A look at the best Guinness World Records in 2012

(CBS News) The year is coming to an end and New Year's Eve parties are starting in many cities across the country (and are already in full swing elsewhere). So with that in mind, let's take a look at some 2012 highlights in terms of record-making and -breaking with the video above.

The very slick compilation was posted by Guinness World Records who write about the video:

From Felix Baumgartner's incredible leap from the edge of space to Chandra Bahdur Dangi being declared the shortest man of all time, 2012 has been a truly amazing year for record breaking.

To wrap the year up, here's a compilation of some of the highlights from the past 12 months.

I've got to say, it's been a pretty sweet year in terms of records! For any who are curious, the young boy with the inspirational speech in the background comes from a previous post featured here on The Feed that you can check out by clicking here. And for more awesome videos from Guinness World Records, be sure to visit their YouTube page by clicking here. On that note, I hope everyone has a very happy New Year's and we'll see you back here at The Feed in 2013!