In an effort to set the world record for the longest drift, BMW used one M5 to refuel another M5 (5 times) by drifting alongside it.
Davy and Daryl, twin 10 year olds, spent 3 years biking from Alaska to Argentina to set a Guinness World Record – only to be denied the title, once completed.
An attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the world’s most expensive cocktail was thwarted when a customer dropped and broke the bottle of Cognac that was worth $77,000.
The Guinness World Records stopped awarding the fattest cats or any other animal to discourage deliberate overfeeding.
There was a woman in 1972 who possessed a visual acuity 20 times better than average. She could identify people at a distance of more than a mile (1.6 km).
For the Guinness World Records, it is required in the guidelines of all “large food” type records that the item be fully edible, and distributed to the public for consumption, to prevent food wastage.
Guinness World Records had to ban a certain type of paper aircraft after this guy flew it for thirty minutes straight.