Do you usually bite your nails? So no doubt it would be difficult for you to break Diana Armstrong’s record. It’s official and in the Guinness Book of Records. She is the person on earth with the longest fingernails. It’s hard to imagine what his day-to-day life is like as this record must be a real handicap. But behind this desire to have the longest nails in the world actually hides a tragedy. We explain everything to you.
13m long nails for this record
You read that right. 13 m nails, that works. Diane Armstrong proves it. His record was validated by the Guinness World Records authors. How did she manage to have nails that long? She just hasn’t cut them in over 25 yearss. RTL tells us that it’s not necessarily about the desire to make history with this equally original and useless record. In fact, when she stops trimming her nails, it follows the death of his daughter.
In fact, it was his daughter who took care of his nails. ” She was the only one who did my nails. She polished them and filed them for me “, she reveals in the interview that is available for the book. To mourn, she decides to stop cutting her nails. It’s a way for them to fight depression. Her other children, who were initially ashamed and despairing at their mother being so let go, eventually embraced her unique way of dealing with their grief.
Diana decides to groom her nails every five years. You imagine that she can’t do this every day because the workload is so heavy. She flirts with her nails and paints 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’s actually possible to set a new record… for almost anything. This makes Archie Norbery the youngest DJ in the world since he played his very first set in Hong Kong in 2019 when he was just 4 years old.
Even more unusual is this record held by a South African. Vernon Kruger holds the record for the longest stay in a barrel…at the top of a mast. If you want to beat this odd record (why not), you have to do better than him: it stayed 25 m above the ground for 75 days.
Another unusual record is that of the largest rideable motorcycle. It was Italian Fabio Reggiani who decided to build it. It is more than five meters high for five tons. And yes, you can drive it. However, if you are at least seven meters tall.
If his physical appearance can make him famous.
It is thanks to her nails that Diana Armstrong probably had her name immortalized in the Guinness World Records for a long time. But she’s not the only person who has found fame thanks to a physical trait. This is also the case with the American Samantha Ramsdell. The 31-year-old actress and social media star has been named the woman with the widest mouth in the world by the Guinness World Records., just that. China’s Jianxia has the longest sky for its part. These were 20.5 centimeters long on May 20, 2021.
For his part, the Indian Ram Singh Chauhan has the longest mustache in the world. It is 4.29 m long. The United States isn’t just home to the world’s largest mouth. It also has the longest tongue. It is that of young Nick Stoeberl. Its tongue measures 10.1 cm.
It’s up to you, maybe you can also join the closed list of people who have their name in this Guinness.