Guinness World Records 2010
Bantam Books, 2010 - Reference - 594 pages
From the most searched-for person on the Internet to the youngest billionaire, from the shortest film title to the longest nose—if a world record has been created or surpassed, it’s here!
Guinness World Records™ 2010gathers the most remarkable, inspirational, and wacky record breakers yet from every corner of the globe—and even beyond the solar system. Filled with don’t-try-this-at-home human achievements, natural and technological wonders, incredible feats in sports and entertainment, and much more, this updated edition introduces exciting new records and unbelievable facts that will captivate the imagination. Did you know . . .
• To celebrate the launch of its new route from Dubai, UAE, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Emirates airline aired a TV commercial that was 14 hours and 40 minutes long—the same length as the journey itself?
• The deadliest mountain of them all is Annapurna I, where 41 percent of climbers die striving for the peak?
• The Detroit Lions hold the record for most losses in an NFL season, ending the 2008 season with a 0–16 record?
And that’s just a hint of what you’ll find inside this amazing book, including striking all-new photos and new sections on seemingly unbreakable records, unusual rituals from around the globe and other wild events celebrating the first decade of the twenty-first century—plus information on how you too can join the Guinness World Records family, and offers on free downloadable content, from videos to wallpapers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tyscottrocks - LibraryThing
This book is a reference book on world recordes. this book has recorders from the worlds largest chair tho the worlds SMALLEST PERSON. this book is alwas updated. every year their is a new book with ... Read full review
Record & Fact Book Of The DecadeUser Review - gb buyer - Borders
From James Bond to the Dodo -From the Titanic to the Longest Moustache 4 million people each year buy this book -they can't be wrong. Packed with amazing facts & achievements to inspire young men ... Read full review