Guinness World Records: News

25 Jun 2024

Lifestyle

World's tallest male dog, Kevin, passes away unexpectedly

Kevin, the Great Dane from Iowa who held the title of the world's tallest male dog according to Guinness World Records, has died unexpectedly at the age of three.

30 May 2024

Germany

2-year-old German prodigy's artwork fetches up to $7,000

Laurent Schwarz, a two-year-old artist from Germany, is creating a stir in the art world with his paintings selling for as much as $7,000 each (₹583,000 approx).

25 May 2024

BBC

1-year-old Ghana toddler becomes world's youngest artist, sells 15 paintings

Ace-Liam Nana Sam Ankrah, a toddler from Ghana, has been officially recognized as the world's youngest male artist by the Guinness World Records.

07 May 2024

Paris

France bakes a 461-foot-long baguette, sets new world record

French bakers have set a new Guinness World Record by crafting the longest baguette ever, measuring an impressive 140.53m (461 feet).

15 Mar 2024

New South Wales

World's heaviest blueberry which weighs 20.4gm earns Guinness World Record

A blueberry grown in Corindi, New South Wales, has been officially recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's heaviest.

23 Feb 2024

Pets

Guinness World Records revokes world's oldest dog title from Bobi

Bobi, a Rafeiro do Alentejo dog from Portugal, had comfortably clinched the title of the oldest dog ever by the time he died last October at the apparent age of 31.

26 Dec 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclusive: Meet martial artist world-record holder Chinmay Sharma

Chinmay Sharma is a martial artist from Delhi who has made India proud at the highest level.

29 Nov 2023

Hair Care

Indian woman sets Guinness record for world's longest hair

In a captivating feat, 46-year-old Smita Srivastava from Uttar Pradesh, India, has clinched the Guinness World Record for the longest hair on a living person, measuring 236.22 cm (7 ft 9 in).

16 Nov 2023

Lifestyle

Guinness World Records that are too good to be true

On this momentous Guinness World Records Day, here are some astonishing accomplishments that redefine our understanding of human potential.

13 Sep 2023

Electric Vehicles

World's quickest EV is here and it is Swiss-made

A team of students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences has developed the world's fastest EV, called Mythen.

22 Aug 2023

Rihanna

5 most impressive records set by Rihanna

Rihanna, the Barbadian singer, rose to fame in 2005 and has been unstoppable since then.

15 Aug 2023

United Kingdom

Record-breaking 36-hour swing session leads to heartwarming love connection

Richard Scott, a father of three from the United Kingdom, turned his dream of claiming a Guinness World Records title into reality.

08 Aug 2023

Bihar

Indian micro artist's 0.06-inch wooden spoon sets new world record

Shashikant Prajapati, a skilled micro artist from Bihar, has set a new Guinness World Record for crafting the tiniest wooden spoon.

03 Aug 2023

Lifestyle

This 'Barbie doctor' has a collection of 18,500 dolls

The release of the Barbie movie brought many fans to the front. One of them is Bettina Dorfmann from Germany, a self-proclaimed "Barbie doctor."

19 Jul 2023

Fashion

Heights of fashion: Ladakh to host high-altitude international fashion runway

Fashionistas get ready! Ladakh is gearing up for a unique event.

14 Jul 2023

Exercise

Athlete breaks world record with 3,249 pushups in an hour 

30-year-old Australian fitness and health enthusiast, Daniel Scali, has secured the title for the highest number of push-ups completed in a single hour.

13 Jul 2023

Pakistan News

Family of 9 shares same birthday, holds Guinness World Record

The Mangi family from Larkana, Pakistan, has achieved a remarkable feat by earning a Guinness World Record (GWR) title for sharing the same birth date.

06 Jul 2023

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's eponymous album crosses 1B Spotify streams; record created

Swifties, it's time for you to rise and hail the "Queen of Spotify!"

25 Jun 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Ariana Grande: Celebrating record-breaking achievements of pop superstar

Pop sensation Ariana Grande has established herself among the world's most renowned music icons through her illustrious career.

25 Jun 2023

Delhi

286 Metro stations in 15hrs: Delhi man sets Guinness record

A resident of Delhi named Shashank Manu has set a new Guinness World Record for traveling in all of the 286 stations of the Delhi Metro in just 15 hours 22 minutes 49 seconds, The Indian Express reported.

16 Jun 2023

India

Indian teenager dances for 5 days, breaks Guinness World Record

A 16-year-old girl from Maharashtra named Srushti Sudhir Jagtap won the Guinness World Record (GWR) for the longest dance marathon after dancing for 127 hours straight. Now that is over five days of dancing!

29 May 2023

BTS

'Jimin is coming': ARMYs soar with anticipation after mysterious announcement

K-pop boy band BTS's official Twitter account, BANGTAN TV recently shared an intriguing post on Twitter that has captured the attention of BTS fans worldwide.

25 May 2023

World

World's largest T-shirt, made of 500,000 recycled bottles breaks record

We have witnessed many fascinating records being set over the years that have been included in the Guinness World Records. The latest of the lot is the largest T-shirt in the world!

23 May 2023

Food

Discover the most expensive ice creams ever created

Cellato, the renowned Japanese ice cream brand, has shattered records by selling ice cream for a mind-boggling 873,400 Japanese yen (approximately Rs. 5.2 lakh).

14 May 2023

Milan

Bridal dress with 50,000+ crystals sets new Guinness World Record 

A modest yet incredibly sparkling wedding dress astonished the crowd at the Si Sposaitalia Collezioni fashion show held in Milan, Italy, last month.

13 May 2023

BTS

'Black Swan' crosses 400M Spotify streams: Revisiting BTS's most-streamed tracks

K-pop group BTS has been dominating the music industry since its debut in 2013, topping charts worldwide.

09 May 2023

K-Pop

NewJeans breaks Guinness World Record: Tracing K-pop band's phenomenal journey

HYBE-owned ADOR label's newest girl group NewJeans has scripted history by breaking the Guinness World Record for the fastest K-pop act to reach 1B streams on Spotify.

12 Mar 2023

BTS

BTS breaks own Guinness World Record of Spotify's most-streamed group

South Korean boy band BTS is on a record-breaking spree!

01 Mar 2023

Justin Bieber

Happy birthday Justin Bieber: 5 record-breaking moments of the popstar

Justin Bieber is one of the most famous singers of all time who has been at the top of the charts from a very young age. Be it breaking the internet with his songs to focus on his personal life, Beliebers (Bieber fans) track every minute detail of the singer's life.

03 Feb 2023

Lifestyle

Swiss baker sets Guinness World Record, makes largest wearable cake

You must have come across videos of hyperrealistic-looking cakes on social media, but have you ever considered wearing a dress made of cake?

29 Jan 2023

YouTube

Alka Yagnik becomes YouTube's most-streamed artist of 2022; beats BTS

Acclaimed Indian playback singer Alka Yagnik has emerged as the most streamed artist on YouTube for 2022, as per Guinness World Records.

22 Dec 2022

Morocco

Woman breaks record by delivering nine babies in single birth

A woman in Morocco recently broke the Guinness World Record by giving birth to five girls and four boys in a single birth.

25 Nov 2022

Florida

'Hungry Couple' breaks record for speed-eating hot dogs and burritos

Eating one delicious frank is great but how about gorging on 18 flavorful franks in a few minutes?

07 Nov 2022

Turkey

Airline removes 6 seats to accommodate the world's tallest woman

This airline actually went the extra mile for the tallest woman passenger.

24 Oct 2022

Ayodhya

Deepotsav: Ayodhya creates new Guinness record by lighting 15.76L 'diyas'

The city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh has broken its own Guinness World Record by lighting over 15.76 lakh clay oil lamps on the eve of Diwali—the festival of lights!

06 Oct 2022

Pets

RIP Pebbles! World's oldest dog dies at 22

The most tragic moment of a pet parent's life is when they lose their pawesome kid to death.

05 Oct 2022

Pets

Guinness World Records: Savannah cat declared tallest in the world

Ever wondered how your pets can make you a proud parent? Cat parents out there, this one will get you cheering.

28 Sep 2022

Rajasthan

Meet the world's 'oldest living siblings' as per Guinness

Aging is not about fine lines, but about fine wines when it's celebrated.

11 Aug 2022

England

Woman with fractured knee runs 106 marathons in 106 days!

With hard work and dedication, you can achieve any goal; this British woman has proved that right and how!

11 Aug 2022

England

US woman lifts 735 kg; breaks powerlifting Guinness World Record

Tamara Walcott from Mayland, USA recently broke the Guinness World Records after lifting a total of 1,620.4 pounds or 735 kg at a weightlifting competition held in Virginia.

03 Aug 2022

Health & Wellness

National Watermelon Day: Benefits, facts, and how to grow

It is National Watermelon Day today in the US and we cannot get enough of this juicy red bundle of deliciousness. It's a shame we don't get it year-round!

15 Jul 2022

Canada

Canada: Joggler breaks Guinness World Record running with three objects

You must be aware of jogging, but have you ever heard of joggling?

11 Jul 2022

Instagram

French fries at Rs. 15,000/plate: Can you afford it?

How much would you spend for a plate of fries, even at the fanciest place? Here's a dish of gourmet fries costing someone's salary!

01 Jul 2022

American Airlines

86-year-old recognized as world's longest-serving flight attendant

Recently, an 86-year-old American woman was recognized as the longest-serving and oldest flight attendant in the world by the Guinness World Records.

01 Jul 2022

X

Pune woman cycles 430 km to set new world record

You may have dreamt of riding your motorbike from Manali to Leh, but this woman from Pune wanted to enjoy the ride on her cycle.

01 June 2022

London

World's largest whisky bottle sold for $1.4 million at auction

According to Lyon and Turnbull, the world's largest whiskey bottle, dubbed "The Intrepid," has sold for around $1.4 million.

04 May 2022

Porsche

Porsche Taycan does 69 donuts; sets new Guinness World Record

Porsche's Taycan Cross Turismo shod in winter tires has set a Guinness World Record for the maximum number of consecutive donuts by an EV on ice.

01 Mar 2022

Cricket News

Mumbai teen spends over 72 hours at crease, scripts history

Mumbai teenager Siddarth Mohite could enter the Guinness World Record books after spending over 72 hours while batting during a marathon net session.

25 Aug 2021

Spain

From heaviest to lightest baby: A list of record-breaking births

Childbirth is a miracle unto itself.

14 Aug 2021

Odisha

Odisha: Man balances hockey stick on index finger for hours

Indians are bringing laurels for the country not only from the hockey astroturf but off it too.

14 Jul 2021

Ford

Ford Mustang Mach-E sets Guinness World Record for EV efficiency

Ford Mustang Mach-E has created a Guinness World Record for efficiency in EVs by achieving a range of 10.52km per kWh during a 1,352km road trip between John o' Groats and Land's End in the UK.

01 Jul 2021

Puerto Rico

At 112, Puerto Rican man named world's oldest living person

The Guinness World Records on Wednesday confirmed Emilio Flores Marquez from Puerto Rico as the oldest living person (male) in the world; his age is 112 years and 326 days.

23 Jun 2021

Trending News

Matters of tongue: TN youth might have world's longest tongue

A 20-year-old engineering student from Tamil Nadu, K Praveen, is looking to enter the Guinness World Records for the longest tongue in the world.

03 Apr 2021

Jammu

Soldier eyes Guinness record, begins 4,300-km run under 50 days

Indian soldier Naik Velu is all set to make his 30th birthday memorable as he left for a mission to enter his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, a distance of about 4,300 km, under 50 days.

18 Mar 2021

Dynamite

BTS's 'Dynamite' sets another Guinness World Record

The South Korean boyband BTS, which is making waves globally, has now added another feather to its hat. On Tuesday, the Guinness World Records announced that the septet has secured another record with their song Dynamite.

25 Oct 2020

Hyderabad

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.

16 Oct 2019

Olympics

Ranking the top career-defining moments of Michael Phelps

When it comes to the sport of swimming, USA's Michael Phelps is the first name that comes to one's mind, owing to his rich history in the Olympics.

19 May 2019

India

Mumbai youth solves pyramid-shaped Rubik's cubes underwater; sets Guinness Record

While the rest of us would struggle with a regular 3x3 Rubik's cube, a 20-year-old Mumbai resident has set a new Guinness world record by solving the maximum number of pyraminx (pyramid-shaped Rubik's cubes) underwater.

05 May 2019

Nepal

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

A Nepali teenager has broken the world record for dancing.

03 May 2019

HBO

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 breaks Guinness World Records

Game of Thrones is the most popular show on television right now.

27 Feb 2019

YouTube

'Despacito' becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with 6bn views

Although Despacito was first released in January 2017, people are still grooving to its catchy tunes.

Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records for Wolverine role

It is not every day that a world record is set by actors, but Hugh Jackman appears to have done just that.

21 Jan 2019

Japan

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest man, dies at 113

The world's oldest man- Masazo Nonaka, died on Sunday morning at the age 113 in Hokkaido, Japan.

08 Jan 2019

Odisha

Andhra's Polavaram Dam just broke world record for weirdest reason

The concrete work of the much-awaited Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh began at 8am on January 6, and concluded at 8am on January 7.

24 Dec 2018

Gujarat

Meet this 'Real-life Indian Rapunzel' with 5'7'' long hair

What was your longest period of not getting a haircut done- a month, a year, probably?

11 Dec 2018

Australia

Read the real story behind the giant Australian cow 'Knickers'

A few days back, a giant cow named 'Knickers' in Australia garnered huge attention after its picture circulated on social media.

03 Dec 2018

Mumbai

Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

Only "dignified activities" will be permitted on board the Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said today.

27 Oct 2018

India

This 76-year-old man is obsessed with breaking Guinness world records

What would you do for fame? Or for getting your name into the Guinness Book of Records?

19 Aug 2018

Georgia

Record: 18-year-old solves six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath

In a bizarre, albeit brilliant feat, an 18-year-old Georgian student solved six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath, and is on his way to becoming a Guiness World Record holder.

16 Aug 2018

India

UAE based father-son duo on India trip create world record

An Abu Dhabi-based man and his five-year-old son on an India tour have set a Guinness world record for visiting the maximum number of UNESCO world heritage sites in less than 12 hours using public transport.

12 Jul 2018

India

NY: Chillal's hand permanently-handicapped for not cutting nails for 66-years

India's Shridhar Chillal, 82, finally cut his nails after 66 years but his record of having the world's longest fingernails measuring over 31ft left his hand permanently handicapped.

11 Jul 2018

Pune

82-year-old Indian man to finally cut fingernails after 66 years

Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from Pune, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he hasn't done in the last 66 years - cut his fingernails, the longest in the world.

07 Jul 2018

Lifestyle

Indore man creates world-record of Yoga session at highest altitude

An Indore-based trainer has claimed to have set a world record by holding a Yoga session at the highest altitude.

21 Jun 2018

Rajasthan

#InternationalYogaDay: Rajasthan breaks world record for largest yoga session

Rajasthan today witnessed a world record by conducting the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota, where over 1.5L people together performed yogic exercises.

Congresswoman Maloney joins Turban Day celebrations in New York

US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square in New York, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it "deserves".

17 Sep 2016

Narendra Modi

Now send birthday greetings to PM Modi personally

On the occasion of PM Modi's birthday, a section has been introduced on the Narendra Modi app that enables users to send their wishes directly to him.