News tagged with guinness world records
The first thing that people notice about Brahim Takioullah is not his feet -- which he hopes will make him famous -- but his enormous height. He stands more than eight foot (246 cm) tall.
Other Oct 08, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 0
Bess Cooper celebrated her 115th birthday as the world's oldest person in Monroe, Georgia, Friday, though there was no Elvis impersonator at the party like there was last year, reported local media.
Health Aug 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2
Turkey's Sultan Kosen, at eight foot three (2.51 meters) the world's tallest living man, says it's "a blessing" he is no longer growing thanks to radiosurgery in the United States. ...
Other Mar 16, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
A 114-year-old Japanese woman was recognised on Wednesday as the world's oldest female, making the Asian nation home to the longest-living woman and man on the planet.
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The world's oldest person, American Besse Cooper, died on Tuesday at the age of 116, CNN reported.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
A Chinese woman who was certified as the tallest in the world has died, an official from her hometown said Wednesday.
Other Dec 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Good news for Turkey's Sultan Kosen, at eight foot three (2.51 meters) the world's tallest living man: he can now say with confidence that he's finally grown up.
Other Mar 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The Melis siblings on the island of Sardinia are officially the world's oldest with nine brothers and sisters clocking up a total of 818 years between them, Italian newspapers reported on Tuesday.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0