Guiness Book of World Records Day
If you are looking for a great book to stare at for hours, have you tried the Guiness Book of World Records? The pictures are just amazing! Recently on November 18, 2010 the 6th annual Guiness World Records Day, more than 275, 000 people worldwide tried to break world records. Kidzworld has compiled the best pictures from the day…
Great Balls of Fire
Shoe for Shamoo
Largest Maple Leaf
The largest maple leaf measured 34.61 cm (13.625 in) wide and 29.21 cm (11.5 in) long and was discovered by Joseph Donato in Pickering, Ontario, Canada.
Most Dogs in Costumed Attire
The Most Dogs in Costumed Attire gathered in a single location is 426 dogs, achieved by the Suncoast Animal League (USA) during their annual Dogtoberfest in Dunedin, Florida, USA.
Most Consecutive Double Dutch Style Skips
The most consecutive Double Dutch style skips by a team are 371 and were achieved by the Summerwind Skippers in Boise, Idaho, USA.
Most Concrete Blocks Broken While Holding A Raw Egg
Joe Alexander (Germany) broke 24 concrete blocks, assembled in three stacks of 8 while holding a raw egg in the hand of the arm used for breaking the blocks. After the third stack had been broken the egg was still unbroken.
The oldest wing walker is Thomas Lackey who completed a wing walk across Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK, at the age of 90 years and 5 months.
Most Flames Blown by Mouth
Preacher Muaddib (Ireland) achieved the most consecutive fire flames blown by mouth with 69 flames.
Largest Painting by Numbers
The largest painting by numbers measures 3,130.55 m² (33,696 ft² 138.2 in²) and was unveiled by the Ecole de Dessin in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Largest Voodoo Doll
The largest voodoo doll is 21 ft 8 in (6.6 m), and was created by Catherina Williams at the Sugar Mill in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The doll was named Charlie!
The largest shoe measures 5.50 m (18 ft 0.53 in) x 2.11 m (6 ft 11.07 in) and is 2.90 m (9 ft 6.17 in) high and was unveiled by the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp (Netherlands) in Amsterdam.
Most Trampoline Basketball Slam Dunks by 1 team in 1 Minute
Team Kangaroos, with 5 of their members from Kongsberg and Hønefoss in Norway, made a new record with 28 slam dunks done in one minute.
Largest Pop Group
The largest pop group is 48 and was achieved by a Japanese pop group AKB48 and producer Yasushi Akimoto. They have their own theatre in Akihabara (a district in Tokyo) where they perform every weekday.
Largest Custard Cream
The largest (Custard) Cream Biscuit is 59 cm long and 39cm wide completely edible achieved by Simon Morgan raising money for Children in Need.