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10 Most Outrageous World Records

How far can the human body and mind be pushed? Well, this list contains people who have pushed their body and mind to the extreme in order to break and set outrageous records.

See the list below.

1. Largest Handwritten Quran

Egyptian artist, Saad Mohammed copied the entire Quran by hand onto a paper scroll that was 2,300 feet long. According to The Independent, the project which took him three full years to complete was a self-funded labour of love.

2. Longest Time Spent In Direct Contact With Ice

The longest time spent in direct, full-body contact with ice is 1 hr 53 min 10 sec and was achieved by Jin Songhao (China) on the set of CCTV-Guinness World Records Special in Xiamen, Fujian, China on 4 September 2014.

3. Youngest Person To Climb Mount Everest

Jordan Romero from California, United States was 13 years, 10 months, 10 days old when he broke the previous record of 16 years held by Temba Tsheri of Nepal and became the youngest person to climb mount Everest. He made the climb with his father and several local Sherpas.

4. Most Snails On Face

In 2007, eleven-year-old Fin Kehler had 43 snails put on his face for a total of 10 seconds to break the previous record of 36.

5. Longest Time Spent Buried Alive

Zdenek Zahradka of the Czech Republic survived 10 days buried in a coffin underground with no food or water and only a breathing pipe connecting him to the outside world. His entry was however not entered into the Guiness book of records.

6. Farthest Eyeball Pop

Angeles Kim Goodman holds the world record and tittle of “furthest eyeball popper” She popped her eyeballs 43 inches out beyond the confines of her eye sockets.

7. Longest Fingernails

Ayanna Williams from Houston holds the world record for longest fingernails measured at a total length of 18 feet 10.9 inches. She has been growing them for 20 years. Her left thumb is her longest individual nail measuring 2 feet 2.7 inches.

8. Heaviest Weight Pulled With Eye Sockets


The heaviest weight pulled with the eye sockets is 411.65 kg (907 lb) and was achieved by Chayne Hultgren a.k.a The Space Cowboy from Australia, on 25 April 2009, in Milan, Italy.

9. Oldest Professional Club DJ — 83 years old

Sumiko Iwamura a.k.a.DJ Sumirock from Japan, became the Guinness World Records holder for the Oldest professional club DJ at 83 years and 118 days as of 25 May 2018.

10. Most Number of Bees on a Human Body

7. Being covered in the largest number of bees

Gao Bingguo , a Chinese beekeeper covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees weighing 109kg and withstood being stung more than 2000 times to set a new Guinness World Record in 2015.

Written by Emeka Nweze

Content writer and contributor.

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