Top 15 Guinness World Records You Wouldn’t Even Know Existed
The world is crazy, and so is the number of Guinness records registered every year. Some of them are as normal as the biggest person in the world, the smallest person in the world… But some others you wouldn’t even imagine that they exist.
Here are the Influence Digest team’s Top 15 of the craziest Guinness World Records of all time.
The largest number of people dressed up as The Smurfs.
In 2019, 2,762 people dressed as The Smurfs could gather, breaking the previous record (in 2009).
Mor shirts worn at the same time
On April 24, 2008, Belgian man Jeff Van Dick managed to put on 227 T-shirts, one on top of the other.
The most elastic skin in the world
Garry Turner is an Englishman who, in 1999, broke the record for the most elastic skin, making his abdomen stretch 15.8 centimetres.
Longest distance crossed by a person dragged burning in flames
Jalapa Roland travelled 472.8 meters, dragged by a horse, pulled by a lasso and engulfed in flames.
The highest speed running on four legs
Japan’s Kenichi Ito holds the 100-meter sprint record for running on all fours. He managed to run it in 15,71 seconds on 2015.
Largest number of eggs broken from one head
Astricta Furman holds the record for breaking the most eggs with one header. He handled in 2008 to crackle 80 eggs in one blow.
The longest ear hairs in the world
Anthony Victor’s ear hairs, measuring 18.1 cm, have given him the victory of the longest ear hairs of any human being on earth.
The heaviest weight dragged with the eye sockets
Cheyne Hultgre (he likes to be called Space Cowboy) managed to pull 411.65 kg with his eye sockets on April 25, 2009.
The longest distance achieved in milk ejection with the teardrop
On September 1, 2004, Ilrek Yilmaz of Turkey reached a distance of no less than 279.5 cm with a jet of milk after filling his eyes with milk and expelling it with the help of his lacrimal glands.
More than 30,000 Big Macs in his lifetime
Don Gorske is an American man who holds the record for consuming the most Big Macs in a lifetime. He set the record with 28,788, and in 2020 he reached 30,000.
Record bending pans
Scott Murphy is the man who holds a record by bending a 30-centimetre diameter pan to 17.46 centimetres in only 30 seconds.
The oldest man doing bungee jumping
In 2008, 83-year-old Helmut Wirz became the oldest man bungee jumping.
Largest number of beverage cans opened by a parrot in one minute
Zac, a parrot from San Jose (United States), was able to open 35 beverage cans in one minute, a record achieved in 2012.
The fastest runner disguised as a fruit
English runner Joanne Singleton took 1 hour, 35 minutes, and 45 seconds in the Schaumburg (Turkey) half marathon disguised as a strawberry on November 26, 2011.
The giant ball made of rubber bands
Joel Bullock assembled a giant ball of rubber bands in Loderhille on November 13, 2008. It weighed 4kg and holds the current record for the world’s most giant rubber band ball.
We hope you’ve enjoyed the Top 15 of the craziest Guinness World Records of all time!