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A selection of some of the astounding new titles you'll find in the ultimate annual book of records. Guinness World Records 2018 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as comets, movie stars, fungi, mountaineering and pandas!

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Largest covered wagon

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Largest covered wagon

The world's largest covered wagon is 12.2 m (40 ft) long, 3.65 m (12 ft) wide and 7.6 m (25 ft) tall…

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Farthest flight by hoverboard

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Farthest flight by hoverboard

The farthest flight by hoverboard is 2,252.4 m (7,389 ft 9 in) and was achieved by Franky Zapata…

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First prosthetic tattoo gun arm

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First prosthetic tattoo gun arm

The first prosthetic tattoo gun arm was made by JL Gonzal (France) and is worn by JC Sheitan Tenet…

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Largest tape ball

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Largest tape ball

The largest tape ball weighed 907.18 kg (2,000 lb) and had a circumference of 3.89 m (12 ft 9 in).…

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Most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute

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Most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute

The most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute is 71 and was achieved by Cherry Yoshitake…

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Largest LEGO® brick Batmobile

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Largest LEGO® brick Batmobile

The largest LEGO® brick Batmobile measures 1.30 m (4 ft 3 in) tall, 5.51 m (18 ft 0 in) long and…

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Most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands)

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Most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands)

The most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands) is 1,445 g (50.97 oz) and was achieved by…

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Most balloons blown up in one hour - individual

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Most balloons blown up in one hour - individual

The most balloons blown up in one hour by an individual is 910, and was achieved by Hunter Ewen…

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Oldest bodybuilder - male

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Oldest bodybuilder - male

The oldest bodybuilder is Jim Arrington (USA, b. 1 September 1932) and was aged 83 years 6 days when…

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Largest collection of Batman memorabilia

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Largest collection of Batman memorabilia

The largest collection of Batman memorabilia belongs to Brad Ladner (USA) and consists of 8,226…

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Largest collection of teddy bears

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Largest collection of teddy bears

The largest collection of teddy bears belongs to Jackie Miley (USA) and consists of 8,026 teddy…

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Most mustard (tube) drunk in 30 seconds

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Most mustard (tube) drunk in 30 seconds

The most mustard drunk in 30 seconds from a tube is 416 g (14.7 oz) achieved by Andre Ortolf in…

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Largest collection of X-Men memorabilia

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Largest collection of X-Men memorabilia

The largest collection of X-men memorabilia is 15,400 items and belongs to Eric Jaskolka (USA), in…

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Tallest high top fade

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Tallest high top fade

The tallest high top fade is 52.0 cm (20.5 in) tall and belongs to Benny Harlem (USA) as measured in…

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Most tattooed senior citizen (male)

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Most tattooed senior citizen (male)

The most tattooed senior citizen (male) is Charles “Chuck” Helmke (USA), who has 97.5% of his body…

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Largest Cozy Coupe

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Largest Cozy Coupe

The largest Cozy Coupe is 2.7 m (8 ft 10.2 in) long and was achieved by John Bitmead and Geof…

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Fastest 100 m slackline walk

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Fastest 100 m slackline walk

The fastest 100 m slackline walk is 1 min 59.73 secs and was achieved by Lucas Milliard (France) at…

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First implanted antenna

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First implanted antenna

The first implanted antenna was implanted in Neil Harbisson (UK), into the back of his skull, in…

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Shortest married couple

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Shortest married couple

The shortest married couple are Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros (Brazil) and Katyucia Lie Hoshino…

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Largest collection of snow globes

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Largest collection of snow globes

The largest collection of snow globes is 4,059 and is owned by Wendy Suen (China) in Shanghai, China…

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