Guinness World Records Celebrates 60 Years!

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Jiff, a Pomeranian from Los Angeles, has earned his place in the 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book. Guinness World Records announced that Jiff has set world records for the fastest running on two back legs and on two front legs. Jiff can run 10 meters on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds, and 5 meters on his front paws in 7.76 seconds. (Photo by Kevin Scott Ramos/AP Photo/SIPA Press)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 43-year-old Yannick Read from London, UK, who has secured a place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for building the world’s smallest caravan. The vehicle, which is fully road worthy, measures 2.39m (7ft 10.9in) in length, 1.53 m (5ft 0.24in) high and 0.79 m (2ft 7.9in) wide. (Photo by Paul Michael Hughes/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 47-year-old Nick Bennett from Leigh in Lancashire, UK, who has secured his place in the Guinness World Records 2015 book for owning the Largest Collection James Bond Memorabilia, a staggering 12, 463 items at last count. (Photo by Richard Bradbury/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 49-year-old trick golf artist Karsten Maas, from Denmark, who secured his place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for creating the world’s longest usable golf club. It measures 4.37, (14ft 5in) in length and has been used to drive a ball a distance of 165.46m (542ft 10.16in). The 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book will reflect on six decades of record-breaking, whilst also featuring the latest additions to the oddball hall of fame. (Photo by Ranald Mackechnie/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows Akiko Obata, who has secured her place in the 2015 Guinness Book of Record for having the largest collection of plastic food, with more than 8,000 items filling her apartment. (Photo by Shinsuke Kamioka/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows Alley of the US, who has secured her place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for the longest jump by a cat record, at six feet (1.83 metres). (Photo by James Ellerker/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 24-year-old Nick Stoeberl from California, USA, who has secured his place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for having the longest tongue that measures 10.1cm (3.97in) from its tip to the middle of the closed top lip. (Photo by James Ellerker/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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A recent undated handout picture released by the Guinness World Records on September 9, 2014, shows 26-year-old Nancy Siefker, who has made it into the 2015 Guinness World Records book for the Furthest Arrow Shot with the Feet. The circus artist from California, USA, is able to shoot an arrow 6.09m (20ft) onto a target measuring just 5.5 inches. (Photo by Ryan Schude/AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)

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Mama Lou, aka Linsey Lindberg of the USA, used muscle power to squash eight apples in Los Angeles, California, on June 26, 2013. Once an accountant, she quit to be a performer and now blows up and pops hot water bottles and rips telephone directories in half. (Photo by Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records)

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While she’s best known for her unique performances of various Hula Hoops feats, Marawa the Amazing recently landed a spot in the 2015 Guinness Book of World records for the “fastest 100 meters in high heeled rollerskates”. Marawa complete the task while sporting a pair of customized heels with wheels by British shoe designer Terry de Havilland. (Photo by Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records)

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The Dutchess – a.k.a. Christine Walton from Las Vegas, Nevada – has held the top spot since 2011. At last measurement, her nails were measured at 23 feet, 11 inches. That’s roughly the equivalent of a president’s nose on Mount Rushmore. (Photo by Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records)

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The largest playable guitar in the world is 43 ft 7.5 inches tall, 16 ft 5.5 inches wide and weighs 2,000 lb. Modelled on a 1967 Gibson Flying V and built to a scale of 1:12, it was made by students from Conroe Independent School District Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas, USA at a cost of US$3,000. With construction beginning in October 1999, the instrument was finally played at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with the opening chord of “Hard Day’s Night”. (Photo by Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records)

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The largest yo-yo is 11 ft 9 inches in diameter with a weight of 4,620 lb, and was devised by Beth Johnson in La Rue, Ohio, USA. The yo-yo was tested in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records)

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The shortest cat is Lilieput, a nine-year-old female munchkin cat, who measured 5.25 inches from the floor to the shoulders and is owned by Christel Young of Napa, California. (Photo by James Ellerker/Guinness World Records)

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