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53 Ridiculous World Records

From World Record Bling to Epic Dodgeball Games

— May 12, 2010 — Unique
Each and every one of these ridiculous world records are astounding in their ridiculousness. Does the world actually need a world record for bling?

Our world is a world of self-promotion, which probably explains half of these ridiculous world records. From 27-inch mohawks to giant public showers, this cluster proves that almost anyone can set a world record. What will yours be?

Implications - This collection of 53 ridiculous world records will awaken your imagination to the splendor of world records. Hopefully, this collection might also inspire you to attempt to break a world record for your very own. Just be careful not to break any bones.
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Rubik's Cube Robots
Rubik's Cube Robots
The CubeStormer Crushes the Rubik's Cube in Record Time
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85 Person Domino
85 Person Domino
Dutch Hold Record With 4 Million Tiles
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50
Record-Breaking Hugs
Record-Breaking Hugs
Teddy McHuggin Embraces Worthy Causes
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150 lb Desserts
150 lb Desserts
Massive Cupcake Feeds 1,500 and Breaks World Record
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48
35 ft Christmas Cakes
35 ft Christmas Cakes
Record-Breaking Fruit Cake For the Very Hungry Partiers
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47
Sporty Snuggie Giveaways
Sporty Snuggie Giveaways
The Cleveland Cavaliers Break World Record (But Not for Basketball)
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46
Gigantically Obese Meatballs
Gigantically Obese Meatballs
Jimmy Kimmel Sets Out to Beat Mexico - Twice
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45
Record Breaking Line Ups
Record Breaking Line Ups
iPhone 3G Wait in NYC
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44
Crustacean Competitions
Crustacean Competitions
World Record Lobster Roll Sandwich Attempt in Oregon
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World Records as Advertising
World Records as Advertising
Weezer Breaks 6 Records to Launch New Video
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Record Surf Stunt
Record Surf Stunt
84 Surfers, One Wave
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41
Record-Breaking Cosplay
Record-Breaking Cosplay
Rutgers Sets Record for Most ‘Where's Waldo?' Characters
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429-Yard Sausages
429-Yard Sausages
Record-Breaking Banger is World's Largest
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2,016 Person Foot Massage
2,016 Person Foot Massage
Reflexology Guinness World Record
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Student Circumnavigators
Student Circumnavigators
Zac Sunderland Skips High School to Sail Around the World
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World Record Data Transfer
World Record Data Transfer
25.6 Terabits Per Second
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36
Epic Dodgeball Games
Epic Dodgeball Games
1,200 University of Alberta Students Unofficially Shatter Record
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Global Sing-Alongs
Global Sing-Alongs
Starbucks Love Project 156 Brings Countries Together in a Worldwide Lovefest
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Eating Prospective World Records
Eating Prospective World Records
Iran's Record-Breaking Blooper
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33
Giant Public Showers
Giant Public Showers
Pert Plus Builds Shower for 150 People in Chicago
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Colossal Chocolate Churches
Colossal Chocolate Churches
White Chocolate Dome of Milan Breaks World Record
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31
Jet Pack Canyon Crossings
Jet Pack Canyon Crossings
Eric Scott's Record Breaking PR Flight
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30
UAE No. '1' License Plate Sets World Record
UAE No. '1' License Plate Sets World Record
$14 Million Goes To Charity
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29
Trump Sets World Record for Real Estate Sales in Hawaii
Trump Sets World Record for Real Estate Sales in Hawaii
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28
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Guinness Book World Record Set By Rubik's Cube Robocracker
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7,500 Litres of Free Flowing Champagne
7,500 Litres of Free Flowing Champagne
World's Largest Champagne Fountain
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Oversized Art Instruments
Oversized Art Instruments
Chinese Artist Creates World's Largest Paintbrush
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Gross World Records
Gross World Records
Man Stuffs 11 Cockroaches in Mouth
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Creepy Celebrity Canines
Creepy Celebrity Canines
Rascal, the World's Ugliest Dog, is a Unanimous Fan Favorite
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Smurf Soirees
Smurf Soirees
Swansea Hosts the Largest Smurf Party in the World
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36 Foot Urban Beach Balls
36 Foot Urban Beach Balls
Carnival Cruises Publicity Stunt
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Geeky Guinness Records
Geeky Guinness Records
World's Best Guitar Hero Player
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20
Record-Breaking Jewelry
Record-Breaking Jewelry
Cat Davison Creates Earrings from Vintage Records
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19
Record-Breaking iPad Apps
Record-Breaking iPad Apps
'Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips Lite' is a Great Time-Waster
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Guiness Certifies the Worlds Most Luxurious Phone
Guiness Certifies the Worlds Most Luxurious Phone
$1.2 million "LeMillion"
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Outrageously Dangerous Stunts
Outrageously Dangerous Stunts
Death-Defying World Record Dive
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World Wondertography
World Wondertography
Boston.Com Recording Setting Pics Make You Look Twice
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15
Mega LAN Parties
Mega LAN Parties
Nerds Set Record for World's Largest LAN Party
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$3.5 Million Liqueurs
$3.5 Million Liqueurs
Chambord Launches World's Most Expensive Bottle of Spirits
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13
World Record Photo Shoots
World Record Photo Shoots
Guinness Launches 2009 Book With Smallest Man, Leggiest Woman
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World Record Bling
World Record Bling
Largest Diamond Necklace Ever
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Sacrificing Hygiene for Posterity
Sacrificing Hygiene for Posterity
Record Holders for Longest Human Fingernails Are Just Gross
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10
Quirky World Records
Quirky World Records
“Largest Gathering Of People Wearing Underpants” for Poverty Char
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Obsessive Pokemania
Obsessive Pokemania
Pokemon Collector Lisa Courtney Breaks World Record for Stuffies With 13,400
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8
Super-Long Wedding Dresses
Super-Long Wedding Dresses
Wedding Dress in China Has 1.2 Mile-Long Train
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Disgusting World Records
Disgusting World Records
Loudest Female Burp in History
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6
Miniature Mail
Miniature Mail
World's Smallest Postal Service
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5
27 Inch Mohawks
27 Inch Mohawks
Eric Hahn's Record-Breaking Hair
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$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
Frrrozen Haute Chocolate
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3
185-Pound Burgers
185-Pound Burgers
World's Largest Hamburger is Gluttony Incarnate
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Retro Record Bags
Retro Record Bags
Handbag Designers Take Inspiration From 60's Vinyl and Guitars
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World's Largest Dog
World's Largest Dog
Gibson the Great Dane Stands 7 Feet Tall
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