Thursday, 12 June 2014

Guiness Records Nobody Would Want To Break

1. Farthest Distance Thrown By A Tornado And Survived. Matt Suter was a 19-year-old high school senior on March 12, 2006, when a storm rolled over his hometown of Fordland, Missouri.It was an F2 tornado and it carried Suter 398.37 meters (1,307 ft)—the length of four football fields.

2. The Most Prolific Parents. Feodor and two wives sired 22 sets of twins, 9 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.

3. The Heaviest Humans. Of all the countries, the US had the highest percentage—34 percent—of obesity in 2013. Jon Brower Minnoch hailed from Washington state and at age 12 he weighed 135 kilograms (298 lb). His weight increased steadily until he reached a peak weight of 635 kilograms (1,400 lb) in 1978.

4. The Most And Biggest Kidney Stones. In December 2009, 45-year-old Dhanraj Wadile, a shop owner in Shahadah,  got removed 172,155 calcium oxalate and phosphate stones ranging in size from a millimeter to 2.5 centimeters (.039–.98 in). 

5. Longest Time Spent On A Gurney In A Hospital Hallway. Guinness created a new category when Tony Collins, a 40-year-old Brit, reported that he had lain on a gurney for 77 hours and 30 minutes.

6. Most Bones Broken. By the time he jumped for the last time in 1977, Robert Craig Knievel, known as Evel Knievel, had logged 150 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps over various obstacles. He crashed or had major mishaps during 18 of those jumps. As a result, he suffered more than 433 fractures of 35 different bones, a world record. 


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