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Start your day with a refreshing blast of record-breaking trivia courtesy of Guinness World Records. Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday is holed up in his apartment, keeping his social distance, but he's got a microphone and he's using it to broadcast his favourite Record of the Day from the Guinness World Records archives. So, if you're looking to take your mind off the news or just want to arm yourself with some quirky, fun facts, subscribe now. For more, find us on Twitter @GWR or get in touch with Craig directly @craigglenday. #GWRPodcast

Guinness World Records: Record of the Day Craig Glenday, Editor-in-Chief at Guinness World Records

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Start your day with a refreshing blast of record-breaking trivia courtesy of Guinness World Records. Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday is holed up in his apartment, keeping his social distance, but he's got a microphone and he's using it to broadcast his favourite Record of the Day from the Guinness World Records archives. So, if you're looking to take your mind off the news or just want to arm yourself with some quirky, fun facts, subscribe now. For more, find us on Twitter @GWR or get in touch with Craig directly @craigglenday. #GWRPodcast

    RotD: 11th July - First fine for littering from space, most swords swallowed underwater, largest mass arrest, largest skippy dip

    RotD: 11th July - First fine for littering from space, most swords swallowed underwater, largest mass arrest, largest skippy dip

    Craig's covering for Ben today, and kicks off with some fascinating life-and-death statistics to mark World Population Day. Then he pops Down Under to see how the Aussies deal with litter dropped from space and to meet an underwater sword swallower; to Korea for a mass arrest of over 15,000 people; and finally to the USA, where he strips off and goes skinny dipping (children, cover your ears!)

    • 10 min
    RotD: 10th July - Most travelled sea cat, Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla, highest recorded temperature, highest body temperature survived, longest loaf of bread, heaviest wheelchair truck pull

    RotD: 10th July - Most travelled sea cat, Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla, highest recorded temperature, highest body temperature survived, longest loaf of bread, heaviest wheelchair truck pull

    End your week with Craig's selection box of salty sea cats, the twisted (and pigeon-loving) genius of Nikola Tesla, the hottest place on Earth, the hottest body temperature survived by a human, a kilometre-long loaf of bread (count the bun puns!) and some record-breaking, truck-pulling wheelchair teamwork!

    • 9 min
    RotD: 9th July - Most consecutive movies by an actor to gross over $100 million worldwide, fastest tortoise, largest hamburger, heaviest deadlift, longest hold of a free-flowing fire hose

    RotD: 9th July - Most consecutive movies by an actor to gross over $100 million worldwide, fastest tortoise, largest hamburger, heaviest deadlift, longest hold of a free-flowing fire hose

    Craig's here to wish a happy birthday to the nicest man in showbiz while keeping up with the fastest ever tortoise; he also weighs a hamburger heavier than three grand pianos, witnesses Eddie Hall's incredible 500 kg (1,102 lb) deadlift, and watches a rodeo rider tame a fearsome, out-of-control fire hose!

    • 9 min
    RotD: 8th July - Largest cassata siciliana, oldest conjoined twins, most dance moves by a bird, largest dog biscuit, most expensive clock sold at auction, most bungee jumps in 24 hours

    RotD: 8th July - Largest cassata siciliana, oldest conjoined twins, most dance moves by a bird, largest dog biscuit, most expensive clock sold at auction, most bungee jumps in 24 hours

    Craig celebrates Chocolate Almonds Day with a car-sized Italian treat, says RIP to the oldest conjoined twins, meets the bird with the largest portfolio of dance moves, is bow-wowed by a bed-sized dog biscuit, describes a $3-million clock and honours the Special Ops vet who knocked off the most bungee jumps in a day.

    • 9 min
    RotD: 7th July – Most tornados sighted, fastest crossing of the Atlantic by an ocean liner, longest-kept diary, longest career as a teacher

    RotD: 7th July – Most tornados sighted, fastest crossing of the Atlantic by an ocean liner, longest-kept diary, longest career as a teacher

    Today Ben’s talking about a record-setting storm chaser, a fast and luxurious ocean liner and a man who kept a daily journal for 91 years.

    • 9 min
    RotD: 6th July - Largest serving of fried chicken, largest egg-and-spoon race on stilts, highest softball catch, longest career as an Elvis impersonator, tallest delphinium, farthest push-and-glide in a shopping trolley

    RotD: 6th July - Largest serving of fried chicken, largest egg-and-spoon race on stilts, highest softball catch, longest career as an Elvis impersonator, tallest delphinium, farthest push-and-glide in a shopping trolley

    Start your week with Adam's king-sized serving of Japanese fried chicken, the tall story of an egg-and-spoon race with a difference, the highest drop-and-catch of a softball, the most durable Elvis impersonator, the tallest delphinium and some naughtiness with a shopping trolley.

    • 11 min

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