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?
Joseph Grisamore of Park Rapids, MN, set the record on September 20, 2019.
Chad Fell of Winston County, AL, achieved this feat on April 24, 2004.
The DiLusso Deli Company added sixty layers to a sandwich in New York, NY, on October 22, 2016.
Harry Sperl, (a.k.a. Hamburger Harry) of Germany verified his collection on September 20, 2014.
Students from the West Byford Primary School in Perth, Australia, smashed this feat on November 22, 2017.
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.
Ram Singh Chauhan of India set the record on the Italian T.V. show Lo Show dei Record on March 4, 2010.
Aevin Dugas of New Orleans, LA set the record on October 4, 2010.
Mymains Stewart Gilligan, a Maine Coon from Reno, NV was certified on August 28, 2010.
Purin and her owner Makoto Kumagai from Chiba, Japan competed for this title on March 22, 2015.
Muhammad Rashid of Pakistan destroyed these cans on April 17, 2016, in Gemona, Italy.
Christopher Irmscher of Germany set this crazy record on the set of Guinness World Records - Die Grössten Weltrekorde
Keith Dinsmore, who has been cosplaying as Batman since 2013 set the record on May 24, 2019.
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.
Javier Escamilla of Mexico completed 100 Texas lasso skips in sixty seconds on The Today Show in New York, NY, on July 7, 2016.