Aug 15, 2014

Biggest, Longest, Tallest

The tallest living person is Sultan Kosen from Ankara, Turkey, at 8′ 3″ tall. He also holds the record for the widest hand span at 12 inches. The tallest man in history was Robert Pershing Wadlow, who was 8 feet 11.1 inches (2.72 m) tall. His feet were the largest in history at US Size 37AA, or 18 ½ inches long.

Jyoti Amge, from Nagpur, India, is the world’s shortest woman and stands 24.7 inches tall (she has been selected to join the cast of American Horror Story season 4). Chandra Bahadur Dangi  was declared the shortest human adult ever documented and verified, measuring 21.51 in (54.64 cm).

Matthew McGory had a big toe that was 5 inches long and his little toe was 1.5 inches.

Mehmet Ozyurek from Artuin, Turkey has the longest nose ever at 3.46 inches from the bridge to the tip.

The person born with the most fingers and toes was Akshat Saxena of India. He was born with 14 fingers, 7 on each hand, and 20 toes, 10 on each foot.

The longest tongue belongs to Stephen Taylor from the United Kingdom. From the middle of his closed lip to the tip, it is 3.86 inches long. The longest female tongue belongs to Chanel Tapper of California, at 3.8 inches. The widest tongue belongs to Jay Sloot of San Remo, Australia and is 3.1 inches wide.

The widest mouth belongs to Fransisco Domingos of Angola, at 6.69 inches. The record for the most teeth in a human mouth belongs to two people, Kanchan Rojawat of India and Luca Meriano of Italy, who each have 35 adult teeth.

The longest legs belong to Svetlana Pankratova, who has 51.9 inch legs.

The longest natural head hair belongs to Xie Qiuping of China whose hair measured 18 feet 5.54 inches.

Hans Langseth of Norway had the longest beard ever recorded, at 18 feet 6 inches long.

Mark Lyleate ate 54 Pieces of Bacon in 5 Minutes at the 2010 Beggin' Strips World Bacon Eating Championship. In 2013, Molly Schuyler, Bellevue, Nebraska, was the first person to eat 3 pounds of cooked bacon within less than 5 minutes. Peter Czerwinski of Mississauga, Ontario holds the record for drinking a bacon shake the fastest at 47.72 seconds. It contained five pounds of bacon. I know, these last facts have nothing to do with body records, but are about bacon and I couldn't resist.