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Amazing Guinness World Records You Could Break

By Max Day
Share to PinterestAmazing Guinness World Records You Could Break

Since 1951, The Guinness Book of World Records has been celebrating extraordinary feats. A quick glance at their website reveals achievements that could easily be considered too crazy to be true. Whether they're accomplished by genetics or sheer willpower, these accomplishments are a testament to how extraordinary life on Earth truly is. Which of these world records will you set out to break?


Tallest full mohawk: 42.5 inches

Joseph Grisamore of Park Rapids, MN, set the record on September 20, 2019.

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Largest bubblegum bubble blown: 20 inches

Chad Fell of Winston County, AL, achieved this feat on April 24, 2004.

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Most layers in a sandwich: 60

The DiLusso Deli Company added sixty layers to a sandwich in New York, NY, on October 22, 2016.

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Largest collection of hamburger-related items: 3,724

Harry Sperl, (a.k.a. Hamburger Harry) of Germany verified his collection on September 20, 2014.

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Largest gathering of people dressed as Harry Potter: 997

Students from the West Byford Primary School in Perth, Australia, smashed this feat on November 22, 2017.

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Most money raised by an individual charity walk: £27,699,581

99-year-old Captain Tom Moore raised over £28,000,000 for the U.K.'s National Health Services on JustGiving on April 21, 2020.

Share to PinterestIn this handout image provided by Capture the Light Photography, Colonel Tom Moore and his daughter Hannah celebrate his 100th birthday, with an RAF flypast provided by a Spitfire and a Hurricane over his home on April 30, 2020 in Marston Moretaine, England. Colonel Moore, formerly a Captain, received a promotion in honour of his 100th birthday and in recognition of the funds, in excess of £29m, he raised for the NHS by walking laps of his garden.
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Longest mustache ever: 14 feet

Ram Singh Chauhan of India set the record on the Italian T.V. show Lo Show dei Record on March 4, 2010.

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Largest female afro: 7.3 inches high x 7.7 inches wide x 4 feet 4 inches in circumference

Aevin Dugas of New Orleans, LA set the record on October 4, 2010.

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Longest domestic cat ever: 48.5 inches

Mymains Stewart Gilligan, a Maine Coon from Reno, NV was certified on August 28, 2010.

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Most balls caught by a dog with the paws in one minute: 14

Purin and her owner Makoto Kumagai from Chiba, Japan competed for this title on March 22, 2015.

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Most drink cans crushed with an elbow in one minute: 77

Muhammad Rashid of Pakistan destroyed these cans on April 17, 2016, in Gemona, Italy.

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Fastest individual male to run 100-meter hurdles while wearing swim fins: 14.82 seconds

Christopher Irmscher of Germany set this crazy record on the set of Guinness World Records - Die Grössten Weltrekorde

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Most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit: 30

Keith Dinsmore, who has been cosplaying as Batman since 2013 set the record on May 24, 2019.

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Fastest motorized toilet: 70.545 mph

Built by U.K. students Robert English, Thomas Ellis, Joe Summers, and William Beaty as part of a school project, this functioning toilet reached 70.545 mph at an airfield in North Yorkshire, U.K. on September 15, 2018. After completing the race, the toilet was flushed by the driver to verify it did work.

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Most lasso Texas skips in one minute: 100

Javier Escamilla of Mexico completed 100 Texas lasso skips in sixty seconds on The Today Show in New York, NY, on July 7, 2016.

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