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Most slices of carrots sliced while blindfolded in 30 seconds

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Most slices of carrots sliced while blindfolded in 30 seconds

The most slices of carrot sliced in 30 seconds while blindfolded is 88, and was achieved by Hirouyki…

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Most decades with a Top 20 hit on the US Hot Country Songs chart

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Most decades with a Top 20 hit on the US Hot Country Songs chart

Dolly Parton (USA) has scored Top 20 hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart for six consecutive…

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First to accumulate 100 million followers on Twitter

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First to accumulate 100 million followers on Twitter

The first to accumulate 100 million followers on Twitter is Katy Perry (USA, b. Katheryn Hudson),…

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Most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (female)

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Most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (female)

The most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (female) is 27, achieved by Olga Tañón…

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Largest high-intensity interval training class

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Largest high-intensity interval training class

The largest high intensity interval training class is 3,804 and was achieved by Joe Wicks aka "The…

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Fastest-selling pop album in the UK by a male artist

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Fastest-selling pop album in the UK by a male artist

On the Official Albums Chart dated 16 March 2017, Ed Sheeran's (UK) third studio album, ÷ ("Divide")…

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Longest career as a game show announcer for the same show

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Longest career as a game show announcer for the same show

The longest career as a game show announcer for the same show is 32 years 321 days, and was achieved…

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Most followers on Twitter for an athlete

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Most followers on Twitter for an athlete

As of 23 August 2016, Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) was the most popular…

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Highest annual earnings ever for a female pop star

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Highest annual earnings ever for a female pop star

Taylor Swift (USA) is estimated to have earned $170 million (£116.3 million) in the 12 months…

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Most grand slam home runs in a Major League Baseball career

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Most grand slam home runs in a Major League Baseball career

The Major League Baseball (MLB) record for most career grand slam home runs (a home run hit with the…

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First act to occupy top three positions simultaneously on UK singles chart

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First act to occupy top three positions simultaneously on UK singles chart

In the 65-year history of the UK's Official Singles Chart (1952–), no act had occupied the top three…

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Most views for an act on VEVO in 24 hours

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Most views for an act on VEVO in 24 hours

David Bowie (UK) recordings attracted 51 million views on the video-hosting platform VEVO on 11…

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Most consecutive UK Top 10 weeks for a debut album

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Most consecutive UK Top 10 weeks for a debut album

On the Official Albums Chart dated 26 September 2015, In the Lonely Hour (2014) by Sam Smith (UK)…

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Most followers on Vine

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Most followers on Vine

As of 26 July 2016, the most followers on Vine was 16,066,791 – as achieved by Andrew Bachelor, aka…

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Most followers on Twitter for a TV personality

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Most followers on Twitter for a TV personality

As of 5 September 2016, Ellen DeGeneres (USA, @TheEllenShow) was the most popular TV personality on…

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Most streams on Spotify in one year for a female musician

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Most streams on Spotify in one year for a female musician

Tracks by Rihanna (Barbados, b. Robyn Rihanna Fenty) were streamed 2.9 billion times on Spotify in…

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Most consecutive daily personal video blogs posted on YouTube

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Most consecutive daily personal video blogs posted on YouTube

The most consecutive daily personal video blogs posted on YouTube is 3,057 videos, and was achieved…

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Largest jaffa cake

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Largest jaffa cake

The largest Jaffa cake measured 124 cm (4 ft 0.8 in) wide and had a surface area of 1.207 m2 (13 ft…

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Highest-grossing female action movie star

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Highest-grossing female action movie star

As of 8 February 2016, Jennifer Lawrence (USA, b. 1990) was the most successful female action movie…

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Most words in a hit single

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Most words in a hit single

"Rap God" by Eminem (USA) packs 1,560 words into a fast and furious 6 min 4 sec – that's a…

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