Best of 2018 book

A selection of some of the astounding new titles you'll find in the ultimate annual book of records. Guinness World Records 2018 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as comets, movie stars, fungi, mountaineering and pandas!

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Most apples bobbed in one minute

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Most apples bobbed in one minute

The most apples bobbed in one minute is 37 and was achieved by Cherry Yoshitake (Japan) at Oasispark…

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Most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute

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Most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute

The most baked beans eaten with chopsticks in one minute is 71 and was achieved by Cherry Yoshitake…

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Most layers of paint

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Most layers of paint

The most layers in a ball of paint is approximately 17,994 on a baseball owned by Michael Carmichael…

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Largest tape ball

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Largest tape ball

The largest tape ball weighed 907.18 kg (2,000 lb) and had a circumference of 3.89 m (12 ft 9 in).…

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Largest covered wagon

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Largest covered wagon

The world's largest covered wagon is 12.2 m (40 ft) long, 3.65 m (12 ft) wide and 7.6 m (25 ft) tall…

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Largest collection of Batman memorabilia

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Largest collection of Batman memorabilia

The largest collection of Batman memorabilia belongs to Brad Ladner (USA) and consists of 8,226…

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Tallest high top fade

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Tallest high top fade

The tallest high top fade is 52.0 cm (20.5 in) tall and belongs to Benny Harlem (USA) as measured in…

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Most balloons blown up in one hour - individual

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Most balloons blown up in one hour - individual

The most balloons blown up in one hour by an individual is 910, and was achieved by Hunter Ewen…

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Most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands)

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Most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands)

The most jelly eaten blindfolded in one minute (no hands) is 1,445 g (50.97 oz) and was achieved by…

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Largest Lego® brick sculpture of the Batmobile

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Largest Lego® brick sculpture of the Batmobile

The largest LEGO® brick sculpture of the Batmobile measures 1.30 m (4 ft 3 in) tall, 5.51 m (18 ft 0…

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Most tattooed senior citizen (male)

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Most tattooed senior citizen (male)

The most tattooed senior citizen (male) is Charles “Chuck” Helmke (USA), who has 97.5% of his body…

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Most viewed YouTube channel for a "millennial"

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Most viewed YouTube channel for a "millennial"

As of 4 May 2017, "Ryan ToysReview" had been viewed 12,076,126,791 times since it launched on 16…

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First implanted antenna

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First implanted antenna

The first implanted antenna was implanted in Neil Harbisson (UK), into the back of his skull, in…

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First prosthetic tattoo gun arm

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First prosthetic tattoo gun arm

The first prosthetic tattoo gun arm was made by JL Gonzal (France) and is worn by JC Sheitan Tenet…

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Shortest married couple

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Shortest married couple

The shortest married couple are Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros (Brazil) and Katyucia Lie Hoshino…

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Largest pram/stroller

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Largest pram/stroller

The largest pram/stroller has an enclosure length of 1.38 m (4 ft 6.3 in) and was achieved by Tom…

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Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female)

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Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female)

The longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) belong to Ayanna Williams (USA), and have a…

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Most Jenga blocks removed by whip in one minute

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Most Jenga blocks removed by whip in one minute

The most Jenga blocks removed by whip in one minute is 4 and was achieved by April Choi (USA) in…

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Largest Cozy Coupe

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Largest Cozy Coupe

The largest Cozy Coupe is 2.7 m (8 ft 10.2 in) long and was achieved by John Bitmead and Geof…

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Largest collection of snow globes

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Largest collection of snow globes

The largest collection of snow globes is 4,059 and is owned by Wendy Suen (China) in Shanghai, China…

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