I don’t know about you, but the Guinness Book of World Records continues to fascinate (and sometimes disturb) me with its share of bizarre and obscure world records. Of course, everyone knows about the Guinness World Records holders of the longest finger nails, longest hair, or most tattoos, but what about the many, many other records no one knows about? Here are the 25 mind blowing Guinness World Records you never heard of.
Beth Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio lays claim to this proud endeavor. The world’s largest yo-yo is 3.6258 meters and weighs 2,095.6 kilograms and was demonstrated using a crane. And yes, it actually works!
Largest Collection of Comic Books
Comic book nerds got nothing on Bob Bretall of Mission Viejo, California, owning 101,822 unique comic books. His achievement was verified on August 6th, 2015.
Longest 'Usable' Golf Club
On September 12th, 2016, Michael Furrh took to the green and became the man with the world’s largest ‘usable’ golf club, measuring 8.56 meters. Something tells me Tiger Woods won’t be using this anytime soon!
Largest Collection of Rubber Ducks
Starting in 1996, Charlotte Lee has collected various forms of rubber ducks and attained the world record at 5,631. She keeps all of them in her dedicated ‘duck room’.
Largest Collection of Garden Gnomes and Pixies
Speaking of collectors, Ann Atkin in the United Kingdom has the largest collection of garden gnomes and pixies, totaling up to 2,042.