10 Most Intense Body Parts
Cathie Jung: World’s Smallest Waist –15 inches
To be perfectly honest, no Photoshop was used in this image. The incredibly tiny waist of Cathie Jung measures 38cm (15 inches), earning her the perfect title of “hourglass figure.” Aptly naming herself the Queen of Corsets, she has worn corsets for years that were extremely tight-fitting and she appears in the Guinness Book of World Records body parts section of 2007. Currently she continues to hold the record for a living person with the smallest waist. However, the smallest waist ever record is held by Ethel Granger that had a 13″ waist.
Svetlana Pankratova: World’s Longest Legs –more than 4 feet long
According to Guinness World Records, a Russian woman named Svetlana Pankratova has the longest legs of any female on the planet. Despite the fact that she isn’t the tallest woman in the world, she has legs that are 4 feet 4 inches (132 cm) long. She does have typical dimensions for her upper body, which are 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm) tall. Her feet are also very big, with (US) sized 13 or 46 (EU), which make it hard for her to buy shoes. Pankratova was a basketball player in the United States from 1992 – 1995, and during 2008 on September 16th she appeared with the smallest man in the world – He Pingping – at Trafalgar Square in London to highlight the Guinness World Records edition for 2009.
Vivian Wheeler: World’s Longest Female Beard –11 inches
Hailing from Illinois, Vivian Wheeler is gifted with having the longest female beard – measuring in at 27.9 cm (11 inches). It was her father that insisted she begin shaving by age 7, but Vivian Wheeler has let her beard grow and has not shaved since 1993.
Lui Hua: World’s Largest Hand –his left thumb is 10.2 inches long
Lui Hua, a Chinese man, suffers from macrodactyly which is an uncommon condition. During July of 2007 when Hua was hospitalized in Shanghai, his left thumb was 10.2 inches long and index finger was close to 12. In order to reduce the size of Liu’s thumb and fingers, a 7-hour operation was carried out by surgeons on July 20th. During the procedure there was 11 pounds of bone and flesh removed by the doctors and a second surgery is set to follow.
Annika Irmler: World’s Longest Female Tongue –2.7 inches
Using her incredible 7-centimeter tongue, a German schoolgirl named Annika Irmler has managed to lick a way into the Guinness Book of Records. This 12-year old from Tangstedt (near Hamburg) is able to lick an entire ice cream from the cornet’s bottom while all her friends must employ their fingers.
Lee Redmond: World’s Longest Fingernails –until she lost them on a car crash
Utah native Lee Redmond has nailed her way into the Guinness Book of World Records for having the world’s longest fingernails. Having not cut her nails since 1979, she has carefully grown and manicured them to a total length of 28 feet 4.5 inches (8.65 meters). It was however most unfortunately when she lost her nails in a car crash during 2009.
Radhakant Baijpai: World’s Longest Ear Hair –almost than 10 inches long
If you have ever wondered whether or not someone is striving to have the world’s longest ear hair, you have just found the answer to your curiosity. Radhakant Baijpai is an Indian grocer who seeks such an aim. During 2003 Radhakant was crowned as the established Guinness world record holder for longest ear hair, and this was at a time when his aural fronds had already measured 13.2 centimeters long. However, this did not stop him from going after his dream of possessing even longer hair on those ears. He now has 25 centimeter ear hair, but it took years of caring and cultivating it to make his tufts stretch so long. Now Radhakant waits for the Guinness adjudicators to establish confirmation regarding this new high and hair standard for such a field.
Mehmet Ozyurek: World’s Longest Nose –4.5 inches
It has been confirmed that Mehmet Ozyurek, who was born during 1949 in Turkey, has the longest nose in the world. When it had been last measured during 2007 on July 6th, his nose was a length of 8.8 centimeters (4.5 inches). He presently resides in Artvin, Turkey.
Devendra Harne and Pranamya Menaria: Most Fingers and Toes –25
Due to the polydactylism condition, both Pranamya Menaria and Devendra Harne share the Most Fingers and Toes title. Both of them are Indians and have a total of 25 fingers and toes (specifically 12 fingers and 13 toes).
Frank Ames: World’s Longest Eyebrow Hair –3.7 inches long
For the Guinness Book of World Records pertaining to bushy eyebrows, the title goes to Frank Ames from Saranac, New York for them measuring 9.6 centimeters. When he first elected to go for the title during 2003, he soon found out that there wasn’t one. He would see to it himself to call up officials, set up and claim the hairy new record for himself. ”I don’t know why it grows like that, it just always has,” he said to reporters.