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A handout picture released by Guinness World Records on September 13, 2012 and taken on November 3, 2011 shows 3 year-old Great Dane called Zeus (L) from Otsego, Michigan in the US which is featured in the new Guinness World Records 2013 book as the tallest dog ever, measuring 111.8 cm (44 in) from foot to withers and Zeus's owner Denise Doorlag (R). A Great Dane who towers 2.2 metres (7 feet 4 inches) on his hind legs is named the tallest dog ever recorded in the latest Guinness Book of World Records launched on September 13, 2012. The giant canine from Michigan in the United States eats an entire 14-kilogram (30-pound) bag of food every day and weighs in at 70.3 kilograms, the 57th edition of the global records book says. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / GUINNESS WORLD



Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the "Tallest Mohawk," poses for a photographer at a media event in New York
Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the "Tallest Mohawk," poses for a photographer at a media event held by the Guinness World Records to launch their 2013 book edition in New York September 12, 2012. According to the Guinness World Records, Watanabe's do stands at 3 feet 8.6 inches. REUTERS/Adrees Latif


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Etibar Elchiyev poses with 50 metal spoons magnetized to his body during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "Most spoons on a human body" in Tbilisi December 14, 2011. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili




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Chris "The Duchess" Walton shows off her Guinness world record holding fingernails outside the New York Public Library in New York September 14, 2011. Her nails measure 10 feet 2 inches on her left hand and 9 feet 7 inches on her right hand that she has been growing for 18 years. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton


Biggest, Smallest and Weirdest Guinness Records
A handout picture released by Guinness World Records on September 13, 2012 and taken on November 3, 2011 shows 3 year-old Great Dane called Zeus (L) from Otsego, Michigan in the US which is featured in the new Guinness World Records 2013 book as the tallest dog ever, measuring 111.8 cm (44 in) from foot to withers and Zeus's owner Denise Doorlag (R). A Great Dane who towers 2.2 metres (7 feet 4 inches) on his hind legs is named the tallest dog ever recorded in the latest Guinness Book of World Records launched on September 13, 2012. The giant canine from Michigan in the United States eats an entire 14-kilogram (30-pound) bag of food every day and weighs in at 70.3 kilograms, the 57th edition of the global records book says. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 


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Brian Spotts of the U.S. works to balance 439 eggs on their ends on the floor of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne September 14, 2005. Spotts, who lives in Colorado, travelled to Melbourne to attempt a new world egg balancing record which currently stands at 420 eggs. REUTERS/James Bodington/Handout



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Mexican workers prepare the largest sandwich in the world, in the main Zocalo square in Mexico City, April 24, 2004. The sandwich, weighing 3,178 kg (6,991 pounds), was made by Mexican company Bimbo in conjunction with McCormick, Fud, Chalet and Petalo Jumbo. It was certified by Guinness Book of World Record officials today. REUTERS/Henry Romero



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Staff members try to move a huge trolley case during the 100th Chinese Export Commodities Fair in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province October 15, 2006. This trolley case has been certified as the world's largest by the Guinness World Records and measures 175cm (5ft 9in) by 115cm (3ft 9.3in) by 46cm (1ft 6.1in) thick. REUTERS/Alvin Chan


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A couple kisses in front of Budapest's Parliament during an attempt to break a Guinness record for simultaneous kissing June 9, 2007. Hungarians broke the world record for simultaneous kissing on Saturday when more than 6,400 couples joined lips for a few seconds at a party outside the country's parliament, the organisers said. REUTERS/Karoly Arvai


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A Jordanian worker performs noon prayer on a huge sofa in Amman June 19, 2006. The sofa, measuring seven metres long and two metres tall, took about seventy metres of material and two weeks to complete. Its owner hopes it would be considered for the Guinness Book of Records for the biggest sofa in the world. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji


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A Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix pygmaea) is seen at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago August 3, 2010. The Pygmy Marmoset, known as the world's smallest monkey and under danger of extinction, was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta, some 1367 km (849 miles) of Santiago. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado


Visitors Enjoy The Autumn Flowers At The Harrogate Flower Show
HARROGATE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Gardener Peter Glazebrook cradles his world record breaking onion as he poses for photographers at The Harrogate Flower Show on September 16, 2011 in Harrogate, England. Peter Glazebrook from Newark, Nottinghamshire claimed a Guinness World Record with his giant onion weighing 8.150kg. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)


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Seventy-four scuba divers dance to set the world record for an underwater dance class at Sydney's Olympic Park Aquatic Centre October 27, 2006. The divers were required to dance simultaneously for ten minutes to set the record, with the event also raising money for charity. REUTERS/David Gray


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Workers roll a rubberband ball to a scale for certification of weight during a Guinness Book of World Records official weigh-in in Chicago November 21, 2006. The 4,594 pound (2,084 kg) ball beat the previous record of 3,120. REUTERS/Frank Polich


In this photo taken Oct. 10,2010 showing Harbor, an 8 year old coonhound from Bolder Co. displays his winning ears after winning a Guinness World Record titlefor 2012 for the Dog With The Longest Ears
Harbor, an 8 year old coonhound from Bolder Co. displays his winning ears after winning a Guinness World Record titlefor for the Dog With The Longest Ears in Bachelor Gulch, Co. (AP Photo/Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records)


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Runners dressed in inflatable Sumo costumes take part in a charity 5km (3 miles) run at Battersea Park in London June 19, 2010. Organisers claimed a new world record for a mass Sumo suit gathering at the annual event. REUTERS/Toby Melville


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The world's longest cigar that stretched 268 feet 4 inches (81.8 metres), or most of the length of a football field, is seen in Havana May 3, 2011. Resting on tables, it sprawled through El Morro, an old Spanish fort overlooking Havana Bay, where Cuba is holding its annual International Tourism Fair. The cigar, once it is officially accepted by Guinness World Records in London, will eclipse the previous record cigar of 148 feet 9 inches (45.38 metres), both rolled by Jose Castelar Cairo, better known as "Cueto"



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British inventor of the world's smallest legally roadworthy car Perry Watkins sits in his vehicle measuring 104.14cm high, 66.04cm wide and 132.08cm long at Guinness World Records Day in London on November 17, 2011. Wacky Guinness world record holders got together to race their unlikely vehicles like the world's fastest toilet and smallest roadworthy car in London the mark the 7th annual Guinness World Records day. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL


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Estonia's strong man team pulls "Baltic Queen", a 21746 ton passenger ferry, in Tallinn May 20, 2011. The athletes set a new world record for the heaviest weight pulled by manpower, organizers said. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

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Children hug trees as they prepare to take part in an attempt to create a Guinness World Record for the most number of people hugging trees for two minutes in Kathmandu June 5, 2011. 879 people took part in the event, which was held on World Environment Day to spread the message of saving the environment. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar


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Guinness World Record holder for the 'Most Pierced Man', Rolf Bucholz of Germany, poses showing some of his 453 piercings in Dortmund, October 24, 2011. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender


German unicycle rider Lutz Eichholz rides over beer bottles as he attempts to break his existing Guinness World record Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eichholz rode his unicycle 8.93 meter
German unicycle rider Lutz Eichholz rides over beer bottles as he attempts to break his existing Guinness World record Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eichholz rode his unicycle 8.93 meters over 127 beer bottles on Monday and is waiting for verification on this latest attempt . (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)


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A Guinness World Record for the longest train of a wedding dress is attempted in front of the Parliament palace in Bucharest March 20, 2012. The 2,750 meter long train broke a previous record of 2,488 meters. It is made of 4,700 meters of material using 1,857 needles, taking 100 days to made. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel


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Thaneshwar Guragai spins a basketball on a toothbrush while holding the toothbrush in his mouth for exactly 22.41 seconds to break the last Guinness record of 13.5 seconds set by Thomas Connors of U.K, in Kathmandu April 19, 2012. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar


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Samat Hasan, a 24-year-old stuntman from Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, walks on a tightrope in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province April 25, 2009. Walking on a 700-metre-long (2,300 ft) rope with a 3.1-centimetre (1.2 inches) diameter and set at a 39-degree gradient, Hasan successfully broke the Guinness World Record for aerial tightrope walking after failing in a previous attempt in October last year, local media reported. REUTERS/China Daily


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A tower created from Lego bricks is pictured completed in front of Oslo City Hall, April 24, 2010. It measures 30,22 meters and beats last year's record set in Munich by 25 centimetres, according to Norway's media. REUTERS/Scanpix/Heiko Junge


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Mascots pose during an international mascot parade in Karlsruhe, October 10, 2010. Some 166 mascots took part in a parade in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record. REUTERS/Alex Domanski


Biggest, Smallest and Weirdest Guinness Records
Chefs cook an omelette during a Guinness World Records attempt for the world's largest omelette in Ankara October 8, 2010. The Turkish Egg Producers Association celebrated World Egg Day on Friday with an attempt to cook the world's largest omelette weighing 6 tonnes with a total of 432 litres of oil and 110,000 eggs used. The current record holder for the largest omelette was one made in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, on 9 October 2009 weighing 3.625 tonnes, according to the Guinness World Records website. REUTERS/Umit Bektas


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British inventor Edd China rides the worlds fastest toilet with a top speed of 68km/h during a race at the annual Guinness World Records Day in London on November 17, 2011. Wacky Guinness world record holders got together to race their unlikely vehicles like the world's fastest toilet and smallest roadworthy car in London the mark the 7th annual Guinness World Records day. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL



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Actors pose with gym equipment on what the Guinness World Records bills as the world's largest 3D painting, at Canary Wharf in London November 17, 2011. British artist Joe Hill's creation measures in excess of 1120 square metres (12,000 square feet), breaking records for the longest and largest surface area 3D painting, according to Guinness. REUTERS/Paul Hackett


Luigi leads the way as six dogs attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most dogs on a surfboard, during the Surf City Surf Dog event held in Huntington Beach, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. T
Luigi leads the way as six dogs attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most dogs on a surfboard, during the Surf City Surf Dog event held in Huntington Beach, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. The dogs were not able to stay on for the required ten seconds. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Cindy Yamanaka)


Artist Herb Williams, of Nashville, Tenn., poses with his Guinness World Record-breaking mosaic, a portrait of
Artist Herb Williams, of Nashville, Tenn., poses with his Guinness World Record-breaking mosaic, a portrait of "Mr. Jack" made from over 2000 empty Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey bottles, during an event celebrating the brand's 161st birthday at South Street Seaport, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 in New York. Jack Daniel's celebrated it's 161st birthday by breaking 6 Guinness World Records during the event.


Jin Linlin, 2008 Guinness World Record holder of simultaneously spinning for 300 hula hoops, performs with 150 hula hoops during a promotional event at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Thursday, July 29,
Jin Linlin, Guinness World Record holder of simultaneously spinning for 300 hula hoops, performs with 150 hula hoops during a promotional event at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Thursday, July 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)



Guinness World Record Attempt At Largest Chocolate Bar
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Workers at the World’s Finest Chocolate company look at a 12,290 pound chocolate bar they created to set a new Guinness World Record September 13, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The bar, which stands nearly 3 feet high and measures 21 feet long, beat the previous record chocolate bar by more than a ton. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)



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Israeli grandmaster Alik Gershon (R) looks at a board during a simultaneous chess game at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv October 21, 2010. According to the organisers, Gershon played against 525 opponents on Thursday in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous chess games, currently held by an Iranian. In order to set the world record, Gershon needs to win at least 80 percent of the games. REUTERS/Nir Elias 



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