The farthest basketball shot made backwards is 26.06 metres (85 ft 5 in), and was achieved by Jeremy Ware (USA)
The longest career as a radio presenter/DJ (female) is 71 years and 357 days and was achieved by Mary McCoy (USA)
The heaviest weight lifted with the eyelid is 3.51 kg (7.74 lb) and was achieved by Satyajit Hota (India) on the set of ‘Rekorlar Dunyasi
The heaviest weight lifted by human beard is 63.80 kg and was achieved by Antanas Kontrimas on the set of ‘Rekorlar Dunyasi’ in Istanbul
The heaviest radish weighs 45.865 kg (101 lb 1.8 oz) and was grown by Manda Fermentation Co., Ltd. (Japan) as verified at HAKKO Park
The world’s heaviest lemon weighed 5.265 kg (11 lb 9.7 oz) on 8 January 2003 and was grown by Aharon Shemoel (Israel) on his farm.
The largest collection of toothpaste tubes is 2,037 and belongs to Val Kolpakov (USA), in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA, on 15 June 2012.
The record for the most expensive bottle is over R4 million. The Platinum & White Gold Tequila bottle was sold by Tequila Ley .925.
The largest feet on a living person belong to Jeison Orlando Rodriguez Hernández from Venezuela. And they are LARGE!
The heaviest carrot ever grown was done so by Christopher Qualley of Minnesota, USA, as verified on 9 September 2017.
Proudly SA! South Africa’s Ingar Valentyn holds the Guinness World Record for the most cups of tea made in one hour.
The longest time in an abdominal plank position (male) was achieved by Australian Daniel Scali in Adelaide, Australia, on 6 August 2021.
The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) was set by Andy Green in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, in Thrust SSC.
The world’s largest known spider is a male goliath bird-eating spider collected by the Pablo San Martin Expedition at Rio Cavro, Venezuela.
The shortest woman living (mobile) is Jyoti Amge who measured 62.8 cm (24.7 inches) in Nagpur, India, on 16 December 2011.
The longest fingernails on a pair of hands ever (female) belong to Diana Armstrong of the United States – and they are long!
The longest nose on a living person (male) was achieved by Mehmet Özyürek in Artvin, Turkey – and it’s long, very long!
The longest snake – ever – in captivity is Medusa, a reticulated python (python reticulatus) in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
About 12 000 musicians, including both children and adults who are members of Venezuela’s main orchestra, the Simon Bolivar
Guinness will announce in the next 10 days whether Venezuela has outflanked a 2019 Russian orchestra as the world’s largest
The World Waterfall Database believes that it is still extremely likely that the Tugela Falls is the tallest recorded waterfall in the world.
Olivia Rodrigo’s single ‘Driver’s License’ broke records on Spotify with over 11,5 million streams in one day.
Ladles of Love broke the world record with the most sandwiches made in an hour this past Mandela Day.
Earlier in August, the Cape Rocketry Team officially broke the South African amateur altitude record with a successful launch of the JR101 to an altitude of 10.37 km.
Eastern parts of South Africa are currently experiencing a heatwave. Existing temperature records are tumbling left, right and centre.