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#Guinness World Records

From TheJournal.ie After 36 years, Fungie has become the Guinness World Records' oldest dolphin living alone Solo

After 36 years, Fungie has become the Guinness World Records' oldest dolphin living alone

The dolphin was first spotted in Dingle in 1983.

From The42 Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch enters the Guinness Book of Records Feat

Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch enters the Guinness Book of Records

The current Stoke City frontman has set a new benchmark when it comes to the scoring of headed goals.

From TheJournal.ie Virtual Ford GT races into record books Forza Motorsport 6

Virtual Ford GT races into record books

Energy drinks and sweeties kept gamers at the wheel of a virtual race car to set new Guinness World Record.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches Fighting Fit

Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches

Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.

From TheJournal.ie The world's oldest person has died, aged 116 Worlds Oldest Person

The world's oldest person has died, aged 116

Susannah Jones was the very last American from the 1800s

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars Take A Break

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars

Prepare to be impressed.

The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive

Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record Take A Break

Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record

The most impressive feat by a dog on a skateboard you’ll see today…

From TheJournal.ie A lotta eatin' - this is officially the longest baguette in the world Pace Yourself

A lotta eatin' - this is officially the longest baguette in the world

It would take a lot of chickens to make a fillet roll out of this boyo.

This girl's tongue is so long she can actually lick her elbow

The impossible is possible. When you have a four-inch tongue.

Sherlock fans attempt world record for most people dressed as Holmes in one place

The Sherlock star turned 38 yesterday – and Holmes fans found a brilliant way to celebrate.

From TheJournal.ie What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight Yea Yea Funky Yea

What's the longest you've ever partied? This Dublin DJ is planning to go for 8 days straight

And become a Guinness World Record holder in the process.

From TheJournal.ie The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers' What A Gem

The world's largest gemstones are for sale...to 'qualified buyers'

The Ophir Collection has been awarded nine Guinness World Record titles.

YouTubers break the record for most selfies taken in an hour

How many selfies? A lot of selfies.

Magnetic man breaks own record by sticking 53 spoons to his body

So THAT’S where all the spoons have been disappearing to.

From TheJournal.ie Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library 'most borrowed' lists revealed Off The Shelf

Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library 'most borrowed' lists revealed

‘The Help’ is the only adult fiction work in the list of the ten most popular titles for 2012, which is otherwise dominated by the adventures of Jeff Kinney’s ‘Wimpy Kid’.

From TheJournal.ie The world's oldest woman has a 90-year-old son In Pictures

The world's oldest woman has a 90-year-old son

At 114 years and 359 days old, Misao Okawa is the world’s oldest living woman.

From TheJournal.ie The tallest woman in the world dies Tallest Woman

The tallest woman in the world dies

The Chinese woman stood at seven foot eight inches tall and was certified by Guinness World Records.

From TheJournal.ie World's oldest person dies in US aged 116 116

World's oldest person dies in US aged 116

Guinness World Records gave Besse Cooper the distinction of being the oldest living human in January 2011.

VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking? Park It This post contains videos

VIDEO: How's this for parallel parking?

Now THAT’S what we call a tight space.

Two tips to become the world’s oldest woman, from the world’s oldest woman

Want to live forever, at least into your hundreds? Besse Cooper, who has turned 116 years old recently, gives some simple advice.

World record attempt for most 'nuns' in one place

1,400 people expected to don full nuns habits in Listowel, Kerry, today to raise funds for suicide prevention

From The42 Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet No1 This post contains videos

Speed bowl: Canadian stuntwoman breaks world record on a toilet

Jolene Van Vugt got up to 46mph on the back of a jax in Sydney.

Meet the 101-year-old paragliding grandma with a Guinness World Record

Mary Hardison said she wanted to paraglide because her 75-year-old son began doing it as a hobby.

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.' 29 February This post contains videos

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'

Ireland holds the record for most consecutive generations born on 29 February…

World's 'strongest child' does push-ups on glass bottles Eeek This post contains videos

World's 'strongest child' does push-ups on glass bottles

Seriously – don’t even think about trying this at home.

From The42 Guinness won't let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books Trouble

Guinness won't let 100-year-old marathon man into the record books

Fauja Singh completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon nine days ago, but Guinness World Records aren’t happy.

From The42 YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay Virals This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because Joey's (probably) okay

Plus: Sonny Bill Williams whaling on a podgemeister, the accuracy of FIFA 12′s demo and a man with buttocks of steel!

From The42 WATCH: 'Armless Archer' breaks Guinness World Record Archery This post contains videos

WATCH: 'Armless Archer' breaks Guinness World Record

Matt Stutzman, who was born without arms, became the first archer, able-bodied or otherwise, to hit a target 230 yards away.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories and the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind Bizarro This post contains videos

7 Guinness World Records that will blow your mind

…and some that will make you want to close your eyes.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: Emergency Department nurses in Limerick vote in favour of industrial action; former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army is jailed for war crimes; and we are left in no doubt about Madonna’s taste in blooms…

From TheJournal.ie Boy born with 34 fingers and toes Digits

Boy born with 34 fingers and toes

The young Indian boy holds the world record for the person born with most fingers and toes.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle Sunswift IVy

Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle

The Sunswift IVy clocks an average speed faster than any other solar vehicle… at a not-mind-melting 55mph.