Out of over 40,000 world records that the Guinness World Records currently registers, many are truly admirable and inspirational for others. However, some world records have been set in such weird disciplines that it will make you wonder about the record holders’ sanity. To show you some of the most bizarre world records ever set, we compiled this post with 25 Bizarre World Records You Shouldn’t Try to Beat.
The longest metal coil passed through the nose and out of the mouth
The longest metal coil passed through the nose and out of the mouth measured 3.63 m (11 ft 10.91 in) and was achieved by American show performer Andrew Stanton in Rome, Italy in 2012.
Some people eat very bizarre things but nobody will ever beat Frenchman Michel Lolito. During his lifetime, Lolito ate 18 bicycles, 15 supermarket trolleys, 7 TV sets, 6 chandeliers, 2 beds, a pair of skis, a low-calorie Cessna light aircraft, and a computer.
Most maggots moved by the mouth in one hour
Charlie Bell smashed the world record for this disgusting discipline by carrying 0.19 sq m (2 sq ft) of live maggots in one hour from one container to another using only his mouth.
Longest attack of hiccups
American Charles Osborne started hiccupping in 1922 while attempting to weigh a hog before slaughtering it. He was unable to find a cure and continued hiccupping until February 1990, a total of 68 years.
Most flesh tunnels on face
German Joel Miggler has 11 facial flesh holes fitted with expanders. He has the flesh tunnels all over his face including nose and lips; however, the biggest ones (currently measuring 34 mm or 1.34 in) are in both of his cheeks.
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