Guinness Book Of World Records

  • Five-year old wonder boy breaks world record in limbo skating 25-06-2014 01:16 PM

    Bangalore: A little boy is playing in the fountain in Bangalore's Cubbon Park on a Sunday afternoon. He runs in circles around the fountain as his mother runs after him with a towel. Like most kids his age, he too loves all those things that children indulge in. Playful, naughty,...
  • Snapshot: Emma Watson graduates from Brown University; tweets selfie wearing black cap, gown 26-05-2014 08:06 AM

    Providence: It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson. The British actress best known as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies was among 2,000 graduates receiving degrees Sunday from Brown University. She tweeted a photo of herself in cap and gown. Watson graduated with a bachelor's degree in English...
  • Photo: Meet Canadian Sikh Sarwan Singh, a Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest beard at 8.25 feet 11-03-2014 02:16 PM

    A Sikh from Canada, Sarwan Singh, displays his 8.25 feet long beard during a news conference in Ahmedabad. Singh has his name in the Guinness Book of World Record since 2008. ...
  • 111-year-old Italian man crowned world's oldest man 28-02-2014 05:59 PM

    A 111-year-old Italian has been crowned the world's oldest living man by the Guinness Book of World Records. Arturo Licata, from Enna, Sicily, has been awarded the title after officials checked his birth papers and marriage records. The Italian has been declared the world's oldest living man after reaching the...
  • Himachal researcher picks holes in Newton's laws 10-11-2013 08:22 PM

    A Himachal Pradesh researcher, in his book published by Cambridge International Science Publishing, has picked holes in Newton's laws. The 340-page book 'Beyond Newton and Archimedes', written by Ajay Sharma, assistant director (education) with the state government, says Newton did not discover the second law of motion (F=ma). The second...
  • 'Boss' enters Guinness Book World Records for largest poster 10-10-2013 02:56 PM

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar starrer 'Boss' has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest poster after beating Michael Jackson's "This Is It". The 46-year-old superstar's fan club made the largest poster in the world in just four months after putting logistics into place. "It's a matter of honour....
  • 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released 13-09-2013 10:30 AM

    A contortionist, a vacuum cleaner collector and a skateboarding goat are some of the eccentric record breakers in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released on Thursday. The latest edition features more than 3,000 new and updated title holders, including the fastest sprinter in high heels and world's shortest...
  • French 'Spiderman' scales tallest tower in China in 2 hours 23-09-2012 11:36 AM

    Fifty-year-old Alain Robert climbed up the 1273-feet Central Plains Fortaleza tower in Zhengzhou unassisted. Robert has held the Guinness World Record for climbing most buildings unassisted. ...
  • Lucknow school is world's 'largest' 23-09-2012 10:42 AM

    Lucknow: Starting from five students and a Rs 300 loan, a Lucknow school has travelled a long way to become the school with the most number of pupils in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records. The 57th and 2013 edition of the book says the City Montessori...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: AP makes 6000 kg laddoo 18-09-2012 03:56 PM

    The humongous laddoo is all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. ...
  • 63-year-old fights corruption through RTI queries 26-06-2012 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: Subhash Chandra Agrawal's persistent inquiries have led to the revelation of many a scam. The illegal assets of judges, Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's foreign trips, the former aviation minister's blatant misuse of national carrier Air India, and most recently the Rs 35 lakh toilet row in the...
  • Oldest marathoner Fauja Singh hangs up his boots 23-04-2012 10:10 AM

    The Guiness Book of World Records has refused to list the 101-year-old as the oldest marathon runner as he does not have a birth certificate to prove his age. ...
  • Briton builds world's longest motobike 28-07-2011 07:26 PM

    London: A Briton is all set for a new Guinness world record for the longest motorbike - 22 metres long and with 25 seats. Colin Furze, 31, spent a month building the motorbike, which is as long as a tennis court, the Daily Mail reported. He used a 125 cc...
  • World's costliest wine sells for 75,000 pounds 27-07-2011 11:26 AM

    London: The sale of a 200-year-old bottle of white wine for 75,000 pounds ($121,000) has set a new Guinness World Record for the most valuable bottle of white wine ever sold. The buyer of the 1811 Chteau d'Yquem was private collector Christian Vanneque, former head Sommelier at the Michelin starred...
  • Paraguay's sausage breaks world record 17-07-2011 12:24 PM

    Asuncion: There is a new hot dog in the Guinness Book of Records after a sausage in Paraguay claimed victory as the "world's largest" at record of 203.8 meters long, event officials said. Guinness representative Johanna Hessling, who travelled to the exhibition, confirmed yesterday that the Paraguay sausage broke the...
  • World's oldest man dies aged 114 16-04-2011 05:29 PM

    London: The world's oldest man has died of an undisclosed illness at the age of 114 at his home in Montana, US. Walter Breuning was awarded the title of the oldest man by the Guinness Book of World Records after Briton Harry Allingham died in July 2009, according to The...
  • CNN interviewer Larry King quits 30-06-2010 09:00 AM

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  • Paa may set a new Guinness world record 15-12-2009 11:57 PM

    Creating world records is the latest thing in B town. ...
  • Malaysian Kung Fu expert pierces coconuts with fingers 22-06-2009 11:03 AM

    Ho Eng Hui pierced four coconuts with his right index finger. ...