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Whether it's in your kitchen, bedroom or garden, there are hundreds of Guinness World Records titles that you can practice and attempt right in your home - by yourself or with a friend. Try out some of these classic records because there's always a chance to beat your personal best, or even the world's best.

If you'd like to officially apply for one of these records, click the link underneath to start an application and receive a full set of guidelines, or visit guinnessworldrecords.com.

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Most 500-ml bottles balanced on one finger

Most 500-ml bottles balanced on one finger

Title holder: Multiple record breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 25
Rules: Use plastic bottles, use one finger only
 

Fastest 100 m on a space hopper

Fastest 100 m on a space hopper

Title holder: Ashrita Furman (USA) and Dee McDougall (UK)
Record to beat: Male=30.2 sec, female=39.88 sec
Rules: Bounce as quickly as you can
 

Most straws stuffed in the mouth

Most straws stuffed in the mouth

Title holder: Simon Elmore (UK)
Record to beat: 400
Rules: Hold them in your mouth without using your hands
 

Most BMX Time Machines in one minute

Most BMX Time Machines in one minute

Title holder: Takahiro Ikeda (Japan)
Record to beat: 83
Rules: Stand on a bike and spin it 360° as many times as possible
 

Most dominoes stacked in 30 seconds

Most dominoes stacked in 30 seconds

Title holder: Serial record-breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 48
Rules: You'll need a steady hand for this tricky challenge!
 

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Title holder: Chad Fell (USA)
Record to beat: 50.8 cm (20 in)
Rules: You're not allowed to use your hands!
 

Most M&Ms eaten in 1 minute blindfolded using chopsticks

Most M&Ms eaten in 1 minute blindfolded using chopsticks

Title holder: Ashrita Furman (USA)
Record to beat: 20
Rules: You can only pick up one Smartie or M&M at a time
 

Fastest Jenga tower - 30 levels

Fastest Jenga tower - 30 levels

Title holder: Tyler Measel and Ryan Measel (both USA)
Record to beat: 2 min 51.04 sec
Rules: Team of two. Build within the rules of the game!
 

Fastest 100 metres hula hooping

Fastest 100 metres hula hooping

Title holder: Marawa Ibrahim (Australia). She also holds most hula hoops spun simultaneously (200).
Record to beat: 21.14 seconds
Rules: Keep the hoop spinning!
 

Farthest distance to blow a pea

Farthest distance to blow a pea

Title holder: André Ortolf (DEU) - He's a multiple record holder
Record to beat: 7.51 m (24 ft 7.6 in)
Rules: To be completed on a flat surface, using just one breath
 

Most dice stacked using chopsticks in a minute

Most dice stacked using chopsticks in a minute

Title holder: Serial record-breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 44
Rules: Use standard dice and chopsticks. Keep your spare hand behind your back
 

Most ice-cream scoops thrown and caught in a minute

Most ice-cream scoops thrown and caught in a minute

Title holder: Gabriele Soravia and Lorenzo Soravia (Germany)
Record to beat: 25
Rules: One person throws the ice-cream, the other catches it in a cone
 

Most touches of a football with the soles in one minute

Most touches of a football with the soles in one minute

Title holder: Leon Walraven (Netherlands)
Record to beat: male=270, female=136
Rules: Don't let the ball touch the floor!
 

Farthest water balloon throw

Farthest water balloon throw

Title holder: Bipin Larkin and Ashrita Furman (both USA)
Record to beat: 38.82 m (127.36 ft)
Rules: Fill up a commercially available balloon, don't let it burst when caught!