68 years ago, in August of 1955, the very first Guinness Book of World Records was published into the world.
The book was a compilation of amazing feats and bizarre extremities by twins Norris and Ross McWhirter, whilst being owned by the Guinness Brewery.
An instant success, it sold over 70,000 copies and secured the presence of this record breaking scouting document for the foreseeable future.
It eventually became the International authority on updating and keeping the record on the world’s record breaking individuals, moments and, sometimes, even objects.
In celebration, here is a short list of some of the bizarrest and weirdest world records that actually exist.
If you had to break a world record, what would it be?