Mugging It Up
Beer spills from liter-sized mugs as Reinhard Wurz attempts to break the world record for stein carrying at a Sydney pub Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007. Reinhard carried 20 steins a distance of 40 meters to set a new Guinness record bettering the old record of 16 steins.
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Bubble Artist Fan Yang, not in photo, encapsulates 34 people in a bubble as he attemps to break the Guinness World Record for the most bubble chambers, during his second attempt Tuesday, June 19, 2007, in New York. The soap bubble structure covers a vast surface area and features 13 rooms enclosing 34 people. Each chamber has an island that can hold two people the center bubble complex holds 10 people.
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The shadow of two pregnant women is cast on a banner as they pose for a photograph at a baby fair in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 19, 2007. The organizers of the show established a world record of 1,146 pregnant women gathered under one roof and gained an entrance into the Guiness World Book Of Records.
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Thousands of Croatian secondary school graduates perform quadrille dance at Ban Jelacic square in Zagreb, Croatia, Friday, May 18, 2007. Dancers in 36 European cities danced at noon to set a new Guinness World record in quadrille group dancing.
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Israeli hairdresser Oren Orkobi, below left, gives Sharon Har-Noy, right, a haircut while skydiving April 25, 2007, over Habonim Beach in northern Israel. The haircut was an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's first skydiving haircut. Orkobi is skydiving in tandem with Ido Holtz, a Paradive instructor. (Photo by Itay Bershadsky/Paradive via Getty Images)
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A Lotta Java
Workers stir 750 gallons of coffee in an oversized coffee mug in Panama City, Sunday, April 1, 2007. A Panamanian coffee company celebrating its 100th anniversary, broke the Guinness World Record for the largest cup of coffee. The last record was set in New York in 2004 with 660.5 gallons.
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Longest Nonstop Concert
Hundreds of Japanese professional and amateur musicians, including music teacher Kuniko Teramura, seated, set a new world record for a non-stop concert, performing about 2,000 tunes consecutively over 182 hours, March 31, 2007. An official of Guinness World Records who was present at the concert that began at 8 p.m. on March 23, approved the new record. Canada set the previous longest concert at 181 hours in 2001.
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Most Simultaneous Snow Angels
Thousands of people (8,962 to be exact) flap their arms and legs in unison, creating angel imprints, during a world record attempt for the most snow angels, in Bismarck, N.D., Feb. 17, 2007. Guinness World Records confirmed on March 28, 2007, that the state now holds the world record for the most snow angels made simultaneously in one place.
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Runner Robert Garside celebrates with champagne after being accepted by Guinness World Records as the first person to run round the world on March 27, 2007, in London. Garside started and finished his run from India Gate in New Delhi taking a total of 2,062 days from Oct. 20, 1997 to June 13, 2003, to run through 29 countries on six continents.
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Bao Xishun poses with his new wife Xia Shujian, in Chifeng, in China's Inner Mongolia region, March 26, 2007, after they officially married. Bao, at 2.36 meters (about 7 feet 8 inches), is listed by the Guinness World Records as the world's naturally-growing tallest human. Mrs. Bao is 1.68 meters tall (about 5 feet, 5 inches).
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Highest and Fastest Ever Concert
Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay performs Sony Ericsson's Gig in the Sky on board a private jet at an altitude of 35,000 feet on Feb. 27, 2007, between Munich, Germany and Athens, Greece. The mid-air gig broke the Guinness World Record for the "Highest and Fastest Ever Concert."
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Chinese man Wei Shengchu inserts needles into his forehead during a self-acupuncture performance on Jan. 9, 2007, in Chongqing Municipality, China. Wei inserted 1,200 needles into his head skin during the show. According to local media, the 60-year-old acupuncturist is a cosmetic doctor from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, who has the Guinness World Record for self-acupuncturing at 1,790 needles in his face.
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World's Smallest Horse
Thumbelina, billed as the Worlds Smallest Horse by the Guinness World Records, enters the show ring with owner Michael Goessling at the Big Apple Circus where she made a brief appearance Nov. 30, 2006, in New York. Born at a farm for miniature horses, Thumbelina, who weighs just 58 pounds and stands at 17.5 inches tall, is officially described as a dwarf horse.
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Alain Roby, senior executive pastry chef of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, checks his 20-foot, 8-inch chocolate skyscraper that set a new Guinness World Record, in New York's FAO Schwarz toy store on Oct. 10, 2006. The sculpture contains 2,285 pounds of chocolate and took more than 30 hours to build.
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People pose in front of the Levis Big Jeans on May 1, 2005, in Seoul, South Korea. At more than 98 feet high, they are listed in the Guinness World Records as the largest blue jeans in the world.
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