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Whether it's building the world's largest snow maze or solving a Rubik's cube while blindfolded, some attempts to set Guinness World Records require extensive planning and, depending on the task, large teams of participants. Other world recordson the other hand, stem from outstanding accomplishments, like gymnast Simone Biles making history with her triple-double floor routine, or the outrageous moment when a photo of an egg broke a record by surpassing Kylie Jenner's millions of Instagram likes.
Keep reading to discover some of the most wild, outrageous, and amazing world records set in The actress made her Instagram debut on October 15 with a selfie featuring her fellow "Friends" alums.
She'll now be recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records for achieving the fastest time to reach 1 million followers. Prior to Aniston's achievement, the SussexRoyal Instagram account held the record.
The account was made by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan MarkleDuchess of Sussex, and it reached 1 million followers within five hours and 45 minutes of its creation on April 2, The rainbow-shaped art piece was released on National Color Day and was part of the museum's "Kacey Musgraves: All of the Colors" exhibition, according to a press release from the museum.
At the Foodscape conference in Chicago in October, guests could take a bite form the world's longest charcuterie boardcreated by Datassential and Boar's Head.
The board stretched Kipchoge is a year-old long-distance runner from Kenya who set the world record for the fastest marathon distance. He ran the Originally made for runners training for the Olympics, only 12 Moon Shoes were ever created, according to Guinness World Records.
The sneakers sold at auction in July are one of the few known pairs left to exist, according to the record announcement.
Japanese chef Hiroshi Kuroda created the world's longest homemade egg noodle, which measured feet and 9 inches — that's longer than the Washington Monument is high. Kuroda's noodle had to be made as a "single, continuous item from dough, cooked using only hands with the attempt ending when the noodle breaks," according to rules from Guinness World Records.
Hiroshi soaked the noodle in sesame oil to prevent it from breaking, and tossed the noodle for an hour before it was placed in ice to harden and be measured for the record attempt, according to the September article from Guinness World Records. On May 17, Guinness World Records announced that Miyako Sonoda and Masao Matsumoto, a couple from Japan, were the oldest married couple with a combined age of years and days.
Masao Matsumoto passed away that day — he was years old, according to Guinness World Records. His wife, Miyako Sonoda, was years old the day Masao passed away.
Masao and Miyako were married for 81 years.
At the US Gymnastics Championships in August, Team USA gymnast Simone Biles smashed two world records, adding to her list of Olympic medals and athletic achievements that have made her one of the world's most famous gymnasts. Biles was the first person to nail the double-double dismount on the balance beam in competition. She also stuck the landing on the historic triple-double during her floor routinea first for any female gymnast in competition.
Read more: Celebrities react to Simone Biles' gravity-defying triple-double flip. On August 14, Guinness World Records announced that a diamond ring made history with 7, diamonds. Guinness also checked to ensure the diamonds in the massive ring are conflict-freemeaning the stones have been mined and shipped in a way that's humane and fair, according to The Knot. The event entailed 1, women from ages 18 to 92 who wore wedding dresses, and the group now holds a world record for having the largest gathering of people dressed as brides.
According to Guinness World Records, there were single, divorced, and married women in the crowd. The event was organized by Sedka Novias, a bridal fashion store in Petrer, Spain. The shockingly intricate sandcastle took a team of 12 sculptors and eight technicians from Russia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Holland, and Latvia.
The team spent three and a half weeks building the structure, which is made of approximately 24, pounds 11 metric tons of sand.
Guinness World Records announced the castle was a record-breaker on June 5. The diameter of the castle measures more than 85 feet 26 metersand it stands 57 feet 11 inches The attempt was organized by sculptor Thomas van den Dungen, who had been attempting the record sinceaccording to Guinness World Records.
On June 15, scuba-divers at Florida's Deerfield Beach participated in the world's largest ocean dive cleanup, according to a press release from Project AWAREa nonprofit organization that supported the event. At the cleanup, lbs. The multi-colored boa was announced the world's longest feather boa by Guinness World Records.
Freediver Anthony Williams from New Zealand achieved the deepest dive under ice as a male with breath held while wearing fins and a diving suit. Williams made the record attempt in March when he dove into a frozen body of water in Kirkenes, Norway, and plunged Williams lasted 2 minutes and 29 seconds before coming up for air. Kane Tanaka of Japan was confirmed as the world's oldest living person in March when she was years, 66 days old on March 9.
She was born inthe same year the Wright brothers successfully put an airplane into flight.
35 of the wildest Guinness World Records set in 2019
There were 36, Stormtrooper figurines in the final display, which took 12 people 38 hours to build, according ot the Guinness World Records website.
The stunning art installation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, usedstraws and was feet tall. The art piece was created to raise awareness about the dangers of single-use plastics. The creator, Canadian artist Von Wong, collected straws from Starbucks and cleanup groups around Vietnam. On January 22, the sculpture officially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest supported drinking straw sculpture.
In January, a photo of an egg became the world's most-liked picture on Instagram with more than Jonathan the tortoise has seen it all. Guinness World Records announced in February that Jonathan turns years old this year, which makes him the oldest-known land animal alive.
He was born around and has lived through both World Wars, the completion of the Eiffel Tower, and the first powered flight, according to Guinness World Records.
Felton's shoe size is a US men's The record was confirmed in April. Liza Thomas, a barista in Queensland, Australia, prepared cappuccinos in one hour.
Thomas followed Guinness World Records guidelines by using a coffee machine that was commercially available and that had a maximum of four espresso shots being prepared at one time. Thomas' world record was made public in April Jack Cai of Australia set a record for the fastest time to solve a Rubik's Cube blindfolded with a time of Cai broke the old record by 0. On April 5, 4, women from villages in India joined hands and performed the world's largest simultaneous Konyak folk dance.
The visually amazing, synchronized routine is documented in this YouTube video from Guinness World Records. In her YouTube video, Shutkever documents her record-breaking burrito experience. Johnny Di Francesco, a chef at Gradi restaurant in Melbourne, Australia, crafted a pizza made with types of cheeses. The 2, In March, a team of 30 pastry chefs and countless volunteers from the Galbani Santa Lucia cooking school in Milan, Italy, baked the world's longest tiramisu.
The finished product was feet and 3 inches or After the attempt, the massive dessert was donated to a children's hospital, according to the Guinness World Records report. A Texas longhorn from Alabama named Poncho Via has massive horns that span 10 feet, 7.
That's more than twice the width of a concert grand piano, according to Guinness World Records. In May, Poncho Via the longhorn broke two records: the largest horn spread on a living steer, and the largest horn on a steer living or alive. The teddy bear is 63 feet, 8 inches long The world's largest dim sum meal was served in February in Sydney, Australia, when people indulged in dim sum from the Sydney Lunar Festival in honor of the Year of the Pig.
Chefs from a local food truck cooked 3, individual pieces of pork, chicken, and vegetable dim sum. As many as 2, people linked arms while toasting in Haidong, Qinghai, China, on March During the toastthe participants stood in the shape of a sunflower that symbolized their multicultural community.
In January, after 42 hours of non-stop baking and icing, a team in India set a Guinness World Record for constructing the tallest cupcake tower at 41 feet, 8 inches high. The tower had 18, cupcakes, and all the cake batter was mixed using eight mixers. Emma Haruka Iwao, who works as a developer for Google Cloud in Japan, calculated the most accurate value of pi : 31,, World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options.
Darcy Schild. Snapchat icon A ghost. Guinness World Records published the first book of world records in The company markets itself as an authority of all world records. Guinness' list of record-breakers from this year includes feats that are nothing short of mind-boggling.
Among this year's world records are the oldest-living person, who's more than years oldand massive, mouth-watering foods, such as the world's largest homemade egg noodle, measuring over feet. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Jennifer Aniston amassed 1 million followers in just five hours and 16 minutes after she joined Instagram, making her the fastest user to gain a million followers.
Country singer Kacey Musgraves, along with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, set a world record title for having the world's largest display of coloring pages.
The world's longest charcuterie board spanned more than feet and included pounds of meat and cheese. Runner Eliud Kipchoge set a world record for completing a marathon in less than two hours. A chef made the world's longest handmade egg noodle that measured more than feet, which is longer than the Washington Monument. The oldest married couple had a combined age of more than years. They were married for more than 80 years. As many as 1, women wearing wedding dresses set the world record for being the largest group of people dressed as brides.
Sculptors built the world's tallest sandcastle in Binz, Germany. It stands more than 57 feet above the ground, and it's made of 24, pounds of sand.
As many as Florida scuba divers broke a record for the world's largest ocean cleanup event. A man in New Zealand set a record for diving feet under ice while holding his breath for nearly two and a half minutes. A year-old woman, Kane Tanaka, became the world's oldest-living person.