Five Weird World Records
These records can change at any time, so for an update, you can visit the Guinness World Record Website by clicking here.
1. Longest Tongue
2. Fastest Cup Stacking
Who even knew that cup stacking was a sport?! On January 3, 2009, at the WSSA Greater Cleveland Ohio Sport Stacking Championships, Steven Purugganan set a record in the individual cycle stack by finishing in 5.93 seconds. Mason Langenderfer matched this feat in Rochester, New York at the WSSA Upper Atlantic Regional Sport Stacking Championships on January 29, 2011.
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3. Largest Collection of Rubber Ducks
What!? Who comes up with something like this? Well, at least one person, Mohanathas Sivanayagam, a Sri Lankan man living in Canada. He stuck 2100 hundred acupucture needles into his scalp.
To learn more about Mohanathas, click here.
If you want to see him actually stick the needles in his head, you can watch the video.
5. Greatest Distance Spitting a Table Tennis Ball
Ashrita Furman (of the US) holds the record for spitting a table tennis ball the greatest distance, a whopping 42.1 feet (12.83 metres)! This record was set on January 29, 2010 at Anakena Beach in Easter Island, Chile.
But Ashrita Furman (nicknamed Mr. Versatility) doesn't have only one world record, or even two. He has the world record for holding the most world records! Visit his website here to see a list of his records and learn more about this amazing man.