Latest 2016 World Records

  Thursday, May 26, 2016
Most people performing with hand puppets: San Diego Zoo breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO) An enthusiastic crowd of more than 550 people gathered at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, donned hand puppets and acted out a story about Dr. Harry Wegeforth and the founding of the San Diego Zoo in 1916. The record-setting performance, which was officially achieved by 508 participants, was part of the Centennial Community Celebration hosted by San Diego Zoo Global in Balboa Park as a thank you to the San Diego community for their years of support.    SAN DIEGO, CA, USA -- A total of 508 people gathered at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, donned hand puppets and acted out a story about Dr. Harry Wegeforth and the founding of the San Diego Zoo in 1916 to set a World Record for


  Thursday, May 26, 2016
Longest railway tunnel: Switzerland breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
The 57-kilometre (35.4-mile) tunnel, which runs under the Alps, will become the world's longest railway tunnel when it opens on June 1. Some 28.2 million tonnes of mountain rock have been excavated and an estimated $12 billion (10.6 billion euros or R185 billion atR17.52/ euro) spent to construct a tunnel that should trim travel times through the heart of Europe.  Swiss Alps, Switzerland -- The world's longest and deepest railway tunnel will be opened on June 1 in Switzerland; the Gotthard Base Tunnel(GBT), hewn through mountain rock and providing a high-speed rail connection between northern and southern Europe, will become one of the main rail links across the Alps and the longest


  Thursday, May 26, 2016
Most choreographed mass plaza dancers: China breaks Guinness World Records record Some 31,697 people in Beijing, Shanghai and four other cities set the new mark by performing choreographed dance moves together for more than five minutes.    BEIJING, China -- More than 31,000 Chinese participants have set a record for mass plaza dancing in multiple locations; some 31,697 people in Beijing, Shanghai and


   Thursday, May 26, 2016
Most players in a football exhibition match: Chile breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO) Soccer players celebrates after finishing a 120 hour match at Bicentenario stadium in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, May 22, 2016. Chile officially won a world record after 2,357 people took turns to play a match that lasted for 120 hours.    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chileans in Santiago broke the Guinness World Records world record for the most soccer players participating in a football match that went on for 120 hours; a record 2,357 people took turns to keep the ball rolling during more than 120 hours of action


 Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Greatest height from which a basketball is shot: Dude Perfect breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO) Five friends from Frisco, Texas, known as Dude Perfect smashed 11 Guinness World Records while filming a video for their YouTube channel. The list of records includes the Greatest height from which a basketball is shot and now stands at 533ft (162.45m). The shot was performed from Cotter Ranch Tower in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and bettered the previous record ? Australian Brett Standord's 415ft (126.5m) ? by a remarkable 118ft (35.95m).    Oklahoma City, OK, USA -- The Greatest height from which a basketball is shot now stands at 533ft (162.45m); the shot was performed from Cotter Ranch Tower in Oklahoma City


   Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Most expensive tyre: Zenises breaks Guinness World Records record Z Tyre from Zenises has entered Book of World Records when its Z1 tyre was recognised as 'World's Most Expensive Tyre   ESSEN, Germany -- Zenises has presented the world's most expensive tyre at the firm's Reifen Show launch event


  Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Longest Swing Set: Backyard Discovery breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)


Monday, May 23, 2016
Longest pizza: Naples breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)


   Monday, May 23, 2016
Longest cucumber: Keegan Meyers breaks Guinness World Records record


Thursday, May 19, 2016
First successful penis transplant in US: Thomas Manning sets US record (VIDEO)


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