The most consumer electronics recycled in 24 hours at multiple venues is 36,455.22 kg (80,370 lb 0.04 oz) and was achieved by Sims Recycling Solutions (USA) at five locations throughout the USA, on 21 April 2012. This record attempt was in honour of Earth Day.
The most eyebrow waxes in 24 hours at multiple venues is 2,216 and was achieved by Benefit Cosmetics (USA) at 15 locations around the world from 21-22 April 2012. The attempt began at 2:30 a.m. GMT in Sydney, Australia on 21 April and culminated at 2:30 a.m. GMT on 22 April in San Francisco, California, USA.
Cody Lamb (USA), two-time winner of the “Rising Star” award at the Will Rogers Expo (2005-06), is, at 11 years old, the youngest competitor to win the Texas skip race, at the Will Rogers Wild West International Expo, Claremore, Oklahoma, USA in 2006. Along with his mother Kim and father Dan, Cody was inducted into the National Knife Throwers Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas, USA, in 2007 as the “Western Performing Family of the Year”.
All four children of Mario and Angie Gaulin – Sarah (b. 15 September 1981), Christopher (b. 24 February 1983), Joshua (b. 25 October 1987) and Brendan (b. 13 July 1989) (all Canada) – were born with the rare genetic condition oculocutaneous albinism. Three of the brothers are pictured above. Their father also has the condition and their mother carries the gene. The Gaulin’s share their record with the Sesler brothers from the USA. Of the eight children born to George and Minnie Sesler (USA), the Continue reading →
The longest time to prevent the take-off of two Cessna aeroplanes pulling in opposite directions is 1 min 0.6 sec achieved by Chad Netherland (USA) at Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wisconsin, USA, on 7 July 2007.
The record for the fastest time to travel 100 m on a spacehopper is 30.2 sec and was set by Ashrita Furman (USA) at Flushing Meadow Park, New York, USA on 16 Novvember 2004.