10 of the Weirdest World Records in the 21st Century


Ava Kahn

Heaviest train pulled with beard: In 2001, Ismael Rivas Falcon pulled a 6,069 pound train 32.8 feet with his beard.

Fastest time to drink two liters of soda: In 2021, Eric Booker, also known as Badland Chugs, chugged two liters of soda in 18.45 seconds.

Most pint glasses balanced on chin: In 2007, Ashrita Furman balanced 81 beer glasses on his chin for 12.10 seconds.

Most nails hammered with the head in one minute: In 2019, Saidalavi K V nailed 20 nails with his head in one minute.

Fastest time to push an orange one mile with a nose: In 2007, Ashrita Furman pushed an orange one mile in 22 minutes and 41 seconds.

Most people crammed in a smart car: In 2011, the Glendale Cheerleading team fit 20 people into a smart car.

Longest noodle: In 2017, Xiangnian Food Company made a noodle that was 10,119 feet and 1.92 inches long.

Highest shallow dive: in 2014, Darren Taylor dove 37 feet and 11 inches into a 1 foot pool of water.

Longest metal coil passed through the nose and out of the mouth: In 2012, Andrew Stanton passed an 11 feet, 10.91 inches metal coil through his nose. 

Longest duration of full body contact with ice: In 2021, Valerjan Romanovski stood in an ice cube filled box for 3 hours and 28 seconds.