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Heads first: Amazing pictures as 108 skydivers set new freefall world record

There's nothing like plunging in headfirst if you enjoy high-adrenaline sports such as sky-diving. Which is just what this group of 108 daredevils did as they set about breaking a record in the skies above America.

1. In 1967, a 13-year-old Canadian girl named Maureen Mancuso ran the fastest marathon by a female, knocking more than four minutes off the previous world record. While running she was beaming and saying, “gee, this is great!" Two minutes after the race, a doctor declared that her heart rate had already returned to normal. 2. A man named Benjamin Gwin holds a Guinness World Record for most completions of Dark Souls using alternative controllers (including a Rock Band drumkit).

1. An airplane crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945. Among other damages, plane parts severed the cables for an elevator and the woman (Betty Lou Oliver) inside fell over 70 stories. She lived and holds the world record for the longest survived elevator fall.

Miss Gnuse features in the 2011 Guiness World Records book; very interesting article to read!

Julia Gnuse - nicknamed the 'illustrated lady' - has 95 per cent of her body covered in ink, ranging from jungle scenes and cartoons to her favourite actors.

<p>Guinness World Records 2016</p><p>In New Condition </p><p>“Thousands of New Records!”</p>

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Mehmet Ozyurek - Longest nose on a living person. (Guinness Book of World Records)

The Guinness World Records Official site with ultimate record-breaking facts & achievements. Do you want to set a world record? Are you Officially Amazing?

South African woman claims she gave birth to record 10 babies at once: report

A South African woman has reportedly given birth to 10 babies at once — smashing a world record set just last month.

Dubai's World Record Laser Show In Pictures

I was lucky to catch the ‘Light Up 2018’ laser show while in Dubai this month. The Guinness World Record-breaking laser show was on repeat after its first showing during last New Years Eve. Seeing it for the first time in real life really wowed me. The Burj Khalifa is spectacular by itself, but seeing it by night with lasers coming off of every angle is on another level. It’s simply crazy. I made it my mission to capture the show from different angles to show its beauty before it would be…

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Aerovelo's human-powered vehicle “Eta” has broken the world record for the fastest human-powered vehicle, reaching 89.59 mph/144.18 kph at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada. Analysis of the vehicle performance showed that Eta requires less than 198 watts of pedal power at 90 km/h, which translates to a 9,544 MPGe highway fuel efficiency. According to Aerovelo, this is the highest per-passenger MPGe of any existing transportation technology at this speed.
Discover a collection of astounding world records and fascinating facts in this captivating video. From the largest snowflake ever recorded to the extraordinary time gap between twin births, these incredible stories will leave you amazed.
Walnuts are the oldest tree food known to man, dating back to 7,000 B.C. May 17 is National Walnut Day! These nuts are rich in omega-3 fats and contain higher amounts of antioxidants than most other foods. Walnuts are an excellent source of several vitamins and minerals. These include copper, folic acid, phosphorus, vitamin B6, manganese, and vitamin E. In India, Prabhakar Reddy P crushed 212 walnuts by hand in a single minute to break the world record in August 2017.