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).

Chagrin Falls man one of world's most influential people 2011

CHAGRIN FALLS -- Some "A-list" celebrities and pop culture icons are taking a back seat to a guy from Chagrin Falls.

Oscar-Award winning director of Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich, has made children and parents smile through his work.

That's why this year's Blossom Time Celebration in downtown Chagrin Falls has a "Toys Are Back In Town" theme.

Unkrich will serve as the parade's grand marshall, marking his first public appearance here at home since his Oscar win.

The Blossom Time Festival turns 55 years this Memorial Day weekend and the theme -- and major honoree -- are living proof that dreams really can come true.

"I went off to California when I was 17 with dreams of making movies," Unkrich said. "To come back to Chagrin now, especially with an Oscar in hand, is pretty exciting."

Now at 43, Lee Unkrich, whose childhood is filled with memories of walking in this parade himself, will serve as the grand marshal.

"Just the storyline of the movie -- that in and of itself is exciting," said Unkrich, a Chagrin Falls High School graduate.

Unkrich's success isn't just being noticed in his loyal hometown.
Time Magazine has him as a nominee for one of the most influential people in the world on its 2011 Time 100 poll.

"I still feel very much just like a normal guy raising my family -- pretty weird," Unkrich said.

So far, this normal guy is out-ranking people like Oprah, Prince William and Kate Middleton... and Justin Beiber.

The pop star Beiber was ironically the one to award Lee with is Golden Globe.

"I said, 'Were you even born when the first Toy Story came out?'" Unkrich said, "So here's a kid who probably wasn't born when I did the first [movie] handing me an award for directing the third one."

A movie that set box office records with roots right here at home.

"Lee's visit really puts an exclamation point on our celebration," said Paul Chess of the Chagrin Valley Jaycees. "This allows us to celebrate our hometown hero."

With this year's theme also comes a chance for some major charity work.

Unkrich is going to do a question-and-answer session in Riverside Park on Saturday night, open to everyone and free of charge. People who come to the event are being asked to bring a new toy that will be donated to the Salvation Army.

Toy Story 3 was the highest-grossing film of 2010 worldwide.

Fly Morocco 2011 - Latest hang gliding adventure in Africa set world record

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Fly Morocco 2011 - Latest hang gliding adventure in Africa set world record

Born from the epic Fly Namibia expeditions of 2008-2010, Fly Morocco is the latest hang gliding adventure in Africa aimed at breaking world records and flying big distance. Organiser Erick Angles will be blogging here for the duration of the expedition

The group of top French hang glider pilots has set up camp in the super dry deserts of Morocco. Armed with trikes to aerotow themselves into the big skies of the Maghreb in Africa they plan to fly for a month. Their goal is simple: World Records!

Basing themselves near Ouarzazate, 75km south east of the Atlas mountains in the sub-Saharan plateau that runs into the main desert itself, the expedition will be the first we know of to try big distance flying in the area.

The terrain is dry and rocky with ravines and escarpments criss-crossing the barren landscape. The airmass is generally dry this time of year, giving high bases and good climbs.

If the flying turns on, big distances could be flown, with even longer retrieves if pilots land in any of the vast tracts of uninhabited land.

Blogging from the sub Sahara for XCMag.com is Fly Morocco organiser and pilot Erick Angles. He will be filing daily reports here as and when he can – check back to this page every day for updates from the edge of the Sahara.

The first ULMs and dollies are built and in place. At the end of the afternoon we made our first flights amongst superb colours. It’s magnificent. It’s just like the moon of Tatooine in Star Wars IV, which is no surprise as it was filmed here. It’s a completely incredible landscape. In Ouarzazate we found the film studios used by George Lucus and visited them on foot as we are in the TMA airspace.

We are in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. The Atlas is right in front of us. Mont Mgoun (4,060m) the second highest peak in the range is only 100km away as the crow flies.

Kapow - Fastest Production and most Contributors to a Comic Book Guinness World Record

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Kapow - Fastest Production and most Contributors to a Comic Book Guinness World Record

Kapow! Comic Con has achieved its goal of breaking two Guinness World Records.

A comic book was created at the event which set new records as the 'Fastest Production of a Comic Book' and 'Most Contributors to a Comic Book'.

The new Superior issue was conceived and completed in 11 hours, 19 minutes and 38 seconds and involved 62 contributors, including event organiser Mark Millar and artists Frank Quitely, John Romita Jr, Chris Weston and Steve Yeowell.

"This is normally at least four weeks' work and has be done in the space of a single day" said Millar.

The comic will be printed and distributed through Marvel Comics' creator-owned imprint Icon. All royalties will be donated to Yorkhill Children's Foundation in Glasgow.

Over the weekend, Millar also announced that he and Kick-Ass collaborator Romita Jr are working on a Hit Girl spinoff, and that he is also collaborating on an upcoming, unnamed project with Quitely.