The Weird and Wonderful World of the 2017 Guinness Book of World Records(Photo)

The 2017 Guinness Book of World Records is hitting stores today and features some unusual entries.

The new book features new entries such as Bernd Schmidt, a guy from Germany who has the biggest mouth. He has a gape that can open 3.5 inches, four millimeters more than previous record holders – which is enough to fit a double patty cheeseburger. Damn, Bernd!


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Big mouths aren’t the only new entries in the book. Maxwell Day from London, canrotate his feet 157 degrees which is of course, the largest external feet rotation ever.

The largest external foot rotation is 157 degrees and was achieved by Maxwell Day (UK), in London, UK, on 23 September 2015.
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The most tattooed female senior citizen is Charlotte Guttenberg from the US. She’s covered 91.5% of her body with tattoos.


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The youngest female with a full beard is Harnaam Kaur form the UK. She was 24 years and 282 days when she was confirmed to have a full beard.


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Tyler Wright has the largest male afro with 25.4 cm in height, 22,9 cm in width and 177.8 cm in circumference.

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The largest collection of hamburger items goes to Harry Sperl, or as he’s commonly known for Hamburger Harry. He has 3,724 hamburger items in his collection.


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The largest mailbox measures 162.63 m³ and was created by Jim Bolin from the US. There is a hidden stairway located in the post stand and visitors can climb up inside the actual mailbox – very ‘Harry Potter’, Jim.

The largest mailbox measures 162.63 m³ (5,743.41 ft³) and was created by Jim Bolin (USA) and verified in Casey, Illinois, USA. on 20 October 2015. There is a hidden stairway located in the post stand and visitors can climb up inside the actual mailbox. 
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Dimitri Panciera has the largest ice cream scoop which is 1,95m long. He also holds the record for most ice cream scoops balanced on a cone: 121.

The largest ice cream scoop is 1.95 m (6 ft 4.7 in) long and was achieved by Dimitri Panciera (Italy), as measured in Forno di Zoldo, Italy, on 20 September 2015.
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The most ice cream scoops balanced on a cone is 121 and was achieved by Dimitri Panciera (Italy), in Forno di Zoldo, Italy, on 20 September 2015.
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The longest tail on a dog measures 76.8 cm, achieved by Keon who is owned by Ilse Loodts from Belgium.

The longest tail on a dog measures 76.8 cm (30.2 in), achieved by Keon who is owned by Ilse Loodts (both Belgium), in Westerlo, Belgium, on 18 August 2015.
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The longest distance pulled by a horse while on full body burn is 500m and was achieved by Josef Tödtling from Austria.

The longest distance pulled by a horse while on full body burn is 500 m (1640.42 ft) and was achieved by Josef Tödtling (Austria) in Teichalm-Fladnitz, Styria, Austria, on 27 June 2015.
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Weird and wonderful stuff hey!

 

 

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