The World Record of ‘biggest thumb sculpture’ has been achieved by Le Pouce from Paris, France.
Mr. César Baldaccini has created this sculpture; the César. Le Pouce ‘The Thumb’ is an over-sized sculpture on display in the La Défense quarter of the City of Light. Tipping the scales at 18 tonnes, Mr. Baldaccini modeled this Twelve (12) metre high digit on his own thumb.
The World Record of ‘most slanted bridge’ has been achieved by The Eshima Ohashi bridge from Japan.
The1.7 km long, two lane Eshima Ohashi bridge is so vertiginous that ships can pass underneath it. It connects the cities of Matsue and Sakaiminato, spanning a mile across Lake Nakaumi. It has a gradient of 6.1 per cent on the Shimane Prefecture side and 5.1 per cent on the Tottori Prefecture side.
The World Record of ‘largest collection of Pokémon memorabilia’ has been achieved by Ms. Lisa Courtney from Hertfordshire, UK.
Till August 21, 2014, the collection includes Sixteen Thousand Five Hundred (16500) Pokémon items brought from the UK, USA, France and Japan.
The World Record of ‘largest crossword’ has been achieved by tourism department from Lvov, Ukrain.
It has been imprinted on the side of a 30 meter tall apartment building, the world’s biggest crossword puzzle consists of 19 squares across and 34 squares in height. During the day the crossword appears empty – with the answers lighting up at night. The questions for the puzzle are located in different point of interests of the city: monuments, theatres, fountains etc. so people walking around the city can try to solve the puzzle and write down their answers. When night comes they can meet at this house and check how they did.
The World Record of ‘smallest chess set’ has been achieved by Mr. Ashok Kumar Garg from Khargoan, Madhya Pradesh, India.
As on Oct 14, 2015; Mr. Garg has made smallest chess set having the board dimensions 8x8x0.5 mm. Each square of the chess board is 1×1 mm. and among the pieces; the king sizes 3 mm while pawns 1 mm.
The World Record of ‘largest Spider’ has been achieved by male goliath bird-eating spider from Surinam, Guyana, French Guiana, Venezuela and Brazil.
The Goliath bird-eater (Theraphosa blondi) is a spider belonging to the tarantula family Theraphosidae. It is considered to be the largest spider in the world. It is the largest spider by mass.
The World Record of ‘longest music marathon for a radio show (team)‘ has been achieved by Mr. Mithun Ramesh and Ms. Sindhu Biju from Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
During December 5-9, 2014, at Hit 96.7 FM; team of two DJ, Mr. Ramesh and Ms. Sindhu achieved the music marathon for 84 hours 15 minutes.
The World Record of ‘smallest functional playing card’ has been achieved by Ms. Sophia Anderson from Cleveland, Ohio, USA
On Jan 25, 2014; Ms Anderson has prepared the smallest functional Playing card with dimensions 24 x 15 mm.
The World Record of authoring ‘thickest hand-written poetry book’ has been achieved by Mr. Vallabhdas Jerambhai Dabariya from Dhoraji, Gujarat, India.
Mr. Vallabhdas alias ‘Shreedas’ has authored thickest hand-written poetry book titled ‘Kavyodadhi’ with Five Thousand Nine Hundred Fifteen (5915) pages consisting 12345 Gujarati poems.
The World Record of ‘longest green tunnel’ has been achieved by The Tunnel of Love from Kleven, Ukrain.
The track of this tunnel has become an increasingly common spot for couples during spring, when a huge canopy of trees along the track grows over either side to form an arch. These arches stretch for up to three kilometres and create a green tunnel of trees. The tunnel of trees is so dense that it is difficult to see outside from within the structure and the natural light that penetrates the canopy from above makes the space soothingly dark.