13 Crazy World Records You Won’t Believe People Bothered to Set
It’s always nice to leave your mark on the world. Everyone wants to be remembered for something and not simply fade into obscurity when they pass. But of course, some people take more extreme steps to be remembered than others and work toward accomplishments that leave most of us scratching our heads and asking, simply, “why?”
Most Straws Stuffed Into a Mouth
Believe it or not, someone looked a pile of more than 400 straws and thought, “I can probably jam those all into my mouth.”
Seems strange that bad genetics can help you set a record, but such was the case with Mehmet Ozyurek and his 8.8 centimeter nose.
Most Concrete Blocks Broken While Holding an Egg
Okay, we get the breaking concrete blocks part, that’s impressive - but why on earth would anyone bother to hold a raw egg while doing it?
Most Time Spent Instant Messaging
Finally, a world record based on being horribly antisocial and spending an inordinate amount of time on the computer!
Largest Collection of Nike Shoes
Some dude named Jordan Geller has, for whatever reason, decided it would be an awesome idea to college more than 2,500 pairs of Nike shoes to set this record.
Kazuhiro Watanabe has the world’s tallest mohawk and we have to ask: how on earth does he get hair product all the way to the top?
Most Violins Played at Once
This is a record held by a Ukrainian named Oleksandr Bozhyk, and we just have to point out no one said most violins played well.