Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Chris "The Duchess" Walton shows off her Guinness world record holding fingernails outside the New York Public Library in New York September 14, 2011. Her nails measure 10 feet 2 inches on her left hand and 9 feet 7 inches on her right hand that she has been growing for 18 years.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Israeli hairdresser Oren Orkabi cuts Sharon Har Noi's (R) hair while skydiving at 14,000 feet (4,267 metres) above northern Israel, near Haifa April 25, 2007, in this picture released April 26, 2007 by Paradive Skydiving. The haircut was an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Picture taken April 25, 2007.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Bridgette Muller of Newburgh, New York, Cindy Wilson of Aurora, Ohio, and Linda Silver, of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, (L-R) take part in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record for most Lucy Ricardo lookalikes assembled in one place, in Jamestown, New York August 6, 2011. "I Love Lucy" star Lucille Ball's New York hometown will be filled with red-lipsticked, redheaded lookalikes on Saturday to try to break a world record in honor of what would have been the actress' 100th birthday.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Chefs use wooden paddles to mix the world's largest peasant omelette during an international open air cooking contest in Bucharest May 8, 2009. The omelette measuring 20 square metres was made from 30,000 eggs and received a certificate from the World Records Academy.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Stilt-walkers participate in Cirque du Soleil's attempt at a Guinness world record for most people simultaneously walking on stilts in Montreal, June 16, 2009. The Cirque marked its 25th anniversary by organizing stilt-walking events in various cities to try to reclaim the Guinness world record for most people simultaneously walking on stilts.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Workers roll a rubberband ball to a scale for certification of weight during a Guinness Book of World Records official weigh-in in Chicago November 21, 2006. The 4,594 pound (2,084 kg) ball beat the previous record of 3,120.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Israeli Yitzhak Yazdanpana poses with a cucumber that grew in his garden in Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv June 30, 2009. Yazdantana said on Tuesday that he hopes the 118 cm (about 46.5 inches) cucumber will be entered into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.A worker adjusts glasses in an attempt to break the world record for the "Largest Champagne Fountain" in the shopping center Wijnegem near Antwerp, January 25, 2008. The 7 metre (22.9 feet) high pyramid will contain more than 43,000 glasses and weigh 8,750 kg (19,290 pounds) to set a new record.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo slices a giant strawberry shaped shortcake that won the Guiness World Record's record for the largest fruit shortcake during her visit to La Trinidad in Benguet Province north of Manila March19, 2007.
Top 10 Most-Weird World Records.Paraguayans barbeque beef during an attempt to create the world's biggest barbecue in Mariano Roque Alonso near Asuncion October 26, 2008. In the attempt to get the Guinness World Record for the "Biggest barbeque in the World", more than 30,000 people grilled 28,000 kilograms of beef on fires covering an area 60 m wide by 100 m long.
From fastest swimming to world's largest peasant omelet, thousands of people across the world have dared and succeeded in doing the impossible to get their names enlisted in the Guinness Book of World Records.
These individuals have been almost obsessed for years together to perform some of the weirdest world records to date.
Check out these spectacular images given in the slideshow: