World Records: 5 Strange Ones You Won’t Believe



If you have ever sat down and read any of the Guinness Books of world records, we don’t have to be the ones to tell you that broken records can get pretty bizarre. To satisfy your craving for the weirder and creepier aspects of life, we have compiled a list of the top five most bizarre world records ever achieved. The world records will make you double-take, gasp, and even shiver with disgust; they really prove that just because something can be done better than anyone in the world could, doesn’t mean it should be done.

Number Five: Colin Furze. This record-breaker is the holder of multiple world records, but he takes particular pride in having constructed the world’s fastest toilet. No, we aren’t talking about flush power. This toilet runs on an engine capable of reaching speeds of up to 55 miles per hour, and can even be flushed while moving. It’s basically a go-kart for those who really have to go while on the go.

Number Four: Chayne Hultgren. If you have ever thought of testing out the strength of your eye sockets, this guy holds a record that is pretty hard to beat. Capable of many body-defying party tricks and stunts, Australian Chayne Hultgren holds the record for pulling the most weight, 907 pounds, with just the power of his eye sockets.

Number Three: The Gomez Brothers. Brothers Victor and Danny Gomez come from generations of the rare inherited disease, congenital generalized hypertrichosis. In other words, an excessive growth of hair on 98% of their body save for their hands and feet. Needless to say, they are the hairiest set of brothers in the world.

Number Two: Ilker Yilmaz. In the way of odd bodily functions, it is apparent that people will do some pretty crazy stunts to break a world record. Ilker Yilmaz holds the bizarre record for squirting milk from his eye, at an impressive distance of nine feet and two inches.

Number One: Thomas Blackthorne. Sword swallowing has been an art form valued for generations by performers, but this is where the real talent is separated from the novices. Blackthorne, performing daredevil, takes pride in having accomplished breaking the record for the heaviest object supported while sword swallowing. In one special performance, the man sword swallowed a jackhammer weighing almost 84 pounds- while the machine was turned on.

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