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Oldest Bodybuilder to the Longest eyelash, This year’s Guinness World Records makers


We’re all curious about the oldest, longest, shortest, weirdest things of the world, and usually, the Guinness Book of Records is the final authority on these. Well, every other day, someone or the other attempts something new, and these guys are there to verify, and so it was this year as well. The 63rd edition for 2017-18 is filled with jaw-dropping photos and inspiring stories of record-breaking triumphs. Here is a sneak peek at this year’s record makers and breakers.


1. World’s longest legs:

Russian model Ekaterina Lisina is the new title holder for the Longest legs (female). Her pins are an unparalleled 132.8cm long for the left leg and 132.2cm long for the right leg.


2. Oldest Bodybuilder (Mae):

The oldest bodybuilder is Jim Arrington of the USA born on September 1, 1932, and was only 83 years old when he was competing in a professional bodybuilding competition in Venice, California, US.


3. Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female): 

This record belongs to Ayanna Williams with 576.4cm of nail power.


4. Largest Lego brick sculpture of the Batmobile:

The largest LEGO brick sculpture of the Batmobile measures 1.30m tall, 5.51m long and 1.69m wide. and this has been achieved by Nathan Sawaya (USA).


5. First prosthetic tattoo gun arm:

The First prosthetic tattoo gun arm is worn by artist, JC Sheitan Tenet.


6. Longest eyelash:

You Jianxia of Changzhou, China has an upper left eyelash that is an impressive 12.40cm (4.88in) long.


7. Tallest dog living (male):

The tallest living dog in the world is Freddy, owned by Claire Stoneman. Freddy was 1.035m tall when measured.


8. Tallest domestic cat –

Arcturus has officially been confirmed as the Tallest domestic cat and reaches a statue of 48.4cm and weighs about 30 pounds (over 13kg).

(Source: Guinness World Records)

These world records will surely make you feel Wow!!. What is your favourite record in the above story? Also, SHARE your views on the same in the below section.

Not Coffee And Sandwiches But Its Purrrs And Meows In This Mumbai Cafe

Calling all word nerds to a competition where it’s you, your seven tiles, a ticking clock, rival teams and… cats. Piqued? Sign up for the Scrabble tournament at Cat Cafe Studio to see how it all plays out.

“This is the first time we’re hosting a Scrabble event in this space. Last week, we had a Monopoly tournament,” says Manil Dodani of Cat Cafe Studio. He adds, “The format of this tournament is different. Instead of one-on-ones, we’re playing tag team Scrabble. Two teams of two will sit at one board, and cumulative points will be given to each team. Each round will last 25 minutes.”

Expect the 25 resident cats to lounge around you while word wizards battle it out on the board. “Last week, during the Monopoly games, we were offering bonuses to anyone whose lap a cat chose to sit in. This time, we’ve changed things around. The older cats might sleep through the game, but the younger ones are usually bursting with energy. So, if any of them ends up knocking over tiles on a board, that table will be awarded bonus points,” shares Dodani.