When someone looks to find the most amazing feats or things in the world there is only one stop they need to make. Guinness World Records has long been known as the official place to go to find world records for whatever you are looking for. If you spend any time digging through their official records you will find some truly weird stuff. You will find things that you didn’t even know existed, let alone had world records attached to them. It’s good entertainment to give their records a look over and you’ll definitely learn at least one new thing, most likely a lot more. Today we will look at some of the world records that aren’t a daily conversation piece. You may not talk about them tomorrow but you will certainly talk about them today when you see your friends. In just a few minutes you’ll be filled with all kinds of new information like what was the most Mentos fountains set off at the same time, what is the most times a dog caught a soccer ball in a minute or what is the longest ballpoint pen in the world. If you are one of the people that like to learn something new every day, today is for you!In November of 2014, the world record was set when this huge explosion took place. 4,334 Mentos fountains were set off at the same time creating not only a new world record, but quite a mess as well.
In July of 2002, this elephant had a 3 hour and 30 minute surgery to put on the world’s largest dental caps to fix his cracked tusks. They are 19 inches long and weigh 28 pounds each!
Jeison Orlando Rodriguez Hernandez, 20, of Venezuela, is the owner of the largest feet in the world of a living human being. He wears a size 26 shoe.
Vijay Kumar, who lives in Bangalore, India, has 37 teeth in his mouth. That’s five more than the average human mouth. It’s probably an added expenses for his dental insurance!
Sun Ming (7ft 8.98 in) and his wife Xu Yan (6ft 1.74 in) combine for a total height of 13 feet 10.72 inches. The couple, who live in Beijing, are the tallest married couple in the world.
Purin, a nine-year-old Beagle, made 14 saves in 60 seconds. That gave him the record for the most saves ever made by a dog in that time frame. Purin lives in Tokyo and there is no word yet on if he has been offered a contract with Japanese National Soccer Team.
Just head on over to Missouri and you can see this enormous hot dog cart. The largest one in the world is over nine feet wide, more than twenty feet long and it’s over nine feet high. Imagine what kind of dogs they can cook up in that thing!
Just look at this apple! It weighs in at more than 4 pounds and is the heaviest ever in the world. It was grown on an apple farm in Japan and was picked in 2005.
Well then you’d better head over to Texas. Surprise, surprise, right? They say everything is bigger in Texas and this is a good example. Bob Wade made this set of boots that are more than 35 feet high!
56 year old Acharya Makunuri Srinivasa, of Nizamabad, India, made this ballpoint pen. It’s 18 feet long and is the longest in the world. Ink is sold separately!