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Guiness World Records, The Guinness Book of World Records

The Guinness Book of World Records

In 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver came across the idea of finding the answers to a series of questions that most people had difficulty answering, so he thought that a book containing the answers to those questions would be beneficial for humanity. After a few years, the first “Guinness Book of World Records” appeared on the market and became very popular.

The Guinness Book of World Records is a publication that is constantly looking for amazing events and facts around the world. The Guinness representatives contact people or organizations in many countries to determine their claims to be the fastest, the slowest, the highest, the shortest, the most or the least in who they are, or what they do.

Each year the company receives thousands of applications, and different adjudication teams verify the records and certify them. The adjudication process is relatively easy and has almost instant authorization and publicity together with a license to use the Guinness World Record logo.

The company has a record of the records which are not always extraordinary events. Something as simple as the longest motorbike, the largest robot dance, or the smallest telephone is part of the book of records published every year. However, the Guinness World Records does not accept certain claims. For example, records involving animal cruelty or bodily harm in human subjects are not acceptable.



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The Guinness Book of World Records

In 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver came across the idea of finding the answers to a series of questions that most people had difficulty answering, so he thought that a book containing the answers to those questions would be beneficial for humanity. After a few years, the first “Guinness Book of World Records” appeared on the market and became very popular.

The Guinness Book of World Records is a publication that is constantly looking for amazing events and facts around the world. The Guinness representatives contact people or organizations in many countries to determine their claims to be the fastest, the slowest, the highest, the shortest, the most or the least in who they are, or what they do.

Each year the company receives thousands of applications, and different adjudication teams verify the records and certify them. The adjudication process is relatively easy and has almost instant authorization and publicity together with a license to use the Guinness World Record logo.

The company has a record of the records which are not always extraordinary events. Something as simple as the longest motorbike, the largest robot dance, or the smallest telephone is part of the book of records published every year. However, the Guinness World Records does not accept certain claims. For example, records involving animal cruelty or bodily harm in human subjects are not acceptable.

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