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Fastest mile balancing a football on the head

The fastest mile balancing a football on the head is 8 min 35 sec by Yee Ming Low (Malaysia) at MPSJ Athletics Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia, on 20 March 2010. Despite being allowed to lose control of the ball and to restart from where he lost it, Yee Ming Low completed the entire mile without once losing control of the ball with his head. He was witnessed by Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi – the Secretary General of the Olympic Council of Malaysia – and Dato’ Continue reading →

Highest iron road (via ferrata)

The highest via ferrata is located on Mt Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It begins at a height of 3,411 metres (11,190 ft 11 in) with its highest point at 3,776 metres (12,388 ft 5 in). It was constructed by mountaineering company, Mountain Torq (Malaysia). There are three routes on the via ferrata: The beginners “walk the torq”, the “preamble” and the “low peak circuit” which is the hardest.

Largest butterfly farm

The world´s largest butterfly farm is on the Malaysian island of Penang. Opened in March 1986, and occupying 0.8 hectares, it includes a breeding centre, garden enclosure, laboratory, and exhibition area, and contains over 4000 living specimens belonging to more than 50 different species.

Largest can pyramid – 30 mins

The Malaysia Can team, consisting of students from the INTI College Subang Jaya, constructed a pyramid consisting of 9,455 empty aluminum beverage cans in 24 minutes on September 23, 2000, at the Midvalley Mega Mall in Kuala Lumpur. The pyramid had a square base of 30 x 30 cans, measuring 1.98 x 1.98 meters (6.5 x 6.5 ft.). The key to breaking this world record was preparation, according to the organizers. Two months before the event the team members met up twice per week for Continue reading →

Largest push pin mosaic

The largest pushpin mosaic measures 9.35 m (30 ft 8 in) by 6.7 m (21 ft 11 in) and consisted of 3.7 million pins. It was created by the Junior Chamber International JB Entrepreneur (Malaysia) between 15 August 2008 and 10 May 2009. The artwork was divided into 144 different boards which were then attached together to create the mosaic. It took 210 participants to complete it.

Largest tree-dwelling mammal

The largest arboreal mammal is the orang-utan which lives in the canopy of tropical rainforests in Borneo and Sumatra. Bornean orang-utan (Pongo pygmaeus) and Sumatran orang-utan (P. abelii) males typically weigh 83 kg (183 lb) and measure 1.5 m (5 ft) tall. They have opposable toes on their feet and use their arm span of approximately 2 m (6 ft) to swing between branches and feed off fruit, small leaves and tree-bark. Being lighter (37 kg or 81 lb), the females usually build nests in Continue reading →

Longest LAN Party

The longest non-stop LAN party lasted 40 hours and was completed by 274 gamers during Cyber Fusion 2009 at the Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, from 11-12 April 2009. At the start of marathon 291 players from Malaysia as well as China, Yemen, Brunei and Korea attempted to play non-stop for 40 straight hours. Seventeen dropped out due to various reasons, including fatigue. Most of the participants were aged between 19 and 25. The participants played the following games : Defense of the Ancients (DotA), Call of Duty 4 Continue reading →