Guinness World Records are set!

Article | Issue: Nov 2023

The 2024 edition of the Guinness Book of Records has the very best of the thousands of new records approved over the past year. And with lockdowns and quarantines gradually becoming a distant memory for much of the world, the claims have bene flooding in!
Take a look inside with some fun a quirky records set!
Oldest Living Cat – Flossie

Current Record: 26 years 316 days

On 10 Nov 2022, Flossie (UK, b. 29 Dec 1995) had her age verified at 26 years 316 days. The venerable feline has been signed into the care of the Cats Protection charity for rehoming. She has since been matched with a new owner.

Oldest Living Cat







Bubblegum bubble blown – Chad Fell

Current Record: 50.8 cm

Chad Fell (USA) blew a bubblegum bubble with a diameter of 50.8 cm (20 in) without using his hands at the Double Springs High School, Winston County, Alabama, USA on 24 April 2004.

Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/GWR

Most Jenga Blacks stacked on one vertical Jenga Block – Auldin Maxwell

Current Record: 1840

The most Jenga blocks stacked on one vertical Jenga block is 1,840, and was achieved by Auldin Maxwell (Canada), in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada, on 22 January 2023.

Most Jenga blocks stacked 2649195 – Auldin Maxwell

Largest candy-floss (cotton candy)

Current Record: 16.783 kg

The largest candy-floss (cotton candy) sculpture is 16.783 kg (37 lb), and was achieved by Ali Spagnola, Brian Brushwood, Penny Brushwood, Matt Donnelly, Jacob Smith, Jason Murphy, Eli Carll, John Rael and Heather Tayte (all USA) in Austin, Texas, USA, on 8 April 2022.






Visit Guinness World Records website

Author: Guinness World Records


Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781913484408

RRP: $46.99

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