On January 3, 2014, Molly Schuyler took on the 72 oz. steak challenge at Sayler’s Old Country Kitchen. The accepted Guinness World Record for eating a 72 oz. steak was 6 minutes, 48 seconds by Peter Czerwinski; she did it in just under 3 minutes.
Ebenezer Place, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, is credited by the Guinness Book of Records as being the world’s shortest street at 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in). In 2006 it surpassed the previous record (5.2 m, 17 ft) set by Elgin Street, Bacup, Lancashire. The street has only one address: the front door of No. 1 Bistro, which is part of Mackays Hotel.
There was a car that set a Guinness World Record in 1975 with over 376 MPG.
In 2005 Snapple tried to make the world’s largest Popsicle but instead the 17.5 tons of ice melted prematurely and “[flooded] Union Square in downtown Manhattan with kiwi-strawberry-flavored fluid”.
The record holder for most survived lightning strikes, at 7, was struck while operating a truck, inside a ranger station, on two separate occasions after running/driving away from the storm, and immediately after the seventh strike he had to fight off a trout-stealing bear with a tree branch.
The longest recorded throwing knife kill in history was 87 feet during WWII.
The world record for alcohol consumption is by Andre the Giant, who drank 156 beers in one sitting (over 73 litres/16 gallons).
Jonah Falcon, a 5’9″ Jewish actor who starred in A Beautiful Mind and the Sopranos has the biggest documented penis in the world.
A cosmonaut traveled .02 seconds further into the future than he would have just by waiting, thanks to time dilation.
In 1964, a 17-year-old high school student in San Diego, California stayed awake for eleven days, demonstrating that sleep deprivation has little effect, other than the mood changes associated with tiredness. He currently holds the scientifically documented record for the longest period a human has gone without sleep.
The world record for most non-stop push-ups is 10,507.