Guinness World Records 2005Paperback - 2005
CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GLOBAL AUTHORITY ON WORLD RECORDS! Since 1955 Guinness World Records™ has been documenting the fastest and slowest, biggest and smallest, heaviest and lightest--and most amazing--of everything! And this special 2005 edition features more astonishing, inspiring, and unusual achievements than ever--spanning the wonders of the natural, material, and modern worlds, from amazing anatomy and epic journeys to entertainment, the Internet, and beyond. Did you know… • A Canadian man holds the Guinness World Record for the highest speed reached on a human-powered vehicle: 81 mph on his recumbent bike. • The most expensive burger can be ordered in New York City for a Guinness World Record price of $59.00! • The record for the tallest man ever remains held by Robert Pershing Wadlow of the United States, who stood 8 ft. 11.1 in. . . . and there's so much more, including Guinness World Records' awesome trademark photos! This special edition also offers the fascinating stories behind some of the most famous records, plus exclusive interviews with a selection of record breakers themselves--to make Guinness World Records 2005 the most memorable edition yet!
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, c2005
Edition: Bantam edition
Characteristics: 588 pages :,color illustrations ;,18 cm.
Alternative Title: Guinness book of records 2005