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 Biggest Sand Santa clause

World's Biggest Sand Santa clause.

On the occasion of Christmas celebration, the Puri beach will be crowded, not only by those who enjoy a stroll by the sea side but also by Santa Clause.

Today, International sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik created World's Biggest Sand Santa clause with a message " Peace and Prosperity, Health and Happiness" which will be around 35 ft high at Puri beach, Odisha on the eve of Christmas. I am with my 15 students of our Sand art institute started this sculpture from 22nd. Every day we are working for 12 hours. We used 1800 tones of sand and 100 labourers to create this sculpture and we are also created sand sculpture of Jesus Christ and Mother Marry Sudarsan said.

We are doing sand art festival since last 7 years at Puri beach. I have already created 8 records in Limca Book of World Record like Longest sand Santa clause, Biggest Jisus Christ,100 santa clause, Number of Sand Taj Mahal etc. This year we applied a new thought to create this sculpture with Santa clause dress.

After getting the official permission from Arthy Muthanna Singh, Senior editer of Limca book of World records, we have started to create World's biggest sand Santa Clause at Puri beach, Sudarsan said.

Puri is a tourist place where a lot of people gathered every year to celebrate christmass and new year. So I have choosen this place for the sand art festival.

World champion Sudarsan has participated in more than 47 international sand sculpture championships/ festivals across the world and won many awards for the country. Last year he was also created green sand santa clause at Puri beach. Through his art Sudarsan helped the tsunami victims in India, Earth quick victims, save the endangered Olive Ridley Turtles and spread awareness of the dangers of HIV-AIDS, polio and also tribute to train blast victims.

Bernice Bates - World's oldest yoga teacher

Bernice Bates - World's oldest yoga teacher

New York: At 91, Bernice Bates may not look like a typical yoga instructor but the Florida based great-grandmother has been named the world's oldest yoga teacher by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Bates has been practising yoga for the last 50 years and credits the ancient Indian exercise form for her years of good health.

The yoga teacher in the front of the room lay on the floor, her hands resting on her upper thighs. She lifted her right leg high in the air, foot flexed. Then she grabbed her right foot in her right hand and brought her leg toward her face as she raised her upper body a few inches off the ground.

Students in class smiled in amazement as they watched the teacher's knee graze her nose.

It wasn't just the pose that was amazing - it was the teacher's age. Bernice Bates is 91 years old, and she's more flexible than people who are a third of her age.

"If you can't quite meet your knee, that's all right," Bates told her class, gently.

Guinness World Records recently awarded Bates the title of "Oldest Yoga Teacher." While there might be other, older yogis somewhere in the world, Bates completed the lengthy documentation process required by Guinness. She was nominated earlier this year by her daughter.

Bates first began practicing yoga 50 years ago, after she saw it on a television program. As a younger woman, she taught swimming in Ohio at a YWCA.

These days, the great-grandmother teaches once a week at the community center of her retirement village located on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Her students are usually a decade or two younger than she is.

Each class begins with a short discussion - on a recent day, Bates talked about the importance of flexing and caring for one's feet - and then Bates takes the class through a series of about a dozen vinyasas, or yoga poses. She uses a soft blue mat and wears black ballet slippers while teaching.

She ends with a guided relaxation while playing New Age music on her portable cassette player.

Bates believes in gentle yoga: no sweaty, strenuous or competitive stretching in her classes.

"You may not do it perfect, but there's no perfect person," she said.

She talks about her students who have benefited from her teaching: two women in their 80s, a couple in their 90s, a handful in their 70s.

"They feel great," she said. "It makes your whole body whole again. It's good for anybody. It's good for chair sitters, it's good for pregnant women. Anybody."
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