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).

Cricket Test Match - Sachin Tendulkar World Record

India Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Sets World Record for Most Number of Cricket Test Match Playing World Records (169th Cricket Test Match)

Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday became the most-capped player in Test cricket history and now has almost every batting record to his name. Commencing this piece with the most striking part of cricket history re-written by the maestro, Sachin is the first batsman in history to score over 50 centuries and most overall runs in international cricket (ODIs, Tests and T20s) that currently stand at 31,350, leaving behind his closest rival Ricky Ponting by 5,851 runs.
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                           Sachin Tendulkar Photo
Before stumbling onto his cherished records, the one that's most disheartening is the number of times he has fallen short of the three-figure mark in international cricket. Sachin holds the record of getting out the maximum number of times on 90s. He has been dismissed 24 times (17 in ODIs and 7 in Tests) on the scores of 90 to 99. On one occasion in ODIs, he remained unbeaten on 96. The 18 nineties in ODIs is an ODI record as well.

Starting from the foundation of his mountain of runs, Sachin remains the only player to score a century on debut in Ranji Trophy, Irani Trophy and Duleep Trophy.
Sachin has particularly liked the Australian attack when it comes to the record of aggregating most runs against a particular opponent in all forms of international cricket (Tests, ODIs and T20s). Sachin has aggregated 5,753 runs against Australia with 19 centuries and 25 fifties at an average of 50.46.
Here's a rundown of Sachin’s records in Test and ODI cricket:

Sachin Tendular Cricket World Records for Test Cricket Matches

- On his Test debut, Sachin Tendulkar was the third youngest debutant (16 years 205 days). Mushtaq Mohammad (15 years 124 days) and Aaqib Javed (16 years 189 days) debuted in Test matches at a younger age than Tendulkar. Since then, there have been two players who were younger than Sachin on their Test debut: Hasan Raza of Pakistan (14 years 227 days), the current youngest debutant, and Mohammad Sharif of Bangladesh (15 years 128 days).
- Sachin has played the most number of Test Matches (169) in Test cricket.
- Sachin is the highest-run-scoring player in Test history with 13,742 runs.
- The little master became the first player to surpass the 12,000 and 13,000 Test run marks.
- He is the second Indian after Sunil Gavaskar to make over 10,000 runs in Test matches.
- On January 3, 2007, Sachin Tendulkar (5,751) edged past Brian Lara's (5,736) world record of runs scored in Tests away from home. Sachin achieved this in 75 away Test matches while Lara scored his runs in 66 away Tests.
- The Indian icon has the highest number of Test centuries (48). He overtook Sunil Gavaskar's record (34) in December 2005 vs Sri Lanka in Delhi. Ricky Ponting is the second with 39 centuries.
- When Sachin scored his maiden century in 1990, he was the second youngest to score a century. Only Mushtaq Mohammad had scored a century at a younger age by 1990. Tendulkar's record was bettered by Mohammad Ashraful in 2001-02 season. The record for previous youngest Indian centurion was held by Kapil Dev.
- Sachin’s record of five centuries before he turned 20 is a current world record.
- The legend holds the current record (217 against NZ in 1999-00) for the highest score in Test cricket by an Indian when captaining the side. Gavaskar held the previous record (205 against West Indies in Bombay in 1978-79).
- Tendulkar has scored centuries against all Test-playing nations. He was the third batman to achieve the distinction after Steve Waugh and Gary Kirsten.
- Tendulkar has the distinction of scoring most fifty-plus innings – 103 (48 hundreds and 55 fifties) – which remains the world record for any batsman. Ricky Ponting is the next with 91 fifty-plus scores.
- Sachin is the fastest to reach the following thousand-run marks in terms of Test innings: 8,000 runs (154 innings), 12,000 runs (247 innings), 13,000 runs (266 innings) and joint record holder with Brian Lara for 10,000 runs (195 innings each).
- The Mumbai player has the distinction of scoring the most runs at number four position in Test cricket. In 223 innings, he has amassed 11,534 runs at his favourite batting position with the help of 42 hundreds and 46 fifties.
- He holds, with Rahul Dravid, the world record for the most hundred partnerships (18) by a pair in Test cricket.
- He has appeared in 17 double century partnerships – a world record
- Tendulkar played his first 32 Tests on different grounds.
- He holds the unique record of having appeared in most won (56) and most lost (45) Tests for India.
- He is the only batsman to have aggregated 1,000 runs against seven different countries in Test cricket.
- The master blaster holds the record of most runs in between two dismissals with 497 runs in 2003-04 season (spread across three Tests and five innings with the sequence of 241 not out, 60 not out,194 not out and 2).
- Tendulkar is the first Indian to score 300 runs in a Test without getting dismissed.
- Sachin is the only batsman to have scored at least two centuries against all other Test playing countries.
- He has completed his hundred with a six on four occasions in Test cricket – a world record he shares with Ken Barrington.

Oldest man to climb the largest Kilimanjaro mountain set Guinness World Record

Mount Kilimanjaro began forming in Africa's Great Rift Valley around a million years ago. George Solt, from Buckinghamshire, has not been around for quite as long as that, but at the age of 82, he has become the oldest man to climb the world's largest free-standing mountain.
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    Oldest man to climb the largest Kilimanjaro mountain Photo

Mr Solt took on the challenge with his son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren, one of whom is 12 years old, in memory of his wife, Jen, who died last year. The money he raised by doing the climb will go towards Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes, where his wife spent her final days. "It's great, I can say I'm a world record holder and have done something no one else has ever done," Mr Solt said.
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                           Kilimanjaro mountain Picture

It took the group six days to get up and two days to get down Kilimanjaro. Mr Solt had prepared for months, using weights, cycling hard and walking. The hardest part about the challenge, he said, were the "headaches, nausea and plain tiredness". When he reached the top of the 5,895m peak, Mr Solt said, he was "totally blank and exhausted. I was just glad to be able to turn around and get down again".

But it was then that he encountered the most difficulty. He said the descent was "absolutely awful, I was absolutely wrecked. The bottom half was the worst, in the wet rainforest, it was very slippery, the next day I couldn't even walk down the hotel steps".

His 52-year-old son didn't make it to the summit: "He just suddenly went absolutely bananas and had to be taken down and was extremely ill on the way down but right as rain the minute he got to the bottom."

Mrs Solt had been a keen climber too, mountaineering until she was 80, but suffered from altitude sickness, which meant the couple did most of their climbing in Europe, rather than on higher peaks such as Everest.

Mr Solt is five years younger than the Frenchman Valtée Daniel who, at 87, claims to be the oldest man to have climbed the mountain. But Mr Daniel's climb has never been recognised by the Guinness Book of Records, who insist on certain rules being followed in order for a climber's claim to be accepted. In particular, the record attempt has to be verified by independent witnesses, must be filmed and photographed as well as meticulously documented in a logbook.

Mr Solt reached Kilimanjaro's Uhuru peak on 14 July 2010, and is now resting at home, waiting for Guinness World Records to verify his climb.

World's largest dinosaur museum enters Guinness World Records - Shandong,China

A dinosaur museum in east China's Shandong Province has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest of its kind in the world, a museum official said Monday.

The Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature in Pingyi County, which opened in 2004 and is devoted to dinosaur and other prehistoric fauna, applied for a Guinness World Record in early June and received the confirmation Monday, said Yin Shiyin, deputy curator of the museum.
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                     World's largest dinosaur museum photo

"It contains 28,000 square meters (301,389 sq ft) of exhibition space, housing 1,106 dinosaur specimens and thousands of other ancient fossils," the London-based agency said in a certificate to confirm it as the world's largest dinosaur museum.

The dinosaur specimens are all represented by almost complete skeletons, including 368 psittacosaurid specimens, 391 dromaeosaurid specimens, 255 Anchiornis specimens, 22 Jeholosaurus specimens, and 70 other rare dinosaurs and unnamed dinosaur fossils, the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said in a certification document.

Moreover, the Tianyu museum had tens of thousands of other ancient fossils, such as birds and fish fossils, the institute said.

Before the new record, the museum had five other world records, including the longest silicified wood fossil, the biggest Sinosauropteryx fossil, the biggest amethyst cave, Yin said.

A ceremony to mark the recognition as the world's largest dinosaur museum will be held on Sept. 28 at Tianyu, and officials from Guinness World Records headquarters would attend, Yin said.
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World's Longest Seawall set Guinness World Record - Saemangeum Dike

The Saemangeum dike, a 33.9-km long seawall connecting Gunsan and Buan in North Jeolla Province, has been officially recognized as the world's longest man-made sea barrier by Guinness World Records.

An event to mark the occasion was held on Monday in front of a monument commemorating the seawall's completion.
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                   World's Longest Seawall - Saemangeum Dike Picture

According to Guinness World Records, the dike is 1.4 km longer than the previous record holder, the Zuiderzee Works in the Netherlands.

Some 3.9 million people have visited the site along the west coast of Korea since it was finished in April, the Korea Rural Community & Agricultural Corporation said.