From the shortest siblings to the longest beard, from the smallest jet engine to the biggest tug-of-war tournament—if an international list has been created or exceeded, it’s here!
Guinness global documents™ 2012 offers the main remarkable, inspiring, and wild list breakers ever. packed with don’t-try-this-at-home human exploits, typical and technological wonders, fabulous achievements in activities and leisure, and masses extra, this absolutely up to date variation introduces exciting new documents and wonderful evidence that may fascinate old and young alike. were you aware . . .
• Swiss high-wire artist Freddy Nock played the top cable stroll at a death-defying 10,836 ft, braving harsh winds and below-freezing temperatures?
• A Missouri guy used to be engulfed via a twister in his cellular domestic and awakened 398 miles away—the farthest distance to be moved in a twister and survive?
• the most important pizza commercially on hand measures 4'6" large? This sizeable meal feeds as much as a hundred humans and retails at $199.99 . . . plus tax.
And that’s only a trace of what you’ll locate inside of this addictive ebook, together with new images and spreads at the 2012 summer season Olympics in London, a heritage of time (including the Mayan calendar), and the world’s biggest popular culture conference: Comic-Con in San Diego.
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IN A MINUTE so much WATERMELONS CHOPPED at the belly such a lot PUSH-UPS at the BACKS OF arms WITH A 40-LB PACK so much JUICE TRODDEN FROM GRAPES so much BALLOONS POPPED utilizing A POGO STICK such a lot LASSO TEXAS SKIPS in a single MINUTE such a lot KICKS TO the top such a lot WATERMELONS CHOPPED at the abdominal Jim Hunter chopped 25 watermelons at the abdominal of Celia Curtis (both Australia) in a single minute, utilizing a machete, at the set of Australia Smashes Guinness international files at Seven community Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on August sixteen, 2005. click on right here to determine a picture * * * such a lot PUSH-UPS at the BACKS OF arms WITH A 40-LB PACK Andre Turan (USA) performed forty push-ups utilizing the again of his palms in a single minute, whereas sporting a 40-lb (18. 2-kg) backpack, at Catskill Mountain Boot Camp in Sullivan County, long island, united states, on November 15, 2008. click on right here to determine a picture * * * such a lot JUICE TRODDEN FROM GRAPES Martina Servaty (Germany) extracted a magnificent 1. 19 gallons (5. four liters) of juice from grapes in a single minute by way of treading on them in Mesenich, Germany, on November nine, 2008. The feat happened in occasion of Guinness global files Day. click on right here to determine a picture * * * so much BALLOONS POPPED utilizing A POGO STICK the main balloons popped utilizing a pogo stick in a single minute is fifty seven and was once accomplished by means of Mark Aldridge (UK) at the set of Lo convey dei checklist in Rome, Italy, on April 1, 2010. Mark burst the balloons at a cost of approximately one consistent with moment. click on the following to determine a picture * * * so much LASSO TEXAS SKIPS in a single MINUTE the main lasso Texas skips in a minute is eighty by means of Daniel Ledda (Spain) at the set of Guinness global documents – El convey de los documents in Madrid, Spain, on June eleven, 2006. A Texas bypass consists of twirling a lasso in a vertical loop on one part of the physique, then leaping sideways from side to side in the course of the loop. click on the following to work out a picture * * * so much KICKS TO the top Walt Saine (Switzerland) administered one hundred ten kicks to his personal head in a single minute in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 30, 2010. Saine used either his left and correct legs to kick himself within the brow a regular of one. eight instances in step with moment. click on the following to work out a picture * * * so much HANDCUFFS UNLOCKED Merlin Cadogan (UK) unlocked six separate units of handcuffs in a minute sooner than a dwell studio viewers at the set of ITV’s Magic Numbers television convey in London, united kingdom, on August 28, 2010. * * * so much GLOVES WORN ON ONE HAND On November 12, 2009, Alastair Galpin (NZ) pulled 10 gloves directly to one hand in a minute on the Britomart delivery Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. * * * such a lot JOKES instructed the best variety of jokes informed in a single minute is 17 and used to be completed through Ted Robbins (UK) from BBC Radio Lancashire and Ben Day (UK) from contact FM radio station on November 18, 2010 in occasion of Guinness global documents Day. * * * so much CHAMPAGNE BOTTLES SABERED On February 14, 2010, Andrew Duminy (South Africa) sabered 27 champagne bottles in a single minute on the Bull Run eating place, Sandton, South Africa. The perform of utilizing a saber to open a champagne bottle turned renowned in the course of the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte.