Posts tagged "guinness book of world records"

Great Dane Zeus Takes Top Honors As Tallest Dog In The World

I pretty much love anything comically oversized, and that goes double for  animals. So you better believe I’m a little bit obsessed with Zeus, the 44-inch tall Great Dane that took top honors as the tallest dog in the world. The Otsego, Michigan, pup is just three-years-old, and stands 7-feet 4-inches when on his hind…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2012

I Want To Go To There: The World’s Largest Mass Massage

In Bangkok, Thailand 641 masseuses simultaneously performed massages on lucky volunteers for 12 consecutive minutes, breaking the Guinness World Record for biggest mass massage. The record was previously set in Australia in 2010, when 263 massage therapists worked in tandem. The event was organized to promote Thailand’s famous spa industry. “I felt enchanted. I felt…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 2, 2012

$158K Dog Wedding Sets New World Record

A new world record was set and plenty of cash was raised for the Humane Society of New York at a high-society canine wedding last night. The bride was a Coton de Tuléar named Baby Hope Diamond and the groom was a formerly stray poodle called Chilly Pasternak. A Guinness Book of World Records adjudicator…

By: Newser / July 13, 2012

Tao Porchon-Lynch, 93, Is Now World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

To say Tao Porchon-Lynch is an extraordinary yoga teacher isn’t a stretch, considering she has fans all over the world. But what makes her truly amazing is the fact that she can support her whole body on her hands — even though she’s 93.Now she has another accolade to add to her list: Guinness World Record…

By: The Huffington Post / May 15, 2012

World’s Smallest Working Dog, Lucy The Yorkshire Terrier, Sets Guinness World Record

A mini Yorkshire terrier from New Jersey is now the holder of a very big world record: world’s smallest working dog.

Lucy, who weighs just 2 1/2 pounds, was named the world’s smallest working dog last week by Guinness World Records. In the process, she doggedly beat out the previous record holder: Momo, an eight-year-old chihuahua…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / January 12, 2012

Meet The World’s Shortest Woman

A high school student in central India was recognized as the world’s shortest woman by Guinness World Records on Friday as she turned 18 and said she hopes to earn a degree and make it in Bollywood.
Jyoti Amge stood just 62.8 centimeters (24.7 inches) tall – shorter than the average 2-year-old – whe…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 16, 2011

World’s Shortest Living Cat, Fizz Girl, Gets Into Guinness Book

A tiny cat in San Diego is getting about the biggest honor possible: A spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The cat in question is named Fizz Girl and she measures a measly 6 inches tall from floor to shoulder. As a result, she’s just been declared the world’s shortest living cat…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / October 8, 2011

Bridgette Jordan Is The World’s New Shortest Woman

Step aside Elif Kocaman, there’s a new shortest woman in the world. Twenty-two-year-old Illinois woman Bridgette Jordan’s 2′ 3″ frame has earned her the coveted Guinness title. She hasn’t let her primordial dwarfism hold her back one bit. A student at Kaskaskia College, Bridgette loves to listen to music, dance, cheerlead, and play basketball (although…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 22, 2011

Chris “The Dutchess” Walton Makes Guinness Book Of World Records With Longest Fingernails

It takes a newborn baby 18 years to grow into adulthood. And it took Chris “The Dutchess” Walton just as long to grow her record-setting fingernails to 19 feet, 9 inches long.

“The hardest thing for me to do is dig in my pockets,” the 45-year-old rock singer from Las Vegas says. “Everything else…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / September 17, 2011

World’s Most Pierced Woman Gets Another Ring

Who needs a wedding band when you have more than 6,000 rings on your body? Elaine Davidson, the most pierced woman in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records, let her non-pierced groom slip one more ring on her finger yesterday. She walked down the aisle wearing all 6,005 of her external…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 9, 2011