An 18-year-old Filipino man, Junrey Balawing, officially became the World's Shortest Man yesterday according to a sweaty man with a tape measure from Guinness World Records. Balawing is 23.5 inches tall and won the award on his birthday. His mother told Reuters, "We are happy on this day. We are proud of Junrey." The previous record holder is a man from Nepal who stands 26 inches tall. [Reuters]