The Most Nationalities in a Sauna
This is some hot stuff! Maximare in Hamm, Germany set out to claim the title for ‘most nationalities in a sauna’. Cramming in friends from 91 different nations, they beat the old record of 76.
Eye-Popping the Furthest
Claudio Paulo Pinto had no problem popping the record for ‘eye-popping the furthest’. Pinto can pop his eyeballs 7 millimeters (0.3 inches) out of their sockets. Pinto says he’s been doing this since he was nine years old and ‘it doesn’t hurt a bit.’
The Most Dogs in Costumed Attire
Nothing is cuter than dogs donning costumes! The 2010 record for ‘most dogs in costumed attire’ was set this year when 426 costume-clad pups attended Dogtoberfest in Dunedin, Florida.
Czech Republic’s fakir Zdenek Zahradka (Little Garden in English!) waves to his supporters while emerging from a wooden coffin. He survived 10 days buried underground without food and water. Connected to the outside world only by a ventilation pipe, he beat out the latest record for being buried alive which was set at 4 days.
The Largest Samba Dance
No party is complete without this traditional Brazilian dance! The largest samba dance involved 800 people organized by the Samba school, Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel (Brazil), whose students danced for more than five minutes on in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010.
The World’s Most Pierced Woman
Elaine Davidson from Brazil, holds the record for the ‘world’s most pierced woman.’ Davidson claims to have upwards of 1,900 piercings.
The Most Highly Insured Hair
Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers safety, is no stranger to all things related to his hair. Polamalu stole the title for ‘most highly insured hair’ in November. Polamalu, is in his second year as as a spokesperson for Head and Shoulders shampoo, who has insured his hair for $1 million dollars with Lloyd’s of London.
The Longest Dog Ears
Meet Harvey, a 3-year-old Bloodhound, who wins the competition for ‘longest dog ears’. Harvey’s ear span reaches 14 inches long.