Records are formed when one does something that is entirely extraordinary. Since the inception of humanity, people have always attempted to do something that would make them different from all others. These attempts indicate a never ending human desire for superiority over others and to make a name for oneself. Over the past few years many Interesting Records have been set. The Guinness World Records 2012 are indeed interesting of them all. These Interesting Guinness Records indicate the continuous exertion of the human spirit for something new and challenging. Below is the list of 10 Interesting Guinness World Records 2012.
10. The Longest Surfing Record
This interesting record was set by Gary Saavedra when he surfed continuously for a total time of 3 hours and 55 minutes. This record was set by him in the Panama Gatun Lake. He continuously surfed on a number of waves and was determined that day to break the record of the longest surfing. Gary told that it was not easy to surf continuously for such a long time as it requires great deal of steadiness and strength.
9. World’s Largest Raft
This record was set in New York in the year 2011 when more than 1925 canoes and numerous kayaks were grouped together and very close to each other. This very large collection indeed generated a sight which was not to be found anywhere else. The scene that was created was indeed astonishing and was not something that you see each day.
8. Underwater Wedding
This record has been attempted a number of times by many couples. But the thing which makes this record very different from all others is that it was the largest wedding ever to take place underwater. It was attended by a total of 275 guests. The entire process was done underwater and the couple even kissed underwater.
7. The Largest Number of Dishes
This record was set in china when a total of 8146 dishes were served at one table. There was also a huge gathering which came to witness this spectacular record. The dishes which were used were of all types ranging from Chinese and all others. This record is among the many of the records that have been set by the Chinese.
6. The Oldest Twin Sisters
This record has been set by two sisters whose names are Maria and Gabriel. They are now more than 100 years old and last year they celebrated their 101st birthday. They told that they have always been together and love each other more than anything else. They both are indeed the best example of love and affection for one’s sibling and family.
5. Longest Chain of Aluminum Cans
This record was set in USA by a number of men who arranged a long line of 66,343 cans along a long road. When they were interviewed they told that they had been planning to set this one of a kind record for many years and that this year they finally did it.
4. The World’s Largest Shirt
In relation to clothes a number of records have been attempted. People have attempted to make the largest Jeans Pant and a number of other attempts have also been made. But the most interesting of them all was made in Nashville, USA. The record was set by a group of individuals who made 85.74 meters long shirt after working on it continuously for a number of days. This record is indeed one of a kind.
3. Largest Collection of Charlie’s Angels Memorabilia
This huge collection of Charlie’s Angel’s memorabilia’s has been made by Jack Condon of USA. He has spent many a years to gather this large collection of 5,569 items. He says that he has been collecting these items from the year 1976. He says that his interest began when he had seen the pilot for the series for the first time.
2. World’s Largest Painting
This record was set by a number of young individuals In Pakistan on 23rd March, 2012. This record was set in Qaddafi Stadium Lahore. People from all around Pakistan came to witness this record attempt. This great attempt was set up Mr. Mudassar Zia and the Welfare Trust in collaboration. The record has written new pages of history in the Guinness Book of World records for the year 2012.
1. World’s Longest Gall Bladder Removal
This very interesting and unique record was set by a surgeon from Pakistan. His name is Dr. Naeem Taj. He set this record by removing a 25.5 cm sized gall bladder with a 1cm incision. The procedure of laparoscopy was performed on a patient named as Rasheeda bibi. The gall bladder that was removed is the longest ever and for this spectacular achievement, Mr. Naeem Taj has been awarded a certificate for the world record by the Guinness Book of World Records.