For more than six decades, one book has entertained us by chronicling the extraordinary feats of ordinary people determined to go that extra mile to be record-breakers.
First published in 1955, Guinness World Records has sold more than 138 million copies around the globe.
The latest, Guinness World Records 2018, is released today and includes all sorts of new achievements – from the impressive to the downright weird.
Paw-some pooches, basketball-playing bunnies, lengthy lashes and a man with some very unusual headgear have all made it into the new edition.
Owner Will Powers, of Michigan, says: “It grows by about half an inch every month or so.”
Holland lop Bini netted seven in a minute after being trained by Los Angeles-based owner Shai Asor.
Colour-blind Neil Harbisson, 33, had the antenna fitted to convert light into soundwaves so he can “hear” colours as musical notes.
Ayanna Williams, 60, of Houston, Texas, has nails with an incredible combined measurement of 18.9ft.
You Jianxia, of Jiangsu, China, must get through a lot of mascara with 4.9in lashes.
Great Dane Freddy, belonging to Claire Stoneman, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, is 7ft 6in on his hind legs.