Yearender 2016: Weirdest world records
With the most number of hugs in a minute and the highest dunk of a biscuit in tea by a bungee jumper, 2016 was a year of bizarre and innovative efforts making it into record books (Photo: Facebook/YouTube)
With the most number of hugs in a minute and the highest dunk of a biscuit in tea by a bungee jumper, 2016 was a year of bizarre and innovative efforts making it into record books (Photo: Facebook/YouTube)
Being left on for 24 hours to provide lighting for fire engines since 1901, the bulb in fire station number six in Livermore, California is the oldest working bulb at 115-years-old, with the only break coming when it was taken out of one fire station and fit at another (Photo: Facebook)
Being left on for 24 hours to provide lighting for fire engines since 1901, the bulb in fire station number six in Livermore, California is the oldest working bulb at 115-years-old, with the only break coming when it was taken out of one fire station and fit at another (Photo: Facebook)
A new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of brides was set in China, where 908 beautifully dressed brides-to-be came together to mark the opening of a Huqiu Wedding Dress City. This was followed by a group wedding on a cruise (Photo: Facebook)
A new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of brides was set in China, where 908 beautifully dressed brides-to-be came together to mark the opening of a Huqiu Wedding Dress City. This was followed by a group wedding on a cruise (Photo: Facebook)
In Britain, Simon Berry took the Guinness World Records title for "highest bungee dunk" after dipping a biscuit into a cup of tea from his 73-metre (239.5 ft) bungee rope (Photo: Facebook)
In Britain, Simon Berry took the Guinness World Records title for "highest bungee dunk" after dipping a biscuit into a cup of tea from his 73-metre (239.5 ft) bungee rope (Photo: Facebook)
67-year-old Charlotte Guttenberg, a writer, personal trainer and life coach from Florida, had 91.5 per cent of her body covered in elaborate designs and colour to set a Guinness World Record for the Most tattooed female senior citizen (Photo: YouTube)
67-year-old Charlotte Guttenberg, a writer, personal trainer and life coach from Florida, had 91.5 per cent of her body covered in elaborate designs and colour to set a Guinness World Record for the Most tattooed female senior citizen (Photo: YouTube)
A man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi (Photo: YouTube)
A man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi (Photo: YouTube)
Perhaps the most affectionate man in India, Krishna Kumar from Hyderabad went on a rather peculiar hugging spree as he embraced 79 people in one minute to enter record books (Photo: YouTube)
Perhaps the most affectionate man in India, Krishna Kumar from Hyderabad went on a rather peculiar hugging spree as he embraced 79 people in one minute to enter record books (Photo: YouTube)
Candles placed on cakes might signify different things but members of the Shri Chinmoy Centre set the hottest and most spectacular world record this year with 72,585 candles burning at once for 40 seconds on a cake, we wonder what happened to the cake though (Photo: YouTube)
Candles placed on cakes might signify different things but members of the Shri Chinmoy Centre set the hottest and most spectacular world record this year with 72,585 candles burning at once for 40 seconds on a cake, we wonder what happened to the cake though (Photo: YouTube)
Robots able to perform different activities have been a rage for years now and the tech marvel for 2016 was 1,007 mobile controlled robots dancing at once in Shandong, China, setting a new world record (Photo: YouTube)
Robots able to perform different activities have been a rage for years now and the tech marvel for 2016 was 1,007 mobile controlled robots dancing at once in Shandong, China, setting a new world record (Photo: YouTube)
Talking of weird records, 81-year-old Zheng Shusen from China made news for the longest eyebrow hair measuring 7.5 inches. He also said that sometimes the hair comes in his mouth while eating and he tucks it behind his right ear to prevent that (Photo: Guinness World Records)
Talking of weird records, 81-year-old Zheng Shusen from China made news for the longest eyebrow hair measuring 7.5 inches. He also said that sometimes the hair comes in his mouth while eating and he tucks it behind his right ear to prevent that (Photo: Guinness World Records)