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Longest time in an abdominal plank position (male)

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Longest time in an abdominal plank position (male)

The longest time in an abdominal plank position is 8 hours 1 minutes and was achieved by Mao Weidong…

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Longest nose on a living person

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Longest nose on a living person

The longest nose on a living person measures 8.8 cm (3.46 in) from the bridge to the tip and belongs…

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Most career goals (football)

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Most career goals (football)

The most goals scored in a specified period is 1,279 by Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazil) (b. 23…

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Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)

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Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)

The smallest waist belongs to Cathie Jung (USA, b. 1937), who stands at 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) and has a…

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Largest bubblegum bubble blown

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Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Chad Fell (USA) blew a bubblegum bubble with a diameter of 50.8 cm (20 in) without using his hands…

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Longest legs (female)

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Longest legs (female)

The longest legs (female) belong to Ekaterina Lisina (Russia) and measure 132.8 cm (52.2 in) long…

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Shortest woman - living (mobile)

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Shortest woman - living (mobile)

The shortest woman living (mobile) is Jyoti Amge (India, born 16 Dec 1993), who measured 62.8 cm (24…

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Land speed (fastest car)

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Land speed (fastest car)

The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1,227.985 km/h (763.035 mi/h) (Mach…

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Most Pi places memorised

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Most Pi places memorised

The most decimal places of Pi memorised is 70,000, and was achieved by Rajveer Meena (India) at the…

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Largest spider

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Largest spider

The world's largest known spider is a male goliath bird-eating spider ( Theraphosa blondi )…

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Largest crocodile in captivity (living)

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Largest crocodile in captivity (living)

Cassius, an Australian saltwater crocodile ( Crocodylus porosus ), is the largest crocodile in…

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Longest snake – ever (captivity)

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Longest snake – ever (captivity)

The longest snake - ever (captivity) is Medusa, a reticulated python (python reticulatus), and is…

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Fastest internet connection (country)

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Fastest internet connection (country)

In a 2010 report released by Cisco and Oxford University that ranks countrywide broadband quality…

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Most dangerous ant

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Most dangerous ant

The most dangerous ant in the world is the bulldog ant ( Myrmecia pyriformis ) found in coastal…

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Smallest dog living (height)

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Smallest dog living (height)

The smallest dog living, in terms of height, is a female Chihuahua called Milly, who measured 9.65…

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Most children delivered at a single birth to survive

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Most children delivered at a single birth to survive

Nadya Suleman (USA) claimed headlines across the world on 26 January 2009 when she gave birth to six…

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Tallest dog ever

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Tallest dog ever

The tallest dog ever is ‘Zeus’ (USA) a Great Dane, who measured 1.118 m (44 in) tall on 4 October…

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Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) - ever

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Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) - ever

The longest fingernails belonged to Lee Redmond (USA), who started to grow them in 1979 and…

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Tallest man - living

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Tallest man - living

The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 251 cm (8 ft 2.8…

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Highest mountain

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Highest mountain

The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest. Its peak rises to 8,848 m (29,028 ft 9 in) – the…

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