Guinness Book of World Records

A Mobility Scooter Just Went 107mph

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

A mobility scooter that would scare the pants off just about anyone has won a Guinness World Record after travelling at a speed of 107.6 mph, making i...

Skateboarding Dog Sets New World Record, Has Mad Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Otto the bulldog is a very clever pup - he can ride a skateboard with ease, and now even has a World Record to prove it. The Peruvian pooch is the ...

Watch This Strongwoman Rip Apart Phone Books, Entire Decks Of Cards And One Man's Dignity

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet American strongwoman Mama Lou - the Guinness World Record holder for most phonebooks torn up in one minute, most frying pan...

Guinness World Records Turns 60: "Turning the Heat of Argument Into the Light of Knowledge"

Craig Glenday | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Craig Glenday

Today, 60 years on, Guinness World Records - as it was renamed in 2001 when it was finally sold by the brewery - continues to top the best-sellers lists. In 1974, it overtook Dr Benjamin Spock's Baby and Child Care as the biggest selling copyrighted title of all time, and it remains the world's best-selling annual book, with accumulated sales to date of more than 132 million copies.

This Jumbo Haggis Nabbed A Guinness World Record But How Much Does It Weigh?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a fan of haggis, you might want to get to Scotland - you can eat the delicacy and raise money for charity in one go. What is claimed to ...

PICTURES: This Beefcake Is A Fake, But Can You Guess What Has Given Him His 29 Inch Biceps?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

If you look up the term ‘beefcake’ in the dictionary, you should see a picture of this guy. You won’t, but you should. However, Arlindo de S...

You Can Be a Word Power

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

In the world of words and ideas the diminutive SMS (short message service) can be called the amoeba of new age text. When the god of technology created the virtual world, the SMS found the ideal forum for regeneration and reproduction. It gave birth to what we now know as tweets and blogs. It was only a matter of time before the e-book too was born.

Ming The Mollusc Was Oldest Living Creature At 507... Until Scientists Killed It

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK

It’s time to rewrite history: The world’s oldest living creature has been revealed as a 507-year-old quahog clam. Or at least it was, until a ...

World's Tallest Man Sultan Kosen Finds Love

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The world's tallest man Sultan Kosen towers over his new wife measuring a record-worthy 8ft 3inches. But his bride Merve Dibo - who tied the knot w...

How Long Would It Take You To Visit Every London Tube Station?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geoff Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith...

PICS, VIDEO: World's Smallest Dog And More Make Guinness Book Of World Records 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Comedy

The 2014 edition of the world's best-selling book is out today - and unsurprisingly, it contains some remarkable achievements. Yes, Guinness World ...

Counting Down the Years: A Film of Hakamada Iwao's 45 Years on Death Row

Neil Durkin | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

The King Edward's film rather brilliantly deals with Hakamada's case by focusing on what the passage of 45 years "feels like", as captured by the anecdotes of teachers and pupils speaking about notable events in their lives during the years 1968-2012.

PICTURES: Amazing New Guinness World Record Breakers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Comedy

‘Officially Amazing’ is a new show on CBBC airing weekdays at 07.45 between 11th and 27th March. But the good news is that you don't have to be...

World's Oldest Person Dies After Fever

Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Dina Manfredini, the world's oldest person, has died aged 115, less than two weeks after inheriting the title. The Italian-American after a fever,...

'Big Mo' Refutes Allegations He Uses Oil Injections To Gain World's Largest Arms

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

An Egyptian bodybuilder with the world's largest arms has told of the challenges that come with his 31-inch biceps, including finding a shirt and deal...

World's Smallest Bodybuilder Dies In India Aged 23 (PICTURES)

Helen Roberts/ CoverAsiaPress | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

The world’s smallest bodybuilder has died at the age of 23. Aditya “Romeo” Dev made it into the Guinness Book of Records in 2008 thanks to h...

Bringing Out The Big Guns: Egyptian Bodybuilder's 31-Inch Biceps Break Records

Mason's | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

He’s been dubbed the “real-life” Popeye thanks to his 31-inch biceps, but this body builder actually loathes spinach. Moustafa Ismail has sp...

World's Heaviest Woman Credits Sex For 7st Weight Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Pauline Potter entered the Guinness Book of World Records last year as the world's heaviest woman - weighing a massive 52st. But now she's been sheddi...

WATCH: Man Juggles Throughout Triathlon

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Unless you happen to be Stephen Hawking or Stephen Fry or someone else who happens to be awesome (but not necessarily called Stephen), chances are you...

Lollipop Man Studies For His 12th Degree

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Most of us feel a sense of achievement studying for one degree. Meet Bruce Berry, who is on degree number TWELVE. The lollipop man from West Yorksh...

Living In A Bubble: Students Break World Record (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schoolchildren have broken the Guinness World Record for the biggest practical science lesson by taking part in a bubble-blowing exercise. The less...

'One More Pizza Could Kill Me'

Barcroft Media | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

Source: Barcroft Media Yo-yo dieter Michael Hebranko has been warned by doctors that just one more pizza could kill him. After 24 years of gain...

Jamie Oliver Is Christmas Number One

Posted 19.02.2012 | Home

Jamie Oliver has won the celebrity chef Christmas bestseller battle for the second consecutive year with Jamie's Great Britain, which sits on top of t...

Teenager Taking On South Pole Readies Herself For Record-Breaking Expedition

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Amelia Hempleman Adams, the teenager attempting to become the youngest person to reach the South Pole on skis, had a "hairy landing" at the Farthest S...

PHOTOS: Travelling Toilet And The Biggest Pair Of Pants - Yes It's The Guinness World Records

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

The lure of the Guinness World Records and its opportunity to be part of cultural history is still very much a strong one. Performing their indivi...