71-year-old Béla Varga said the book - which covers the flora and fauna of Hungary - was as big as it can possibly be.
A group of martial arts experts broke the Guinness World Record for amount of people lying on a multi-layered bed of nails.
Sixteen years ago, Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra turned his back on a successful career in finance to pursue his love of the great outdoors.
The Guinness World Records is a benchmarking institution best-known for having authenticated and catalogued feats of human endeavour since 1955.
To qualify, Harlech had to prove that the street is a main thoroughfare commonly used by the public, fully surfaced and with buildings along it.
Matt Everard entered the Guinness Book of records when he drove his tuk-tuk at a speed of 119.584 kilometers (74.306 miles) per hour
Tanaka lives in a nursing home in Fukuoka City in southern Japan and was born in 1903.
Locals campaigning for Mama Julia to be recognised in the Guinness Book of Records
Fifty-seven women have taken part in a synchronised skydive in Ukraine, setting a new world record.
Over 1,000 people gathered in Mexico City's Zocalo to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous foosball-playing,
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Hans Langseth or King Whiskers has gone down in history as having the world's longest beard
Measured at 612 metres and 70 centimetres, the record surpasses the one previously broken in Hungary, which had tallied 255 metres.