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1Good Charlotte band

Members of the band "Good Charlotte" protested against KFC's treatment of chickens. Then in 2012 and 2013 appeared in a number of KFC commercials in Australia and even tried to set a world record for eating KFC on "Australia's Got Talent." - Source

2. The world record for non-stop pushups is 10,507 by Minoru Yoshida. - Source

3. "The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is listed by the Guinness Book of Records as the hardest tongue twister in the world. - Source

4. Eminem set the Guinness World Record with "Rap God" for most words in a hit single. The song has a record-breaking 1560 words in 6 minutes 4 seconds and averaging 4.28 words per second. One section of the song features 97 words in 15 seconds at 6.5 words per second. - Source

5. Lois Gibson, who after being assaulted and nearly died from her injuries, volunteered to draw police sketches for the Houston Police Department. She now holds the Guinness World Record as the most successful sketch artist ever, having helped solve over 1,000 crimes in her 30-year career. - Source

6Matt Stutzman

The world record for long-distance archery is held by a guy named Matt Stutzman with no arms. - Source

7. The world record for eating a 72-ounce steak was obliterated by a 120lb woman (Molly Schuyler) in less than 3 minutes. - Source

8. Ed McGivern was able to fire five shots at five yards into a silver dollar in 45/100ths of a second, shoot six hand-thrown clays, shoot a dime on the fly and that his Guinness world record for "The greatest rapid-fire feat" still stands (1932). - Source

9. In 1968, Olympic long jumper Bob Beamon's first attempt exceeded the limit of the official measuring equipment. It took over 15 minutes before a distance was posted, and only then did he realize he had broken the world record by nearly 2 feet (0.6m). - Source

10. In 1983, hundreds of workers broke a world record by building a 3 bedroom home in just 3 hours. It was later sold to buyers who weren't told about home's origin. The home was an instant nightmare: uneven slab, burst pipes, flawed roof, mismatched paint, buckled walls, crooked doors, faulty sewer, etc.

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11Golden Gate bridge

A San Francisco teen survived a 220ft plunge off the Golden Gate bridge while on a class field trip with no major injuries. When asked why he did it he said, "for kicks". (The official world record for a free fall into water is only 193ft) - Source

12. There is a "never-ending" wave in Brazil called a pororoca, attracting surf competitors from all over the world. The longest record for surfing a single wave is 37 minutes and was for a distance of 12.5 km. - Source

13. There was an armed interceptor version of the SR-71 called the Lockheed YF-12. It was the largest manned interceptor ever made and held several world records for speed and altitude. It was canceled after the secretary of defense held funding so it could be spent in the Vietnam war. - Source

14. Christopher Lee holds world records for tallest actor in a leading role, most films with a sword fight by an actor, oldest video game voice actor, and formerly, most connected living actor, and most screen credits for a living actor. - Source

15. Vanna White hasn't actually turned any letters since 1997, hasn't worn an outfit more than once on the show and holds the Guinness World Record for clapping.

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16Scatman John

Scatman John's 1994 hit came after a long jazz piano career, non-vocal due to a debilitating stutter. He later saw scatting as purposeful stuttering to be used with his lyrics to remove shame. He went on to hit #1 in 14 countries, 32 Platinum & Golds, and break world records for music sales at an age of 53. - Source

17. A New Jersey woman named Patricia DeMauro rolled a pair of dice 154 times continuously at a craps table without losing. Her 154-roll winning streak broke a world record. The probability of this occurring was roughly 1 in 5.6 billion. - Source

18. Widely regarded as the greatest achievement in collegiate athletics, Jesse Owens set 3 world records and tied a fourth all in the span of 45 minutes. - Source

19. The Simpsons is not the longest running cartoon series of all time. The Guinness World record is held by Sazae-san, with more than 7000 episodes, which has been running since 1969 in Japan. - Source

20. In 1967, a 13-year-old Canadian girl named Maureen Mancuso ran the fastest marathon by a female, knocking more than four minutes off the previous world record. While running she was beaming and saying, “gee, this is great!" Two minutes after the race, a doctor declared that her heart rate had already returned to normal. - Source

21Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps holds the world record for most Olympic medals ever held but also the longest putt (160' Putt) ever televised. - Source

22. The world record for the largest number ever counted to belongs to Jeremy Harper. He streamed the entire process online and raised money for charity. He reached 1,000,000. It took him 3 months. - Source

23. The world record for most miles driven by a car is held by a Volvo P-1800S at 2,850,000 miles or about 114 times around the planet. - Source

24. A white guy named Snow from Canada is in the Guinness Book of World Records twice for having the best selling reggae single in US history, as well as the highest charting reggae single in history. - Source

25. Tim Storms hold the record for the world's deepest voice which goes lower than 20 Hz, the deepest possible sound that the human ear can hear. - Source


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