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All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery!This year, we're devoting a chapter to the history of exploration, starting with the story of the very first circumnavigation, along with our "History of Adventure" timeline, featuring a host of remarkable achievements. The fully revised and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats across the widest spectrum of topics, providing a whistle-stop tour of our superlative universe.Our ever-expanding pool of international consultants and experts help us make sense of the world around us and the cosmos beyond. So join us as we embark on a voyage through the vast panorama of record-breaking in 12 fact-packed chapters:· Travel through the Solar System and see the planets come to life with a free Augmented Reality feature· Encounter the cutest, weirdest, most dangerous and exotic creatures on our home planet· Meet the world's tallest, shortest, hairiest and heaviest humans· Marvel at the latest high scores, speed runs, and players at the top of their game in eSports and beyond· Get the lowdown on the world's most successful and prolific actors, musicians, TV stars and influencersWe've also selected the best of the newly approved claims from the 50,000 applications received from the public over the past 12 months.



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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (GWR) is the global authority on record-breaking achievement. First published in 1955, the iconic annual Guinness World Records books have sold over 138 million copies in over 20 languages and in more than 100 countries. Additionally, the Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition, first published in 2007, has sold more than 5 million copies to date.Guinness World Records' worldwide television programmes reach over 750 million viewers annually and more than one million people subscribe to the GWR YouTube channel, which enjoys more than 300 million views per year. The GWR website receives 21 million visitors annually, and we have over 12 million fans on Facebook. The Guinness World Records commercial sales division provides bespoke consultancy services for some of the world's top brands and agencies to help place record breaking at the heart of their marketing campaigns, employee-engagement programe, and live and experiential events.



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