Sunday, March 25, 2012

Most Weird World Records 3

Salsa dancer Paddy Jones from Britain performs with her Spanish partner Nicko during an exhibition at the International Salsa Congress in Lima February 17, 2011. Jones, 76, holds the Guinness Record for the oldest salsa dancer in the world. Picture taken February 17, 2011. 

 Guinness World Record's Tallest Living Dog, Giant George, poses with its owner David Nasser during a photo call in New York September 15, 2010. Giant George, a great Dane, measures over 3 feet 5 inches (104cm) from ground to top of shoulders, 7 feet 3 inches (220cm) from tail to nose and weighs 245 lb (111kg).

 Thrillseekers take part in a world record-breaking nude rollercoaster ride, to raise money for Southend Hospital's breast care unit, at an amusement park in Southend-on-Sea, southeast England August 8, 2010. Participants, who loaded into the carriages 40 at a time, broke the previous world record of 32 naked riders on a theme park ride. A total of 102 riders turned up to ride without clothing.

 Alexandr Belozor paints on the bottom of the Black Sea near Yalta, during an attempt to create the largest underwater painting August 5, 2010. Belozor, 47, successfully created a 70 by 100 centimetres painting underwater while witnessed by a representative from Ukraine's national book of records. The record will be sent to the Guinness World Records for validation.

 A Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix pygmaea) is seen at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago August 3, 2010. The Pygmy Marmoset, known as the world's smallest monkey and under danger of extinction, was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta, some 1367 km (849 miles) of Santiago.

 Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (R) is seen in the movie screening of "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride) inside Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai July 11, 2010. The movie has set a record of completing 770 weeks of continuous screening at a cinema, a feat unmatched by any other Bollywood movie the world over. The movie is screened only in the morning and has special ticket rates which range from $0.30 to $0.40 (15 to 20 Indian rupees). According to Maratha Mandir owner Manoj Desai, the movie, which is still being screened, enjoys at least 60 to 70 percent occupancy on weekdays and a full house on weekends at his theatre.

 Ashrita Furman of the U.S. holds a tiger on a leash, at the start of a world record attempt, while skipping at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province, 120km (75 miles) north-west of Bangkok, February 4, 2007. Already holder of many Guinness World Records Furman attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest time skipping (like children skip, without a jump rope) 5km (3 miles) on Sunday, having to complete the 5km in less than 40 minutes. To make the attempt more interesting, Furman skipped the first 100m and 75m of the last 100m holding the tiger. He finished the attempt in 35 minutes and 19 seconds and is awaiting official confirmation from Guinness World Records.

 Staff members try to move a huge trolley case during the 100th Chinese Export Commodities Fair in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province October 15, 2006. This trolley case has been certified as the world's largest by the Guinness World Records and measures 175cm (5ft 9in) by 115cm (3ft 9.3in) by 46cm (1ft 6.1in) thick.

 Sofie Schwarz of Denmark, 11, attempts to break the children's world record of ringing 88 hula-hoops at the same time in Copenhagen.

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