

Minnesota based company - Red Wing Shoes will celebrate its centenary with the unveiling of the world's largest boot next week.

 The company employees worked overnight for a year to create this record size company's classic workboot No. 877, using ladders, cranes and special rigging, built as a supersized "638-D" replica.

Gaining immediate recognition in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's largest shoe, the boot stands 16 feet tall and 20 feet long.

It took 80 cowhides, 1,200 feet of rope and 300 pounds of adhesives and its shoelace is 104 feet long.


Ultimate Aero to launch world's fastest car in India - Shelby Super Car

Shelby Super Car is planning to eat the biggest pie in the market share of Indian automobile by launching its Ultimate Aero. The US- based automobile manufacturer Shelby Super Car (SSC) is all set to launch the world’s fastest car, Ultimate Aero, in Mumbai in near future.

After the Mumbai launch Delhi is second in the list to see this ultimate car. The Ultimate Aero became the world’s fastest production car, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. Guinness officials verified the official speed to be .52 kph (.32 mph) faster than SSC had originally noted.

This car is being flashed as the world’s fastest car, with a top speed of 413kmph.The supercar will be available approximately at Rs. 6 crore in India. The Ultimate Aero costs $654,400 in the US, but in India it will attract 100% import duty, which will increase the price tag to Rs. 6 crore. Shelby expects to sell a few dozen of Aeros in India per annum. And they are calculating this by analyzing the poor Indian roads, heavy traffic and fewer buyers of high-segment cars.

Aero attains its speed with a 6.35L twin-turbo V8 engine which runs at 14PSI of boost and produces 1147hp of power at 6950 rpm and 1113NM of torque at 6200 rpm, with a 91 octane fuel. The car is manufactured out of lightweight titanium and carbon fibre material.

The luxury features offered by Ultimate Aero includes, Customised supple leather seats
Suede interior ,Multi-speaker music system ,On-board video with a DVD screen ,Automatic back-up camera ,Navigational backup ,Power windows and mirrors The two-seater, butterfly door (up sky-folding) car runs only on premium unleaded 91 high octane petrol, which is now available in some of India’s largest cities.
The world’s top luxury car manufacturers like Bentley, BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar have seen their sales booming in the past few years in India. The Aero is considered as the competitor of other supercars such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Koenigsegg which also comes with numerous luxury features.

India, the world’s second-fastest growing car market, has seen the sales of luxury cars growing at a fast rate in the past one year, despite a global downturn that affected sales in developed markets such as the US and Europe. Sales of high-end cars are expected to cross the 10,000 mark by 2010.

world's fastest car Ultimate Aero Photos and video


World's Largest Easter egg out of crystal-pure ice - Russian Book of Record

To celebrate Easter, artists at the Gallery of Russian Ice Sculpture made an Easter egg out of crystal-pure ice. The block of ice, weighing almost one ton, was publicly turned into the graceful egg, revisiting the best traditions of Carl Faberge. The achievement was registered in the Russian Book of Records.   

The artists were working in the street when the temperature was well above zero. They had to hurry before the ice started to melt. It took them a little more than an hour to turn the block of ice into a beautiful Easter egg.

The egg is two meters high, weighs 800 kg, and measures 90 cm in diameter. Last year’s sculpture was about 1.5 m high and weighed half a ton.

World's Largest Easter egg out of crystal-pure ice Video and Photos