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Think you can beat these 10 world records?

 

Do you want to find something fun that you can try with your friends this year? Do you want to make history?

Well, look no further! We have a list that can make you a world record holder in no time. Here are some Guinness World Records that you might be able to beat!


Largest collection of teddy bears

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(Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

When Arnóczki Istvánné was a kid in Hungary, she never, ever owned a teddy bear. How things have changed! As an adult, she now holds the record for the largest collection of teddy bears in the world. Jackie has collected 20,367 bears… and counting! That's a lot of teddies to hug!


Most jelly eaten with chopsticks

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Do you think you could eat this Jell-O with chopsticks? (Photo by Adam Collins licensed CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The record for the most jelly eaten with chopsticks in one minute is currently held by a German man named André Ortolf. He ate 716 grams of the jiggly stuff. That’s over seven full boxes of jelly! You'll hear more about André.


Most spoons balanced on face

You'll need more than 30 more spoons on your face to break the record! (Photo by Brandon Cripps licensed CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Have you ever tried breathing on a spoon and sticking it to your nose? Well, this guy took that to a whole other level. The most spoons balanced on a face are 31 spoons! This record is held by Dalibor Jablanovic of Serbia. No super glue allowed!


Fastest time to put together Mr. Potato Head while blindfolded

Grab a blindfold before you play with this box of Mr. Potato Heads if you want to beat the record! (Pixabay)

Did you know Mr. Potato Head is the star of a world record that you could beat? The fastest time to put together a Mr. Potato Head toy is 14.90 seconds. But you have to be blindfolded! André Ortolf beat the record in 2018! Yes the same André that ate the jelly!


Most coins stacked

How tall could you make your stack of coins? (Pixabay)

An Italian man named Silvio Sabba broke the world record for most coins stacked in one minute. His tower was 69 coins high (and had to remain that way for 10 seconds after the last coin was stacked). So break open those piggy banks and start stacking!


Most hula hoops spun at once

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An Australian woman named Marawa Ibrahim put an amazing spin on this record. She managed to spin 200 hula hoops at the same time. To qualify, all of the hoops had to perform at least three rotations. Time to get your hula hoops out and get practicing!


Most walnuts crushed by hand in one minute

Image courtesy of Pixabay

Yup, this record is definitely nutty! Muhammad Rashid smashed his way into the record books when he crushed 284 walnuts in a minute. That works out to more than four walnuts per second! In the end, you could say he crushed the record!


Tallest sandcastle

Image courtesy of Pixabay

Believe it or not, the world’s tallest sandcastle was built after two years of trying in the city of Binz in Germany. It took nearly a month to complete, and when it was finished, the sandy structure measured 17.65 metres tall — or about the height of three giraffes!


Most ice cream scoops balanced on a cone

Image courtesy of Pixabay

Would you like one scoop or two? How about 125? An Italian man named Dimitri Panciera balanced 125 scoops of ice cream on top of one ordinary cone. Dimitri broke his record on an Italian television show. That's a lot of ice cream!


Fastest 100 metres in clogs

Photo from theaustralian.com.au

Normally, you need running shoes to set a speed record. But André Ortolf recently raced off with a record for the fastest 100 metres wearing clogs. He managed to clock in at a speed of just 13.16 seconds, smashing the old record. André has world records in jelly, Mr. Potato Head and clogs! I wonder if he has other world records?