Guinness World Records 2010

Reference Resource of the Week

~Interesting, fun and just plain disgusting~

Published annually, this book contains world records made by humans and nature. It is one of the most stolen books from public libraries in the U.S.

Did you know…?

  • Fastest growing component of municipal waste? (Electronics)
  • Highest consumption of protein? (Israel, 4.53oz per person every day)
  • Loudest recorded noise? (Krakatoa volcano eruption, heard 3,100 miles away)
  • Longest fingernails? (29 ½ feet) Eww!

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