'Biggest and Smallest'

Largest Origami Mosaic

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Largest Origami Mosaic

The World Record ‘largest origami’ in the world has been achieved by Associação a Casa do Caminho in association with Realizar from Leça da Palmeira, Matosinhos, Portugal.

The record breaking mosaic with the area of 451.89 square meters was created in the Boa Nova secondary school of Leça da Palmeira; to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Casa do Caminho. The mosaic had more than 54,000 origami houses and took more than 200 volunteers to complete. The organization Casa do Caminho is a Not for Profit organization which works in the area of at-risk youth.

Largest Library

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Largest Library

The World Record of ‘largest library’ in the world has been achieved by the British Library from London, UK (United Kingdom).

British Library is also the national library of the United Kingdom. The total number of books/informational items in this library is 170000000 (One Hundred Seventy Million). The total number of visitors in this library is about 1.75 Million per year. The library adds about 3 Million information items to its collection every year. The total staff of the library is about 2000. The library was established on July 1, 1973 following the British Library Act of 1972.

Tallest Domino Structure

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Tallest Domino Structure

The World Record of ‘largest domino structure’ in the world has been achieved by the Yspertal Domino Team from Yspertal, Melk, Austria.

On November 22, 2013; at the HLUW Yspertal High School in Y spertal, largest domino structure with the total height of 6.026 meters (19 feet, 9.24 inches) was created. The total number of dominos used to create this record breaking structure was 11,465. A team of 44 members was involved to make the structure. All the team members were the students of the HLUW Yspertal High School.

Longest Ribbon Cutting

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Longest Ribbon Cutting

The World Record of ‘longest ribbon cutting event’ has been achieved collectively by the people of New Jersey from New Jersey, USA.

On May 27, 2013; people of the state of New Jersey at the Jersey shore at Seaside Heights, New Jersey broke the record. The total length of the world record breaking ribbon was measured to be 5.51 miles (8.87 km). The cutting was ceremoniously done by Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie. The event was organized to mark the unofficial beginning of summer and to create a feeling of strength after being hit by the devastating storm ‘Sandy’ in the state of New Jersey.

Most Lighted Candles on a Cake

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Most Lighted Candles on a Cake

The World Record of the ‘most number of lighted candles on a cake’ has been achieved by the disciples of the Spiritual Guru Sri Chinmoy from New York City, USA.

The size of the cake was 52 feet by 17 feet. The total number of candles adorning the cake was Forty Eight Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Three (48,523). All the candles used on the birthday cake were colorful. This cake was made on 27th August, 2008 in memory of the Spiritual Guru in the year following his demise in 2008. The venue of the event was the asphalt driveway of the group’s meditation arena, which is called Aspiration –Ground by the devotees in New York City.

World’s Tallest Cookie Tower

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World’s Tallest Cookie Tower

The World Record of ‘largest cookie tower’ has been achieved by the Woodrush High School of Wythal, Worcesterchire, UK.

The record was created by the joint efforts of the students and staff of the school. The height of the tower was 1.89 meters and was made using a total of (Eleven Thousand Five Hundred) 11,500 cookies. The cookies that were used to make the tower were donated by Tesco. The record was set to highlight the importance of the principles of maths, science and engineering behind the tower.

Largest Awareness Ribbon

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Largest Awareness Ribbon

The World Record of ‘largest awareness ribbon’ has been achieved by Dykes Family from Muskegon, MI, USA.

Amy Dykes and her two daughters, Corinn and Reagan; created a Two Hundred Nineteen (219) foot purple ribbon to raise money and awareness for cancer research and prevention.

Largest Human Mosaic

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Largest Human Mosaic

The World Record of ‘largest human mosaic’ has been achieved by mayor and people from Taichung, Taiwan.

A total of Two Thousand Twelve (2,012) people gathered to form an image of a person raising his arms in the form of a ‘V’ sign. The ‘V’ sign was indicating the support for the campaign ‘I Love Taiwan’

Largest Human Olympic Rings

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Largest Human Olympic Rings

The World Record of ‘largest human Olympic rings’ has been achieved by a group of women from Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

One Thousand Two Hundred Two (1,202) women joined together to form the Olympic rings logo at Xiangjiang Water park of Guangzhou and set a new world record for the largest human Olympic rings.

Largest Structure of Aluminum Cans

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Largest Structure of Aluminum Cans

The World Record for the ‘largest structure made out of aluminium cans’ has been achieved by the Toyohashi Junior Chamber at Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

On September 21, 2013; the structure was made in the shape of the castle and One Hundred Four Thousand Eight Hundred Forty (104,840) aluminium cans were used to create it. The dimensions of the aluminium can castle were 6.6 meters wide, 5.5. meters long and 5 meters high. The cans were glued together to each other by using an adhesive agent. The artwork was made based on the theme of Yoshida Castle which got destroyed before World War-I and was reconstructed after World War-II.