Guinness World Records 2004

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Claire Folkard
Bantam Books, 2003 - Reference - 562 pages
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From the world's fastest man to the world's fastest caterpillar, the largest pizza order to the largest chocolate bar--5,026 lbs.--GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS is the most complete, authoritative, and exciting guide to every record, statistic, and feat of human endeavor and natural wonder imaginable. And it's packed with exciting photos to back them up!
HARD TO BELIEVE...BUT ABSOLUTELY TRUE:
*The fastest piece of furniture in the world is a motorized sofa with a top speed of 87 mph
*The 650-volt shock produced by an electric eel is powerful enough to stun an adult human or light an electric light bulb
*The longest fingernail ever grown was 2 feet 3 inches long
*Cameron Diaz is the world's top-earning actress, with estimated earnings of $40 million in 2001
And that's only the beginning! Dive into the awe-inspiring, newly expanded Guinness World Records 2004 and discover a feast of fascinating facts in a range of subject areas, from entertainment and sports to technology and science. Animal, vegetable, or mineral, if it's occurred and been recorded, you'll find it here.?

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Contents

HUMANS
2
Body Extremes
5
ft Amazing Body
6
Medical Phenomena
8
Birth Life
12
Astonishing Oldies
17
Food Feats
21
Odd Talents
25
Amazing Science
245
Medical Milestones
249
Internet
253
Communications
257
Rockets
261
Space Exploration
265
Technology
269
V Inventions
273

Mass Participation
29
Strength
35
Marathon Feats
39
Inspiring People
43
Courage Endurance
47
ft Epic Journeys
52
NATURAL WORLD
58
The Earth
59
Water World
61
Weird Plants
65
Garden Wonders
69
ft Mammals
74
Pets Domestic Animals
78
V Speed
82
Birds
86
Aquatic Life
91
it Creepy Crawlies ii
94
Reptiles
98
Conservation
102
Prehistoric Life
106
The Universe
110
Climate Weather
114
Natural Disasters
119
Man Environment
122
Man Earth
126
MODERN WORLD 132 Nations
132
Politics Government
135
War Peace
140
Crime Punishment
145
Business Wealth
149
FEATS OF ENGINEERING
150
Modern Society
152
Religion Beliefs
155
Weddings
160
Followers Fans
165
Travel Tourism
168
MATERIAL WORLD 174 Spending Power
174
Larger than Life
178
Collections
182
Toys
185
Games Pastimes
189
Food Drink
193
Tall Tales i
200
Big Buildings
205
Constructions
208
Homes Houses Hotels
212
Cars
217
Trains Trams Buses
220
Bikes Motorbikes
224
Boats Yachts Ferries
229
Aircraft
231
Large Vehicles
235
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
242
Science Advances
243
Weapons
277
Air Sea Warfare
282
ART AND MEDIA 288 Art Installations
288
Fashion
291
Movie Classics
296
World Cinema
301
Hollywood
305
At the Movies
310
Stunts Special Effects
314
The Printed Word
319
TV Shows People
322
TV Entertainment
327
Brands Advertising
331
MUSIC
334
ft Pop Music
336
Pop Classics
341
Rock Counrty
345
Urban Beats
349
Classical Jazz
355
Performance Arts
359
SPORTS
363
American Football
364
Baseball
368
Basketball
373
Ice Hockey
377
Soccer
381
Rugby
390
Cricket
393
Ball Sports
398
Tennis
406
Athletics
414
Olympics
428
Combat
431
Stamina Strength
435
Winter Sports
441
Golf
457
Water Sports
461
Swimming
470
Saddle Sports
476
Air Sports
481
Target Sports
485
Fl
488
Motorbike Sports
492
Motorcar Racing
497
Cycling
503
Wheel Skills
505
Unusual Sports
511
Bizarre Sports
515
Index
520
Picture Credits
552
Acknowledgments
556
Be a Record Breaker
560
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