5 of the Craziest New Guinness World Records
Including the world's largest ... hot dog cart?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 11, 2015 4:54 PM CDT
The world's largest hot dog stand.   (Guinness World Records via YouTube)

(Newser) – The Guinness World Records 2016 Edition was released this week, and some of the new record-breaking achievements included in it are pretty crazy. A sampling:

  • Biggest feet on a live male: Jeison Orlando Rodriguez Hernandez of Venezuela boasts a 1-foot, 3.79-inch right foot and a 1-foot, 3.59-inch left foot. That makes the 20-year-old a size 26.
  • Biggest hot dog cart: It belongs to Marcus “Hot Dog Man” Daily of Union, Missouri, and it's pretty imposing: 9-feet, 3-inches wide, 23-feet, 2-inches long, and 12-feet, 2.75-inches high, with wheels 6-feet, 1.5-inches in diameter, it features a drive-thru and a toilet.

  • Most teeth in the mouth: Vijay Kumar, 37, of India has 37—five more than the average number.
  • Biggest cowboy boot sculpture: It's 35-feet, 3-inches high and was constructed by artist Bob Wade, 72, of San Antonio, Texas. It stands next to a highway en route to the city, and Wade has even written a song about the sculpture.
  • Tallest married couple: Sun Mingming, 33, of China is 7-feet, 8.98-inches tall, and his wife Xu Yan, 29, is 6-feet, 1.74-inches tall. He plays basketball and she plays handball, and they met at the National Games of China in 2009.
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