The Best of Guinness World Records Episode 1: 2014 Edition Out Now!Labels: Cool, Guinness World Records, Show, The Best of Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records 2014 - OUT NOW!
playlist - 12 videos 21 minutes
If you're looking for videos featuring the world's tallest, shortest, fastest, longest, oldest and most incredible things on the planet, you're in the right place.
1. World's Tallest Motorbike! - Guinness World Records 2014
The tallest rideable motorcycle measures 5.10 m (16 ft 8.78 in) tall from the ground to the top of the handlebars. It was constructed by Fabio Reggiani (Italy), and the motorcycle was ridden over a 100-m course at Montecchio Emilia, Italy, on 24 March 2012.
Although pictured with additional wheels for stability, these were removed for the completion of the required 100-m course.
2. DON BROCO VS GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS!
DON BROCO attempt to make some Guinness World Records at KERRANG! HQ - this is how they got on!
GWR headed down to KERRANG! HQ in London where DON BROCO, fresh from playing the main stage at Reading Festival, were eager to attempt some Guinness World Records challenges. Question is, did they break any?
Music by Don Broco, 'You Wanna Know'. (C) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
3. World's Smallest Dog! - Guinness World Records 2014
The smallest dog living, in terms of height, is a female Chihuahua called Milly, who measured 9.65 cm (3.8 in) tall on 21 February 2013 and is owned by Vanesa Semler of Dorado, Puerto Rico.
4. World's Shortest Woman in New York City! - Guinness World Records 2014
The world's shortest woman, Jyoti Amge, recently took a trip out to New York City for the launch of Guinness World Records 2014.
5. World's Largest Robot! - Guinness World Records 2014
The largest walking robot measures 15.72 m (51 ft 6 in) in length, 12.33 m (40 ft 5 in) in width, 8.20 m (26 ft 10 in) in height and was made by Zollner Elektronik AG (Germany) in Zandt, Germany. It was displayed in Berlin, Germany, on 27 September 2012.
6. Farthest Distance Skateboarded By A Goat - Guinness World Records 2014
The farthest distance skateboarding by a goat was 36 m (118 ft) and was achieved by Happie (USA) of Fort Myers, Florida, USA, on 4 March 2012. The distance was completed in a time of 25 seconds.
Happie lives with Melody Cooke and her family and is described as a much loved family pet. The family are hoping to raise money for local charities by showcasing her skateboarding talents.
7. Longest Fingernails In The World! - Guinness World Records
The longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) belong to Chris "The Dutchess" Walton (USA) and measure in at 309.8 cm (10 ft 2 in) for her left hand and 292.1 cm (9 ft 7 in) for her right hand, for a total of 601.9 cm (19 ft 9 in) as measured in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on 21 February 2011.
LEFT HAND - Thumb -- 3 ft, Index -- 1 ft 10 inches, Middle -- 1 ft 4 inches, Ring -- 2 ft, Pinky -- 2 ft
RIGHT HAND, Thumb -- 2 ft 11 inches, Pointer -- 1 ft 11 inches, Middle -- 1 ft 3 inches, Ring -- 2 ft, Pinky -- 1 ft 7 inches
8. Guinness World Records 2014 Book Launch Videos
It's here! Guinness World Records 2014 is out now so here's a sneak peek at some of the people, animals and other amazing things you'll find inside...
The smallest roadworthy car measures 63.5 cm (25 in) high, 65.41 cm (2 ft 1.75 in) wide and 126.47 cm (4 ft 1.75 in). It was created by Austin Coulson (USA) and measured in Carrollton, Texas, USA, on 7 September 2012.
The vehicle is licenced to be driven on public roads with a speed limit of 40 km/h (25 mph). The paint work is themed after the P51 Mustang military aircraft and the sides are inscribed with the tail numbers of a ship that the record holder's grandfather served on during WWII. It is often driven during local veterans' military parades.
10. World's Fastest Back Bend Walk -- Guinness World Records 2014
Leilani Franco (UK/Philippines) travelled in a backbend position a distance of 20 m (65 ft 7.2 in) in a time of 10.05 sec at the Royal Festival Hall in London, UK, on 11 March 2013. A human backbend consists of only the participant's hands and feet on the floor, with the arms extended above the shoulders and head, with the back completely arched.
She also holds the fastest contortion roll over a distance of 20 m (65 ft 7.2 in) in a time of 17.47 sec. A contortion roll requires the contortionist to start with their feet on the ground before arching backwards and propelling themselves forward in a chest-down roll.
Finally, Leilani also holds the record for the most full-body revolutions while in the chest-stand position in one minute with 25. This physically demanding exploit requires the contortionist to lie with their chest against the floor and with their back arched in such a way that their legs stretch over the body and the feet touch the ground in front of the face; the legs then make a full revolution around the body before returning to the original starting position.
11. World's Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia -- Guinness World Records 2014
Steve Sansweet (USA) has amassed an estimated 300,000 unique items at Rancho Obi-Wan in northern California, USA. As of 15 May 2013, only 90,546 items have been accurately audited and catalogued -- a number sufficient enough, however, to beat the previous Guinness World Records figure by a factor of four. Sansweet estimates that the cataloguing process will take years to complete, as his collection continues to grow.
12. Colonel Meow - Longest Fur On A Cat! Guinness World Records 2014
Meet Colonel Meow, the furriest feline... He holds the Guinness World Records Title of Longest Fur On A Cat, with 22.87 cm (9 inches)!
Take a peek into Guinness World Records 2014 book: http://smarturl.it/GWR2014
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