Japan has some crazy shows, but their Guinness World Records TV series is somehow the craziest. You think we’re kidding, but in one episode a man named Tomoharu Shoji sets a world record by crushing 43 nuts in one minute… Oh, yeah, and he did it just by using his butt.
In the world of big wave surfing, there’s Garrett McNamara and then there’s everyone else. Not content to simply surf by on big waves, McNamara recently set a world record for surfing the biggest: a 90 foot monster off the coast of Nazaré in Portugal. That’s taller than an eight story building!
How high do you really need to be to feel like you’re on top of the world? For 25-year-old German unicyclist Lutz Eicholz, the answer is only a few inches off the ground.
That’s how high he was when set the world record for the longest unicycle ride on top of a row of beer bottles earlier this year in Tel Aviv, Israel.
As part of her noble initiative to fight childhood obesity, first lady Michelle Obama gathered 450 kids on the White House’s South Lawn on Tuesday in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period.
Yes, there’s a record for that.