Thousands of people set out to break Guinness Records every year. And some of them are just a bit weirder than others.
1. World’s Biggest Arms, Biceps And Triceps
Ever wonder what Popeye would look like IRL? Wonder no more. Moustafa Ismail, the Egyptian Body builder who earned himself the title of “world’s biggest arms,” has a physique that more closely resembles a botched photoshop job than that of a world record holder.
2. Most Swords Swallowed While Suspended From Hooks
Brianna Belladonna, better known as the “The Indestructible Woman,” has been a sideshow performer for over five years, and incorporates a range of specialties in her act: sword-swallowing, fire-eating/breathing, light bulb-eating and more. She currently holds two world records in sword-swallowing: as the first woman in the world ever to swallow a sword while being suspended from hooks, and as the current record holder for the most swords swallowed while suspended. You can catch Brianna and all of her special talents on AMC’s new show, Freakshow. Series premiere Thursday, Feb. 14 at 9:30/8:30c, only on AMC.
3. Most People Inside A Mini Car
What’s more of a nightmare than trying to squeeze 5 people in a Mini car? How about fitting 28? The Guinness World Record attempt to fit 28 ladies into a Mini car in took place in London on Nov. 15, 2012. The attempt broke the previous record of 27 people.
4. The World’s “Tallest Mohawk”
Having the world’s tallest mohawk makes ordinary things like getting out of a car THAT much harder. Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe’s do stands at 3 feet 8.6 inches.
5. Largest Number Of Guinness Records Ever Set
Obsessed with making records, Guinness Rishi, 69, flaunts his tattoos in his Delhi house. Rishi claims to have set 22 Guinness world records.
6. The World’s Most Tattooed Woman
Julia Gnuse, the ‘most tattooed woman’ in the world, has tattoos covering 95 percent of her body and has used the same artist for every design.
7. The World’s Largest Rubber Band Ball
Joel Waul, 27, poses with the 8,200 pound rubber band ball that he created in the driveway of his home. Waul’s ball is made up of more than 300,000 bands of different sizes and he plans on adding 2,000 more pounds once the material is delivered to his home.
8. Most Piercings In A Lifetime
Most people would say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but then again, most people aren’t Elaine Davidson. The woman who has proudly earned the title of “most pieced woman alive” has a reported total of 6,925 piercings, with 192 in her face alone.
9. The World’s Biggest Hamburger
The 590 pound hamburger was assembled at Yonge Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada.
10. Biggest Group Of People In An Over-sized Pair Of Underwear
It’s not every day you see 57 people in a gigantic pair of underwear. In this photo, participants pose with their certificate after breaking a world record for the most number of people, 57, to fit in an over-sized pair of underpants. SOURCE