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66 Wacky and Wonderful World Records

From Mega Pools to Ice Driving

— October 20, 2009 — Unique
People are always vying for the label: World’s Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Smallest, Greatest something or other. Upping the next man or woman has become a ruthless game, spurring some of the most bizarre inventions and undertakings ever. This cluster features just a few of the world records for building structures, body modifications, food creations and more.
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3 Foot Cell Phones
3 Foot Cell Phones
World's Largest Mobile Actually Works
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150 lb Desserts
150 lb Desserts
Massive Cupcake Feeds 1,500 and Breaks World Record
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63
Wind-Powered Countries
Wind-Powered Countries
Spain Sets World Record for Green Power Generation
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62
Pint-Sized Projectors
Pint-Sized Projectors
Epson Prepares to Mass-Produce the World's Smallest LCD
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61
Pig-Down Competitions
Pig-Down Competitions
Joey Chestnut Eats 68 Hots Dogs for a New World Record
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60
Crustacean Competitions
Crustacean Competitions
World Record Lobster Roll Sandwich Attempt in Oregon
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59
The Nazareth Cross
The Nazareth Cross
Buy Your Space on The World's Largest Cross
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58
World Records as Advertising
World Records as Advertising
Weezer Breaks 6 Records to Launch New Video
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2,016 Person Foot Massage
2,016 Person Foot Massage
Reflexology Guinness World Record
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56
Solar Powered Planes
Solar Powered Planes
QinetiQ Zephyr Breaks World Record
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World Record Data Transfer
World Record Data Transfer
25.6 Terabits Per Second
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54
World's Longest Arch Bridge
World's Longest Arch Bridge
667 Meter Bridge in Dubai
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53
$80 Million Jet
$80 Million Jet
Aerion To Be World's Fastest
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Super-Sized Science Toys
Super-Sized Science Toys
World's Largest Newton's Cradle Created by Geek Group
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World's Fastest Color Printer
World's Fastest Color Printer
60 Pages Per Minute
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50
$30,000 Christmas Ornaments
$30,000 Christmas Ornaments
World's Priciest Tree Bauble
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49
Giant Interactive TV Remotes
Giant Interactive TV Remotes
World's Largest Remote Control Made From DDR Mats
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48
World's Fastest Customized Bicycle
World's Fastest Customized Bicycle
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47
Ice Driving
Ice Driving
Bentley Continental GT Sets World Record at 331 km/h
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Eating Prospective World Records
Eating Prospective World Records
Iran's Record-Breaking Blooper
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45
World's Largest Solar Farm Opens in Spain
World's Largest Solar Farm Opens in Spain
Powers 20,000 Homes
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Where's the Beef? 123-Pound Hamburger Breaks Previous Records
Where's the Beef? 123-Pound Hamburger Breaks Previous Records
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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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Trump Sets World Record for Real Estate Sales in Hawaii
Trump Sets World Record for Real Estate Sales in Hawaii
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World's Largest Crossbow
World's Largest Crossbow
Propel Yourself Into Space
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40
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Guinness Book World Record Set By Rubik's Cube Robocracker
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39
World's Largest Golf Course
World's Largest Golf Course
Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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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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37
Oversized Art Instruments
Oversized Art Instruments
Chinese Artist Creates World's Largest Paintbrush
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36
Gross World Records
Gross World Records
Man Stuffs 11 Cockroaches in Mouth
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35
300mph Hydrogen Cars
300mph Hydrogen Cars
The Buckeye Bullet 2 is World's Fastest Fuel Cell Vehicle
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34
$400,000 Champagne Glasses
$400,000 Champagne Glasses
Diamond Stemware by John Calleija Breaks World Record
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33
Great Wheel of China
Great Wheel of China
World's Tallest Ferris Wheel in Beijing
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32
World's Largest Structure
World's Largest Structure
The "Great" Great Pyramid
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31
Virtual War Games
Virtual War Games
'America's Army' Sets 5 Guinness World Records in 2009 (UPDATE)
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World's Highest Residence Has Prices to Match
World's Highest Residence Has Prices to Match
Chicago Spire
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World's Largest Cylindrical Aquarium with Built-in Elevator
World's Largest Cylindrical Aquarium with Built-in Elevator
The Aquadom
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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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The World's Tallest House of Sticks
The World's Tallest House of Sticks
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26
Outrageously Dangerous Stunts
Outrageously Dangerous Stunts
Death-Defying World Record Dive
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25
Mega LAN Parties
Mega LAN Parties
Nerds Set Record for World's Largest LAN Party
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24
£250,000 Canine Kennels
£250,000 Canine Kennels
World's Most Expensive Dog House
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23
World's Largest 3D Display Made of 8,000 Ping Pong Balls
World's Largest 3D Display Made of 8,000 Ping Pong Balls
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22
World's Largest Wind Turbine
World's Largest Wind Turbine
Enercon's E-126 in Germany
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21
Cruise Ships With Lawns
Cruise Ships With Lawns
Celebrity Solstice, the World's Largest Cruise Ship
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20
$3.5 Million Liqueurs
$3.5 Million Liqueurs
Chambord Launches World's Most Expensive Bottle of Spirits
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19
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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17
World's Most Expensive Store
World's Most Expensive Store
The House of Bijan
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16
Sacrificing Hygiene for Posterity
Sacrificing Hygiene for Posterity
Record Holders for Longest Human Fingernails Are Just Gross
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15
The Burj Dubai Becomes the World's Tallest Building
The Burj Dubai Becomes the World's Tallest Building
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8 Random World Records
8 Random World Records
2009 Guinness Book Released
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Disgusting World Records
Disgusting World Records
Loudest Female Burp in History
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12
California Eco-Resorts
California Eco-Resorts
Monterey Bay Shores Will Be World's Greenest Getaway
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11
$4.5 Billion Airport Additions
$4.5 Billion Airport Additions
Dubai's Emirates Terminal 3 is World's Largest
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10
Miniature Mail
Miniature Mail
World's Smallest Postal Service
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9
Supercar Limos
Supercar Limos
Stretch Ferrari is World's Fastest (UPDATE)
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8
Japan Plans World's Tallest Building
Japan Plans World's Tallest Building
X-Seed 4000
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185-Pound Burgers
185-Pound Burgers
World's Largest Hamburger is Gluttony Incarnate
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6
World's Largest Gucci Store
World's Largest Gucci Store
Gucci New York
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5
World's Most Luxurious Hotel Suites
World's Most Luxurious Hotel Suites
Elite Traveler's Top 101
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4
Mega Pools
Mega Pools
Boat or Swim in the World's Largest Pool at San Alfonso del Mar
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3
World's Largest Dog
World's Largest Dog
Gibson the Great Dane Stands 7 Feet Tall
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2
16" Stilettos
16" Stilettos
Sky-High Shoes Are World's Tallest
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Body Mod Addictions
Body Mod Addictions
Pauly Unstoppable is the World's Most Modified Man
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