Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records 2015

by Guinness World Records

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Overview

Celebrate sixty years of jaw-dropping records. From the oldest person who ever lived (at 122) to the first music video filmed in space, from the tallest self-built castle to the fastest blindfolded text message—the most amazing feats from around the world can be found in this special diamond anniversary edition.
 
Guinness World Records 2015 presents the most astonishing and exciting record breakers ever. Filled with don’t-try-this-at-home human exploits, natural and technological wonders, incredible achievements in sports and entertainment, and much more, this fully updated edition introduces thrilling new records and extraordinary facts that will fascinate young and old alike. Did you know that . . .
 
• On December 8, 2013, Metallica became the first music act to have performed on all seven continents when they played their “Freeze ’Em All” show for a crowd of 120 at Antarctica’s Carlini Station?
• Researchers at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics have created the most accurate clock ever, which will keep time to the second for 4.5 billion years?
• The New Jersey Zombie Walk of Asbury Park recaptured its title—from the Zombie Pub Crawl of Minneapolis—as the biggest undead get-together, with a mind-blowing 9,592 participants?
 
And that’s just a taste of what you’ll find inside this absorbing book. The world has changed a lot in the last sixty years—for proof, check out the biggest crowdfunding successes or the largest gathering of people twerking. One thing remains the same: Nobody does records like Guinness World Records.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101883808
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 894,054
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS is the universally recognized global authority on record-breaking achievement. First published in 1955, the annual GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS book has gone on to become one of the biggest-selling copyright titles of all time, selling over 2.7 million copies a year. Since its launch nearly 60 years ago over 130 million copies - including 400,000 ebooks - have been sold in 20 languages, in more than 100 countries. The internationally renowned brand is also available across a number of platforms; GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS global television shows are watched by 750 million viewers annually, over 390,000 users subscribe to GWR's two YouTube channels, the global website receives 12 million viewers annually and the brand has 1.25 million fans on Facebook.

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Guinness World Records 2015 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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rns4books More than 1 year ago
It's an okay book, good references but it's repetitive. (I purchased this as a Christmas gift from my daughter to my son so this is his review of the book.)
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