As a nod to famed children’s author Dr. Seuss, ten people paraded
around the Burning Man festival wearing costumes based on his
The record was set in Black Rock City, Nevada on September 26, 2006.
Members of the Playa Book of Record Executive Committee documented and
counted the costumes.
Pushing the limits of both blood circulation and neck strength, Opus
Moreschi tied a whopping 97 neckties around his neck at once, a new
universal record. The ties, which featured everything from cartoon
characters to corporate logos, weighed a combined total of 7.4 pounds.
Moreschi’s daring feat was performed on February 11, 2009 at a World
Record Appreciation Society event at Pianos, a New York City bar.
His face turned slightly purple as he set the record, forcing witnesses
Corey Henderson and Kate Sullivan to periodically check his pulse.
Photo by Nick McGlynn
21 women ate doughnuts and drink coffee while dressed in black, a new
world record. They did it as part of the Atlanta Black-Out Event,
sponsored by the Atlanta Women’s International Networking Group.
The group set the record on April, 28 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. Phaedra
Saunders was present to witness the record.
Jamie Matter put on 25 shirts in one minute. The last shirt was put on
just outside of one minute and so was not counted.
3rd Floor Spruce put on 14 t-shirts in 30 seconds.
Computer resource specialist Al Doss wore 50 neckties at once.
Art Hoffman’s vintage 1940s female pin-up tie measures 55 1/2" from
end to end. The female figure appears hidden at the bottom of the tie
until the flap is opened.
Durham Bulls, Fayetteville Fireantz, Raleigh IceCaps, Carolina
Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets amp; Charlotte Bobcats.
Peter Kuhberg made an entire playing card suit in 45 hours. He used six
decks of standard playing cards to build the outfit.
Greg M. completed a 100 yard dash while wearing high heels and a dress in 17.40 seconds.
Brandy Crawford changed into 15 different costumes while listening to
’Bad Romance’by Lady Gaga.
Crawford set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event
held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson
were present as witnesses.
Emily Spivack, an artist who collects used articles of clothing and
tells stories about them on her Sentimental Value blog, opened five
eBay packages in one minute.
Spivack set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event
held at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York. Dan Rollman and Corey
Henderson were present as witnesses.
Darryl Learie has owned a pair of shoes for 36 years.
Andrew Yang photographed 66 bed poses of Fiona Bloom in 30 seconds. The
record was set at Yotel in New York City.
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