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).

Delhi commonwealth games(CWG 2010): Day 9 Update Records

Twenty-one medals will be fought for on Day 9 and one of the biggest attractions being the England-India hockey semi finals at the Dhyan Chand stadium.
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Scotland wins Gold in shooting

Scotland's Jen McIntosh won her second gold medal at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, with Johanne Brekke earning bronze for Wales. McIntosh shot a brilliant 597/600.

Gold for Singapore

Singapore wins gold in the men's 25 metre standard pistol pairs. India's Samaresh Jung and Chandrashekar K. Chaudhary took the Silver medal.

Another Nigerian tests Positive in Drug test

110m hurdler Samuel Okon, has tested positive for methylhexaneamine. Compatriot and women's 100m gold medal winner Damola Osayemi was tested positive for this same substance.

Scotland beats Trinidad & Tobago

Scotland have won their hockey clash with Trinidad & Tobago 7-0.

Meanwhile, Canada are leading India 28-5 in the first half of the men's Rugby 7's encounter.

Earlier on Day 3: England's Steve Lewis and Max Eaves leapt to Commonwealth Games medals on a day of competition in Delhi marred by the positive drugs test of Nigeria's Osayemi Oludamola.

The Commonwealth Games Federation announced Oludamola, who won women's 100metres gold last Thursday, tested positive for a banned stimulant and will remain provisionally suspended until Wednesday morning when she will discover her fate.

Earlier, Oyepitan clocked 23.26 seconds in the women's 200m as she finished behind Cydonie Mothersill of the Cayman Islands.

Mothersill clocked 22.89secs to win the final which was delayed from last night due to a protest which saw Elaine O'Neill of Wales come in for the disqualified Eleni Artymata of Cyprus.

Five metre rope climb set Guinness World Record 2011 by Marcus Bottay

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He is Sydney's Bear Grylls, a former advertising guru who beat special forces officers at their own game. Bondi local Marcus Bottay, 44, recently broke the Guinness World Record for the five metre rope climb - an extreme body weight strength test measured by how many times you can climb up and down a five metre cord using only your hands.

In September, the personal trainer climbed 27.8 metres in 60 seconds, smashing the previous record of 19.2 metres.

"I was absolutely ecstatic because it's considered an elite world record," he said. "The only people who are capable of going for it are Oympians, gymnasts, acrobats and special forces units and people at that level."

The dad of two trains for two hours, three times a week, to stay in shape.

"Rope climbing is one of those sports where your finger tips have to be as strong as your forearms," Mr Bottay said.

"My daughters Jasmine and Willow helped me train for the world record. They would hop on my shoulders as I did thousands of chin ups, push ups and sit ups."

World's thinnest mobile phone - Lightest touch phone in the world 2011

World's thinnest mobile phone - Lightest touch phone in the world enters Guinness World Records 2011.Modu has come out with the T-phone, a Brew-based tri-band phone with QSC6270 chipset and a 2.2-inch QVGA touchscreen. This thin handset has been certified by Guinness World Records as the lightest touch phone in the world. It is brought out with a memory of 2GB and it can be expanded to 32GB.
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The phone is equipped with a built in FM radio, GPS, music player and includes web access, Instant Messaging, direct links to different social networks like YouTube, Google Search, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, TuneWiki, eBuddy and Snaptu. The company also offers advanced functionalities which are user specified. The unique modularity of modu-T allows connectivity with the different “fy” devices which enable specific compatibility according to user’s changing needs and preferences.

The “fy” features include camerafy, sportfy, boostify, and textify. The names can themselves explain the usage of these additional devices. The user will be able to “camerafy” the modu-T by sliding it into a 5 megapixel shell. The gadget can be converted into the exercise companion as the user “sportfy” it with an exercise armband sleeve.

By slotting into a combo speaker dock / base station the customers can “boostify” it and enjoy hands-free calls, favorite music and intuitive single key operations while they stay connected. They can also “textify” modu-T as they can add a vertical QWERTY keyboard.

The company is also planning to launch Modu-W, a Wi-Fi based device with a touch screen operating on the Android operating system, in the near future.

Lebanon flag - world's Largest National flag set Guinness world record 2011

BEIRUT - Having breezed through several world records in the culinary field Lebanon has now gone for the big one -- the world's largest national flag, and so huge it needed an airfield.
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The Lebanese military on Sunday released a picture taken from the air of the massive flag, stitched in Kuwait, assembled in Lebanon and covering 65,000 square metres (645,600 square feet) "unfurled."

Morocco is the current holder of the Guinness world record for the largest flag, at a mere 60,000 square metres, a Lebanese military spokesman said.

Now Lebanon's bid for the title has been displayed at Rayak air base in the east of the country, in the presence of a representative of the "Guinness World Records" book.

The country's green cedar emblem in the flag's centre alone covers an area of 10,452 square metres, the same figure as the country's surface area in square kilometres.

Tiny Lebanon has both a troubled past and a history of setting the bar high in the record-breaking department.

It already holds records for the largest tabbouleh salad (more than three and a half tonnes, or 7,000 pounds) and has also served up a two-tonne platter of the chickpea-based dip hummus.

Non-vegetarians are catered for as well: in August last year Lebanon gained an entry in the Guinness book for producing the largest ever kebbe -- a dish of minced meat and cracked wheat.

Now it would appear to have cracked the flag record too.

Somdev Devvarman wins maiden Tennis Gold medal - Commonwealth Games 2010

Somdev Devvarman of India became the first Commonwealth Games men's singles champion on Sunday cruising to a 6-4, 6-2 win over Greg Jones of Australia.
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The top seed's win had local fans on their feet, 24 hours after the despair of seeing Indian glamour girl Sania Mirza lose the women's singles final in a deciding tie-break to Anastasia Rodionova of Australia.

"A gold medal is tough to come by. I'm happy I got mine. I've worked really hard. Right now, I'm really happy," Devvarman said

"I'm not going to lie, I got a little nervous. It's one of the best feelings for sure. It's a great honour to play for my country."

Devvarman, who has broken into the ATP top 100 this year after a successful US college career, had yet to drop a set all week, but he found fifth seed Jones a handful to start with.

But after pocketing the first set with a single break, he took total command of the second, running off five games games in a row with two breaks of serve to lead 5-0.

He briefly stumbled at match point on his following serve allowing Jones a brief respite, but two games later he completed the rout sparking off noisy celebrations in the stadium.

Jones said he had not been too bothered by a slight leg muscle strain he received at the start of the second half but that the big crowd had unnerved him at times.

"The crowd was a little intimidating. I don't think I was comfortable out there," he said.

Tennis was included in the Games for the first time at New Delhi.

Sri Lanka - World's largest cup of tea set Guinness Record by Viva energizes

World's largest cup of tea set Guinness World Record 2011 by Viva energizes.
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Sri Lanka, known for being one the world's leading tea manufacturers, just broke a world record - the largest cup of tea. A cup that serves about 32,000 people. After brewing for hours in 44 gallon containers, the tea was poured into a large, red, tin cup. The tea was driven around and served to locals Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, after a representative from Guinness World Records certified the feat.

We at NewsFeed have the recipe in case you wanted to try to break the record: about 1000 gallons of water, 141 lbs of tea, 1900 lbs of powdered milk, and 400 lbs of sugar.

The previous world record was held by a health center in Fort Scott, Kansas, which held about 3000 litres of tea.