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    24 Of The World's Most Insane Record Attempts

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    1. The largest gathering of "twerkers"

    Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

    On September 25, 2013, an event was organized in New York City to break the Guinness World Record for largest number of people twerking.

    2. Covered by the largest number of bees

    China Stringer Network / Reuters

    On May 27, 2014 in Taian, China, a man named Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at one time.

    3. The most number of people in a car

    Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

    On May 16. 2015, students from the Siberian Federal University team squeezed into a car during an attempt for a Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of people in a car in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The three best teams from Krasnoyarsk took part in the final competition and surpassed the certificated record of 40 persons.

    4. The largest prenatal yoga class

    China Daily China Daily Infor / Reuters

    On June 8, 2014, a total of 505 pregnant women in Changsha, China, participated in a yoga class together for 37 minutes and 28 seconds to break the Guinness World Record for the largest prenatal yoga class.

    5. The largest swimsuit photo shoot

    Tim Wimborne / Reuters

    On September 26, 2007, 1010 bikini clad women posed on Australia's iconic Bondi Beach to set a new Guinness world record for the largest swimsuit photo shoot.

    6. The most beer mugs carried

    Michael Dalder / Reuters

    On September 7, 2014, Oliver Struempfl carried 27 mugs over 40 meters to set a new record for in carrying one liter beer mugs over a distance 131 feet in Abensberg, Germany.

    7. The largest "Thriller" event

    Henry Romero / Reuters

    On August 29, 2009, over 12,000 fans in Mexico City danced to Michael Jackson's "Thriller", in celebration of the late singer's 51st birthday and to break a Guinness world record.

    8. The largest sushi mosaic

    Bobby Yip / Reuters

    On January 8, 2014, a total of 20,647 sushi pieces in Hong Kong, China, were used for a 37-square-meter space to break the record of the largest sushi mosaic.

    9. The biggest cup of cappuccino

    Reuters Photographer / Reuters

    On March 25, 2004, team of six people in Moscow, Russia, tried on Thursday to set a new record for preparing the biggest cup of cappuccino. The coffee cup weighed 50kg and is 45cm high with a 71,5 cm diameter.

    10. The largest group of people having beauty treatment in the same location

    China Stringer Network / Reuters

    On May 4, 2015, a group of 1000 customers in Jinan, China, received 30 minute facial massages together to achieve a Guinness record for the largest group of people having beauty treatment in the same location.

    11. The longest fingernails

    Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

    Chris "The Duchess" Walton shows off her Guinness world record holding fingernails outside the New York Public Library in New York on September 14, 2011. Her nails measure 10 feet 2 inches on her left hand and 9 feet 7 inches on her right hand that she has been growing for 18 years.

    12. The largest swimwear parade

    Daniel Munoz / Reuters

    People in swimsuits dance during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimwear parade at one time, in Sydney November 12, 2009.

    13. The largest human peace sign

    Mike Segar / Reuters

    People flash the peace sign as they gather to form a giant peace symbol on the East Meadow of New York's Central Park on October 6, 2015. Thousands took part in the event, organized by Yoko Ono, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of John Lennon's birth and to break the Guinness World Record for the largest human peace sign.

    14. The longest kiss

    Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters

    Participant Nont Wittayanuch kisses Tanasook Ariyadech during an attempt to break the world record for the longest kiss in Pattaya, Thailand. On February 12, 2013, Thai couples locked lips to break the Guinness Record of the world longest continuous kiss, breaking the previous record of 50 hours 25 minutes and 1 second.

    15. Wedding dress with the longest train

    Radu Sigheti / Reuters

    On March 20, 2012, Emma, a 17 year-old model, wore a wedding dress with the longest train in the world during a Guinness World Record attempt in Bucharest, Romania. The 2,750 meter long train broke a previous record of 2,488 meters. It is made of 4,700 meters of material using 1,857 needles, taking 100 days to made.

    16. The largest pair of jeans

    Mariana Bazo / Reuters

    On October 30, 2008, a group of seamstresses in Peru presented what they say is the world's largest pair of jeans in the world, complete with back pockets, buttons and a belt. Cranes lifted the enormous pair onto a giant metal model, measuring the denim as 131 feet tall, 98 feet wide and weighing in at more than 2 tons.

    17. Run over by the most Jeeps

    Laszlo Balogh / Reuters

    On October 21, 2012, Hungary's Attila Banyai was ran over five times by a Jeep near Budapest, Hungary.

    18. The largest pillow fight

    Jim Young / Reuters

    On October 27, 2013, participants take part in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest pillow fight.

    19. Longest basketball spin while balancing on a toothbrush in his mouth

    Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

    On April 19, 2012, Thaneshwar Guragai spins a basketball on a toothbrush while holding the toothbrush in his mouth for exactly 22.41 seconds to break the last Guinness record of 13.5 seconds set by Thomas Connors of U.K.

    20. The biggest barbeque in the world

    Stringer Argentina / Reuters

    On March 20, 2011, about 30,000 people in General Pico, Argentina, grilled 13,713 kilos of beef for more than 80 participants to create the "Biggest Barbeque in the World".

    21. The largest gathering of people dressed as Mahatma Gandhi

    Rupak De Chowdhuri / Reuters

    On January 29, 2012, 485 children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi took part in a peace march in Kolkata, India, in an attempt to create a Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Mahatma Gandhi.

    22. The longest parade float

    Stringer China / Reuters

    On February 6, 2012, villagers in Fujian China marched a dragon made of paper and bamboo and connected by wood planks to set the new Guinness World Record for the longest parade float ever.

    23. The largest gathering of chess games

    Amit Dave / Reuters

    On November 24, 2010, a total of 20,483 competitors played chess in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad to earn a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

    24. The largest freefall formation

    Stringer Thailand / Reuters

    On February 6, 2004, Skydivers of World Team '04 are seen united in a formation 10,000 feet above Takli Airbase, Thailand. The team was reported to have entered the Guinness record books by building the world's largest freefall formation of 357 skydivers linked for six seconds.

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