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 Most Expensive Christmas Tree - Most expensive Christmas tree in the World

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The 13-metre (40-foot) faux evergreen, located in the gold leaf-bedecked rotunda of the hotel, is decorated with silver and gold bows, ball-shaped ornaments and small white lights

Christmas came in extravagant fashion to the Muslim desert emirate of Abu Dhabi as a glitzy hotel unveiled a bejewelled Christmas tree valued at more than 11 million dollars on Wednesday

It is the "most expensive Christmas tree ever," with a "value of over 11 million dollars," said Hans Olbertz, general manager of Emirates Palace hotel, at its inauguration。

The 13-metre (40-foot) faux evergreen, located in the gold leaf-bedecked rotunda of the hotel, is decorated with silver and gold bows, ball-shaped ornaments and small white lights

But the necklaces, earrings and other jewellery draped around the tree's branches are what give it a record value。

It holds a total of 181 diamonds, pearls, emeralds, sapphires and other precious stones, said Khalifa Khouri, owner of Style Gallery, which provided the jewellery

"The tree itself is about 10,000 dollars," Olbertz said. "The jewellery has a value of over 11 million dollars -- I think 11.4, 11.5."

This will probably be an entry into the Guinness book of world records, Olbertz said, adding that Emirates Palace planned to contact the organisation about the tree which is to stay until the end of the year。

Asked if the tree might offend religious sensibilities in the United Arab Emirates, where the vast majority of the local population is Muslim, Olbertz said he did not think it would. "It's a very liberal country," he said

The hotel has had a Christmas tree up in previous years, but this year "we said we have to do something different," and the hotel's marketing team hatched the plan, said Olbertz

The tree is not the first extravagant offering from Emirates Palace -- a massive, dome-topped hotel sitting amid fountains and carefully manicured lawns。

The hotel, which bills itself as seven-star, in February introduced a package for a seven-day stay priced at one million dollars。

Takers of the package have a private butler and a chauffeur driven Maybach luxury car at their disposal during their stay, as well as a private jet available for trips to other countries in the region。

And in May, the hotel opened a gold vending machine, becoming the first place outside Germany to install "gold to go, the world's first gold vending machine," said Ex Oriente Lux AG, the German company behind the machine

World's Largest Cannolo set Guinness World Record 2011

World's Largest Cannolo Guinness World Record 2011 set by Giulio Pistolesi and Scott Wilkinson.
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Two men in Newburgh, New York, have baked the world's largest cannoli, the Times Herald-Record reported Saturday.

Well, largest cannolo, if you are being true to the singular form of the word in Italian, the language of where it originated.

In any event, that is what it will say on the certificate Guinness is sending them - largest cannolo.

The 56kg cannoli, or cannolo, Giulio Pistolesi and Scott Wilkinson put together August 27 in the parking lot outside Pistolesi's bakery, the Cake Bin, in Newburgh, 96km north of New York City, has not only been ruled by Guinness World Records the largest ever made. It is actually the first time a record for this particular food item has been claimed.

"We're very excited here, and we hope the certificate gets here soon," Pistolesi said.

Wilkinson, who drives a truck for a living but has a side business, Mr. Cannoli, he operates at fairs and carnivals, has been checking his email for weeks, but heard nothing until late Wednesday night. That is when the word from Guinness finally came.

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"I fell off the chair," Wilkinson said. "The first word was, 'Congratulations.' That's all I needed to see."

His first call was to Pistolesi, whose first reaction at that hour [after 10:00pm] was, "This better be good news."

They thought they would try to wait until the certificate arrived before contacting reporters, but big news like this has a way of getting out once you start telling people about it.

They are still planning a photo opportunity when the certificate arrives, as they have a lot of people to thank - from all the students and others who volunteered to help when the cannolo was baked and put together, to several sponsors.