1. Cat sets world's loudest purr
2. Sky lantern record set in the Philippines
3. World's most expensive bacon sandwich
4. Smallest book printed in Japan
5. Smallest stop motion film
6. Youngest pilot to circumnavigate the globe
The record for youngest pilot to circumnavigate the globe was broken three times this year. First by Captain James Anthony Tan of Malaysia who finished his circumnavigation in May (age 22), then by Jack Wiegand of Fresno, California who finished his circumnavigation in June (age 21). Ryan Campbell currently holds the record at age 19. He finished his circumnavigation in September.