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107 Hula Hoops

Most Hoops Hula Hooping Simultaneously -- Circus Flora, St. Louis
Scott Raffee - www.raffeephoto.com
History is made under a St. Louis big top, as a woman shakes 107 Hula Hoops on her incredible hips.

186 lb. Burger

World's Largest Hamburger Commercially Available
Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar/Southgate Michigan
Hungry? Got $2,000? A bar in Michigan can cook up the snack of a lifetime.

Holly Madison Leads Bikini Parade

World's Largest Bikini Parade
Photo © Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Visitlasvegas.com
The Las Vegas Strip has seen some crazy parties, and this event rivals any of them.

World's Most Tattooed Senior Lady

Isobel Varley
Photo © ALI BURAFI/Getty Images
Isobel Varley has spent $40,00 on a head-to-toe makeover.

Hamster-Sized Pup

World's Smallest Dog Tom Thumb
Getty Images
At six inches long, Tom Thumb is no longer than a hamster. But this chihuahua-Jack Russell mix is just a hair away from setting the record as the smallest pup on the planet.

Sorry, Bono, You're Not the World's Biggest Rocker

Bono's trophy case includes 22 Grammys, Time magazine "Man of the Year" honors and a slew of humanitarian awards, but he can't call himself the World's Biggest Rocker. That honor goes to Dan and Carolyn Sanazaro's 42-foot, 1-inch behemoth in Cuba, Missouri.

'I Do' . . . for the 26th Time!

Woman sets Guinness record for marrying. Over the years, she's been known as Mrs. Moyer, Mrs. Massie, Mrs. McMillan, Mrs. Berisford, Mrs. Chandler and Mrs. Essex. But she was born Linda Lou Taylor.

World's Longest Fingernails Broken

Lee Redmond
Photo © Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
A four-car pileup in Utah caused Lee Redmond to break her world-famous 35-inch fingernails. She was otherwise unharmed.

22 Scorpions in One Brave Mouth

Scorpion King/Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records
A man from Syria puts 22 poisonous scorpions in his mouth. Shortly after, a woman finishes a more amazing feat -- spending 33 days and nights in a small room eating, sleeping and watching TV (but not going to the bathroom) with 5,000 scorpions.

Ala. Town Prepares to Eat Giant Moon Pie

A 60-lb., $9,000 moon pie is being prepared for New Year's Eve festivities in Mobile in the hopes of impressing the folks at Guinness. Moon pies have long been a part of the city's Mardi Gras parades, with revelers throwing them from floats.
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