Thousands of people dressed as Wally/Waldo flocked into Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan, for a puzzling Guinness World Records attempt.
South Africa’s Got Talent winner DJ Arch Jnr is now officially the world’s youngest club DJ.
This classic piece of footage from the CCTV-Guinness World Records Special 2011 TV series shows Wang Zhuoxin, a young school girl from Zhuang Central Primary School in Beijing, China, jumping over 110 individual skipping ropes.
Fourteen young pupils from Fuji Municipal Harada Elementary School in Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan have turned a fun playground game into an official Guinness World Records title after achieving the Most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team.
From cracking walnuts with his bum to moving dried peas with a straw, Mr Cherry represents Japan on CBBC's Officially Amazing TV show.
Itsuki Morita from Japan has only just started elementary school but he has already etched his name in Guinness World Records history after playing a DJ set aged just six years old.
Former England football star Alan Shearer teamed up with Newcastle School for Boys earlier this week to attempt the record for the Most self-portrait photographs (selfies) taken in three minutes.
Limbo skating sensation Tiluck Keisam has broken his own record for the farthest distance limbo skating under bars, after propelling himself a jaw-dropping 145 metres (475 ft 7 in) beneath poles just 30 cm high.
Talented thirteen-year-old Tommy Boyd recently broke the record for the Fastest time to complete 10 Maradona seven football (soccer) tricks during an event at Henley College in Henley-upon-Thames, UK.
When Maxwell Day saw a poster of the previous title holder, he was sure he could beat the record.
Eleven-year-old Capri Everitt from Canada travelled around the world on a mission to raise money for charity and achieve a new Guinness World Records title.
Mohammed Alsheikh from Palestine has earned himself the nickname "Spider-Boy", thanks to his incredible record-breaking contortion skills.
Those who love Christmas will be eager to learn of the L.A. Beast’s newest accomplishment, a record in theme with the holiday season. The competitive eater - real name Kevin Strahle – has sunk his teeth into the Fastest time to eat all chocolates from an advent calendar.
Italy’s most prolific record-breaker, Silvio Sabba, has just broken his own record for the most underpants pulled on in 30 seconds.
Maxim Laurin (Canada) and Ugo Dario (France) have just broken the record for the most consecutive backflips on a teeter board (Korean Plank) by a team of two.
Extreme pogo pro achieves record-breaking 11 foot jump.
Give Abhinabha Tangerman from the Netherlands a one-handed round of applause! He has just entered the record books for his astonishingly fast attempt at the Most one-handed claps in one minute.
Sandeep Singh from Punjab, India has just spun into the record books thanks to his unconventional but extremely impressive basketball skills. The 25-year-old achieved the Guinness World Records title for Longest duration spinning a basketball on a toothbrush
The most Bhut Jolokia chilies (Ghost Peppers) eaten in 2 minutes is 121.90 grams (4.30 oz) and was achieved by Kevin Strahle ("LA Beast") (USA) at the Guinness World Records offices in New York, New York, USA on 3 May 2017.
Stefano Righi from Italy is a bubble artist and he promised his son that he would break this record.
University student Satoyuki Fujimura (Japan) attempts the record for most finger snaps in one minute on a Japanese TV show
Japanese competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi takes on fellow record setter Vittorio Noschese in a speed eating challenge
Prepare to be amazed by magician Martin Rees' incredible skills as he sets a new record in a wind tunnel operating at between 122 and 144 mph
Simon Berry threw himself from a platform at Bray Lake Watersports and aimed a chocolate hobnob into a mug of tea.
Keisuke Yokota can balance 26 traffic cones on his chin!
Daring British magician Martin Rees (UK) completed 11 magic tricks while falling through the sky.
On GWR day 2015, Kenichi Ito (Japan) reclaimed his title for the fastest 100 m running on all fours at Komazawa Olympic Park Athletic Field, in Setagaya, Tokyo. Kenichi shaved just 0.15 seconds off the previous record of 15.86 – but with a time of 15.71 seconds it was more than enough to regain the crown.
Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot of British tech company Gravity Industries has soared into the record books with the brand new Guinness World Records title for the Fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine powered suit.
What better way to celebrate Guinness World Records Day than with an enormous cake? Swedish YouTube star Therese Lindgren and a team of friends have successfully baked the world’s largest vegan cake.
Robots are not traditionally known for their skipping ability, however one penguin-shaped robot has changed that with a new Guinness World Records title.
The robots were Dobi models who along with being programmed to dance can also sing, box, play football and execute kung fu moves. The robot display broke the previous record of 1,007, achieved by Ever Win Company & Ltd. in 2017.
With hundreds of model aircraft fans set to attend their annual ‘Flight Fest’ gathering, they decided it would be the perfect occasion to attempt the Guinness World Records title for the Most RC model aircraft airborne simultaneously.
German domino experts that make up Sinners Domino Entertainment decided that setting up epic chain reactions on the ground was no longer challenging enough - so their latest record-breaking venture took place underwater, in a shallow tank.
Guinness World Records recently visited the home of Masao Gunji, who has the world’s largest collection of Hello Kitty memorabilia
The Incredible Science Machine team recently toppled a spectacular Guinness World Records title at their annual event in Westland, Michigan, USA.
Blink and you miss it! Robot breaks world record solving Rubik's cube in just 0.637 seconds
Adriana Irene Macías Hernández from Mexico attempts to break the record for the most birthday candles lit with the feet in one minute.
Rather than sharing flowers or chocolates this Valentine's Day, we’ve created a top 10 bouquet of the best heart-swooning, romance-inducing world records in existence.
Harnaam Kaur (UK, b. 29 Nov 1990) was aged 24 years 282 days when she was confirmed to have a full beard, in Slough, UK, on 7 Sep 2015. Harnaam began to grow facial hair at the age of 11. She is an avid body- confidence and anti-bullying activist.
The largest human mattress dominoes consists of 2,016 people and was achieved at an event organized by Stylution Int’l (China) Corp., and Ayd Group (China) in Wuhan, Hubei, China, on 23 July 2016.
The most robots dancing simultaneously is 540 and was achieved by UBTECH Robotics Corp. (China), in Shenzhen, China on 7 February 2016.
The loudest crunch of an apple is 79.1 dB(C) and was achieved by Arthur Green (New Zealand), at Roundhead Studios on Auckland, New Zealand, on 29 February 2016.
The largest Bollywood dance is by 8,726 people, achieved by Pankaj and Preeti Dance Academy (India) in Amritsar, Punjab, India, on 3 October 2015.
Babies get pushed around in strollers, so why shouldn’t adults too?
A team of LEGO experts spent around 600 hours building the world’s Largest LEGO® brick wind turbine with a staggering 146,251 plastic bricks used in the construction. The project came about to celebrate the fact that LEGO now balances 100% of its energy use with energy from renewable sources.
Frances Quinn, a former winner of TV baking competition The Great British Bake Off, recently teamed up with Hambleton Bakery to cook up a new world record for the largest Jaffa cake.
61 year-old businessperson Jim Bolin has spent the last few years helping his beloved hometown, Casey, in Illinois, USA get back on its feet after the recession. His idea was initially to build one record-breaking item to put the town on the map… but he has now built eight humongous items and has achieved Guinness World Records titles for each of them. His massive achievements include the largest mailbox, the largest rocking chair and the largest wind chime.
The Tulln Domino Team from Austria recently toppled three spectacular world records in one massive chain reaction set-up, with new titles set for most disc cases, largest stick bomb and a longest domino wall.
Ukuleles are usually very small and light instruments, but Lawrence Stump from the USA has created a tuneable and playable ukulele that is a giant 3.99 metres (13 ft 1.08 in) long.
The largest K'NEX ball contraption has 126,285 pieces and was built by Austin Granger (USA), as demonstrated in Saint Anthony, Minnesota, USA, on 13 March 2016.
Taking 12 weeks to build, using 215,158 individual LEGO pieces, the largest caravan built with interlocking plastic bricks unveiled at the at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK, on 8 October 2015.
The worlds largest operational telephone was exhibited at a festival on 16 Sep 1988 to celebrate the 80th birthday of Centraal Beheer, an insurance company based in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. It was 2.47m 8ft 1in high and 6.06m 19ft 11in long, and weighed 3.5tonnes. The handset, being 7.14m 23ft 5in long, had to be lifted by crane in order to make a call.
The largest Great Ball Contraption was made up of 100 modules built from LEGO® Technics, by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman (both Netherlands) at the BRICK 2015 LEGO® event.
Steve Bailey has trained hundreds of dogs at his Canine Crusades behaviour therapy and daycare centre in Somerset, UK – a business he launched after using the money left to him by his late father to study canine psychology.
Slithering serpents, exotic lizards and huge tortoises await visitors at Reptile Gardens, the world's Largest reptile zoo. Located in South Dakota, USA, it houses 225 different reptile species, as well as a few other animals.
When it comes to tongues, Mochi Rickert, a female St Bernard from South Dakota, USA, has the competition licked.
Lauren and Will Powers are very proud to own not one but TWO record-breaking felines at their home in Ferndale, Michigan – one is the tallest cat and the other has the longest tail on a cat.
Bini the bunny hops into Guinness World Records Amazing Animals with his amazing Basketball skills!
We go behind-the-scenes into the life of one of the most famous pets on the planet.
Meet Rasputin, the Walliser black-necked goat who has entered Guinness World Records 2017 for having the world's largest horn spread on a living goat.
Purin the 11-year-old Beagle from Japan has already set records walking on Swiss balls and catching balls with her paws - now she shows us her incredible skipping skills.
Lizzy, a Great Dane, stood 96.41 cm (3 ft 1.96 in) tall in Fort Myers, Florida, USA, on 14 Nov 2014. She was measured aged seven years, but owner Greg Sample says she was this tall by the age of three. He calls her a “show-stopper”, adding that she always attracts attention when they’re out and about.
The most tricks performed by a cat in one minute is 24, achieved by Didga and her owner Robert Dollwet (USA/Australia) in Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, on 5 February 2016. Didga completed tricks varying from rolling over to jumping over a bar whilst on a skateboard.
Caspa, owned by Sue Williams (UK), cleared a bar set at 1.13 m (3 ft 8.4 in) during DogFest at Arley Hall in Cheshire, UK, on 14 Jun 2015. The bar was part of a standard horse jump, on which heights were marked at regular intervals.
Ludo, owned by Kelsey Gill (UK), measured 118.33 cm (3 ft 10.6 in) long on 6 Oct 2015 in Wakefield, UK. Ludo is one of the oldest American breeds: a Maine Coon, named after the US state. There is a myth – impossible in reality, but encouraged by its typical brown tabby colouring and abundant fur – that it resulted from matings between semi-wild cats and raccoons. The Maine Coon’s robust health and companionable, lively personality has ensured its popularity as a family pet for well over a century.
The most tricks performed by a dog in one minute is 32, achieved by Smurf and his owner Sarah Humphreys (both UK) in Hertfordshire, UK, on 7 August 2015.
Snooty (b. 21 Jul 1948) was aged 67 years 254 days as of 31 Mar 2016. He lives at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida, USA.
The fastest time to pop 100 balloons by a dog is 39.08 seconds and was achieved by Twinkie and Doree Sitterly (both USA) in Moorpark, California, USA, on 29 March 2014.
The fastest 10 m on a walking globe by a dog is 33.22 seconds and was achieved by Sailor (USA) at Hawthorn Middle School South in Vernon Hills, Illinois, USA, on 5 February 2016.
In Lima, Peru, Otto the Bulldog valiantly skated through the legs of 30 humans to set a record for the longest human tunnel travelled through by a skateboarding dog, all in honour of Guinness World Records Day 2015.
The tallest cow ever was Blosom, who was owned by Patricia Meads-Hanson (USA), and measured 190 cm (74.8 in) from the hoof to the withers, in Orangeville, Illinois, USA, on 24 May 2014. Sadly Blosom passed away in May 2015 at the age of 13 years old.
Tigger the Bloodhound of St Joseph in Illinois, USA, had the longest dog ears ever, measuring a total of 69.1 cm (2 ft 3 in) in 2004.
Purin has amazing goalkeeping skills, managing to "save" 14 mini footballs on the 22 March 2015.
The greatest speed achieved by a tortoise is 0.28 m/s (0.92 ft/s) and was achieved by Bertie at Adventure Valley, Brasside, UK on 9 July 2014.
The fastest 10 m on hind legs by a horse is 9.21 seconds and was achieved by “Desert” (UAE), owned by H.H. Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum, and trained by Rui De Sousa, at Dubai Polo and Equestrian club, in Dubai, UAE, on 10 February 2016.
The tallest dog ever is ‘Zeus’ (USA) a Great Dane, who measured 1.118 m (44 in) tall on 4 October 2011 and is owned by Denise Doorlag and her family, of Otsego, Michigan, USA. He passed away in 2014.
Vanesa Semler of Dorado, Puerto Rico, owns a female Chihuahua called Milly, who measured 9.65 cm (3.8 in) tall on 21 Feb 2013. As a puppy, she was fed using an eyedropper and was small enough to fit on a teaspoon.
The longest domestic cat ever was Mymains Stewart Gilligan (aka Stewie) at 123 cm (48.5 in) long. He was owned by Robin Hendrickson and Erik Brandsness (USA) and was measured on 28 August 2010. Stewie passed away in January 2013.
Fabio and Giuliano Anastasini successfully accomplished the most Risley flips in 30 seconds in celebration of this year’s Guinness World Records Day 2017 at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan, USA.
Dutch football freestyler Leon Walraven achieves the most basketball bounces in one minute, with a mind-boggling total of 609.
We travel to Wako in the Saitama Prefecture of Japan to watch Sadatoshi Watanabe attempt three skipping Guinness World Records titles.
Pool trick shot expert Florian “Venom Trickshots” Kohler recently visited the Gorilla Café snooker hall in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to tackle a series of Guinness World Records titles, as part of an event organised by Whistle Sports.
Jordan Ramos (UK) nets a basketball from 10.00 metres (32 ft 9.70 in) on the set of 'Lo Show dei Record' in Milan, Italy. He has since raised the record to 10.05 m (32 ft 11.66 in)!
Martial arts expert Muhammad Rashid from Pakistan has set a new record for the most drink cans crushed with elbow in one minute.
The incredible Jumping Team Anzio attempts to break the record for the most people to forward flip off a trampoline onto a platform in one minute.
1,152 martial artists took part in record-breaking Taekwondo display in Hyderabad, India.
Professional BMXer Matti Hemmings (UK) achieved 46 deathtruck spins during an attempt in Bristol, UK in 2016.
Eighteen-year-old Abhishek Choubey from India recently set a new world record after hauling a 1,070 kg (2358.94 lbs) car using just his shoulder blades and a tow rope
Circus duo Giang Quoc Nghiep and Giang Quoc Co walked up the 90 steps of Saint Mary's Cathedral in Girona, Spain while balancing head-to-head
The Arsenal and Everton stars take on a Guinness World Records football quiz.
Liu He from China recently spun into the record books by completing a dizzying 29 360 degree backflips while wearing a water jet pack.
The most bowling balls held simultaneously is 13 and was achieved by Chad McLean (USA) in Brigham City, Utah, USA, on 2 November 2015.
The fastest 100 m hopping on one leg and jumping rope is 18.09 seconds and was achieved by Zhou Xiaodong (China) at the China West Normal University, in Nanchong, Sichuan, China on 4 June 2016. Zhou is a student who majored in sports education.
The farthest distance limbo-skating under cars is 65.283 m (214 ft 2.2 in) and was achieved by Om Swaroop Gowda (India) at Orion Mall, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on 17 July 2016.
The most consecutive basketball half-court shots is six and was achieved by Xu Changqing (China) in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, on 9 June 2016.
The most skateboard rail flip to rail in one minute is 15 achieved by Per Canguru (Brazil), at Ibirapuera Park, in São Paulo, Brazil, on 7 January 2016.
The most skips while sitting in one minute is 120 and was achieved by Anika Stuhr (Germany) on the set of the TV show ZDF-Fernsehgarten in Mainz, Germany, on 7 September 2014.
The longest rail grind on skis is 128.656 m (422 ft 1.1 in) and was achieved by Tom Wallisch (USA), at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, USA on 27 March 2016.
Classics: In 2007, Martin Drayton from Trinidad and Tobago achieved a record of 12.83 seconds. The current record is 9.73 seconds and was achieved by Mikael Hadestrand (Sweden) at Slottskogen, Gothenburg, Sweden, on 27 July 2014.
The longest usable golf club measures 7.65 m (25.09 feet) and was made by Ashrita Furman (USA) as measured and demonstrated in Jamaica, New York, USA, on 9 April 2016.
On GWR day 2015, Zeus McClurkin of basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters jumped up to successfully put the ball through the hoop 15 times to win the title.
The most BMX time machines in 1 minute is 83 and was achieved by Takahiro Ikeda (Japan) on the set of 'Lo Show dei Record' in Milan, Italy, on 25 June 2014.
The smallest caravan is the QTvan which measures 2.39 m (7 ft 10.9 in) in length, 1.53 m (5 ft 0.24 in) high and 0.79 m (2 ft 7.9 in) wide, manufactured by the Environmental Transport Association (UK) and measured in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK, on 5 June 2013.
The most yo-yo eli hops completed in 30 seconds is 71 and was achieved by Hiroyuki Suzuki (Japan) on the set of Shiawase no Kiiroi Koinu in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, on 19 December 2009.
The most touches of a football in one minute, using only the head, while keeping the ball in the air, is 341 by Gao Chong (China) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 3 November 2007.
The longest monster truck was created by Brad and Jen Campbell (both USA) of Big Toyz Racing and is currently operated by Russ Mann (USA). The truck measured 9.8 m (32 ft) long at Last Stop in White Hills, Arizona, USA on 10 July 2014.
The fastest speed achieved on a monowheel motorcycle is 98.464 km/h (61.18 mph), by the UK Monowheel Team and Kevin Scott (all UK), riding WarHorse, at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, UK, on 20 September 2015.
The farthest flight by hoverboard is 2,252.4 m (7,389 ft 9 in) and was achieved by Franky Zapata (France), in Sausset-les-Pins, France, on 30 April 2016.
On Guinness World Records Day 2015, multiple-record holder and stunt drive specialist Alastair Moffatt reversed a classic Mini Cooper into a parking space just 34 cm bigger than the car itself.
The fastest speed on an electric skateboard is 95.83 km/h (59.55 mph) and was achieved by Mischo Erban (Canada/Czech Republic), at Portorož airport, Piran, Slovenia, on 27 October 2015.
League of Legends fan Leo Simon (UK) spent a year creating a life-size costume of the Champion Aether Wing Kayle, an achievement that has secured the gamer a place in the Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer’s Edition book.
While Zelda players gather bomb flowers and boomerangs, Norway’s Anne Martha Harnes has collected 1,816 individual items connected with the video game series.
The largest Game Boy is 1.01 m tall, 0.62 m wide and 0.2 metres deep, and was created by Ilhan Ünal (Belgium) as measured in Antwerp, Belgium, on 13 November 2016.
Since its launch on 14 July 2012, "TheDiamondMinecart // DanTDM" by Daniel Middleton (UK) had uploaded 2,082 videos and accrued a total of 7,943,141,552 views as of 23 August 2016. This is the highest number of views for any dedicated Minecraft video channel.
The most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit is 23, in a Batman suit created by Julian Checkley (UK), demonstrated in Galway, Ireland, on 1 November 2015. Examples include: a fireball launcher, tracking device, smoke bombs, and Batman's signature grapnel gun.
In Mar 2011, Kurt J Mac (USA) began a quest for the Far Lands at the edges of the game’s terrain. As his audience grew, he started to raise money for charity, only measuring his distance when he reached fundraising milestones. On 28 Mar 2016 he was 2,723 km (1,692 mi) from Spawn – only 21.78% of the way there!
Tristen Geren is a 50-time world record breaker from Texas, USA who has achieved loads of videogame feats and is the proud holder of 16 current gaming titles (as of 10 April 2015).
On 5–7 Nov 2014, Christopher Cook (UK), a committed gamer and soccer fan, combined his two obsessions to set a new record for the longest FIFA marathon, playing the game continuously for 48 hr 49 min. He played more than 120 matches, both online and offline, during his attempt. Christopher’s exhausting gaming session was organized to raise money for the charity Special Effect, which creates adaptive controllers that allow people with disabilities to play videogames.
Klayton Schauffler (USA) and Ken Hoang (USA) are tow of the best players of crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Earlier this year the pair got to meet for the first time in Los Angeles for an exciting photoshoot for the Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer’s Edition.
Measuring a whopping 4.41m tall and 1.06 metres deep, the largest arcade machine stands taller than a fully grown African elephant and could fit the equivalent of 112 bath tubs of water! It was built by Jason Camberis (USA).
To celebrate the new series of Officially Amazing, we’ve been sharing some exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the show’s stars, with today’s video featuring the American pocket rocket that is US Ray.
Meet Guinness World Records adjudicator Shantha Chinniah, who has expertly judged record attempts on CBBC's Officially Amazing TV show for three series.
Quick with his hands and an eye for precision, Stephen "Sizzlin' Steve" Kish represents the UK on CBBC's Officially Amazing TV show.
Comic fans will rave over the over the new record set by US resident Eric Jaskolka which celebrates the extensive assortment of X-Men items
John Fischer and his team at US company StickerGiant patiently created a 105.05 kg (231 lb 9.6 oz) ball out of around 200,000 stickers and labels, which has been verified as the world's Largest ball of stickers in Longmont, Colorado.
India’s Manoj Kumar Maharana has just broken a Guinness World Records title that stood unchallenged for eight years. The 23-year-old from Odisha achieved the most straws stuffed in the mouth (hands off), cramming 459 drinking straws into his mouth at once!
Hunter Ewen (USA) blew up 910 balloons in 60 min at the Wild Basin Lodge & Event Center in Allenspark, Colorado, USA.
Take a tour of Jackie Miley's (USA) enormous collection of teddy bears.
To celebrate the launch of Guinness World Records 2018 Amazing Animals, we are offering five lucky winners the chance win an exclusive goody bag, including the Guinness World Records collection, a stationary set, notebook, headphones and a hoodie, all contained in a funky duffel bag.
With his striking hair do styled upright on his head, US model Benny Harlem has gained a hi-top spot in the new Guinness World Records 2018 as the title holder for the tallest high top fade.
We asked star of Guinness World Records 2018 and owner of the world’s Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female), Ayanna Williams, to share her top tips on how to grow beautiful long nails.
Jim Arrington from Venice, California, USA has entered the GWR 2018 edition as the world’s Oldest male bodybuilder.
Ayanna Williams of Houston in Texas, USA, has been growing her nails for more than 20 years. When Guinness World Records measured them earlier this year, they had a combined total length of 576.4 cm (18 ft 10.9 in).