World’s Weirdest Record Holders

There are lot of strange people. They are trying to get attention with some really crazy ideas and they, I must say, are getting it. We are presenting you world’s weirdest record holders… Enjoy (or not :) )!

TONGUE AND CHEEK

Brazilian Elaine Davidson, who holds the Guinness world record for being the woman with the greatest number of body piercings – 1903 altogether – pokes her finger through her tongue at the Tate Modern art gallery in London, November 11, 2003. The gallery held an event on Tuesday to mark the release of the 100th millionth copy of the Guiness World Records books.

NOT NOODLES!

An Indian man swallows worms to set a new Guinness world record in the southern Indian city of Madras November 15, 2003. The man swallowed 200 worms in 20.22 seconds and broke the current record of 94 night crawlers in 30 seconds set by Mark Hogg of America in 2000.

INK IS IN

Septuagenarian Isobel Varley poses during ‘II Expotatoo’ tattoo fair in Gijon, northern Spain, May 15, 2009. Varley, who was born in 1937, is the most senior tattooed woman in the world according to the Guinness World Records.

STRAPPED AND STRUNG

Bras are seen hanging in the Belgian seaside city of Oostduinkerke on August 13, 2005. About 9,829 bras were knotted together breaking the previous world record held by its rival city Tongerlo, according to local media. Organisers say they will try to enter the Guinness Book of Records.

HULA-HOOPLA

Sofie Schwarz of Denmark, 11, attempts to break the children’s world record of ringing 88 hula-hoops at the same time in Copenhagen on July 27, 2006.

STRINGS ATTACHED

A Guinness World Records holder Yang Xiangdong drives a car through 60-meter steel tightrope at the Yanxi Lake in Beijing on May 1, 2006.

EGG-CITING

Brian Spotts of the US works to balance 439 eggs on their ends on the floor of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne on September 14, 2005. Spotts, who lives in Colorado, travelled to Melbourne to attempt a new world egg balancing record which currently stands at 420 eggs.

NO CHERRY ON THIS CAKE

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo slices a giant strawberry shaped shortcake that won the Guiness World Record’s record for the largest fruit shortcake during her visit to La Trinidad in Benguet Province north of Manila March19, 2007.

2 thoughts on “World’s Weirdest Record Holders

  1. i thought the philippines would have the record on “most corrupt and lazy government”. FYI- when i was still living there, there was this time that a friend reported a on going robbery at his home the police was kind enough to tell him that they could not respond to the scene for the reason that their police car doesn’t have gas. that police station that my friend called was located in front of the gas station. WTF

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