Guinness Book

  • 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...
  • World's shortest woman to enter 'Bigg Boss' house 22-11-2012 10:12 AM

    Mumbai: Jyoti Amge, world's shortest woman, is all set to enter the mud house of 'Bigg Boss 6' today after model-turned-fashion consultant Imam Siddique was thrown out. The 19-year-old from Nagpur, who has been officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness Book of Records with a height of 62.8...
  • Weird world records 07-10-2012 05:29 PM

    Here are some weird world records. Some of them are even included in the Guinness Book of World Records. In this pic, Guinness World Record holder for the Most Pierced Man Bucholz shows some of his 453 piercings in Dortmund.Beekeeper She Ping is covered with bees during a challenge to break the world record in Chongqing Municipality.Gabriel Guallo of Ecuador's Quichua tribe stands with a tarantula on his face to demonstrate how he is planning to break a world record, in El Tena.
  • 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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  • 'Sivappu Mazhai' enters Guinness Book 10-04-2010 02:09 PM

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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. ...
  • Sally Cluley is world youngest pilot 25-09-2008 02:23 AM

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  • Yoga guru at 5, girl aims for spot in Guinness 08-04-2008 02:43 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan fast bowler Muhammad Asif has filed an appeal against his five-year ban by the ICC with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland. The ICC anti-corruption tribunal had banned Asif and two other Pakistani cricketers, Salman Butt and Muhammad Amir in February last year after finding...
  • Guinness honour for Mumbai’s 'Gramathon man' 20-01-2008 12:09 PM

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore rode on Virat Kohli's whirlwind half century and Chris Gayle's blitzkrieg to notch up a comfortable 26-run win over Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. Put into bat, Kohli smashed 67 off 42 balls after Gayle laid the foundation with 49...