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William Shakespeare turns 450William Shakespeare turns 450

William Shakespeare turns 450Ten startling Great Bard-themed world records to mark the anniversary of his birthFind out more

Happy Earth Day!Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!Celebrate by checking out our pick of the best environmentally friendly world recordsCheck it out!

Mass Participation MondayMass Participation Monday

Mass Participation MondayIn honor of today's Boston Marathon, our monthly look at group records takes a peek at some awesomely large racesFind out more

National High Five DayNational High Five Day

National High Five DayTo celebrate National High Five Day in the U.S., check out these five (of course!) hand-slapping records Read more

Today's "Spring Breakers"Today's "Spring Breakers"

Today's "Spring Breakers"Iconic NBC show just hosted a full week of record-breakers. Watch videos of them all, including most heads shaved in one hour!Watch now

Augmented Reality app updatedAugmented Reality app updated

Augmented Reality app updatedSee how you match up to the tallest and shortest men in the world!Find out more

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    Augmented Reality app updated!

    Augmented Reality app updated!

    The latest update of the free app, which is available now for iOS and Android devices, allows you to meet and have your picture taken with the world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi from Nepal, and the world’s tallest man, Sultan Kösen from Turkey.

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    Have you got what it takes?

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    GWR: OMG! Check it out!

    GWR: OMG! Check it out!

    Here it is - our brand new YouTube Channel - Guinness World Records OMG!

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    Ask GWR!

    Ask GWR!

    Got a burning question about Guinness World Records? We’re picking out the best of your posers to be answered here every fortnight

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    Take the Challenge!

    Take the Challenge!

    Take part in the Amazing Feet, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS record attempt and help create The Largest Online Photo Album of Feet.

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