The World record of ‘tallest fountain’ has been achieved by King Fahd’s Fountain from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
It is also known as the Jeddah Fountain. The fountain jets water to a maximum height of 1,024 feet (312 m) above the Red Sea. The fountain is visible throughout the entire vicinity of Jeddah. The water it ejects can reach a speed of 375 kilometers (233 mi) per hour and its airborne mass can exceed 18 short tons (16,000 kg). It uses over 500 spotlights to illuminate the fountain at night.
The World Record of the tallest hotel has been achieved by JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel from Dubai.
Its height is 355 meters (1,164 feet). It is a 72-story building which has 1,608 rooms.
The World Record of ‘longest variety show’ has been jointly achieved by Ranjini Kalakendra and Sri Sankara TV from Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
During February 06-10, 2015; Ranjini Kalakendra organized the show which lasted for 97 hours 26 minutes.
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 ‘tallest flagpole’ has been achieved by Jeddah municipality from Saudi Arabia.
The tallest flagpole of world is 170 meters high, while the flag hoisted on it is 49.5 meters long, 33 meters wide, 1,635 square meters and weighs 570 kg. The flagpole is surrounded by 13 special lights denoting the Kingdom’s 13 governorates. The flagpole is made from 500 tons of steel in a cylindrical shape with sufficient width to accommodate the service units of the project, and allow workers to climb to the top for maintenance.
The World Record ‘largest t-shirt’ has been achieved by ‘Equilíbrios Camisetas Promocionais’ from Santa Catarina, Brazil.
The pink color largest t-shirt came in at a measurement of 93.2 m (305 ft 9.28 in) long by 62.73 m (205 ft 9.68 in) wide, weighing an astonishing 4,500 kg (9,920 lb). It was unveiled in Navegantes. Equilíbrios built the shirt in partnership with the RFCC (Female Network Against Cancer). The shirt was comprised of 50 percent cotton and 50 percent material from recycled PET bottles.The largest shirt would be recyled and transformed into 10,000 conventional t-shirts in a numbered, limited series for sale, with proceeds from sales going to the RFCC for charity.
The World Record ‘largest research library’ has been achieved by New York Public Library from Manhattan, USA.
The New York Public Library consists of 4 research centres and 85 branch libraries in Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx. Established in 1895; the NYPL’s collection has grown to more than 52 million items and serves millions of users. It is the largest research library with a circulating system in the world.
The World Record of creating ‘longest rangoli’ has been achieved by the Rishikesh Public School from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.
On Apr 18, 2015; students and staff members of RPS made the longest rangoli of the world with length of One Thousand Five Hundred (1500) meters. Theme of the rangoli was ‘Save the river Ganga’
The World Record of ‘longest car’ has been achieved by Mr. Jay Ohrberg from Burbank California, USA.
Mr. Jay designed his monster 100 foot long Limousine himself. The limo has 26 wheels and has two driver’s compartments – one at each end – to help with reversing. The longest car is equipped with a large Jacuzzi tub, a sun deck, a swimming pool, a bed and a satellite dish etc.
The World Record of ‘longest museum’ has been achieved by Hermitage Museum from St. Peters burg, Russia.
The three storey building of Museum has 1057 beautifully halls and rooms with 1786 doors and 1945 windows. The museum is open for the public.