The Guinness World Records has actually been around since 1955. So, every year since then, different people from all around the world try to do whatever they can by pushing boundaries, limits, and creativity just to achieve a world record. Whether it’s for the oldest professional club DJ, the largest knitting needles, or the world’s tallest man, nothing is too absurd or impossible. If anything these incredible world records only inspires people even more. Here are a few incredible and sometimes completely unbelievable Guinness World Records that will definitely amaze you…
Moontower Pizza Bar is a pizza restaurant that is located in Texas, the USA who sells only the best signature pizzas. Back in 2018, the owners of this pizzeria only had one goal in mind…which was to make the world’s largest pizza. Fortunately for them, their aspirations were successfully accomplished. How did they set a new Guinness World Record? Well, they simply created the world’s largest commercially available pizza which was rectangular in shape and measured 8ft x 2 ft. This enormous pizza was also given its own name, “The Bus” and cost approximately $300. If you want to order this huge, mouth-watering pizza, make sure you place your order early as there is a 48-hour wait. How mad is that?
World’s Tallest Man
Not only is Robert Pershing Wadlow part of the Guinness World Records but is also an amazing component of medical history. Robert is originally from Illinois, USA, and is known as the World’s Tallest Man in history but was also referred to as “The Gentle Giant” from a very young age. By the year 1938 Wadlow was famous all over the world simply because of his height, he measured at 2.72 m (8 ft 11.1 in) tall. Just a few months after he passed away, a life-size statue of Wadlow was built opposite the Alton Museum of History and Art in Illinois.
Longest Fingernails On A Woman
Ayanna Williams of Houston is a nail artist who has been growing her fingernails for more than 20 years. This is how she earned the amazing title of, ‘Longest Fingernails On A Woman’. While being interviews she went on to explain that the total nail length reached 18 feet and 10 inches at the time the measurements were taken. She also went on to say, “I entered the competition for the title to show my children that anything they want to accomplish, can be done. All it takes is, determination, patience, and a lot of persistence, but it definitely can be attained”.
62-year-old Ram Singh Chauhan reigns from India and is our next fascinating world record holder. Sorry lads, but we definitely think he’s one of the greatest men in the world, simply because of his mustache. Yip, you guessed it, he holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest mustache, which hangs at an impressive 18.5 feet long. Ram has been growing his mustache since 1970 and dedicates at least 2 hours per day on grooming, just to make sure that it continues to grow. This is with no doubt pure commitment!
Most Tattooed Man In The World
Gregory Paul McLaren was born and raised in New Zealand, he grew up a performing artist and then at 16 years old decided to join the circus. As the years went on he changed his name and is now more commonly known as Lucky Diamond Rich. He has multiple layers of ink all over his body which untimely earned him the title and record for being the “most tattooed man”. Lucky Diamond Rich claims that he has more than 200% coverage of tattoos on his entire body. The first tattoo he ever got was just after he joined the circus, and from then, things escalated very quickly. While some think he’s the coolest guy in the world, others give him the weirdest looks. He has held this title for over a decade and doesn’t plan on handing it over to anyone else, any time soon.
Longest Tongue On A Dog
We finally have a world record winner that was set by one of the most gorgeous dogs in the world. Mochi “Mo” Rickert is a beautiful, eight-year-old St. Bernand from South Dakota, USA. All she needed to do was get her tongue wagging in order to set a new Guinness World Record for the “Longest Tongue On A Dog”. Mo’s tongue measured at an ubelievwable18.58 cm (7.31 in) in length. She is also constantly stopped in the street by so many strangers who completely speechless with the length of her tongue.
Most Walnuts Cracked With The Head In One Minute
You may not believe this after reading about our next world record holder. Pakistani native, Muhammad Rashid impressively cracked the most walnuts with his head…in just 1 minute. Rashid is a professional martial artist so cracking 254 walnuts was quite an easy task, however, not that easy. During an interview with BBC, Rashid said that it required a lot of patience as well as between 6-8 hours of practice every day.
Largest Living Cat
If you’re an animal lover as we are, you’re going to love our next record-breaker on the list. Hercules is a male liger (lion x tigress hybrid) and is currently the largest living cat who is located at Myrtle Beach Safari, a wildlife reserve in South Carolina, USA. Hercules has to eat a lot of food on a daily basis to fully satsify his hunger, this means that he eats roughly 30lb (13.6 kg) of meat per day which is then washed down with several liters. Now, wait until you read how much he weighs…a tremendous 922 lb (418 kg). Mind-boggling, don’t you think?
Male Longest Time In An Abdominal Plank Position
The next world record is one that we highly recommend you and your friends do not try at home. This titleholder is by far one of the most powerful and impressive men we’ve ever come across. Illinois native, George Hood is a former U.S Marine and DEA Superivorsiry Special Agent. Earlier in 2020, Hood amazingly broke and set a new Guinness World Record. Want to know whats it’s for? It was a record for the longest time spent holding the plank position. And if you think that’s incredible wait until you see how long he kept this position. According to Guinness is was 8 hours 15 minutes. Wow! You’re probably just as bewildered as we are.