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).

Richard Lobo - Largest Collection of Currencies set World Record 2010

Everyone likes to have a lot of money to enjoy life. But Richard Lobo loves money for a different reason. Hailing from Karkala, he has a hobby of collecting currency from all over the world and has 1,100 currencies from 220 countries.

His love towards currency started when his sister’s son got him a plastic currency from Hong Kong. Now he has 20 plastic currencies.

Entering the flat in Mangalore, where he will be shifting soon, we could see two rooms with currency displays all over the floor and still more filed away in albums which tell stories of the past and present of different nations.
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Richard proudly showed three dollar notes from Antarctica! He explained that it was given by the Australian government to those who travel to Antarctica on ships so that they can get cigarettes, wine, and burgers by using that currency. This currency can be changed into dollars in Australia later.

“Indonesia, where 85 percent of people are Muslims, have Lord Ganapati’s photo printed on their currency. This indicates that the Indian Kingdom, when ruled by kings of the past, had extended upto Indonesia and Hindus were the rulers in that era”, he added. The currencies of Brunei, Cambodia, and Somalia also had Hindu temples printed on them and this shows that kings like those of the Shrivijayan Empire ruled these countries in the past.
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Mauritian currency has writing in Tamil which shows that the Tamilians were a majority in the nation and settled down there long ago as in Sri Lanka. Some notes from Brazil have pictures printed similarly on both sides. There was a 500 crore dinar of Yugoslavia which is equivalent to Rs 20! Richard also has the Zimbabwe 200 million note.

Some currencies of Venezuela looked like calendars printed vertically. Biafra currency told the history of a place which is no longer on the world map, a nation which was dissolved into an African country during the First World War.

Richard also has an American one million dollar note, which though issued by the US government, has no value. He also has the largest currency collection in the district and he is aiming for the Limca Book of Records.

Richard Lobo can be contacted at 9845 776362 by those interested in selling exotic currency or for staging exhibitions.

M Shalini - Four Years Old Girl Writing Alphabet in 13 Language in India set World Record

M Shalini, a LKG student at Rotary school in Mysore has a innate ability to write with both  hands at a time. Through her left hand she does a mirror writing, even as she is able to present the alphabet in a common way using her right hand simultaneously. She is able to write Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Oriya, Tulu (recently created by a scholar), Urdu and Bengali alphabets.
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She is the daughter of Latha and Manjunath, who runs a small provision store in Sunnadakeri in city. According to Manjunath, the girl developed a passion for writing when she was two years old. Her mother Latha taught her the nuances of the alphabets of various languages. “Shalini was able to write the Urdu alphabets with just  seven hours of practice,” he told Deccan Herald.

He explains that observing the interest of the child in alphabets, the couple decided to train her in multiple languages. About three months ago, she was able to write in four languages. Within a short span of time, she was able to acquaint with alphabets of nine more languages.  The couple taught her taking out a copy of the alphabets from the website. She can write from 1 to 200 in both the hands in real and mirror image at a time.

According to Manjunath, the girl can also write name of a person or place with both the hands simultaneously. She is also learning calligraphy from teacher Narayan.

Besides, she can render about 60-70 shlokas and short stories. Shalini also manages to draw two identical  and two different ‘rangoli’ and drawing in both hands. Recognising her talent, the Rotary school has also promoted the girl, even as many institutions and forums have honoured her.

Manjunath says that he wanted her to get into Limca book of records

Armenian Company Grand Candy - World's Biggest Chocolate Bar set Guinness Record 2010

The Armenian Company Grand Candy broke the Guinness World Record for the biggest chocolate bar by making a bar weighing 4,410 kg. On September 11, on the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the company held a presentation ceremony. The bar, 5600x2750x250 millimeters, was made in four days using cocoa beans imported from Africa, Grand Candy President Karen Vardanyan said at the ceremony. The legal representative of the Guinness Book of World Records Elizabeth Smith arrived in Armenia to issue a certificate to the company.
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Bardanyan pointed out that this is the first officially registered Guinness record in industry in Armenia over the last 20 years. According to the Guinness terms, the bar is 70% made from natural primary products – 500kg of cocoa beans and 300kg of powdered sugar. The record-setter bar will be kept in special conditions. Karen Vardanyan invited everyone to participate in a chocolate tasting event in Republic Square on October 16.

He said that an average consumer will take 450 years to eat such a bar.

Elizabeth Smith, who attended the ceremony, said this is the most impressive record she has ever seen. She congratulated Armenia, as well as the Grand Candy Company, for this achievement.

The previous Guinness record is a 3,580-kg chocolate bar made in Italy in 2007.