Tom Onslow-Cole managed to reach a speed of 83.8 mph on a Hotels.com motorised bed during the hi-octane attempt at the Emirates Motor Sports Complex, in Umm Al Quwain, UAE.
We kicked off December with news of Borussia Dortmund supporter Christian Kinner from Germany securing a place in the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition for performing the world’s Longest shout.
The most popular story of the month was the news that Australian YouTube stars How Ridiculous had absolutely smashed Dude Perfect’s record for the Greatest height from which a basketball is shot.
While many awaited the final day of the month to celebrate with jack-o-lanterns and candy, the world saw some brilliantly shocking record titles accomplished during October.
The month of September is always a big one for us at4 Guinness World Records, as it marks the time our annual edition hits bookstands.
August was one of the most exciting and eventful months of the year, showcasing the many record holders of Rio 2016 Olympics, accomplishments of famous celebrities, and an insanely cool army of dancing robots.
In July of 2016, we saw a host of incredible titles achieved, ranging from ancient ceremonial Aztec dances, to the retro-futuristic accomplishment of vinyl records being played for the first time in space.
The month of June saw some terrific records to kick off the Summer, ranging from incredible hula hooping, a precocious balloon-popping pup, and a career-topping baseball hit.
May 2016 had a particular number of extraordinary records, showcasing several remarkable titles that get broken on rare occasions.
In one month we saw a marathon in space, the oldest monarch turn 90, a journey by hoverboard, hundreds of dancing robots and a speed-eating contest.
Guinness World Records adjudicator Mark McKinley returned to Sky 1’s sports comedy panel show A League of Their Own tonight for a record-breaking Christmas Special episode.
The month that brings us global celebrations like Easter and International Women’s Day proved to be an exceptional month for record-breaking.
Back in June 2013, German gamer “Kynos” – seen here toting the Buster Sword as mercenary Cloud Strife – completed a segmented run of Square’s 1997 RPG classic Final Fantasy VII in just 6 hr 44 min 49 sec.
The month that brought us the Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day saw a host of news-worthy records get broken.
The Guinness World Records 2017 book contains an exclusive foreword by lunar explorer and space scientist Dr Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr, who in 1969 played a central role in the First manned landing on the moon.
One-hundred-and-fifty-five Santas safely landed in Australia on Sunday during an official Guinness World Records title attempt for the Most tandem parachute jumps in eight hours.
Wendy Suen was given a snow globe by her husband for Christmas in 2000. Since then she has gone on to accumulate the largest collection of snow globes in the world.
A month-by-month look back over the most impressive, exciting and game-changing accomplishments that have happened in 2016.
They’re best know for their soccer skills and FIFA gaming clips, but last week UK YouTube stars AJ3 (Andy Castell) and Charlie Morley filmed two videos with a difference as they took on two Guinness World Records title challenges.
Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies and Al Jazirah Ford Racing drifted into the record books in a cloud of pink smoke as part of a campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer in Saudi Arabia.