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Nov 14, 2013, 01:00 ET

Amazing Records Set to Tumble on Guinness World Records Day

INCLUDING: MOST PEOPLE DRESSED AS NINJAS - JAPAN MOST HULA HOOPS SPUN SIMULTANEOUSLY - UK MOST CONSECUTIVE HANDSPRINGS - USA MOST DARTS CAUGHT...

Sep 12, 2013, 02:00 ET
FASTEST CROSSING OF A TIGHTROPE BY A DOG – FROM THE UK! WORLD’S LARGEST MOTORCYCLELOWEST LIMBO SKATER, LARGEST COLLECTION OF VACUUM CLEANERS – FROM THE UK!

The Latest and Greatest to Make it Into the New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ 2014 Book

Including: - Fastest crossing of a tightrope by a dog - from the UK! - World's largest motorcycle - Lowest limbo skater...

Jul 10, 2013, 03:00 ET
The world’s shortest woman, Jyoti Amge, and second tallest man, Brahim Takioullah, (smallest feet and largest feet respectively) pose for a photo that will contribute towards a new Guinness World Records title for the Largest Online Photo Album of Feet. The mass participation challenge, titled ‘Amazing Feet’ has just been launched and is open to everyone.  People can take part in the record attempt by visiting officiallyamazing.tv/feet

World's Smallest Feet and Largest Feet Meet to Launch Amazing Feet Challenge

Terms of use: Image must run with mention of officiallyamazing.tv/feet Nice to Feet You! RECORD-BREAKING DUO PHOTOGRAPHED TOGETHER AT...

Sep 15, 2011, 00:01 ET
The Guinness World Record holder for "Most Pierced Man", Rolf Buchholz, has 453 studs and rings all over his body. Rolf Buchholz, from Dortmund, Germany, has -- among others -- 94 piercings in and around his lips, 25 in his eyebrows, eight in his nose and 278 in his genital area. Buchholz is featured in the Guinness World Records 2012 edition book, available today for $28.95. (Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records).  (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

The World's Biggest, Fastest and Most Extraordinary Revealed in New Guinness World Records® 2012

It's the BIGGEST day of the year with the release of Guinness World Records 2012!  The newest record chronicling edition of the best-selling...

Apr 23, 2011, 17:04 ET
Guinness World Records Live! Partners with Cedar Fair's Carowinds theme park in Charlotte, NC to recognize a new record for the 'Most People Dyeing Eggs' with 317 people participating over Easter weekend.  (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

317 Colorful Carolinians Set Egg-cellent Guinness World Record at Carowinds Theme Park

317 guests at the Carowinds Theme Park in North Carolina celebrated Easter Weekend by setting a new Guinness World Record for the 'Most People...

Nov 18, 2010, 10:12 ET
Thomas Lackey celebrated Guinness World Records Day 2010 by breaking the record for "Oldest Wingwalker" at 90 years old. The United Kingdom resident beat the record he previously set when he was 89 years old. The Guinness World Records 2011 book is available now. Photo credit: Jay Williams/ Guinness World Records. NOT FOR ARCHIVE. (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records, Jay Williams)

Thousands Around the Planet Participate in Guinness World Records® Day 2010

Thousands of aspiring record breakers from across the globe celebrated the sixth annual Guinness World Records® Day with amazing record...

Nov 18, 2010, 04:00 ET
The new Tallest Married Couple was announced today in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010. Hailing from California, Wayne and Laurie Hallquist stand more than 13 ft 4 in combined. The Guinness World Records 2010 book is available now. Photo Courtesy of Hasain Rasheed / Guinness World Records. NOT FOR ARCHIVE. (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

Guinness World Records® Reveals New Tallest Married Couple at the Guinness World Records Museum

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record breaking, today announces the new "Tallest Married Couple" at the Guinness World Records...

Sep 16, 2010, 05:00 ET
The Guinness World Records 2011 book is available now for $28.95.  (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

Lady Gaga, Lindsey Lohan, Tiger Woods, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson and Others Top List of Celebrity Record Breakers in the Guinness World Records® 2011 Edition

Who is the world's highest earning celebrity?  Which power couple dominates the entertainment world? What pop star commands the most searches...

Sep 15, 2010, 07:00 ET
Guinness World Records 2011 arrives in stores today for the price of $28.95. The new book is exploding with all new pictures and completely updated content. This "Special American Edition" includes spreads on Route 66, American Heroes, American Wildlife and much more! (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

Guinness World Records® 2011

The global authority on all things record-breaking returns today with Guinness World Records 2011!  The latest edition of the best-selling...

Aug 01, 2010, 08:45 ET
Jamie Bestwick sets new BMX World Record with Guinness World Records Live! at X Games Sixteen. (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

Jamie Bestwick Secures Place in the Guinness World Records® at X Games Sixteen

BMX legend Jamie Bestwick made X Games history yesterday as he won his fourth consecutive gold medal in the BMX Vert. In doing so he earned his...

May 21, 2010, 09:00 ET
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 05/21/2010

Guinness World Records® Discovers New Tallest Man in America

Guinness World Records announced today that Igor Vovkovinskiy has been crowned the new Tallest Living Man in America. Measuring a staggering 7...

Mar 04, 2010, 05:00 ET

Guinness World Records(R) Launches Search for the Next Tallest Woman

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements has announced an international search for the next Tallest Living...

Jan 26, 2010, 14:39 ET
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 04/03/2008

Record-Breaking Collection of Pokemon Memorabilia Appears in Guinness World Records(TM) 2010 Gamer's Edition

Twenty one year-old Lisa Courtney from Hertfordshire, England is celebrating this week after being officially recognised as the individual with...

Jan 14, 2010, 04:00 ET

TALL MEETS SMALL AT MEGAMALL

Today, the world's tallest man, 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm) Sultan Kosen, will welcome the shortest man in the world, 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) He Pingping,...

Jan 04, 2010, 06:00 ET
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 AUSTIN, TX UNITED STATES
 01/04/2010

'Video Game Bible' Returns - Guinness World Records(R) 2010 Gamer's Edition

The globally-recognized authority on record breaking achievements Guinness World Records, today announced the availability of the best resource...

Dec 30, 2009, 05:00 ET

The Public Has Spoken ... Guinness World Records(R) Reveals Fans' Picks for the Top Records of the Decade

The votes are in and the public has chosen their top Guinness World Records® of the decade! Since the launch of the newest book Guinness...

Dec 08, 2009, 09:00 ET
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 SAN FRANCISCO, CA UNITED STATES
 12/08/2009

Guinness World Records(R) Selects Top Records Of The Decade

Is it the woman with the Longest Legs? The Youngest Person To Fly Solo Around the World? Highest Shallow Dive? Or maybe extreme athlete Rob...

Nov 12, 2009, 11:48 ET
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 FORT MYERS, FL UNITED STATES
 10/11/2010

Records Shatter Around the World on Guinness World Records(R) Day 2009

Guinness World Records celebrated its fifth annual Guinness World Records Day with record-shattering attempts from around the globe. Thousands...

Oct 22, 2009, 12:44 ET
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 BOSTON, MA UNITED STATES
 10/21/2009

It's Back! The Original Guinness Book of Records Returns After 55 Years of Evolution

The global authority on record-breaking achievement, Guinness World Records, today launched an exact replica of the very first "Guinness Book...

Sep 17, 2009, 05:01 ET
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 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ UNITED STATES
 09/16/2009

Guinness World Records(R) 2010 -The World's Best-Selling Copyright Book Celebrates the End of the Decade with Incredible New Feats

Commemorate the end of the first decade of the 21st Century with the world's best resource for amazing feats and inspirational attainments -...

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