The world record of ‘first to have 100 Million Facebook likes’ has been achieved by Shakira from Colombia.
Pop star Shakira achieved the magnanimous Hundred Million (100,000,000) likes in social media network Facebook at Rio, Brazil during the closing ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The World Record of forming ‘largest number of parthiv Shivling in a day’ has been jointly achieved by Shri Dadda ji, Mr. Kailash Vijayvargiya and Mr. Ramesh Mendola from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Under the guidance of Pt. Dev Prabhakar Shastri (Dadda ji) Twelve Million Five Hundred Thousand (12500000) parthiv Shivlings has been formed on July 19, 2014.
The World Record of ‘longest stay under water’ has been achieved by Mr. Fabien Cousteau from Florida Keys, USA.
On July 3, 2014; Mr. Cousteau completed the “Mission 31”. He stayed under water for Thirty One (31) days. Record was attempted at the coastal Florida International University facility that operates the big size Aquarius Reef Base undersea research laboratory; located 20 meters (65 feet) below the surface.
The World Record of ‘Youngest to win 151 Competitions’ has been achieved by Ms. Tanmayi Ambati (16 years); a student of Indus International School from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Till July 20, 2014; Tanmayi has won One Hundred Fifty One (151) awards in various examinations in the field of Education, Drawing, Painting, Crafting, Clay molding, Handwriting, Environmental awareness and Social Service etc.
The World Record of ‘largest number of dishes on a table’ has been achieved by people from Wuhan, Hubei, China.
Eighten Thousand One Hundred Forty six (8,146) dishes were displayed on a large table during a dishes show event from many different families to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival in downtown Wuhan city, Hubei province of central China. Dishes were made by different families and gathered to display for the record.
The World Record of ‘longest bench’ in the world has been achieved by the Pazardzhik Bench in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria.
The total length of the bench is 1015 meters (3330.05 feet). The bench was constructed in the city park called Svoboda which means freedom and took more than one year to complete. The bench was designed by architect Dimitar Boyukliev. The whole bench is a continuous structure and does not have any disconnections. The bench goes around the trees in the park and can sit a total of 2020 people at one time.
The World Record of ‘fastest construction of Two-wheeler showroom’ has been achieved by D. M. Gattani Son’s Pvt. Ltd. from Janjgir, Chhattisgarh, India.
‘Gattani Honda’ Showroom with total build-up area of 743 square meters has been constructed in record 90 days period. The Showroom was inaugurated on March 31, 2014.
The World Record of ‘largest building in the world by floor-space’ has been achieved by The New Century Global Center from Chengdu, China.
The building is 100 meters (328 feet high), 500 meters (1640 feet) high and 400 meters (1312 feet) long. The total area of this building is 1.76 million square meters. The building was open on July 4, 2013. The building also has the distinction of the world’s tallest sandstone structure.
The World Record of ‘most number of people throwing chef hats simultaneously at a single location’ has been achieved by the staff and students of the Thorpe St. Andrew School from Norwich, United Kingdom (UK).
The total number of participants in this record breaking event was Eight Hundred Seventy (870). The event was organized on March 5, 2013; by the school to create charity funds for the Not for Profit Organization, ‘Heart FM’s Have a Heart Appeal’.
The World Record of ‘longest parade float’ in the world has been achieved by the Hua Tiande and Liancheng Baihua Chemical Company Ltd. from Gutian, Fujian, China.
The parade float was of the shape of a dragon and its total length was 791.5 meters (about 2597 feet). The eastern province of Fujian has a long history associated with the dragon. The participants in the parade had to face very rough weather to keep the parade float in air. The event on February 6, 2012; was organized to increase tourism in Gutian.