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.
The World Record of ‘largest beaver dam’ in the world has been achieved by the beavers of northern Alberta, Canada.
The total length of this massive natural structure is 850 meters (2,800 feet). The record breaking beaver dam is located in a very inaccessible and remote area of the forests of northern Alberta on the southern edge of the Wood Buffalo National Park
Scientists believe on study that the dam structure would have started building in the mid 1970s. Many generations of beavers might have taken part in making this dam.
The World Record of ‘largest mosaic’ in the world made out of bottle caps has been achieved by the students of Freiherr vom Stein Schule (School) at Hessisch Lichtenau, Germany.
The mosaic took four days to complete and was completed from June 23 to June 26, 2010. The total number of bottle caps used in the mosaic was 3,614,468 and an area of 3,124 square meters. The contents of this record breaking mosaic were different pictures surrounding the initials of the school (FvSS).
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 ‘largest freshwater aquarium’ in the world has been achieved by River Safari of Singapore.
The total freshwater volume used in the aquarium is Two Thousand (2000) cubic meters which amounts to about 440,000 gal. The total display of the viewing window is 22 meters by 4 meters. This aquarium tank is a section of the Amazon Flooded Forest exhibit.
Aquarium exhibit contains 18 different species of fish and animals such as Arapaima, Piranha, River Otters and Manatee etc.
The World Record of ‘largest red diamond’ in the world has been achieved by Moussaieff Red Diamond from London, UK.
The Moussaieff Red Diamond (formerly known as the Red Shield Diamond) is a largest red diamond measuring 5.11 carats (1.022 g) with a triangular brilliant cut , with fancy red color. It is the world’s largest known red diamond. The Moussaieff Red was discovered in the 1990s by a Brazilian. It is currently owned by Moussaieff Jewellers Ltd.
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 making ‘largest crossword puzzle (English)’ has been achieved by Pedro Bartolay (67year), from San Jacinto, Masbate, Philippines.
Mr. Bartolay, a former school principal has made the largest crossword puzzle of the world with Four Thousand Two Hundred Twenty Five (4,225) words and 11,000 boxes. It measures 4.5 ft. by 4.5 ft. in size. He has also made a booklet of to solve it.
The World Record of ‘smallest published book’ in the world has been achieved by Teeny Ted from Turnip Town from, Canada.
World’s smallest published book measures just 70 micrometres by 100 micrometres. This smallest book is a 30 micro-tablet book carved on a pure crystalline silicon page, etched using an ion beam at the Simon Fraser University, Canada.
The book is authored by Malcolm Douglas Chaplin and published by Robert Chaplin with ISBN number is ISBN-978-1-894897-17-4. It is so small that a scanning electron microscope is required to read it.
The World Record of ‘biggest coin stair made and balanced on palm in a minute’ has been achieved by Rodrigues Gustavo from Cancun, Mexico.
The record was achieved by Mr. Gustavo on November 19, 2013. The total number of coins used to make the coin stairs were Sixty Seven (67). All the coins used belonged to the Mexican Currency. Mr. Gustavo has been practicing the art of balancing coin towers since childhood.