Most popular

The record titles currently being visited the most by you, our readers on GuinnessWorldRecords.com.

Back to Showcase
Longest time in an abdominal plank position (male)

Record

Longest time in an abdominal plank position (male)

The longest time in an abdominal plank position is 8 hours 1 minutes and was achieved by Mao Weidong…

View this record Longest time in an abdominal plank position (male)

Longest snake – ever (captivity)

Record

Longest snake – ever (captivity)

The longest snake - ever (captivity) is Medusa, a reticulated python (python reticulatus), and is…

View this record Longest snake – ever (captivity)

Most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls

Record

Most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls

Action RPG Dark Souls is widely regarded as one of the toughest games in existence, but that hasn't…

View this record Most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls

Largest spider

Record

Largest spider

The world's largest known spider is a male goliath bird-eating spider ( Theraphosa blondi )…

View this record Largest spider

Highest mountain

Record

Highest mountain

The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest. Its peak rises to 8,848 m (29,028 ft 9 in) – the…

View this record Highest mountain

Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)

Record

Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)

The smallest waist belongs to Cathie Jung (USA, b. 1937), who stands at 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) and has a…

View this record Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)

Land speed (fastest car)

Record

Land speed (fastest car)

The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1,227.985 km/h (763.035 mi/h) (Mach…

View this record Land speed (fastest car)

Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) - ever

Record

Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) - ever

The longest fingernails belonged to Lee Redmond (USA), who started to grow them in 1979 and…

View this record Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) - ever

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Record

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Chad Fell (USA) blew a bubblegum bubble with a diameter of 50.8 cm (20 in) without using his hands…

View this record Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Largest advertising poster

Record

Largest advertising poster

The largest advertising poster measures 28,922.10 m² (311,314 ft²), and was achieved by Arby’s (USA)…

View this record Largest advertising poster

Largest human mattress dominoes

Record

Largest human mattress dominoes

The largest human mattress dominoes consists of 2,016 people and was achieved at an event organized…

View this record Largest human mattress dominoes

Tallest dog ever

Record

Tallest dog ever

The Tallest dog ever is Zeus (USA), a Great Dane who measured 1.118 m (44 in) tall on 4 October 2011…

View this record Tallest dog ever

Most dangerous ant

Record

Most dangerous ant

The most dangerous ant in the world is the bulldog ant ( Myrmecia pyriformis ) found in coastal…

View this record Most dangerous ant

Shortest woman - living (mobile)

Record

Shortest woman - living (mobile)

The shortest woman living (mobile) is Jyoti Amge (India, born 16 Dec 1993), who measured 62.8 cm (24…

View this record Shortest woman - living (mobile)

Most children delivered at a single birth to survive

Record

Most children delivered at a single birth to survive

Nadya Suleman (USA) claimed headlines across the world on 26 January 2009 when she gave birth to six…

View this record Most children delivered at a single birth to survive

Most career goals (football)

Record

Most career goals (football)

The most goals scored in a specified period is 1,279 by Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazil) (b. 23…

View this record Most career goals (football)

Widest mouth - unstretched

Record

Widest mouth - unstretched

The widest mouth measures 17 cm (6.69 in) and belongs to Francisco Domingo Joaquim "Chiquinho"…

View this record Widest mouth - unstretched

Record

Fastest internet connection (country)

View this record Fastest internet connection (country)

Oldest person ever

Record

Oldest person ever

The greatest fully authenticated age to which any human has ever lived is 122 years 164 days by…

View this record Oldest person ever

Highest vehicle mileage

Record

Highest vehicle mileage

At 4 p.m. on 18 September 2013, Irvin "Irv" Gordon (USA) clocked up his three-millionth mile in his…

View this record Highest vehicle mileage