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10 Of The Strangest World Records Ever Broken

10 Of The Strangest World Records Ever Broken

World Records are a special thing. There are all kinds of world records out there. Some people are obsessed with getting their names into a record book. They will do almost anything to get their 15 minutes of fame. That is why some records are so comical. Some records cause you to scratch your head and think, really? They can be that strange. And it’s not just the records that are strange. The people themselves who want to achieve records can be really weird as well. It takes a special kind of person to dedicate a great deal of their time to practicing to break a record. You can’t just wake up one morning and decide to swim across an ocean. No, you have to practice and practice. Often times, people who want to break records are competitive and focused. It doesn’t matter what kind of record it is, people need to dedicate their lives to breaking it.

Guinness World Records has specialized in breaking records for decades. At its inception in 1955,  the-then The Guinness Book of Records was the foremost publication on breaking records. Since then, the book has chronicled thousands of human achievements and extremes in the world. The book itself is the best-selling copyrighted book of all time. To show how much in demand the subject is, libraries have cited the Guinness book as one of its most stolen items. Guinness takes its records seriously and often times dictates the terms by which someone must break a record. Either way, there are some incredible records out there achieved by some real interesting people.

These are 10 Of The Strangest World Records Ever Broken.

10. Longest Dog Eyelashes

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What has your dog done for you lately? Certainly, dogs are nice pets who are meant to be companions and love you. Then there are some people who breed dogs for greater endeavors. Some people want to have show dogs and display their dogs like sadistic parents parade their children around at beauty competitions. Either way, dogs can be very cool. An Australian Labradoodle named, Ranmaru, is just a bit cooler than the rest. This dog got himself into the record books in 2014 by boasting the longest eyelashes ever recorded on a canine. At 6.69 inches, this dog’s eyelashes far surpassed the average size for dog eyelashes. These eyelashes were borderline absurd but did earn the ‘doodle a place in the record books.

9. Breaking Toilet Seat With Head

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If you see Kevin Shelley walking down the street, definitely don’t let him into your house to use the bathroom. Shelley’s world record is one of those head scratchers that makes you wonder what kind of training he actually had to do to achieve his 15 minutes of fame. Back in 2008, Shelley set out to break the record of the most toilet seats broken by one person’s head. That’s right, he had one minute to break toilet seats over his head. It took place in Cologne, Germany and Shelley shattered 46 different toilet seats over his head to break the record. Two questions here: Does Shelley have something against toilets and how the heck do you train for this kind of record? Wow.

8. Most Spoons On A Human Body

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