The Guinness Book of World Records is promoting the hell out of its upcoming 2012 edition, and rightfully so. Over the past year, people from around the world have gone to ridiculous lengths to achieve immortality, despite the fact that no matter what they do someone will just do it better next year. Either way, people are desperate to achieve fame so they’ll do whatever they can, even if it means sleeping with a Kardashian.
Included in this year’s batch are records like the World’s Largest Cow (sadly not related to the World’s Largest Mom), most balloons inflated by nose, most balloons popped by a dog (unrelated), the longest cucumber, most Twitter followers (to Lady
Attention Gaga up there) and the largest collection of Dr. Who Daleks. You know that guy gets some serious action, too.
But there were too many to show proper respect to today so I picked just a few to shine the spotlight on, mainly because I need all the time I can get for setting the world record for staring at Scarlett Johansson’s leaked cell phone pics. Wish me luck!
The World’s Largest Navajo Taco
The fine people of Gallup, New Mexico may not make this year’s Guinness Book, since their efforts came a little late, but they’ve undoubtedly set a world record, since nobody had ever attempted such a specific effort before. They created the world’s largest Navajo taco, using 65-lbs. of ground beef, 65-lbs. of beans, 50-lbs. of lettuce, 90-lbs. of cheese, 30-lbs. of green chile, and 150 pieces of fry bread.
In future news, the residents of Gallup will soon set the world record for most people blaming the dog.