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Join Craig, Ben and Adam of the Book Publishing Team at Guinness World Records each Thursday as they reveal a week's worth of superlatives from the archives. From the tallest and shortest to the longest, heaviest and fastest, you'll find a wealth of fascinating facts at your fingertips (well, your ear drums). 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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Join Craig, Ben and Adam of the Book Publishing Team at Guinness World Records each Thursday as they reveal a week's worth of superlatives from the archives. From the tallest and shortest to the longest, heaviest and fastest, you'll find a wealth of fascinating facts at your fingertips (well, your ear drums). 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 March - This week in records: First disabled person to row from Europe to South America, farthest distance survived in a tornado, farthest distance fired by a human cannonball, largest structure made of toast

    RotD: 11th March - This week in records: First disabled person to row from Europe to South America, farthest distance survived in a tornado, farthest distance fired by a human cannonball, largest structure made of toast

    Our final episode sees the GWR team complete a year of record-breaking, with topics ranging from legless rowers and amazing flights by human cannonballs and tornado victims, to a giant structure made from toast and the farthest distance a thing has ever been thrown on Earth.

    • 44 min
    RotD: 4th March - This week in records: Longest beards and moustaches, largest paper ball fight, first centibillionaire, first woman to win a Best Director Oscar, largest beaver collection, highest-insured tongue

    RotD: 4th March - This week in records: Longest beards and moustaches, largest paper ball fight, first centibillionaire, first woman to win a Best Director Oscar, largest beaver collection, highest-insured tongue

    The record-breaking randomness continues with the challenges of growing a 14-ft-wide moustache, fighting with paper (but not rocks or scissors), richest man Jeff Bezos, female filmmakers at the Oscars, a big beaver collection, insuring your body parts and surfing with dogs!

    • 47 min
    RotD: 25th February - This week in records: Longest-lasting pirate hostage, oldest land mammal, highest and fastest concert, longest time to hold your breath, first spacecraft to land on another planet, largest coprolite

    RotD: 25th February - This week in records: Longest-lasting pirate hostage, oldest land mammal, highest and fastest concert, longest time to hold your breath, first spacecraft to land on another planet, largest coprolite

    Pirates, dino poop, ancient elephants, mile-high concerts, holding your breath, Venusian spaceships and the remotest galaxies! It can only mean one thing: GWR Record of the Day!

    • 50 min
    RotD: 18th February - This week in records: Strongest natural material, oldest-ever crocodile in captivity, fastest hearse, most powerful rocket, most consecutive boy-girl births in one family, most Best Actor Oscar wins

    RotD: 18th February - This week in records: Strongest natural material, oldest-ever crocodile in captivity, fastest hearse, most powerful rocket, most consecutive boy-girl births in one family, most Best Actor Oscar wins

    The toughest stuff in nature, the amazing Josephine Baker and her elderly crocodile, the speediest hearse, the most powerful and useless rocket that failed to put a Russian on the Moon, mass pole-dancing, the most boy-girl-boy-girl births and the most wins of the Best Actor Academy Award - another joyously mixed bag from the team at Guinness World Records.

    • 44 min
    RotD: 11th February - This week in records: First music video filmed on a reduced-gravity aircraft, oldest vomit, fastest time to alphabetize a can of alphabet soup, longest kiss on TV, largest litter of goats, most chilli con carne eaten

    RotD: 11th February - This week in records: First music video filmed on a reduced-gravity aircraft, oldest vomit, fastest time to alphabetize a can of alphabet soup, longest kiss on TV, largest litter of goats, most chilli con carne eaten

    This week's chat features the incredible OK GO pop video filmed on a vomit comet, the actual oldest vomit on Earth, alphabetizing your soup, a multitude of Valentine's Day treats, the Chelyabinsk meteor strike, a very pregnant goat and the man who ate 2.5 gallons of chilli con carne in 5 minutes.

    • 43 min
    RotD: 4th February - This week in records: Largest onion bhaji, highest mid-air collision, most zoos visited, longest fingernails, tallest living man, first female commander of the International Space Station, largest organized crime trial

    RotD: 4th February - This week in records: Largest onion bhaji, highest mid-air collision, most zoos visited, longest fingernails, tallest living man, first female commander of the International Space Station, largest organized crime trial

    Topics this week include a bed-sized onion bhaji, the woman with fingernails longer than her forearms, the Mafia, the highest-ever plane crash, the tallest living human and the animal fanatic who's visited over 1,200 zoos. Plus, we wish a happy birthday to the awesome astronaut Peggy Whitson!

    • 47 min

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