The World’s Largest Tow Truck Parade
New York towing industry attempted to break the record for world’s largest tow truck parade; more than 400 tow trucks assembled at Shea Stadium and rode to Floyd Bennett Field at Gateway National Park, spelling out New York.
The Largest Carol Service
Hundreds of people gather on the steps of the James A. Farley Post Office on Eighth Ave. in New York to attempt to break the record for the largest carol service.
The Largest Snowball Fight
Brooklynite Jonathan Rosen tried to gather enough people in Prospect Park in order to break the Guinness World Record for the largest snowball fight.
The Most Surfers on One Wave
Surfers line up in an attempt to break the record for the most surfers on one wave at Muizenberg in Cape Town, a year later, surfers attempt to break the record again in Brazil..
Most People Brushing Their Teeth Simultaneously
About 10,800 students brushed their teeth for about three minutes in an attempt to break a Guinness world record of ‘most people brushing their teeth simultaneously’ in Manila, Philippines.
Longest Period of Instant Messaging on a Computer Keyboard
Norman Perez, 24, of Burbank, Calif., sat at his computer for four days in an effort to set the first Guinness World Record for longest period of instant messaging on a computer keyboard. Perez typed for 96 consecutive hours and was allowed a five-minute break for every hour spent typing according to rules specified by Guinness World Records.
The World’s Shortest Man
A teen from Nepal has reached new heights – as the world’s shortest man. Khagendra Thapa Magar, who turned 18 on Oct. 15, has finally been granted that coveted title by Guinness World Records.
The Youngest Person to Ever Climb Mount Everest
Jordan Romero, a 13-year-old boy from California, is officially the youngest person to ever climb Mount Everest,in a group with his father and three Sherpa guides. The previous youngest climber was Temba Tsheri of Nepal, who was 16 years old when he reached the mountain’s peak