Austrian stuntman Josef Toedtling holds three Guinness World Records that few people would even dare think about challenging. His specialty is being set on fire, and his most impressive record-setting feat saw his entire body engulfed in flames for a full five minutes and forty-one seconds. Read more...
Stuntman and actor Josef Toedtling from Austria has achieved three fiery entries that will go into the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition for “longest distance pulled by a horse (full body burn),” “longest distance pulled by a vehicle (full body burn),” and “longest duration full body burn (without oxygen).” Josef travelled an incredible 500 m […]
Canadian gaming commentator and vlogger Sonja Reid (a.k.a. “OMGitsfirefoxx“) has set a new Guinness World Record for being the “most followed female video game broadcaster on Twitch.” Sonja was rocking an incredible 766,397 followers as of August 23rd, 2016. Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition editor Stephen Daultrey commented: “Sonja isn’t just the most followed female […]
The Guinness Book of World Records doesn’t officially recognize this enormous inflatable city of fun as the world’s largest bounce house, but when was the last time you were at a birthday party and saw one of these as big as a McMansion? Read more...
Los Angeles bicycle enthusiast and cinematographer Richie Trimble invented the world’s tallest rideable bike in April 2013, titled the “STOOPIDTALL,” and managed to ride the 15-foot behemoth at the CicLAvia event in LA. In December 2013, Richie took it a huge step further and broke his own Guinness World Record by creating a 20-foot tall […]
A smartphone attached to a balloon took to the skies on Monday in an attempt to set a record for the highest livestream from such a device. The Huawei... Read more: Guinness World Records, World Records, Weird News News
By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Guinness Superlatives, the group that awards the Guinness World Records, has named Stephen King the living author with the greatest number of motion picture adaptions of his work. This comes as no surprise, as it seems that nearly everything Stephen King writes is adapted into some sort of film. Show More Summary
If Guinness World Records 2017 were to have a section on the largest number of recipes collected, written and tested in a year, married writing partners Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan might step up for the prize. Their new book, China:...Show More Summary
Mr. Israel Kristal turned 113 years old on Thursday. Earlier this year, he was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest man alive. Born in Poland on September 15, 1903, Kristol studied the Torah from a young age and was a master candymaker most of his life. Show More Summary
Yisrael Kristal with his award certificate. (Photo: Guinness World Records) What's the secret to a long life? No one knows, though maybe it's candy. That's because the world's current oldest man, Yisrael Kristal, 113, was, for decades, a confectioner. Show More Summary
Her facial hair is the least interesting thing about her — she slays in so many other ways.
FX has got to hold the world record (call Guinness!) for most promos advertising a single season of television in broadcasting history. “American Horror Story” returns with its sixth season tonight, after exhausting us with a whopping 25/26(?) promos. While FX hasn’t gone on record regarding the season’s title or theme, various outlets – from […]
At this point, there’s a Guinness world record for just about everything, and now we can add this, courtesy of the White Sox: most dogs at a sporting event. The team accomplished the feat Tuesday, hosting 1,122 hounds at U.S. Cellular Field. Thanks to our #SoxDogs, we broke the Guinness World Record for the most […]
Harnaam Kaur, 24, hails from Slough, England. She has a full beard and has been recognized as the youngest woman to have one by Guinness World Records. Ms. Kaur has a hormonal condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome. One of theShow More Summary
On August 29th, 2016, Kyle Wester set out to break the Guinness Fastest Skateboard Speed Downhill record. The previous record was held at 81.17 mph/130.63 kph. Roll the clip and watch him annihilate the record at 89.41 mph/143.89 kph! Huge congrats goes out to Kyle Wester!
So many good dogs. There are Guinness World Records for just about everything, including the number of dogs to attend a sporting event. No really, that’s an actual record. And now the Chicago White Sox hold it. The White Sox held a dog night on Tuesday and encouraged as many canines as possible to attend in an attempt to set the world record. Show More Summary
Last year Kevin Scott set the world record for speed on a motorcycle. Well, a motorcycle with one wheel. This month Guinness caught up with him for a quick interview to find out what makes such an innovative lunatic tick. Read more....
In order to boost business in the small town of Casey, Illinois local Jim Bolin realized he needed to think big. Like, receiving eight Guinness World Records big. In order to attract tourists to the town of 2,700 people, Bolin started...Show More Summary
Even if you enjoy spicy foods, nothing will prepare you for the Carolina Reaper. Ranked as the hottest pepper in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records, the pepper is unlike anything you've ever tasted and anyone who dares to...Show More Summary
This is a video from The Guinness Book Of World Records Of Didga the cat (short for Didgeridoo, yes seriously) setting the world record for most tricks performed in one minute. Only one of the tricks involves a skateboard though, the...Show More Summary