Unattainable: 10 world records that no one has managed to break so farPictolic
Humanity has always admired the amazing, the unattainable and the extraordinary. In the Guinness Book of Records, incredible achievements have been recorded since the 50s of the last century. In it, you can find record strange and extreme cases: from the largest weight lifted by a person to the largest number of apples smashed on the biceps. Nevertheless, there are such records that no one has managed to beat yet, and it is unlikely to succeed already. Learn about them from our material.Some set records, others manage to beat them again and again. Nevertheless, there are achievements that no one can surpass. Here are 10 records that still remain unattainable.
Most people dream of breaking at least one world record, but this man managed to do it 700 times. Ashrita Furman has been making achievement after achievement for 30 years. Many of his records have already been broken, but this does not detract from his efforts. Among his achievements, for example, are the following: he rode in a transport with a bottle of milk on his head, stretched his body for the longest distance, jumped into the classics the most in 24 hours.
Sridhar Chillal from India broke the record in 2014 by demonstrating the nails on his hand that he had not cut for 60 years. Their length reached 198 cm . A record manicure brought a lot of inconvenience to a man, so they were cut off and placed in the Ripley Museum in New York.
Robert Wadlow received the title of the tallest man in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records in 1940. His height was 2.72 m . He was born in 1918, his parents were of average height, and the boy grew rapidly from childhood. At the age of eight, he outgrew his father and all his peers.
Impressive growth caused Robert a lot of health problems. Doctors found out that the man grew so fast because of pituitary hyperplasia. This led to abnormally high levels of growth hormone in the body. The American died when he was only 22 years old, due to a blister on his knee, rubbed by a special supportive corset that he was forced to wear. As a result, the guy developed sepsis, which led to a fatal outcome.
Former park inspector Roy Cleveland Sullivan managed to survive after seven lightning strikes. He received the first powerful discharge in 1942, and the seventh in 1977. All cases were avoided — the man got off with minor burns and loss of a toenail on his big toe.
Despite the fact that now the prices for cinema tickets are much higher than at the beginning of the last century, the highest-grossing film was not a modern film, but the film "Gone with the Wind", shot in 1939. The film collected 393.4 million dollars (about 30.8 billion rubles) of international box office receipts, which by modern standards is 3.4 billion dollars (about 266 billion rubles).
Michel Lotito became a record holder thanks to his passion for eating inedible items. He ate 18 bicycles, 15 supermarket trolleys, seven televisions, six chandeliers, two beds, a pair of skis, a small airplane and a computer. Gastroenterologists examined his stomach and determined the ability to absorb 900 g of metal per day as unique. The man says that ordinary food makes him sick, so he often leans on glass and iron.
The Covid-19 pandemic is only a small shake-up compared to the deadliest plague that occurred in 1347-1351. The plague epidemic, which was called the "black death", devastated Europe, destroying a quarter of its population. About 75 million people died from the disease. The plague is still diagnosed in 1,000 - 3,000 people a year, but at the present time this disease is curable. We hope that her terrible record will never be broken.
The Pentagon has received the title of the largest office building in the world. Its area is 557 square meters, more than half of the space is occupied by workrooms.
Captain Eric Brown is a test pilot of the British Navy. He set a world record for the number of types of aircraft he flew. The Briton has flown on 487 different aircraft, participating in The Second World War. The pilot tested the aircraft models in accelerated mode during military operations.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi survived the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The man was in Hiroshima on a business trip when the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on the city. The man miraculously managed to escape, and he returned to his hometown of Nagasaki, where he again came under atomic bombing. The Japanese survived and told about the tragedy, which he saw with his own eyes.
Even Jennifer Aniston got into the Guinness Book of Records. The world achievement was brought to her by an Instagram account.