Tag archive for ‘Guinness World Records’
By Taylor Reed On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Mega Con 2019: ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’ teases ‘giant human hair ball’ and new show with Bruce Campbell

‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’ has been around for 100 years, starting in 1918 with their founder Robert Ripley who wanted to show the odd and unusual by giving his audience a physical representation More...

By Taylor Reed On Monday, May 13th, 2019

‘Ripley’s Believe it or Not’ at Megacon Orlando

Believe it or not, FanExpo is wanting to give every guest at MegaCon Orlando the experience of a lifetime. With a celebrity guest list like no other and artist alley full of upcoming and popular artists, MegaCon More...

By Brian Attenberg On Monday, October 30th, 2017

WATCH: Ripley’s Gerrold Vincent Hooks a New World Record

The Big Apple was the setting for Ripley’s latest stunt, where Gerrold Vincent (aka “One Hook wonder”) decided to catch some world record-breaking hang time in a most peculiar way. Vincent, a former member More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Florida pastor, Zach Zehnder, sets record with 53 hour sermon

A Florida Pastor recently broke the Guinness Book of World Record for the Longest Speech Marathon by preaching a sermon that lasted 53 hours and 18 minutes from Friday to Sunday. Zach Zehnder, 31, preached the marathon More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Nik Wallenda make headlines with blindfolded tightrope walk in Chicago

Nik Wallenda, “The King of the Highwire,” made history today after successfully crossing the “Windy City” of Chicago on a tightrope without a net or tether.  Discovery Channel captured every heart-pounding More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, September 9th, 2013

Betty White sets Guinness Book of World Records with the Longest TV Career

Betty White’s career can now be described as “one for the record books” as Guinness is honoring the actress by recognizing her career as the Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female). Guinness notes that More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Sailendra Nath Roy, Indian stuntman who died on zip-wire by hair record attempt, may have had heart attack

A stuntman died this weekend during a world record attempt as he tried to cross a river on a zip-wire attached only to his hair, may have suffered a major heart attack, causing his death. Zap2It confirms some reports More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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World’s Oldest Living Woman, Misao Okawa of Japan, turns 115 next week

Born in 1898 in  Tenma, Osaka, Misao Okawa was honored today by Guinness World Records as the  world’s oldest living woman at 114 years, and, as of today, 359 days old, according to a Guinness news release More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Moustafa Ismail, the ‘Egyptian Popeye,’ says he’s not on steroids

Massachusetts bodybuilder Moustafa Ismail eats seven pounds of protein, nine pounds of carbohydrates and three gallons of water each day to help maintain upper arms that measure 31 inches around, about the size More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 13th, 2011
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Junrey Balawing is officially the World’s shortest man

A man from the Philippines was officially certified as the world’s shortest man this weekend as he reached his 18th birthday, Guinness World Records announced. Junrey Balawing of Sindangan in the southern More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 30th, 2010

2010 Weirdest News Stories: Pierced cats, tattooed eyeballs, Shortest man Record

2010 delivered its fair share of freaky stories.  From the “Joking Disease” to “A Zombie Christmas” to a grandmother who tried to sell her grandson and a 4-year-old sued for killing an elderly More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Will there be a ‘shortest man’ controversy? Edward Nino Hernandez, Junrey Balawing, Khagendra Thapa Magar

With the “crowning” of 27 inch Columbian, Edward Nino Hernandez as Guinness’ worlds shortest man earlier this month, there are others in the wings who may want to claim that title very soon. Khagendra More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, September 16th, 2010
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Guinness World’s smallest man, Junrey Balawing, may actually be from the Philippines

Earlier this month, the Guinness World Records recognized Colombian Edward Niño Hernandez as the World’s Smallest Man. Now, Hernandez’ record-breaking height of 27 inches is now challenged by Junrey More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, September 6th, 2010

Colombian Edward Nino Hernandez named world’s shortest man

A 70cm (27-inch) tall Colombian man has been declared “The World’s Shortest” living man by Guinness World Records. Edward Nino Hernandez, 24, weighs only 10kg (22lbs) and in the BBC report, his More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, March 5th, 2010

Meet the world’s smallest bodybuilder

He is only 2’9″ tall and weighs 20 pounds. Nicknamed Romeo, India born Aditya Dev has the world of bodybuilding flexing its muscles. Romeo is listed in the Guinness book of world records as the worlds More...



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