Guinness World Records 2018

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 9781910561720
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The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features. There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet’s most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik’s Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You’ll also find all your favorite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year’s most significant sporting achievements. Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes – both fictional and real-world – so look out for our feature chapter charting your favorite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You’ll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange! Also new this year is a celebration of the superlative with infographic poster pages that explore the most exciting absolutes, such as the longest, tallest, fastest and heaviest. Does the longest sofa outstretch the longest train? Is the tallest Easter egg bigger than the tallest snowman? Find out in this amazing new edition. You’ll also find these special pages available as free poster downloads at guinnessworldrecords.com! From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There’s only one book where you’ll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that’s Guinness World Records 2018!

Guinness World Records Celebrating 60 Years

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 190884373X
Size: 60.10 MB
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In this special diamond anniversary book, we share 60 of the most iconic, heart-warming and world-changing records, year by year from 1955 to today. Illustrated with stunning photography, these records show how Guinness World Records is a mirror to the evolving world around us. From the first man in space to the longest fingernails, there’s something for everyone in this trip down record-breaking memory lane.

Guinness World Records 2016

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1910561037
Size: 64.26 MB
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The world’s best-selling annual is back and bursting with thousands of amazing new records, never-before-seen images and mind-boggling trivia. And as always, we have a few more surprises in store for you… As well as all your favorite records for talented pets, superhuman achievements, big stuff and extreme vehicles, you’ll find show-stopping superlatives from brand-new categories. Topics making their GWR debut include waterfalls, twins, ballooning, apps, lightning, manga, archaeology, drones, and pirates – and that’s just for starters! So, get ready for your yearly dose of mind-blowing feats and wonders in Guinness World Records 2016 – the global authority on record-breaking.

Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer S Edition

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1912286211
Size: 34.92 MB
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From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million readers who’ve made it an international sensation! Inside you’ll find amazing stats, thrilling facts, inspirational tales, lightning-quick speed-runs and dazzling photos. Read about the records behind your favorite games including Mario, Overwatch, FIFA, WWE and Rocket League, plus recap on a year of crazy Pokémon GO stories. Go behind the scenes of the world’s longest-running eSports organizer. Spook yourself silly with real-life videogame mysteries. Check out the fastest videogame completions. And gaze in envy at the world’s largest Zelda and Tomb Raider collections! You’ll also meet gaming heroes such as the world’s oldest games YouTuber at 81, a man with a real-life cyborg arm that was inspired by Deus Ex, and the kingpin of eSports fighting games. But the videogame stars don’t get much bigger than DanTDM, whose Minecraft channel has been watched nearly 10 billion times! So we’re thrilled he’s written a special intro just for the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition. Speaking of heroes...grab your cape and turn to this year’s special chapter featuring superhero games. It hard to believe it’s been nearly 40 years since Superman first exploded onto our consoles! So, we’re celebrating with your favorite costumed crime-battlers. From Spider-Man’s web-crawling to Batman’s gadgetry, they’re just as powerful in pixels as they are in the movies. So, whether you want to know who scored the fastest goal in FIFA or achieved the fastest speed-run of Final Fantasy XV, or just want to see the world’s biggest Game Boy, this is the book for you!

Guinness World Records 2004

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Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited
ISBN: 9781892051202
Size: 35.80 MB
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Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, business, crime, the natural world, technology, war, the arts, music, fashion, and sports.

Guinness World Records Amazing Animals

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1912286246
Size: 69.72 MB
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Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife, and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you’ll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas, and even the world’s largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he’s Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they’re all here. If it’s activities you want, you’re in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests. For a superlative showcase of the world’s greatest creatures – and a few LOLs along the way – get your paws on Amazing Animals now!

Gwr 2019 Amazing Animals

Author: Guinness World Records
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ISBN: 9781912286485
Size: 22.90 MB
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Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals is back - and this time it's even wilder! In this edition we explore the world's superlative species: those exotic and extraordinary critters you (probably) won't find in your back yard. You'll meet the largest, smallest, cutest, scariest and downright weirdest animals across the globe, from venomous primates and sleepy bats to ocean oddities and even a creature that passes gas to move around!Wild Things is simply crawling with fun and fascinating facts and photos, plus interviews with some of the wildlife world's leading names, including conservationist Bindi Irwin and YouTube star Coyote Peterson. We've also packed in loads of GWR-themed animal games and record-setting activities for you to sink your fangs into. How fast do you think you can make a balloon baboon? Is your nature knowledge good enough to spot the odd one out?Plus, you'll find a bonus chapter on the biggest, baddest, most incredible wild beasts of all time: DINOSAURS! How tall was the biggest dino? Which had the longest claws? What was the max speed of the fastest dino? Unearth all the must-know dinosaur records inside and discover how their descendants are closer to home than you might think; you'll never look at your pets the same way again!Inside, you'll find:- LITTLE & LARGE: how do nature's biggest and smallest size up?- ODD BODS: the creatures that have evolved the most bizarre bodies!- THE CUTE FACTOR: adorable wild animals that make us say "ahh"- DANGER ZONE: which are the planet's deadliest creatures?- CREEPY-CRAWLIES: explore the world of record-breaking bugs- CONSERVATION CLUB: how can we help to save wildlife?- And much, much more...

Guinness World Records Super Humans

Author: Donald Lemke
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006234174X
Size: 40.98 MB
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A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Super Humans! is all about the incredible people who push it to the physical limit. Whether it’s swallowing the most swords, single-handedly pulling a 200-ton plane, or balancing for the longest time, these Guinness World Records holders show what we can achieve with a little courage and a lot of hard work. Every one of us has the ability to be a super human! Guinness World Records compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.

The Guinness Book Of Chess Grandmasters

Author: William Roland Hartston
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780851125541
Size: 66.65 MB
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The Guinness Book of Chess Grandmasters charts the history of the game through an historical overview of its greatest players, from ancient masters such as Lopez, Leonardo and Greco to the modern practitioners such as Kasparov, Short and Anand.