Guinness World Records 2013 (Mass Market Paperbound)
Bantam, 9780345547118, 606pp.
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
From the highest jump on a pogo stick to the fastest dash in clogs, from the longest dog tail to the largest fuzzy dice—the most astonishing records from around the world can be found here!
Guinness World Records™ 2013 presents the most amazing, inspiring, and wild record-breakers ever. Filled with don’t-try-this-at-home human exploits, natural and technological wonders, incredible achievements in sports and entertainment, and much more, this fully updated edition introduces thrilling new records and incredible facts that will fascinate young and old alike. Did you know . . .
• Takeru Kobayashi of Japan appeared on The Wendy Williams Show on January 23, 2012, and devoured 14 Twinkies in one minute?
• Over a short distance, the cheetah can maintain a steady maximum speed of approximately 62 mph, making it the fastest mammal on land?
• As of February 17, 2012, Axel Rosales from Villa María, Argentina, had the most facial piercings with the grand total of 280 from forehead to neck?
And that’s just a hint of what you’ll find inside this addictive book, including new photos and spreads, as well as a handy guide on how to become a record-breaker yourself, and compelling sections leading off popular categories that explore the question: How far can a record be pushed?