• 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the worlds widest road.
  • Walter Cavanagh has 1,497 valid credit cards - all of which amount to a $1.7 million line of credit.
    Currently, he holds the record for the most credit cards and for the world's longest wallet, which stretches 250 feet, weighs about 38 pounds and can hold 800 cards. But he keeps most of them in bank safe-deposit boxes.
    The "Guinness Book of World Records" gave him the title "Mr. Plastic Fantastic," and he has been in the book every year since 1971.
  • James Brown set a brand new world record as his astonishing collection hit a whopping 322 different vaccum cleaners - more than twice as many as his nearest rival who owned 160.
  • 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic is the most expensive car in the world.
    In 2010, Mullin Automotive Museum purchased it from Dr. Peter Williamson's estate for between $30M and $40M.
  • The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  • The world's oldest tortoise died in 2005 at the age of 179 years. It was so old, it was originally picked up by Charles Darwin from the Galapagos Islands during his famous voyage aboard the HMS Beagle.
    He brought her back to England and named her Harriet. He also brought two other tortoises back with him from his voyage. Darwin thought all three tortoises were males and named them Tom, Dick, and Harry. Harry turned out to be a female, hence the name change.
  • Snowball was the oldest guinea pig on record and lived 14 years and 10.5 months. He died in 1979. Most guinea pigs' lifespan is only 7 years.
  • The world record for the most monogamous marriages belongs to a man named Glynn Wolfe aka Scotty Wolfe of Blythe, California. He was married 29 times. His shortest marriage lasted 19 days, and his longest lasted eleven years.
  • The world's largest swimming pool is covers 20 acres and is 115 feet at its deepest. It is located in Chile.
  • Sensei Keiko Fukuda, aged 98 became the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt-the highest rank in the martial art and combat sport Judo. To put the accomplishment into better perspective, throughout history, only sixteen people have ever achieved this honor.