Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the “Tallest Mohawk,” poses for a photographer at a media event held by the Guinness World Records to launch their 2013 book edition in New York September 12, 2012. According to the Guinness World Records, Watanabe’s do stands at 3 feet 8.6 inches. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Gardens - Proud Gardener Peter Glazebrook poses for photographers with his world record-breaking onion at The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show. (A Guinness World Record with his giant onion weighing 8.150kg.) Getty Images/Christopher Furlong
Surfing Record South Africa - Mike Hutchings for Reuters
South African surfers take to the water in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the highest number of riders on a single wave at Muizenberg in Cape Town, September 2, 2007. The surfers posted an unoficial tally of 71 riders standing on a single wave for more than five seconds, easily surpassing the official record of 44. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
World’s largest blossoming plant with 1.5 million blooms
Boasting 116 years of existence, the famous wistaria vine still continues to grow. Standing between its historical past and vivid future, Sierra Madre’s vine is being called the World’s Largest Flowering Plant by the Guinness Book of World Records today. In 1894, William and Alice Brugman purchased it from the old Wilson Nursery in Monrovia in a gallon can for just $.75.