Do you usually bite your nails? So no doubt, it would be difficult for you to break the record held by Diana Armstrong. It’s official and it’s in the Guinness Book of Records. She is the person on Earth with the longest fingernails. It’s hard to imagine what his daily life looks like since this record must be a real handicap. But behind this desire to have the longest nails in the world hides a tragedy. We will explain everything to you.
Nails 13m long for this record
You read correctly. 13 m of nails, it’s possible. Diane Armstrong proves it. His record has been validated by the authors of Guinness World Records. How did she manage to have nails this long? She just hasn’t cut them in over 25 yearss. RTL reports to us that it is not necessarily a question of a desire to make history with this record as original as it is useless. In fact, if she no longer cuts her nails, it is following the death of his daughter.
Indeed, it was his daughter who took care of his nails. ” She was the only one doing my nails. She polished ’em and filed ’em for me “, she reveals in the interview available on the book. To grieve, she decides not to cut her nails anymore. It’s a way for her to fight against depression. Her other children, at first ashamed and desperate to see their mother let go like this, finally accepted her unique way of dealing with her grief.
Diana decides to maintain her nails once every five years. You imagine that she cannot do it every day as the work required is so substantial. She is flirtatious with her nails and puts varnish on them. But hold on tight: he needs between 15 and 20 vials to cover them all.
The most unusual records
While some records are impressive and deserve to be known, others are more unusual. It is indeed possible to set a new record… for just about anything. Thus, Archie Norbery is the youngest DJ in the world since he was only 4 years old when he played his very first set in Hong Kong, in 2019.
Even more unusual, this record held by a South African. Vernon Kruger holds the record for the longest stay spent in a barrel… at the top of a mast. If you want to break this curious record (why not after all), you will have to do better than him: it remained for 75 days at 25 m above the ground.
Another unusual record is that of the largest drivable motorcycle. It was the Italian Fabio Reggiani who decided to build it. It is more than five meters high for five tons. And yes, you can drive it. If however you are at least seven meters tall.
When his physical appearance can make him famous.
It is thanks to her nails that Diana Armstrong saw her name immortalized, probably for a long time, in the Guinness World Records. But she is not the only person to become famous thanks to a physical peculiarity. This is also the case of the American Samantha Ramsdell. The 31-year-old actress and social media star has been recognized by the Guinness Books of World Records as the woman with the widest mouth in the world.just that. For its part, the Chinese Jianxia has the longest skies. These measured, on May 20, 2021, 20.5 centimeters long.
For his part, the Indian Ram singh Chauhan has the longest mustache in the world. It is 4.29m long. The United States is not only home to the biggest mouth in the world. It also has the longest tongue. It is that of the young Nick Stoeberl. His tongue measures 10.1 cm.
It’s up to you, maybe you can also join the closed list of people who have their names in this Guinness.