Guinness World Records
Kerim Ahmetspahic, a 16-year-old, taekwondo martial artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Saturday (March 25) attempted the athletic, and rather painful-looking, task of smashing 111 building blocks
Neil Fingleton, an actor, former professional basketball player and title-holder of ‘UK’s tallest man’ has died, reportedly of heart failure, at age 36.
A man described as the world’s oldest working actor has died in Moscow at the age of 101.
The Olympic Games, which begin this Friday, have inspired 150 urban mountaineers to take part in an alternative challenge in Sao Paulo.
The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes
The Chinese policeman Mao Weidong has set a new Guinness World Record by planking for over eight hours, beating the previous international world
A bulldog breaks the Guinness World Record for skateboarding through the longest ‘human tunnel’ in Lima, Peru.
The latest edition of the Guinness World Records is launched with Linsey Lindberg, holder of a global title for the most telephone directories torn
Giant panda Jia Jia celebrates her 37-year-old birthday at the Hong Kong Ocean Park. Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, set a
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
Cassius, the world’s largest and oldest crocodile, celebrated his 112th birthday at his retirement home on idyllic Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef
Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside
Thursday November 13 marked Guinness World Record day and the 60th anniversary of Guinness World Records by bringing together the world’s tallest man
The Bloodhound SSC team has begun testing in the South African desert in preparation for the car’s first attempt at the world land speed record in
Around 6,000 Turks gathered at the tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in order to form a human portrait in a world record attempt. The “Father of the
Thousands of people gathered in the Turkish capital to form a human portrait of the country’s first president, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, considered the
Guinness have declared a new ‘world’s oldest man’ after the previous holder of the record, an American, passed away in June. 111-year-old Sakari
Aveiro city in Portugal has attempted to set a Guinness World Record by bringing together the largest number of drummers in a “Day of Rhythm” – a
A beekeeper sat with the top half of his body covered in bees for nearly an hour and set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday in Yichun City, east
The team who are building the world’s fastest car have unveiled a new set of instruments and shown the cockpit of their vehicle for the very first
More than 18,000 students spent nine hours on Tuesday (March 18) creating 52,000 origami paper flowers and placing them in the shape of a large owl
Frenchman Guerlain Chicherit’s attempt to break the world record for the longest car jump has ended after his modified Mini pitched forward as it hit
A Guinness World Record for a domino chain made of books was set by Czestochowa School of Economics in southern Poland. The domino chain of five
“Equality for women is progress for all”. That is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, being celebrated today, March 8, across the
This is the adrenalin-fuelled moment a sports car topped an incredible 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) – sparking claims it had smashed the world
On Wednesday more than 100 sushi chefs jointly created a huge sushi mosaic covering an area of 37.57 square meters in Hong Kong, creating a new
Lithuanian strongman, 38 year-old Zydrunas Savickas, set a new Guinness World Record on Sunday