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Largest online quiz

The largest online quiz involved 1,023 participants and was achieved by Vodafone Turkey Sales Channel, in Istanbul, Turkey, on 30 December 2011. 1023 sales representatives from 42 cities in Turkey took part in the quiz which consisted of 45 questions. All of them started at the same time at 08:30 am and the quiz lasted for more than one hour. The winner of the quiz was a sales representative from Antalya.

Most Quadtrac tractors cultivating simultaneously (single field)

The most Quadtrac tractors cultivating simultaneously in the same field is 50 was achieved by Helen Rainthorpe (UK) in Hemswell, Lincolnshire, UK, on 28 July 2012. The record attempt was organised by Helen Rainthorpe in memory of her father John Rainthorpe, with the aim of raising money for Cancer research. All the tractors were Case IH Quadtracs. Participants came from afar to take part, some as far as Aberdeen.

Oldest qualified pilot

Born March 14, 1902, Cole Kugel, a resident of Longmont, Colorado, USA is the oldest qualified pilot. He was born one year before the legendary Wright Brothers took to the skies, and has been flying ever since. Kugel earned his pilot’s license in 1945 and flew in 2007 for the last time, aged 105, piloting in the company of local veterinarian Lynn Ferguson in his beloved 1976 Cessna 182. Cole Kugel died June 11 2007 of natural causes at his home in Longmont, Colorado, at Continue reading →

Longest reigning queen – living

Currently, the longest-reigning, living queen is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (b. 21 April 1926), who succeeded to the throne on 6 February 1952 on the death of her father, King George VI. Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and head of the Commonwealth. The year 2002 saw The Queen’s Golden Jubilee, marking 50 years since The Queen’s Accession . The year 2012 saw The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years since the Queen’s Accession.

Most people performing ‘see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’ in 24 hours (multiple venues)

The most people performing ‘see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’ in 24 hours (multiple venues) was 12,588 participants, in 42 venues across the globe and was achieved by the World Hepatitis Alliance, on 28 July 2012. The venues were located in Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine and USA. The World Hepatitis Alliance is a not-for-profit international umbrella Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) whose membership is composed of Continue reading →

Farthest distance pushing a car in 24 hours by an individual

The farthest distance pushing a car in 24 hours is 50 miles (80.47 km) and was achieved by Joey Motsay (USA) at Signature Place Parking Level P1, in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, between 10-11 May 2013. Joey decided to undertake this extraordinary feat on his 50th birthday to show that anything is achievable, no matter how old you are. He pushed a 2,300 lb (1043.26 kg) 2014 Fiat 500 around a pre-measured course in a car park in 23 hours and 34 minutes in order Continue reading →