Get ready to blast off with the Guinness World Records 2023 edition! This fully revised and updated annual takes readers on a journey that’s out of this world, showcasing the latest and greatest record-breaking achievements here on Planet Earth and across the vast distances of space.
As lockdown restrictions ease and humanity’s horizons expand once again, the Guinness World Records adjudicators have been busier than ever documenting the Officially Amazing. The result is a book that’s chock-full of diversity, inclusion, and inspiration, covering topics ranging from gaming and the human body to engineering and wildlife.
But let’s start with space. In a chapter dedicated to the latest developments in the New Space Race, we explore astronomical superlatives and the groundbreaking achievements of tech innovators, pioneering space tourists, and planetary landers. And we can’t forget the new James Webb Space Telescope, the largest of its kind.
Back down to Earth, we continue our expedition, delving deep into the natural world to encounter the animal kingdom’s mightiest and most bizarre beasts. From breath-taking birdwatching to honoring history’s bravest two- and four-legged heroes, this section is sure to have you flipping through the pages in amazement.
And let’s not forget about human beings themselves. The book features profiles of the tallest, shortest, strongest, and hairiest people on the planet, as well as extraordinary skills displayed by jugglers, rock-climbers, freestylers, and yes, even mermaids!
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days, the book dedicates a chapter to a whistlestop tour of our planet, pointing out the recordworthy geographical landmarks, tourist hot-spots, and cultural phenomena that make Earth so unique.
And of course, no Guinness World Records book would be complete without a section on modern society. This chapter charts our ever-changing world, taking in everything from cryptocurrency to fast food to TikTok stardom.
Gaming enthusiasts will love the Top 25 Greatest Gaming Records of all time, featuring everything from classic games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong to modern blockbusters like Minecraft and Fortnite. And sports fans will appreciate the 30-page section devoted to significant new sporting achievements.
But that’s not all! The book also features a Hall of Fame, Young Achievers, Snapshot photo-features, and online content accessible through QR codes.
Overall, the Guinness World Records 2023 edition is a fun and engaging read that’s sure to entertain and inspire readers of all ages. So fasten your seatbelts, because this book is truly out of this world!
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(as of Mar 24, 2023 12:35:42 UTC – Details)