Guinness World Records - Officially Amazing

THE WORLD'S LONGEST FINGERNAILS TO THE BIGGEST NATURAL AFRO - BEAUTY COMES IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES IN NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS BOOK

 
 
 
 
 
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The brand new Guinness World Records 2012 Edition launches this week with a startling selection of new record holders. 

Among those landing a hallowed spot in the world's best-selling book is Chris 'The Dutchess' Walton, the proud owner of the world's Longest Fingernails (10ft 2in, 309.8cm); Chanel Tapper who holds the record for having the Longest Tongue (female) (3.8in, 9.75cm); and Aevin Dugas who has grown the Largest Natural Afro (4ft 4in, 1.32m).

 

Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday said: "Guinness World Records 2012 celebrates a diverse range of extraordinary records, but certainly our human body records remain some of the most loved and talked about.  I think people are really going to love this year's selection."  

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Christine Walton - World's longest fingernails
Christine's nails, measuring 10ft 2in (309.8cm) on her left hand and 9ft 7in (292.1cm) on her right hand. The 45-year-old, who is also a talented singer who goes by the stage name "The Dutchess", hasn't cut her fingernails since 1990.

Click here to watch Christine's record holder profile video

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Aevin Dugas - World's largest afro
Aevin Dugas a 36 year-old social worker from New Orleans, USA, is the proud owner of the largest natural afro in the world with a circumference measuring an incredible 4 ft. 4 in (1.32 m), which has taken over 12 years to grow.

Click here to watch Aevin's record holder profile video

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Chanel Tapper - Longest Tongue
Measuring 3.8 inches (9.75 cm) from tip to top lip, full time student Chanel Tapper (21) from California, USA, has the world's longest tongue. 

Click here to read Chanel's record holder profile

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