You love watching The Guinness World Records, but do you have any idea that these really strange records exist too? You’ll be surprised when you’re done reading this!
1) The most spears caught from a spear gun underwater from a 2-meter distance in one minute
In Australia, Anthony Kelly catches 10 spears from 6 feet and 6 inches in the swimming pool at Sport UNE (University of New England).
2) The largest heeled shoe
In New York, Jill Martin and Kenneth Cole build a shoe that measures in at 1.95 m long and 1.85 m (6 feet, 1 inch) tall.
3) The largest collection of Nintendo paraphernalia
Based in UAE, Ahmed Bin Fahad has a 2,020-item collection of Nintendo paraphernalia. Such dedication. Much money. Wow.
4) Most number of tattoos
His skin is one hundred percent covered in tattoos, according to the World Records in 2012. How much exactly did he pay for that?
5) Largest gathering of people dressed as penguins
In London, 373 people dressed as penguins and gathered by City Hall. Brilliant, if you ask me. Not strange.
6) Most Garden gnomes in the world
Bertie, 78, won against Ann with a whopping 2,042 garden gnomes collection! Go grandma!
7) Most people twerking simultaneously
Hip-hop artist Big Freedia set a record for most people twerking simultaneously when she led 358 dancers for two minutes straight in New York City’s Times Square. Miley Cyrus has set quite the benchmark.
8) World’s heaviest onion
Pete Glazebrook shows off the world’s heaviest onion, weighing 17 pounds, 15.5 ounces at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England.
9) World’s heaviest twins
Wrestlers Billy and Benny McCrary are dubbed the world’s heaviest twins at 743 pounds and 723 pounds, respectively.
10) The wealthiest cat
Blackie is the world’s the wealthiest cat ever since he inherited $12.5 million after his owner’s death.
11) Most Apples Crushed With The Bicep
Linsey Lindberg set a Guinness world record by crushing eight apples with her bicep. Once an accountant, she now blows up and pops hot water bottles and rips telephone directories in half. With her biceps.
12) Longest Jump By A Cat
The longest jump by a cat is six feet and was achieved by Alley, owned by Samantha Martin of Austin, Texas. Real or Not real?
13) Largest Electric Guitar
The largest playable guitar in the world measures around 43 feet, and weighs 2000 pounds. Modelled on a 1967 Gibson Flying V, it was built by students from Conroe Independent School, District Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas, at a cost of $3,000. Take all my money!
14) Tallest Teenager
Broc Brown, 17, of Jackson, Michigan, stands 7 feet, 1.5 inches tall. Although he can dunk, he’s too big for basketball. He wears size 24 athletic shoes.
15) Largest Collection Of Comic Books
Bob Bretall, 52, has been collecting comic books since the age of 8. Now he has more than 94,268 unique comic books as of May 1, 2014. Bretall’s collection weighs an estimated 8.3 tons –- as much as 118 adult men. Bretall has said he will never sell any of his comics, and will leave them all for his kids when it becomes their inheritance to do with as they will. Fanboy glasses on!
16) Largest Yo-Yo
The world’s largest yo-yo measures 11 feet, 9 inches and weighs 4,620 pounds. Built by Ohio resident Beth Johnson, it took a year and a half to complete, but is fully operational.
17) Longest Tongue
Nick “The Lick” Stoeberl has the world’s longest tongue, measuring 3.97 inches from tip to closed lip.