Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, the natural world, exploration, technology, remarkable activities, the arts, amusements, and sports.
It's an Olympic year, and to celebrate, the latest incarnation of the world's biggest selling annual unveils its most thrilling edition yet­ with a dynamic new "widescreen" design, thousands of new and classic records, never-before-seen photos and an exciting selection of new topics and features. * Crisp, new design and color-coded sections to help organize and signpost the record content. * 100% new pictures and fully updated records * Mythconceptions - Test yourself and test your friends with quiz questions about the record facts that you think you know well! * Fact files - Fascinating introductory articles about the stories behind the records. * All-new sports section - Categorized by theme and allowing you to compare superlatives across every major sport. * Pioneers - Meet the new generation of young men and women who are pushing the boundaries of human achievement... on land, air, ice and sea. * The average reader - Find out how much time you spend watching TV, playing videogames and sleeping, and discover how much you laugh, weep, breathe and fart! * Connexions - What connects China and Ireland? What does the USA have in common with Zaire? Find out with our country-by-country global connections at the bottom of every page.
The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is now in its fifth edition. The ultimate guide to videogames, Gamer's 2012 is completely updated with amazing new records and the very best images from this year's top titles. There are also exciting news stories and fascinating nuggets of trivia detailing recent and upcoming developments in the world of gaming, along with Top 10 charts ranking the most impressive scores and achievements. Discover a dazzling array of essential facts and figures about record-breaking videogames and the highest-scoring players, along with fascinating quotes from the leading figures in the industry. There's also an entertaining taglines quiz that will test just how much you know about the games' stories and characters.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts about computer and video games, and includes interviews with champion gamers, tips on play, and profiles of the best-selling games.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts about computer and video games, and includes interviews with champion gamers, tips on play, and profiles of the best-selling games.
Discover thousands of new and classic records in 'Guinness World Records 2012.' Get on your marks for the London Olympics and marvel at the International Space Station. See over 900 new photos, watch 30 records come alive with augmented reality technology, and discover hundreds of bite-sized facts.
· Die Nummer 1 in Sachen Rekorde!!! · Brandneue atemberaubende Höchstleistungen · Faszinierende Fotos und Infografiken Der Rekordhalter unter den Rekordbüchern ist zurück, vollgepackt mit herausragenden Leistungen, verrückten Einfällen, kühnen Stunts, faszinierenden Menschen, tollen Tieren sowie spannenden Fakten aus Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Entdecke Tausende neuer Bestleistungen aus einer Vielzahl von Themengebieten, wie der Erforschung des Weltalls, Sport, Instagram und Fidget Spinner bis hin zu virtuellen Realitäten und vielem mehr. Hunderte bislang unveröffentlichte Fotos sowie geniale Infografiken illustrieren die atemberaubende Welt der Rekorde und Rekordhalter.
The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls and killer plants. And of course all your favourite record categories are updated, such as the world’s new tallest dog! Plus, want to be a record-breaker? Inside you’ll find exciting challenges you can try at home.
The Guinness World Records 2013 eBook features thousands of brand new inspirational achievements and exclusive pictures chronicling Guinness World Records from all over the world! With more than 4,000 records and over a dozen chapters Guinness World Records 2013 is the must-have eBook of the year for aspiring record-breakers of all ages. From Wacky Vehicles and Animalympics to special pages devoted to a world tour of superlatives and an exploration of the extremes of record-breaking, Guinness World Records 2013 is fully designed and brings to you the world of record-breaking like you've never seen before!
Welcome to The Adventure Chapter ebook, an excerpt from Guinness World Records 2013. This is the record-breaking home of the world's greatest adventurers - impressive heroes who explore the most extreme parts of the world and undertake epic journeys under the most gruelling conditions to test the limits of mind and body. Circumnavigate the world, climb the highest mountains, then maybe take a world tour of your own, following our itinerary that takes in the most amazing records each continent has to offer. Contains brand new records, astonishing pictures and exciting new design features.
Welcome to The Engineering Chapter ebook, an excerpt from Guinness World Records 2013. What makes humans great? Many would say that it is our ability to use ideas and tools to transform and enhance our own environment. In The Engineering Chapter we celebrate our uniqueness by visiting some of the greatest buildings and observing our most incredible feats of engineering. From the tallest buildings to the strangest vehicles, this chapter is packed full of things that push the boundaries of our creativity. Contains brand new records, astonishing pictures and exciting new design features.
Guinness World Records 2013 The Bonus Chapter features all new exclusive pages that you will not find in our annual book. Featuring additional content in the form of photographs and record-breaking facts, The Bonus Chapter also provides a behind-the-scenes look at Guinness World Records. The Bonus Chapter is available exclusively as a richly designed eBook and includes our Top 10 Claimants, a 'Day in the Life of an Adjudicator' as well as a special section on the Olympics and a quiz to test your superlative knowledge. A perfect accompaniment to Guinness World Records 2013, The Bonus Chapter is for all those fans who want to learn even more about the ultimate authority on record-breaking.
Includes new and updated records with never-before-seen photography--from the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot to the fiercest predators in the ocean.
Welcome to The Science Chapter ebook, an excerpt from Guinness World Records 2013. Have you ever wondered whether the technology you see in sci-fi films is actually possible, or what the next frontier of scientific breakthrough will be? Which household item is related to the Large Hadron Collider? And how far have people progressed with connecting machines to biological nervous systems? Discover the answers to these questions and many more, as you immerse yourself in the world of record-breaking at the very cutting edge of science. Contains brand new records, astonishing pictures and exciting new design features.
Welcome to The Universe Chapter ebook, an excerpt from Guinness World Records 2013. Take a journey into the sun, and find out what it's like to live in space. Come with us as we unveil some of the wonders of the universe on a record-breaking journey through the most fascinating facts about our planet and beyond. Contains brand new records, astonishing pictures and exciting new design features.
Welcome to the brand new Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition! Now in its sixth edition, this year's book is completely updated with incredible new records and the very best images from this year's most amazing titles. There are exciting news stories and fascinating nuggets of trivia detailing recent and upcoming developments in the world of gaming, along with Top Ten charts ranking the most impressive scores of the very best gaming achievements. Discover a dazzling array of essential facts and figures about record-breaking videogames and the highest-scoring players. You can also try our entertaining quiz to test just how much you know about the games you love. Other new features include the "Vs" face-off, in which game characters battle one another. There's also "Flashback", bringing you insights from gaming in days gone by. Get to know gaming better with our "How to spot this genre" box, and improve your own playing skills by following our "Power Up!" tips and hints. "Wow" will surprise you with remarkable gaming facts, and get "One Up" on other gamers with this dazzling trivia feature. There are also gaming recommendations, number-based facts, and stunning-looking features about zombies, female gaming icons and game-related movies. Guinness World Records Gamer's 2013 is the ultimate videogame guide!
In celebration of this year's sporting summer, Guinness World Records presents Wacky Sporting Champions an eBook exclusive honoring those unique sporting stars who have taken record-breaking to new and outrageous extremes! Featuring record-breakers from all over the world, Wacky Sporting Champions presents the truly alternative side to sporting achievement. Do you want to know how far you can throw a washing machine? Or if the pole-vault record can be attempted on a unicycle? Or what the fastest egg-and-spoon race is? Then Guinness World Records Wacky Sporting Champions is the eBook for you! Word Count: 27,000
Guinness World Records 2013 is crammed with new and updated records, and never-before-seen photography. Meet the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot, and witness the fiercest predators in the ocean - you can see them in 3D with our new augmented reality app!

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