A Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Just Bought the World’s Largest Painting, by Artist Sacha Jafri, for a Whopping $62 Million


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Last fall, Sacha Jafri set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest painting, titled The Journey of Humanity. Now, he’s sold it at auction for an equally large price: $62 million. The figure makes him the fourth-most expensive living artist—behind Jeff Koons, David Hockney, and digital artist Beeple. Continue reading »

The Guinness World Records Winners in Colorful Shots by The Photographer Ryan Schude

“Kitty McScratch” Elizabeth Hunter – Most Prolific Dance Game World Record Holder – Los Angeles, California

Ryan Schude is an LA based photographer who has created a unique, high-contrast tableau aesthetic for photography. He works with an array of clients for commercial work while also building a large and continuing collection of personal artistic works. Continue reading »

A World’s Giant Statue of A Wolf Was Installed in Kazakhstan

The monument was installed in the Ulytau district. The authorities of the district hope that the monument will enter the Guinness Book of Records. Continue reading »

Simone Williams Breaks Guinness Record for World’s Largest Afro

Simone Williams, a young woman from Brooklyn, New York, recently broke the Guinness record for world’s largest natural afro, with her impressive 4 ft. 10 in (1.48 m) hairdo. Continue reading »

Minnesota Man Breaks Hair-Raising World Record with 42.5-inch Mohawk

A Minnesota man broke a Guinness World Record when his hair was styled into a Mohawk that measures 42.5 inches high. Joseph Grisamore said he initially attempted to break the Guinness record for the world’s tallest Mohawk in 2007, but his hair fell short of the needed height. Continue reading »

Some Entries For The Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records undated handout photo of Ludo the Maine Coon from Wakefield in South Yorkshire with owner Kelsey as they appear in this year’s Guinness World Records. Issue date: Thursday September 8, 2016. (Photo by Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records/PA Wire) Continue reading »

Guinness World Records 2016 In Pictures

Guinness World Records turns 60 this year. Since first being published in 1955 it has become a publishing phenomenon, selling 132m copies across more than 100 countries.

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Olga Liashchuk: fastest time to crush three watermelons with the thighs
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Mexican Chefs In An Attempt To Break The Guinness Record For The World’s Longest Taco

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Chefs prepare tacos of Cochinita Pibil, a popular dish from Yucatan, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest taco in Guadalajara February 15, 2015. Guadalajara broke the Guinness record for the longest taco of cochinita pibil, with a length of 2.5 kilometers, as part of the COME gastronomy festival, local media reported. For the preparation of the traditional dish, the chefs used 4 tons of pork, 36,000 tortillas and spices for 325 taco servings. (Photo by Alejandro Acosta/Reuters)
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Egypt Enters Guinness Record with the World’s Largest Koshary Plate

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Workers prepare Koshary, a popular Egyptian dish, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s biggest plate of Koshary, at a general garden in Zamalek, Cairo, January 17, 2015. Koshary is a traditional Egyptian dish dating to the 19th century in which rice, pasta and lentils are mixed together in one plate with a topping of spicey tomato sauce and some crispy fried onions. With a huge plate of koshary measuring 10 metres long and in width and of 1.2 metres in height, the plate weighed 7 tonnes, or about 7,000 kg. About 6,000 attendees turned up to the festival, earning it a place in the world record books. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)
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Guinness Rishi – The Human Flag

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67-year-old Guinness Rishi constantly tries to make his family and the entire Indian people by constantly setting new records. Continue reading »

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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400-Foot-Long Wooden Sculpture Enters Guinness World Records

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A wooden sculpture, featuring the famous painting Along the River During the Qingming Festival, succeeds in creating a new Guinness World Record – “the world’s longest wooden sculpture” – on November 14, 2013. Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui spent four years creating the sculpture, which is 12.286 meters (400 foot) long. (Photo: China news Service/Lv Ming) Continue reading »

Pregnant Women Practice Yoga as they Attempt to Break the Guinness World Record

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Pregnant women practice yoga as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest prenatal yoga class, in Changsha, Hunan province June 8, 2014. A total of 505 pregnant women participated in a yoga class together for 37 minutes and 28 seconds on Sunday, exceeding the current Guinness World Record set in Shenzhen in 2013 with 423 women, local media reported. Picture taken June 8, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/China Daily)
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Female Street Artists set Guinness World Record for Largest Mural Painted by a Team

A female street art collective has set a new Guinness World Record to create the largest spray-painted mural by multiple artists. Over 100 international female street artists came together to create the continuous mural in south London’s Leake Street Tunnel, made famous by Banksy, on March 8, 2014. The record was broken as part of all-female street art event Femme Fierce, the largest of its kind in the UK, which aims to celebrate women street artists across the world. Continue reading »

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Harpie the goat from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the farthest distance achieved by a goat on a skateboard going 36 meters (118ft) in 25 seconds. (Photo by PA Wire) Continue reading »

Massive 3D Street Art that Could Become a Guinness World Record

Francois Abelane is responsible for the creation of this 4000 square meter street artwork that was commissioned for the launch of a new line of Renault trucks in Lyon. The work will be entered into the Guinness book of World Records. Continue reading »

Surfers to Break the Guinness World Record

Surfers attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most surfers on a wave at one time, in Muizenberg on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. (Schalk van Zuydam/Associated Press)

Teaser: Nissan LEAF to Attempt Setting the Guinness World Speed Record

At Goodwood Festival of Speed (29 June — 1 July), the 100% electric Nissan LEAF will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb course as fast as possible… but in reverse, setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest time over a distance of one mile in reverse. Continue reading »

Daphne Guinness for Tatler Hong Kong, March 2012

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English Vegetable Grower Claims Guinness World Record for 8 kg Onion

Gardener Peter Glazebrook poses for photographers with his world record breaking onion at The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show on September 16 in Harrogate, England. Peter Glazebrook from Newark, Nottinghamshire claimed a Guinness World Record with his giant onion weighing 8.150kg. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)