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Slowest Time For Cardboard Box Parachute To Descend 15 Feet

00:20 United States

Giovanni Rescigno’s cardboard box parachute took 2.16 seconds to descend 15 feet, a new world record. The top of the parachute was 15 feet above ground level when timing began, and the clock stopped when the box made contact with the floor. Rescigno set the record on April 4, 2009 at the first annual Brooklyn World Record Day in Brooklyn, New York. The event was held by URDB in conjunction with Beam Camp. Dan Rollman was present as a witness. #BWRD01

Most Empty Boxes Knocked Down With A Broom While Riding A Pallet Jack

00:24 United States

Guido Balducci knocked over 44 empty paper boxes with a broom while riding a pallet jack. The wall of boxes he’d set up originally had 55 boxes. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Largest Cardboard Fort

United States

Bill Rudy, students from Brigham Young University, members of BYU Recycling and EcoResponse built a cardboard box fort made of 5,086 boxes. They set the record to promote recycling and waste reduction.

Smallest Gum Wrapper Origami Box

United States

Chris Ruen constructed an origami box made with a chewing gum wrapper that measured 3/4" across each side.

Most Punching Bag Punches In 15 Seconds

00:14 Pakistan

Ahmad Amin Bodla punched a punching bag 190 times in 15 seconds.

Shortest Wooden Matchbook

United States

John Putnam owns four matchbooks that are each 27/32" in length, 7/16" in height and 21/32" in width. See full-sized image here.

Most Tissues Pulled Out Of Box In One Minute

00:37 United States

Linus Schreider pulled all 75 tissues out of a box in one minute. Hyde set the record on February 21, 2010 at the 2nd Annual Brooklyn World Record Day, an event hosted by RecordSetter in conjunction with Beam Camp as part of their Inventgenuity Festival. #BWRD02

Most Pizza Boxes Held In Hand At Once

00:58 United States

Alex held 61 pizza boxes in his hand at once.

Most Cardboard Boxes Broken Down In 30 Seconds In A Prius

00:53 United States

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

Most Playing Cards Flipped Into A Box While Balancing An Egg On Hand

04:14 United States

Brian Pankeyflipped 48 playing cards into a box while balancing a raw egg on the top of his non-throwing hand.

Most Consecutive Catches Of A Cigar Box Between Two Cigar Boxes Using Alternating Hands While On A Rola Bola In 30 Seconds

02:28 United States

Brian Pankey caught a cigar box between two other cigar boxes using alternating hands 18 consecutive times while on a rola bola. The boxes were tossed in a rotating pattern, changing position on each throw.

Tallest Person To Fit In A 20x23 Inch Box

01:53 United States

David Dargay, four feet and 10 inches (58 inches) tall, fit himself into a 20 x 23 inch box.

Largest Wall Of Cardboard Boxes Knocked Down Using A Hybrid Human-Cardboard Battering Ram

03:41 Spain

Anna Simon, a host at Otra Movida, knocked down 48 cardboard boxes dressed as a hybrid human-cardboard battering ram.

Tallest Single-Deck Card Tower Supported On One Card Box

00:47 United States

James Tazioli constructed a card tower out of a single deck of cards that measured 19 inches in height, a total of seven stories. The tower was balanced on a single card box.

Tallest Domino's Pizza Box Tower Jumped Over

02:37 England

Paul (Pabs) Melia jumped over 20 Domino's Pizza boxes. He set the record to raise money for Ykids children's charity.

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