'Unique Records'

Largest Islamic Cemetery

Posted by admin 13 Dec 2013 Comments Off
Largest Islamic Cemetery

The World Record of ‘largest Islamic cemetery’ has been achieved by Wadi us-Salaam from Najaf, Iraq.

The cemetery covers an area of 1485.5 acres and contains millions of bodies, making it the largest graveyard on earth. The cemetery extended from the center of the city to the far north-west and forms 13% from the area of the city. In this cemetery process of burial is still continuing to day since more than 1,400 years.

Most Books Manuscripted by a Person

Posted by admin 13 Dec 2013 Comments Off
Most Books Manuscripted by a Person

The World Record of ‘most books manuscripted by a person’ has been achieved by Mr. Bala Prasad Dubey from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Till November 01, 2013; Mr. Dubey has manuscripted 24 Indian mythological books including the Ramayan, Mahabharat and various Purans. In the period of 35 years, Mr. Dubey has penned down more than 25,000 (Twenty Five Thousand) pages.

Fastest recalling the names of nations and their capitals in a minute

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Fastest recalling the names of nations and their capitals in a minute

The World Record of fastest recalling the names of nations and their capitals in a minute has been achieved by Monu Kumar Shukla from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

As on November 08, 2013; Monu Kumar recalled 53 names of nations and their capitals in a minute.

Most Expensive Dress

Posted by admin 02 Dec 2013 Comments Off
Most Expensive Dress

World Record of ‘Most Expensive Dress’ has been achieved by designer Debbie Wingham from Britain.

The world’s most expensive dress ‘abaya’ (a Muslim robe-like dress) encrusted with 2000 stones worth $17.6 million.

Typing Most Numbers in Words

Posted by admin 26 Nov 2013 Comments Off
Typing Most Numbers in Words

World Record of ‘typing most numbers in words’ has been achieved by Les Stewart from Mudjimba, Australia.

Mr. Stewart typed all numbers from one (1) to one million (1000000) – in words (not numbers) on his manual typing machine. He used seven manual typewriters and 1000 ink ribbons for typing 19,890 pages during 16 years and seven months.

Longest Open Mural Art Gallery

Posted by admin 23 Oct 2013 Comments Off
Longest Open Mural Art Gallery

The World Record of ‘Longest Open Mural Art Gallery’ has been achieved by Purkhauti Muktangan developed by Department of Culture and Tourism, Government of Chhattisgarh from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.

As on Sept 28, 2013; this longest open mural art gallery has length of 8571 (Eight Thousand Five Hundred Seventy One) square feet with hundreds of mural paintings on the outer wall of Purkhauti Muktangan campus depicting the mythological stories of India and tribal of Chhattisgarh.

Floating Cloud in a Transparent Room

Posted by admin 31 Aug 2013 Comments Off
Floating Cloud in a Transparent Room

World Record of creating Floating Cloud in a Transparent Room has been achieved by architects Tetsuo Kondo in partnership with climate engineers Transsolar from Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan.

Cloudscapes; an experiment in creating new types of architectural space located at the Sunken Garden museum; visitors could climb into the cloud container. Visitors could climb through the cloud using the stairs in the room to make them feel as if they’re high above in the sky.

Restaurant Serving Most Extensive Water Menu

Posted by admin 19 Aug 2013 Comments Off
Restaurant Serving Most Extensive Water Menu

World Record of ‘serving most extensive water menu’ has been achieved by Ray’s and Stark Bar run by Patina Group’s restaurant from Los Angeles, USA.

The menu presented by Ray’s & Stark Bar is a 45-page booklet with 20-item water list that features descriptions of each water varietal, including information on origin, mineral content, and tasting notes. Water menu attributes an entire page for each varietal that is complete with tasting notes, mineral content, bottle price and photos.

Largest Sea Vessel

Posted by admin 08 Aug 2013 Comments Off
Largest Sea Vessel

The World Record of the ‘largest sea vessel’ in the world has been achieved by the container ship Eugen Mærsk of Maersk Line from Denmark.

Maersk Line is the container division of A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, Denmark. It is the lead ship of a fleet of eight ships of the Mærsk E-class container ships. The newest of this ship series was launched in 2013. The total length of this ship is 399 meters (1,309 ft) in and a cargo capacity of 18,270 TEU containers. The length of the beam of the above mentioned ship is 183 feet (56 m) and the dead-weight tonnage is 156,907. The ship has a maximum speed of 23 knots and the total crew in routine operations is 19.

Longest Hug by a Pair

Posted by admin 07 Aug 2013 Comments Off
Longest Hug by a Pair

The World Record of ‘longest hug by a pair’ has been achieved by Ron O’Neil and Theresa Kerr from Ontario, Canada.

On 13th June 2010; in an event at Centennial Park in Ontario to generate funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) this record was attempted. The total duration of the act of hugging each other was a continuous 24 hours, 33 minutes. Both Ron and Theresa are diabetes prevention and cure activists and are working hard to raise funds for research and treatment of this disease.