Indore achieved a new world record for creating a human chain Indian map on August 13. The biggest human chain creating India's map to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav honoring 75 years of independence of India was recorded in the World Book of Records. The event was organized by Divya Shaktipeeth's social institution "Jwala." and over 5000 school children, social workers, and other individuals joined together to construct the map.
The Guiness book of world records has acknowledged the world record of two Americans for their highest altitude catch of American football. Reportedly, Rob Gronkowski and Jedd Fisch caught the ball which fell from a height of 188.9 m. A video was shared on social media, in which one person is seen dropped the ball from the said altitude, and the other catching it wearing gloves and helmet.
Yash Mansukhbhai Moradiya, a yoga instructor, has created a Guiness world record for the longest duration of holding scorpion pose. Yash, who's currently in Dubai, held the pose for 20 minutes and four seconds. "Vrischikasana, also known as scorpion pose, is a dynamic and powerful pose," said the yoga master. According to Yash, the scorpion pose requires ample score strength and great shoulder mobility.
Sister Andre, 118, has become the oldest person in the world. Earlier, Kane Tanaka was deemed the world's oldest person in the world, before she passed away recently. A tracker for the International Database on Longevity (IDL), Laurent Toussaint, has noted, "Sister Andre indeed becomes the oldest, and by far, since the next oldest is a Polish woman who is 115."
Daughter of Navy Officer Madan Rai, who is also an autistic child, created history by swimming from Sri Lanka to Dhanushkodi in just 13 hours. The 13-year-old Jiya Rai started swimming as per doctor's advice, after she lost the ability to speak. Jiya also holds a record for swimming in open at 14 km/hour speed. Notably, Jiya has been awarded 2022 Pradhanmantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar in the open swimming category.
The world's longest car called "The American Dream" is restored to its formal glory. First built in 1986, Burbank, California by car customizer Jay Ohrberg, the 18.28 metres & 26 wheels with pair of V8 engines is now a 30.54 metres Limo. On March 1, 2022, the long limo car came with new length broke its own record made in 1986 by a small fragment.
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The USA's citizen Nick DiGiovanni and Lynn Davis from Japan created a world record by making a giant cake pop weighing 44.24 kg. DiGiovanni shared a video of the process on Instagram in which he was seen with Davis while making such a large cake pop. ''World Record Cake Pop,'' read the caption. It has so far received over 31 lakh likes. ''Wow that's seriously EPIC!!,''… read-more
Alimihan Seyiti, China's oldest person, died at the age of 135, in Xinjiang Uygur region. According to the country's publicity department, Seyiti was born on June 25, 1886. Reportedly, she lived a healthy life looking after her great-grandchildren and getting her daily dose of sunlight in her yard. As per sources, the local government provides doctor services, annual check-ups, advanced age subsidies and more for people above 60.
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Neville Sharp, an Australian man made it to the books of Guinness World Records for burping at the loudest note of 112.4 decibels. Reportedly, his burp was louder than an electric drill, and was even eligible to be compared with the sound of a trombone or trumpet. Previously, the record was held by Paul Hahn from England, whose burp was recorded at 109.9 decibels.
Remi Ouvrad broke his own world record which he set in 2019. Ouvrard boarded a giant balloon at an altitude of 4,016 meters over Chatellerault in western France. He stood on top of the hot-air balloon, not just for fame, but for a noble cause. Remi's stunt was a part of the Western France Telethon campaign, an annual event for raising funds for research and advocacy related to rare neuromuscular diseases.
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