Hungary’s Attila Banyai reacts as a four wheel drive vehicle drives over him as he tries to break a Guinness record during the Impossibility Challenger, Record Breaking Festival in Budaors, near Budapest.
Slovak’s Milan Roskopf juggles with bowling balls as he tries to break a Guinness record during the Impossibility Challenger, Record Breaking Festival in Budaors near Budapest.
Two Hungarian competitors double-kick a ball as he try to break a Guinness record during the Impossibility Challenger, Record Breaking Festival in Budaors, near Budapest.
Gabriel Guallo of Ecuador’s Quichua tribe stands with a tarantula on his face to demonstrate how he is planning to break a world record, in El Tena. Guallo hopes to carry 250 tarantulas on his body for 60 seconds during a special ceremony in February 2013 to break what he says is the existing record for most tarantulas carried on the body (240 tarantulas for 30 seconds).
Jordan Michael Geller poses with his collection of the Nike Air Jordan Retro line at the “ShoeZeum” in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. Record keepers at the Guinness Book of World Records recently certified that Geller’s Shoezeum, a shrine to Nike that he says includes one of every model of Air Jordans ever made, holds the record for the world’s largest collection of sneakers, with more than 2,500 pairs, all but eight of which are Nikes. Nike did not respond to calls for comment.
Zeus drinks from the kitchen faucet in Otsego, Mich. The Great Dane is now officially the world’s tallest canine according to the record book. The 3-year-old measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder. Standing on his hind legs, Zeus measures 7-foot-4.
Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the “Tallest Mohawk,” poses for a photographer at a media event held by the Guinness World Records to launch their 2013 book edition in New York. According to the Guinness World Records, Watanabe’s do stands at 3 feet 8.6 inches.
A seafood stew cooking at a Labor Day barbecue to celebrate the return of students to the campus. Chefs at the university set a new Guinness World Record by cooking the 6,656-pound seafood stew in the same custom-built, 1-ton, 14-foot frying pan used last year to set a Guinness Record of 4,010 pounds for the world’s largest stir-fry.
An apprentice of beekeeper She Ping uses burning incense to drive off bees from She’s face as he assists covering She’s body with bees in order to break a world record in Chongqing Municipality. She Ping, 32, broke the world record on Wednesday by covering his body with 33.1 kilograms of bees (about 331,000 bees), overtaking the last world record of 26.8 kilograms of bees which was attempted by a Jiangxi province beekeeper Ruan Liangming in 2008, local media reported.
Brian Spotts of the U.S. works to balance 439 eggs on their ends on the floor of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne. Spotts, who lives in Colorado, travelled to Melbourne to attempt a new world egg balancing record which currently stands at 420 eggs.
Etibar Elchiyev poses with 50 metal spoons magnetized to his body during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most spoons on a human body” in Tbilisi.
Guinness World Record holder for the ‘Most Pierced Man’, Rolf Bucholz of Germany, poses showing some of his 453 piercings in Dortmund.
Estonia’s strong man team pulls “Baltic Queen”, a 21746 ton passenger ferry, in Tallinn. The athletes set a new world record for the heaviest weight pulled by manpower.
Seventy-four scuba divers dance to set the world record for an underwater dance class at Sydney’s Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. The divers were required to dance simultaneously for ten minutes to set the record, with the event also raising money for charity.