Guinness World Records 2003

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Publisher: Guinness World Records Ltd.
ISBN: 1892051176
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Guinness World Records is the world's best-selling copyright book, and it's a record-breaking publishing phenomenon! It has historically rocked the best-seller charts selling over 4 million copies annually, with publications printed in over 22 different languages. The 2003 edition includes fabulous, expanded new sections based on feedback from readers. And with over 1,000 new records, the 2003 edition is sure to be a record-breaking best-seller!

- Up front is a large section dedicated to the most fascinating and inspiring records of heroism, human achievement, and amazing survival against all odds - from balloon flights around the world to deep-sea divers to avalanche survivors.

- The 2003 edition also offers an expansive focus on the latest and most amazing advances in military technology, from the world's fastest spy planes to the most sophisticated submarines to the latest advances in robotic vehicles.

- The 2003 sports section ( a perennial favorite ( has been super-sized to include even more records about Extreme Sports and the Olympics, as well as exotic and amazing games from around the globe.

Of course, the editors have included updates on the classic records, and a fun "how to break a record" section as well. And with a holographic cover, if there was ever a can't-miss edition of the Guinness World Records book, it would be the 2003 edition!


Guinness Book Of World Records 2004

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness
ISBN: 1892051206
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The all-new 2004 edition of the Guinness World Records book contains more than 700 new records, 10 full-page feature spreads, and the most photographs in any Guinness World Records book in history! Popular categories in this year's edition include Sport, Science and Technology, Humans, Feats of Engineering and more. At 288 pages and a beautiful blue holographic cover, the 2004 edition will be a holiday hit with kids and adults alike.

Check out some of the cool records highlighted in the 2004 edition:

TALLEST ROLLER COASTER

Top Thrill Dragster, a hydraulically launched out-and-back 'strata-coaster' at Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA, reaches a height of 420 feet and has a maximum design speed of 120 mph. It opened in May 2003 and cost $25 million.

HIGHEST PAID TV GUEST STAR

The world record for the highest amount paid to an actor to guest star on a TV show is Matthew Perry,who was paid $765,900 for appearing on FOX's Ally McBeal (USA). The 2-hour episode was broadcast on April 15, 2002 and Perry played the character of Todd Merrick.

OLDEST LIVING INDIVIDUAL TREE

The oldest living individual tree is the ancient Bristlecone Pine "Methuselah" (Pinus longaeva)

which is 4,733 years old. It was found by Dr. Edmund Schulman (USA) in the White Mountains, California, USA and dated in 1957.

SMALLEST DOG

The world's smallest dog living is Whitney, a Yorkshire terrier who measured 3 inches to the shoulder and 9.5 inches from nose to tail-tip on November 26, 2002. Whitney is owned by Christopher and Patricia Sheridan of Shoeburyness, Essex, UK.

FASTEST ASCENT OF MOUNT EVEREST (SOUTH SIDE)

Lakpa Gelu Sherpa (Nepal) made a successful ascent of Mt Everest in 10 hr 56 min 46 sec on 26 May 2003, the fastest ever climb from base camp to the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

HIGHEST PRONE SKATEBOARD SPEED

The highest speed recorded on a skateboard is 78.37 mph in a prone position by Roger Hickey, 32, on a course near Los Angeles, California, USA on March 15, 1990.

YOUNGEST SOLO TRANSATLANTIC SAILOR

Sebastian 'Seb' Clover (UK, b. 15 January 1987) sailed across the Atlantic Ocean single handedly between Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, and English Harbour, Antigua & Barbuda, aged 15 years 362 days, from 19 December 2002 to 12 January 2003.


My Father S Island A Galapagos Quest Guinness World Records Little Books

Author: Johanna Angermeyer
Publisher: Pelican Press
ISBN: 0954485106
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Angermeyer set off for the Galapagos Islands to attempt to solve a mystery about her father's death. Like her father, she came to love the Galapagos and to dream of having a life there. Her experience was filled with the perils and incomparable pleasures of living on the Galapagos.

Guinness World Records 2004

Author: Various
Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited
ISBN: 0851121802
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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.?

Guinness World Records 2006

Author: Claire Folkard
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553589061
Size: 24.52 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 2003

Author: Claire Folkard
Publisher: Guinness Media
ISBN: 9781892051172
Size: 78.84 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 2005

Author: Claire Folkard
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ISBN: 9780851121925
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Special 50th Anniversary Edition. Please note this book is not published until October 2004.

Guinness World Records 2004

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Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited
ISBN: 9781892051202
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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 2001

Author: Tim Footman
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553583755
Size: 31.41 MB
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Featuring over 1,000 extraordinary new records and 300 stunning photographs, the 2001 edition of Guinness World Records includes updated sections on computer games, the Internet, special effects, martial arts, dance music, the prehistoric ...

Guinness World Records

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Updates world and American records and reports new categories established during the year.

Guinness World Records 2013

Author: Craig Glenday
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 034554711X
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Includes new and updated records with never-before-seen photography--from the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot to the fiercest predators in the ocean.

Guinness World Records 2010

Author: BradyGames
Publisher: Brady
ISBN: 9780744011838
Size: 69.80 MB
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Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts about computer and video games, and includes interviews with champion gamers, tips on play, and profiles of the best-selling games.

Guinness World Records 2002

Author: Antonia Cunningham
Publisher: Guinness World Records Limited
ISBN: 9781892051066
Size: 64.35 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.