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Friday 26 December 2014

In Pictures: Weird and wonderful images from Guinness World Records 2014

A dragon robot created by company Zollner Elektronik AG in Germany that has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest walking robot measuring a massive 15.72 m in length, 12.33 m in width, 8.20 m  in height
A dragon robot created by company Zollner Elektronik AG in Germany that has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest walking robot measuring a massive 15.72 m in length, 12.33 m in width, 8.20 m in height
Leilani Franco from the Philippines who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest human backbend walk, traveling in a backbend position a distance of 20 meters (65 ft 7.2 in) in a time of 10.05 seconds
Milly, a female Chihuahua from Puerto Rico, who has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the worlds smallest dog, measuring just 9.65 cm (3.8 inches) tall
Steve Sansweet from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia, having amassed over 300,000 unique items
Rohan Kokane, 7, from Belgaum in Karnataka, India who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for for being the lowest limbo skater, achieving a roller-skating height of just 25 cm over a distance of 10 meters
Ozzy a Border Collie/Kelpie crossbreed from Norwich in England, who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest crossing of a tightrope by a dog. The 4-and-half-year-old successfully crossed a rope measuring 3.5 meters in 18.22 seconds at the F.A.I.T.H. Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk
Austin Coulson from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the world smallest car measuring just 63.5 cm, high, 65.41 cm, wide and 126.47 cm long
Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it is 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes).
World's tallest free standing domino structure made by structural engineer Tom Holmes, who works at design & engineering consultancy Arup
Structural engineer Tom Holmes, who works at design & engineering consultancy Arup, with his domino tower. He has just smashed the Guinness World record for the tallest free standing domino tower
Structural engineer Tom Holmes, who works at design & engineering consultancy Arup, with his domino tower. He has just smashed the Guinness World record for the tallest free standing domino tower
Colonel Meow, the cat with the longest fur, poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Colonel Meow has 9-inch (23-centimeter) hair. That's good enough to put the Himalayan-Persian mix into the 2014 edition of the Guinness World Records book, due out Sept. 12, 2013. Owners Anne Marie Avey and Eric Rosario, of Los Angeles, say the 2-year-old cat got its name because of his epic frown and fur. It takes both of them to brush the cat's fur three times a week.

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