1. Stretchiest skin

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Garry Turner of Great Britain is able to stretch the skin of his stomach to a length of 15.8 centimeters (6.25 inches) due to a rare condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a disorder of the connective tissues affecting the skin, ligaments and internal organs. The collagen that strengthens the skin and determines its elasticity becomes defective, resulting in, among other things, a loosening of the skin and hypermobility of the joints. In more serious cases, it can cause the fatal collapse or rupturing of blood vessels.

2. Smallest and tallest living horses

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As of July 7, 2006, the record for the smallest living horse was held by Thumbelina, a miniature sorrel brown mare who measures 44.5 centimeters (17.5 inches) to the withers and is owned by Kay and Paul Goessling, who live on the Goose Creek Farm in St. Louis, Mo.

Radar, a Belgian draft horse, measured 202 centimeters (79.5 inches,) without shoes on July 27, 2004. Radar is owned by Priefert Manufacturing Inc. of Mount Pleasant, Texas. The two were brought together for a Guinness photo shoot Sept. 3, 2006. Guinness World Records 2006

3. Most T-shirts worn at once

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The record for the most T-shirts worn at once is 227 and was achieved by Jef Van Dijck in an attempt organized by Unizo in Brecht, Belgium, on April 24, 2008.

4. Longest skis

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The longest skis are 534 meters (1,751 feet, 11 inches) long and were worn by 1,043 skiers in an event organized by Danske Bank on Drottninggatan in A-orebro, Sweden, on Sept. 13, 2008.

5. Longest fingernails, both hands

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Lee Redmond, who held a Guinness World Record for her more than 28-foot-long fingernails before they broke off in a car crash, says it was the most dramatic event of her life. But the 68-year-old also admits that things are much easier without them.

6. Longest distance pulled by a horse - full body burn

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The longest distance pulled by a horse while on full-body burn was 472.8 meter (1,551 feet, 2 inches) by Halapi Roland in Kisoroszi, Hungary, Nov. 12, 2008.

7. Largest snail

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The largest known land gastropod is the African giant snail (Achatina achatina). The largest recorded specimen of this species measured 39.3 centmeters (15.5 inches) from snout to tail when fully extended. Its shell length was 27.3 centimeters (10.75 inches) and it weighed exactly 900 grams (2 pounds).

8. Largest hamburger commercially available

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The largest commercially available hamburger is 74.75 kilograms (164.8 pounds) and is available for $399 on the menu at Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate, Mich., as of Aug. 29, 2008.

9. Heaviest weight pulled with eye sockets

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The heaviest weight pulled with the eye sockets is 411.65 kilograms (907 pounds) and was achieved by The Space Cowboy, aka Chayne Hultgren of Australia, on the set of ''Lo Show Dei Record'' in Milan, Italy, on April 25, 2009.

10. Heaviest apple

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The heaviest apple weighed 1.849 kilograms (4 pounds, 1 ounce). It was grown by Chisato Iwasaki at his apple farm in Hirosaki City, Japan, and was picked Oct. 24, 2005.

11. Hairiest man

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Victor ''Larry'' Ramos Gomez, pictured, and Gabriel ''Danny'' Gomez (both of Mexico) are two of a family of 19 that spans five generations all suffering from the rare condition called Congenital Generalized Hypertrichosis, characterized by excessive facial and torso hair. The women are covered with a light to medium coat of hair while the men of the family have thick hair on approximately 98 percent of their body, apart from their hands and feet.

12. Greatest altitude for a balloon skywalk

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Mike Howard of the United Kingdom walked on a beam between two balloons at an altitude of 6,522 meters (21,400 feet) near Yeovil, Somerset, U.K., on Sept. 1, 2004. The feat was videotaped for the ''Guinness World Records: 50 Years, 50 Records'' TV show.

13. Full body ice contact endurance

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The longest time spent in direct, full-body contact with ice is 1 hour 42 minutes and 22 seconds by Wim Hof of the Netherlands on Jan. 23, 2009.

14. Fastest motorcycle handlebar wheelie

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The fastest speed achieved during a wheelie on the handlebars of a motorcycle is 173.81 km/h (108 mph) by Enda Wright in Elvington, York, U.K., on July 11, 2006

15. Farthest eyeball pop

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Kim Goodman of the U.S. can pop her eyeballs to a protrusion of 11 millimeters (0.43 inch) beyond her eye sockets. Her eyes were measured on the set of the television show ''Guinness World Records: Primetime,'' in Los Angeles on June 13, 1998.

16. Deepest cycling underwater

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The deepest cycling underwater is 66.5 meters (214 feet, 10 inches) and was achieved by Vittorio Innocent in Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria, Italy, on July 21, 2008.

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