10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

September 13, 2017  Editor: Amanda Wu

Publishers have released the book Guinness World Records 2018: Meet Our Real-Life Superheroes.

With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, the book has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features, according to authors.

Camper Jammed with 50 People

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

Some 50 bus enthusiasts squeeze themselves into a six-seater VW camper van in Malvern, a town in the UK. With little room to move or breathe, the passengers looked uncomfortable but their efforts paid off, as they set a new world record for the number of people crammed into such a vehicle. [people.com.cn]

Longest Fingernails 

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

Ayanna Williams, a 60- year old woman from Texas, the U.S., is the owner of the world's longest fingernails. She began growing her nails about 23 years ago. Her fingernails measure 576.4 centimeters altogether. Williams revealed that except the challenge of pulling up her trousers, her long nails bring little inconvenience to her life. [people.com.cn]

Longest Eyelashes

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

You Jianxia, a woman from Changzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, has the world's longest eyelashes, with the left one totaling 12.4 centimeters. In 2013, You became aware of the unnatural growth of her eyelashes and has since made efforts to grow them faster. [people.com.cn]

Cat with Longest Tail

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

A domestic cat from Michigan, the U.S., is the record holder of the world's longest tail among its living peers. Its tail measures about 44.66 centimeters, whilst its late brother held the previous title with 48.4 centimeters. [people.com.cn]

Oldest Bodybuilder

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

At 85, Jim Arrington from California, the U.S., claims the tile of the world's oldest professional bodybuilder. He has been engaging in bodybuilding since 15. So far, he has taken part in 62 contests and won 16 championships. [people.com.cn] 

Tallest High Top Fade

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

Benny Harlem from Los Angeles has a hi-top fade measuring 52 centimeters above his head. The 26-year-old man usually spends about two hours fixing his hair. [people.com.cn]

'Slam-dunking' Rabbit 

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

Bini the Bunny, 4, from the Netherlands, sets a new world record for the most slam dunks by a rabbit in a minute. It dunked seven in a minute in a contest held in California. [people.com.cn]

Largest Collection of Teddy Bears

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

Jackie Miley, a 68-year-old U.S. woman from South Dakota, has 8,026 different teddy bears, though she only had one in 2000. She keeps all her beloved bears from 29 countries in her house nicknamed Teddy Bear Town. [people.com.cn]

Largest Collection of Batman Memorabilia

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018

The largest collection of Batman memorabilia belongs to U.S. man Brad Ladner, and consists of 8,226 different items, as verified in Roswell, Georgia, on April 11, 2015. [people.com.cn]

First Person with Implanted Antenna 

10 Amazing Guinness World Records of 2018
In 2004, UK man Neil Harbisson had an antenna implanted inside his skull. His antenna translates optical waves into sound vibrations in his skull, thus enabling him to "hear" colors. In addition, the antenna can also connect to the Internet and receive signals sent from a mobile phone. [people.com.cn]

 

(Source: World Express and people.com.cn/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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