Every year around the globe, there are loads of people who try their best to push boundaries and break world records for anything and everything imaginable. Luckily, we have the Guinness World Records to make sure it doesn’t go unnoticed. Whether it’s for the world’s longest hot dog, the tallest man ever, or the heaviest onion on earth, anything is possible. However, some people are born with incredible talents while others have gained recognition for their creativity and determination. Richouses has gathered several eye-opening Guinness World Records, you may not know actually exist. Keep reading to discover some of the best world records…
Moontower Pizza Bar which is located in Texas, USA had only one goal in mind…to create the world’s largest pizza. And in May 2018, their goal was successfully achieved when they made the largest commercially available pizza which was just rectangular and measured 8ft x 2 ft. It was also named “The Bus” and cost roughly $300. Orders for this largest pizza needed to be placed 48 hours in advance. How crazy is this?
World’s Tallest Man
The next world record from the Guinness World Records Book is actually also in medical history. This one is dedicated to the World’s Tallest Man in history, Robert Pershing Wadlow who was originally from Illinois, USA measured at 2.72 m (8 ft 11.1 in) tall. Robert was also known as “The Gentle Giant” and from a young age required leg braces when walking. By 1938 he became a world-famous celebrity, and just several after his death, a life-size statue of Wadlow was constructed opposite the Alton Museum of History and Art.
Longest Fingernails On A Woman
Nail Artist, Ayanna Williams of Houston grew her fingernails for more than 20 years before she earned the title of ‘Longest Fingernails On A Woman’. Her total nail length reached 18 feet and 10.9 inches at the time the measurements were taken. While being interviewed she said, “I applied for the record title to let my children know that anything they want to accomplish can be done. It takes courage, discipline and patience, but it can be accomplished”.
This next world record belongs to Ram Singh Chauhan who comes straight out of India. Sorry lads but this man definitely takes the cake for being one of the coolest guys around. He holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest moustache, which hangs at a whopping 18.5 feet long. 62-year-old Ram has been growing his remarkable moustache since 1970 and spends at least 2 hours a day grooming it to ensure that it continues to grow. This is for sure the true definition of dedication!
Most Tattooed Man In The World
Born in New Zealand as Gregory Paul McLaren, he grew up as a performer and later joined the circus when he was just 16 years. Nowadays he goes by the name Lucky Diamond Rich and boats more than 200% coverage of tattoos on his body. His multiple layers of ink have earned him the record for “most tattooed man”, which he has held for over a decade. The first-ever tattoo is got was when he was 16 and its jits been onward and upwards from then. Naturally, he always some weird looks from many people. While others think he’s the coolest guy around.
Longest Tongue On A Dog
Finally, we have a world record winner that wasn’t set my a human but by a beloved canine! Eight years St. Bernard from South Dakota, USA got her tongue wagging in order to achieve to be the new Guinness World Record title holder for the “Longest Tongue On A Dog”. Mochi “Mo” Rickert’s tongue measured at an amazing 18.58 cm (7.31 in) in length. This adorable doggy is constantly stopped by many strangers who are completely in awe of her tongue.
Most Walnuts Cracked With The Head In One Minute
The next entry on the list is something so out of the ordinary. Muhammad Rashid who is a Pakistani native was able to crack the most walnuts with just his head in 1 minute. Rashid who is actually a martial artist managed to crack 254 walnuts, he also said during an interview with BBC that it took him a lot of practice, six to seven hours daily. Wow, that’s impressive, right?
Largest Living Cat
Our next titleholder is also an animal and this time it goes to a male liger (lion x tigress hybrid) whose name is Hercules. The largest living cat is housed at Myrtle Beach Safari, a wildlife reserve in South Carolina, USA. Hercules eats around 30lb (13.6 kg) of meat daily which is then washed down with several liters. Now you want to know how much Hercules weighs? Sure you do…Hercules weighs a whopping 922 lb (418 kg). But wait until you read the rest of his measurements, his length is 131 in and he stands at a remarkable 49 inches. Unbelievable, don’t you think?
Male Longest Time In An Abdominal Plank Position
The next titleholder on our list is definitely one powerful and impressive man. George Hood from Illinois, USA is a former U.S Marine and DEA Superivorsiry Special Agent. At the beginning of 2020. Hood amazing set a new Guinness world record for the longest time spent holding the plank position. Wait until you see what his time was….according to Guinness is was 8 hours 15 minutes. Wow! We are just as flabbergasted as you are!