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 Smallest Digital Camcorder set world record by Muvi Atom

EASTLIGHT, Hampshire, UK -- The black aluminium-encased Muvi Atom digital camcorder (made by Veho) measures 3.98 x 1.98 x 1.49cm, wheights 39.6 grams, saves 640 x 480 AVI movies with audio in a Micro SD card (supports up to 8GB, includes a 2GB card by default), costs $US122 and sets the new world record for the Smallest Digital Camcorder.

The world's Smallest Digital Camcorder charges via USB and can act as a webcam with your PC or Mac. The Muvi Atom Digital Video Camera replaces the last, slightly larger camcorder from Muvi as an even tinier option.

   The Smallest Digital Camcorder in the world boasts similar video quality to the popular Flip Mino camcorders.

    That tiny little case packs a 2 GB microSD card (up to 8 GB worth of storage available), 640 x 480 resolution at 30 fps and voice-activation hardware.

    Powered by an embedded lithium-ion battery, which can be recharged via the USB port on a PC, the Muvi Atom offers one hour of video or image capture.   

Encased in a tough metal shell, maker Veho says the Atom is ideal for use in extreme sports such as mountain biking or snowboarding.

   The device has a VOX mode that lets you speak your stop/start commands so you can record without having to touch the device.

   The optional Extreme Sports Pack, which offers a collection of brackets, clips and straps that allow you to secure the camera to almost anything, from a helmet to handle bars, is ideal for those that like to take part in extreme sports.

   Muvi even bundled the camera with software that allows you to edit the video you've captured.

Largest Chemistry Lesson set Guinness World Record - Hooked on Science

West Park Mall, MO, USA -- 268 kids, young and old, participated in a chemistry lesson at the Science Day 2009, an event organized by Hooked on Science - setting the new world record for the Largest chemistry lesson.

"Participants learned all about polymers by creating slime," says Outreach Science Educator Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science.

   To be exact, folks created 268 batches of the green goop.

    They used slime from the Science Bob store. Science Bob's slime is designed for learning and fun and can be picked up, slowly stretched to over 4 feet, and can even be rolled into a ball.

    This is the third record-breaking science event for Southeast Missouri.

    The Hooked on Science TV segment continues to get kids, young and old, Hooked on Science around the world. The award-winning TV segment can now be watched in 101,156,736 homes in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Philippines.

    Look for the segment on Direct TV, Cable Television, TCT World, Sky Angel, and TV stations throughout America during local news and children's programming.

Largest Chemistry Lesson Guinness World Record Video

Source :-worldrecordsacademy

Japanese scientists create Robocop Suit - Shigeki Toyama

Japanese scientists have created a power-assisted suit which could make users as strong as Robocop or Iron Man.

The metal-and-plastic outfit boasts eight electric motors that amplify the strength of the wearer’s arms and legs, as well as sensors that can detect movements and respond to commands through a voice-recognition system.

Professor Shigeki Toyama and his team developed the power-enhancing suit at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Mr Toyama plans to set up a company to start producing the futuristic outfit by the end of the year.

The suits can reduce the user’s physical effort by 62 per cent on average.

Industrial robots have long been common in Japan and heavy industries may decide that the suit would help ease any physical pain experienced by workers.

When bending knees the muscular activity is reduced by half, and the suit can also take most of the strain out of crouching.

Fifteen years in the making, the “robosuit” is due to hit the Japanese market in 2012 when it will initially retail for about one million yen ($12,500), a price tag its makers hope to halve if the device is mass-produced.

There are however currently no plans so far to sell the suits overseas.


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Chinese imperial works of art auction world record - Hong Kong

A selection of Chinese imperial works of art has smashed world auction records after fierce bidding at Sotheby's in Hong Kong.

An imperial white jade seal commissioned by Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty in the 18th century was sold to an Asian buyer for US$12.29 million ($8m) breaking the world auction record for both white jade and imperial seals.

The price was almost double its estimate of about US$6.4 million and reflects international interest in objects of China's glorious past.
Another star lot, a ceremonial pearl necklace believed to have belonged to Qing Emperor Yongzheng in the early 18th century, smashed the world record for any imperial jewel at auction after a telephone bidder snapped it up for US$8.7 million. The price was more than five times its highest estimate.

"They are objects that crystallised imperial power. These are something that can easily capture our clients' imagination," said Mr Nicolas Chow, Sotheby's international head of Chinese ceramics and works of art.

He said interest in Chinese works of art was booming.

"Everything is about China today," he said. "Our worry is actually not finding buyers. Our worry is how do we feed that monster that is growing on the other side of harbour, because great objects are getting scarcer and scarcer." Other eye-catching 'objects of power' included a three-tiered enamelled box from the 18th century, which broke the world record for Beijing imperial enamel ware at auction after it sold for US$3.53 million.

Although the majority of bidders which packed the auction room were Chinese, Mr Chow said there was also "very strong participation" in the bidding from Western buyers.
Source :-telegraph