Guinness Book of World Records

A mobility scooter that would scare the pants off just about anyone has won a Guinness World Recordafter travelling at a
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
Ladies and gentlemen, meet American strongwoman Mama Lou - the Guinness World Record holder for most phonebooks torn up in
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.
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
Vanity Wonder details her five-year addiction to 'butt shots' in her new book Shot Girls The unnamed 50-year-old was admitted
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.
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
The world's tallest man Sultan Kosen towers over his new wife measuring a record-worthy 8ft 3inches. But his bride Merve
Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geoff Marshall