Top 10 Strangest World Records Ever

10. Andy Jennings – Fastest Motorized Roll Container

Andy Jennings - Fastest Motorized Roll Container

Andy Jennings has created a roll container that can go up to 40 miles per hour, setting a new Guinness World Record. Andy Jennings set the record by converting an old household roll cage into a racing machine by adding a motorcycle engine, transmission, seat and steering gear. While sitting in the garbage can, he reached speeds of almost 60 km/h. Guinness World Records officials were on hand to watch the attempt, which began with Andy claiming he had to reach speeds of over 30 mph to set a new world record. On the other hand, Andy surpassed the target by reaching a high speed of 96 km/h.

9. Joseph Grisamore – Tallest mohawk in the world

Joseph Grisamore - Tallest mohawk in the world

A Minnesotan has pulled out all the stops to set a new world record that is undeniably astonishing. Joseph Grisamore of Park Rapids has broken the world record for growing the world’s largest full Mohican Mohawk. Measuring 42.5 inches (12.7 cm), the mohawk has become more than an identity for Grisamore, and he has made his dream come true after 13 years of hard work and dedication. Joseph Grisamore is 6’1″ tall, and his mohawk has grown to over four feet tall.

8. Don Gorske – Most Big Mac burgers eaten in a lifetime

Don Gorske - Most Big Mac burgers eaten in a lifetime

Donald Gorske holds the Guinness World Record for most McDonald’s Big Macs eaten in one sitting. Plus, he’s not done yet, as he continues to set new records every day. Gorske, 67, previously held the record for consuming the most Big Mac burgers in a lifetime in 1999. After 22 years, he has a total of 32,340 burgers. His adventure began in 1972 when he tasted his first Big Mac and declared that he would continue to eat them for the rest of his life. He filed each receipt carefully and arranged it by date. For easier tracking, he keeps a running count on a personal calendar.

7. Lee Redmond – Longest Fingernails on Both Hands

Lee Redmond - Longest fingernails on both hands

Lee Redmond (USA) had the longest fingernails, which she began growing in 1979 and meticulously manicured to a total length of 8.65 m (28 ft (8.53 m) 4.5 in), as measured on the set of Lo show dei record in Madrid, Spain, on February 23, 2008. She took great care of her nails, dipping them in warm olive oil every day and applying conditioner and polish bottle after bottle to keep them in tip-top condition. In early 2009, Lee was involved in a car accident and lost her nails. She told a witness at the scene that her nails were breaking records, and the woman went around collecting all the broken nails, which Lee now keeps in a tiny pouch as a memento of her time in the Guinness Book of World Records.

6. Anne Woods – 28 Time Women’s Gurning World Champion

Anne Woods - 28 Time Women's Gurning World Champion

Anne Woods has won the Women’s World Gurning Championship 28 times, a tournament in which the contestants have to create the ugliest, misshapen face imaginable while holding their head through a horse halter. The competition will be held in Egremont, Cumbria, in September, as part of the city’s Crab Fair. The Egremont Crab Fair and Sports was founded in 1267, making it one of the oldest fairgrounds. It attracts visitors from all over the world by uniquely combining historical and traditional activities with modern attractions.

5. Fastest Turtle

fastest turtle

Guinness World Records has named Bertie, a nondescript leopard tortoise, as the world’s fastest tortoise. It has a top speed of 0.6 miles per hour (0.28 meters per second). Bertie is the world’s fastest turtle, surpassing the previous record set in 1977. Bertie ran it on a 5.48m track with a 1:12 incline uphill. The course took him exactly 19.59 seconds. Bertie now lives in a very luxurious residence with Shelly, his fiancée, and is also included in the Guinness World Records Book of 2016.

4. Kim Goodman – furthest protrusion of the eyeballs

Kim Goodman - furthest protrusion of the eyeballs

Kim Goodman can squeeze her eyeballs 12 millimeters (0.47 inches (1.19 cm)) out of their sockets. She holds the record for the most outstretched eyeballs in the world. Eyeballs are biologically difficult to burst from the eye socket due to the connection of the optic nerves. In contrast, this is the farthest a human eye has ever been poked out. Guinness World Records recognized her in 2004 in their 50th anniversary list of the top ten ‘delights’ of all time. Kim, who lives in Chicago, Illinois, discovered her eyeball-popping ability after being punched in the eye at a Halloween party. Since that day, she has been able to pop out her eyeballs on command, as well as when she yawns.

3. Radhakant Bajpai – Longest Ear Hair in the World

Radhakant Bajpai - Longest ear hair in the world

Radhakant Bajpai’s ear hair is 10 inches long and still growing, but the Indian grocer has no plans to remove it, despite his wife’s protests. Mr Radhakant has painstakingly coiffed his ear follicles from a record-breaking 13.2 cm to their current ear-piercing length, which was officially recognized by Guinness in 2003 as the world’s longest ear hair. Mr Radhakant, 58, considers his ear hair a symbol of good luck and fortune, and it has been growing since he was 18 and has never been shaved. He keeps it up with a specially formulated blend of herbal shampoo.

2. Kevin Shelley – Most wooden toilet seats with the head broken in a minute

Kevin Shelley - Most wooden toilet seats with the head broken in a minute

Kevin Shelley, a MENSA member and fitness teacher, claims to have an IQ of 148. He also holds the world record for the most wooden toilet seats to be smashed with the head in one minute, with 46, set during a German television program in 2007.

1. Madeleine Albrec – Sniffed Most Feet and Armpits

Madeleine Albrec - Most feet and armpits sniffed

Madeline Albrecht worked at the Hill Top Research Laboratories in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she tested Dr. Scholl’s goods. She worked there for 15 years, during which time she had to smell hundreds of feet and armpits. As a result, her record of 5,600 feet and armpits sniffed is firmly anchored in her legacy in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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